This week, we take a look at the Seventh Circuit’s Bryant v. Compass Group USA, Inc. decision, in which the plaintiff contended that she lacked Article III standing in accordance with Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins in an attempt to obtain remand to state court.
Indiana Supreme Court Revisits Bar-Owner Liability for Injuries to Patrons, Leaving Caselaw Largely Undisturbed
This week, we once more revisit the question of whether a bar owner owes a duty to a patron injured by the criminal conduct of a third-party. The discussion synthesizes nearly two years of prior posts on the matter and the Indiana Supreme Court’s recent ruling in Cavanaugh’s Sports Bar & Eatery, Ltd. v. Porterfield.
If the date of accrual for a claim is February 29th, does the statute of limitations falling in a non-leap year require filing on February 28th or March 1st? The Indiana Court of Appeals has resolved the question for Indiana claims.
Indiana Court of Appeals: Medical-Malpractice Plaintiff Not Required to Settle with Healthcare Provider for Cap
This week’s discussion looks to the Indiana Court of Appeals’ decision in Wallen v. Hossler holding that a medical-malpractice plaintiff was free to reject a settlement offer from a healthcare provider that would pay the entire amount up to the cap. In the process, the court preserved the plaintiff’s right to choose trial by jury.