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Indiana Supreme Court Holds: Day Laborers Can Bring Wage Payment Case if Expectation of Future Employment Exists

WP Admin | Mar 15th, 2013

This week we examine the Indiana Supreme Court decision Walczak v. Labor Works-Fort Wayne LLC, which held that day laborers could bring claims under the Indiana Wage Payment Act unless they do not have a realistic expectation of future employment with the same employer. Had the Court not found as such, the case would have been dismissed for failure to file a submission to the Indiana Department of Labor under the Wage Claims Act.

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Perils of Ambiguity in Rule 68 Offer of Judgment

WP Admin | Mar 8th, 2013

In this second post for the day, we examine the perils for defense attorneys in allowing an offer of judgment pursuant to Rule 68 to be ambiguous. Through the case Sanchez v. Prudential Pizza, we examine how the ambiguity allowed plaintiff to recover her attorney’s fees and costs.

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