Egg Producer Agreement Shows the Value in Mediation

By Todd J. Janzen, Partner, Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP A recent NPR story provided a good synopsis of how the United Egg Producers (United Egg) and the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) came together to resolve their differences. Rather than spend millions of dollars fighting years...

Raising the Stakes in Farm Nuisance Cases

By Todd J. Janzen, Partner, Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP Indiana farms that are the victims of "nuisance" suits by neighbors who don't like the smell, sounds, or sights associated with farming are generally protected by Indiana's Right to Farm Act. The Right to Farm Act bars...