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Did You Know Indiana Has the Third-Highest Rate of Maternal Mortality in the United States?

lorrie@pavlacklawfirm.com | Sep 21st, 2018
  Death rates in pregnant and postpartum women in the United States continue to rise, even as they continually decline in other wealthy countries. More American women are dying of pregnancy-related complications than any other developed country. In the U.S., for every 100,000 live births, 26.4 mothers will die from pregnancy related-complications. Shockingly, in Indiana … more »
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Indiana Supreme Court: Sexual Assault by Police Officer May be Within Scope of Employment Thereby Exposing Department to Liability

Colin E. Flora | Sep 14th, 2018

In this post, we revisit our discussion from December 1, 2017 of Cox v. Evansville Police Department after the Indiana Supreme Court granted transfer and held that the common-carrier exception does not apply to sexual assaults by on-duty police officers but that such attacks may be sufficiently within the scope of employment that the general doctrine of respondeat superior provides liability for police departments.

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