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SNR Denton On Kartman v. State Farm: No Bad Faith Liability Unless Some Benefits Improperly Delayed Or Denied
Posted on 24 Jan 2012 by William T. Barker

By William T. Barker, Partner, SNR Denton In Kartman v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. , the Seventh Circuit reversed certification of a class action for allegedly improper adjustment of claims for hailstorm damage to insureds' roofs... Read More

Indiana Ruling Halts Caregiver Choices Based On Race
Posted on 23 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

INDIANAPOLIS - (AP) Certified nursing assistant Brenda Chaney was on duty in an Indiana nursing home one day when she discovered a patient lying on the floor, unable to stand. But Chaney couldn't help the woman up. She had to search for a white aide... Read More

Judge Temporarily Halts North Carolina Planned Parenthood Cut
Posted on 22 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

RALEIGH, N.C. - (AP) North Carolina cannot withhold funding from Planned Parenthood until a lawsuit over that provision of the state budget has been resolved, a federal judge ruled late Friday. The ruling by Judge James Beaty Jr. gives at least a temporary... Read More

Indiana Accused Of Cutting Aid To Food Stamp Users
Posted on 20 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

INDIANAPOLIS - (AP) For at least a decade, potentially thousands of Indiana's neediest adults have seen some of their state aid payments slashed simply because they receive food stamps a practice that advocates and legal experts say is a clear violation... Read More

Indiana Builder Sues Charlie Weis Over Copyright Charge
Posted on 30 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SOUTH BEND, Ind. - (AP) A lawsuit alleges former Notre Dame football coach Charlie Weis, his wife and a homebuilder violated copyright laws in constructing a house for developmentally disabled adults for a charity started by the couple. Garden Homes by... Read More

Kraft To Pay $8.1 Million To Settle Pollution Lawsuit
Posted on 23 May 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

INDIANAPOLIS - (AP) Kraft Foods Inc. will pay $8.1 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over pollution at a former factory in Attica, Ind. The lawsuit, filed in 2009 and representing nearly 130 families, claimed pollution from a former Kraft factory... Read More

Judge Sides With Illegal Immigrants' Kids In Indiana
Posted on 28 Jan 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

INDIANAPOLIS - (AP) A federal judge says Indiana cannot deny paternity documents for children born in the U.S. just because their parents are illegal immigrants and don't have Social Security numbers. U.S. District Judge Tanya Walton Pratt issued... Read More