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Monday, June 23, 2008

Ind. Decisions - Upcoming oral arguments this week

This week's oral arguments before the Supreme Court:

This Thursday, June 26th:

9:00 AM - John C. Roberts, M.D. v. Community Hospitals of IN, Inc. - After Community Hospitals terminated Roberts' medical residency, Roberts filed a complaint alleging breach of contract and also sought injunctive relief. Following a hearing on Roberts' request for a preliminary injunction, the trial court, without prior notice to the parties, consolidated the injunction hearing with trial on the merits, denied the request for injunction, and granted final judgment to Community. The Court of Appeals reversed, holding that Roberts was prejudiced by the consolidation without notice. Roberts v. Community Hospitals of Indiana, Inc., 878 N.E.2d 234 (Ind. Ct. App. Dec. 12, 2007), vacated. [See this 4/25/08 ILB entry.] [The Supreme Court has granted a petition to transfer the case and has assumed jurisdiction over the appeal. Attorneys for Appellant John Roberts: Denise K. LaRue and Meghan U. Lehner, Indianapolis, IN. Attorneys for Appellee Community Hospitals: Matthew S. Effland and Brandon M. Shelton, Indianapolis, IN. [Where: Indiana Supreme Court Courtroom]

9:45 AM - Estate of Mintz v. Connecticut Gen. Life Ins. Co. - The Marion Superior Court entered a summary judgment in favor of Connecticut General and, Gruber, an insurance agent, ruling that they could not be held liable on the insured's claims of negligence and bad faith. The Court of Appeals affirmed in an unpublished memorandum decision. Estate of Mintz v. Conn. Gen. Life Ins. Co. v. Gruber, No. 49A05-0609-CV-532 (Ind. Ct. App. Nov. 29, 2007), vacated. [See ILB entry here.] The Supreme Court has granted a petition to transfer the case, thus vacating the decision of the Court of Appeals, and has assumed jurisdiction over the appeal. Attorneys for Mintz; Peter French and Sara Bradbury both of Indianapolis, IN. Attorneys for Connecticut Gen. Life Ins. Co.; Renée Mortimer and Scott Cockrum both of Schererville, IN. [Where: Indiana Supreme Court Courtroom]

10:30 AM - In the Matter of the Termination of Parent-Child Relationship of B.S. - The Marion Superior Court terminated parental rights, and the Court of Appeals affirmed in an unpublished memorandum decision, In re B.S., No. 49A02-0708-JV-719 (Ind. Ct. App. Mar. 6, 2008). [See ILB entry here - last case.] The parents have petitioned the Supreme Court to accept jurisdiction over the appeal. Attorney for Appellants: Anna E. Onaitis, Indianapolis, IN. Attorney for Appellee: Tammi Forster, Indianapolis, IN. [Where: Indiana Supreme Court Courtroom]

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 June 23, 2008 08:16 AM
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