This week we discuss the recent Court of Appeals of Indiana case Hudgins v. Bemish as a catalyst to discuss when an employer may be held liable for an employee using a work truck to drive home. We also look at the doctrines of negligent hiring and negligent entrustment.
WP Admin | Dec 13th, 2016
Evidence of Medical Costs: How the Indiana Supreme Court’s Error in Stanley v. Walker Led to Patchett v. Lee
WP Admin | Dec 3rd, 2016
This week, we look at the recent Indiana Supreme Court decision Patchett v. Lee and how it, along with Stanley v. Walker, has monumentally shaped the landscape of Indiana personal injury law.
email@example.com | Nov 23rd, 2016
On Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Amos Mazzant upheld a challenge to the new overtime pay rule announced earlier this year by the Department of Labor as part of an update to the Fair Standards Labor Act. Currently, employers do not have to pay overtime to any employees who are considered “salaried” and make … more »continue reading
The Northwest Indiana Times Reports on Lead Poisoning Tort Claims Filed by Pavlack Law and Alvarez Law
firstname.lastname@example.org | Nov 17th, 2016
As reported yesterday in the The Northwest Indiana Times, Pavlack Law and Alvarez Law have filed 251 tort claims on behalf of West Calumet residents who have been living in a housing complex built on the site of a former lead smelting plant. Lauren Cross, 250 residents plan lawsuits against East Chicago officials, Northwest Indiana Times … more »continue reading