Monday, October 08, 2007
Ind. Decisions - Upcoming oral arguments this week
This week's oral arguments before the Supreme Court:
This Wednesday, Oct. 10th
3:00 PM - Daniel Raess, M.D. v. Joseph Doescher - Following a trial on plaintiff Doescher’s claims for intentional infliction of emotional distress and assault, the jury returned a verdict in favor of Doescher on the assault claim and awarded damages of $325,000. The Court of Appeals reversed and remanded for a new trial, holding that expert testimony was improperly admitted and a related jury instruction tendered by Raess was improperly refused. Raess v. Doescher, 858 N.E.2d 119 (Ind. Ct. App. 2006), aff’d on reh’g, 861 N.E.2d 1216 (Ind. Ct. App. 2007). Doescher has petitioned the Supreme Court to accept jurisdiction over the appeal. Attorneys for Doescher: Kevin Betz, Sandra Blevins, Indianapoils, IN. Attorneys for Raess: Mary Watts, Karl Mulvaney, Kelly Eskew ,Indianapolis, IN.
Note: This oral argument will be held in Evansville. For more information, see this ILB entry from Oct. 5th headed "Supreme Court justices to hear workplace bullying case in Evansville."
This week's oral arguments before the Court of Appeals that will be webcast:
This week's oral arguments before the Court of Appeals that will NOT be webcast: