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Indiana Business Lawyer Blog
- "Denied! Rural California Telephone Companies Requests for Higher Cost of Capital are Refused" – Ponderosa Telephone Co., et al v. California Public Utilities Commission A California court of appeals recently held that utility companies operating in rural areas of the state do not collect a higher cost of capital, also
- "Moving to Federal Court: A Cooperative's RUS Loan Provides a Colorable Federal Defense and Supports Federal Officer Removal Jurisdiction Under 28 U.S.C. § 1442 in a Patronage Capital Lawsuit" – Butler v. Coast Electric Power Association ("Patronage Capital") The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit recently allowed a "patronage capital" lawsuit to continue in federal court after deciding
- Indiana Utility Law – NIPSCO Industrial Group v. Northern Indiana Public Service Co., 18S-EX-475 (Ind. 2019) On June 27, 2019, the Indiana Supreme Court concluded that Indiana utility companies may be estopped from challenging the use of customer class
Indiana Property Damage Blog
- Seventh Circuit Finds Coverage "Illusory" in Commercial E&O Policy In an opinion handed down on September 23, 2019, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit has held that an exclusion for
- Providing Timely Notice of Tort Claims Tort Claim Notice is Critical to Preserve Rights The Indiana Tort Claims Act (I.C. 34-13-3 et seq.) requires that notice must be filed before a
- The Civil Justice System: Protecting Your Family
Indiana Injury Lawyer Blog
- Liability in Indiana Swimming Pool Accidents Swimming pools provide Indiana residents with an enjoyable way to spend time with family and friends. However, as with many recreational activities,
- The Open and Obvious Doctrine Is Not an Absolute Defense in Indiana Slip and Fall Lawsuits When a person slips, and falls on another's property in Indiana, the fall victim may be able to collect damages for the injuries they sustained.
- The Validity of Arbitration Agreements in Indiana Negligence and Wrongful Death Lawsuits Indiana arbitration agreements are commonplace, and many people agree to the terms without fully understanding what arbitration entails. Arbitration