January 15, 2013
Evansville Courier and Press | January 15, 2013
Losers of civil lawsuits in Indiana would have to pay the attorneys’ fees racked up by the winners under a measure that is part of Republican Gov.-elect Mike Pence’s legislative agenda this year.
January 11, 2013
Post-Tribune | January 11, 2013
Gov.-elect Mike Pence will include tort reform in his first-year legislative agenda, which is slowly taking shape.
November 15, 2012
Insurance Journal | November 15, 2012
Indiana’s high court has ruled that the state’s fund established to cover excess damages in medical malpractice cases may not dispute the existence or cause of a plaintiff’s injury in a case in which the medical providers previously settled the claim, admitting liability.
August 16, 2012
Washington Post | August 16, 2012
The owner of the stage that collapsed at Indiana’s State Fair last year and killed seven people rejected a settlement plan Wednesday that would have protected the state from further legal action.
August 2, 2012
Washington Post | August 2, 2012
Victims of the deadly stage collapse at the Indiana State Fair faced a Wednesday deadline to make claims against a $13.2 million settlement offer from the state and two private companies, but it could be weeks before they learn their share of the money and even whether the deal will go forward.
June 12, 2012
Legal Newsline | June 12, 2012
Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller announced two settlements on Friday worth $320,000 to his state with Walgreen Co. resolving allegations of ineligible Medicaid claims and other reimbursement matters.
May 14, 2012
Point of Law | May 14, 2012
Comparative negligence combined with joint and several liability resulted in a variety of absurd cases where the deep pocket with 1% responsibility paid for the negligence or intentional torts of others, so many states, Indiana among them, limited joint and several liability for the minimally responsible.
November 28, 2011
Washington Post | November 28, 2011
Country duo Sugarland was named in a lawsuit filed Tuesday by 44 survivors of the Indiana State Fair stage collapse and family members of four people who died, by far the largest claim yet stemming from the tragedy.
Washington Post | November 28, 2011
A federal judge has certified the victims of the Indiana State Fair stage collapse as a single class in a lawsuit challenging a law that caps the state’s liability at $5 million.
October 25, 2011
NWI Times | October 25, 2011
Indiana is a state where tort reform has worked well. Lifting the $5 million liability cap following the Aug. 13 Indiana State Fair stage collapse would jeopardize that reform. So far, state Rep. Ed DeLaney, D-Indianapolis, has suggested raising the state's liability cap to $415 million. Republican leaders have said that would help trial lawyers, not the victims.
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