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Monday, April 28, 2008

Ind. Decisions - Upcoming oral arguments this week

This week's oral arguments before the Supreme Court:

This Wednesday, April 30th:

9:00 AM - James Butler v. Indiana Dep't of Insurance - After a partial settlement of this medical malpractice case, the Marion Superior Court held a bench trial and entered judgment for the Indiana Department of Insurance, Administrator of the Patient's Compensation Fund; the court ruled that Butler, personal representative of a deceased patient's estate, was not entitled under the Adult Wrongful Death Statute to recover damages for medical expenses originally billed but later written off. The Court of Appeals affirmed. Butler v. Indiana Dep't of Ins., 875 N.E.2d 235 (Ind. Ct. App. Oct. 22, 2007) [See ILB entry here - 10th case]. Butler has petitioned the Supreme Court to accept jurisdiction over the appeal. Attorney for Butler; James Young of Indianapolis, IN. Attorneys for Indiana Dep't of Ins.; A. Richard M. Blaiklock and Stephanie L. Cassman of Indianapolis, IN. Attorneys for Amicus Curiae The Indiana Trial Lawyers Ass'n; Mark Scott of Kokomo, IN and Susan Rempert of Indianapolis, IN. Attorneys for Amicus Curiae Ins. Institute of Indiana, Inc.; Bryan Babb and Kelly Scanlan of Indianapolis, IN. Attorneys for Amicus Curiae Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana; James Johnson of Evansville, IN and Christine Stach of Fort Wayne, IN.

9:45:AM - In the Matter of J.C.C. v. State of Indiana - The trial court ordered J.C.C., who had been adjudicated delinquent for acts that would be child molesting if committed by an adult, to register as a sex offender, and denied J.C.C.’s motion to set aside the adjudications. The Court of Appeals affirmed in an unpublished decision. J.C.C. v. State, No. 49A02-0403-JV-266 (Ind. Ct. App., Dec. 28, 2007), vacated. The Supreme Court has granted a petition to transfer the case and has assumed jurisdiction over the appeal. For Appellant J.C.C.: Katherine A. Cornelius. For Appellee State of Indiana: Zachary J. Stock. Online

Webcasts will be available here.

This week's oral arguments before the Court of Appeals that will be webcast:

None scheduled.

This week's oral arguments before the Court of Appeals that will NOT be webcast:

None scheduled.

Posted by Marcia Oddi on April 28, 2008 06:50 AM
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