This week we look to a recent Indiana Supreme Court decision, which held that unauthorized-immigration status does not prohibit recovery of damages for diminished earning capacity in tort cases. The court also created a test that requires a finding that the probability that the plaintiff will be deported to be more likely than not in order for evidence of immigration status to be admitted.
Evidence of Medical Costs: How the Indiana Supreme Court’s Error in Stanley v. Walker Led to Patchett v. Lee
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.
Indiana Court of Appeals Affirms $32.5M Verdict For Passenger in Car, Which Slid Into a Jackknifed Semi in Median
In this week’s discussion, we look at a very interesting series of topics occasioned by a $32.5 million verdict for a passenger in a car, which slid off a highway and struck a semi that had slid off over an hour before.