Today’s discussion focuses on a narrow issue of appellate practice on which the Indiana Court of Appeals has now spoken strongly: “Even if our trial and appellate rules do not expressly forbid the simultaneous filings of motions to correct error and notices of appeal by one party—or the filing of a notice of appeal before a motion to correct error has been ruled on or deemed denied—we believe it is inadvisable to do so.”
What Happens When Wrongful Death Beneficiary Dies During Lawsuit? Depends on Whether there are Heirs
The takeaway from this post is that if you are representing a wrongful death estate and the survivor has no natural heir, make sure s/he has a will or the claim will die with the survivor.
Further Considering When a Proprietor Owes a Duty to a Patron to Protect Him from the Criminal Acts of Another
This week, we return to the issue of when a restaurant owes a duty to a patron to protect him from the criminal acts of another on the property.