Law Update


Can Immigrants Claim Lost Wages in Indiana Injury Cases?

The Indiana Supreme Court recently decided in Escamilla v. Shiel Sexton Company, Inc., that an unauthorized immigrant can claim lost earnings or diminished earning capacity in an injury lawsuit and his/her immigration status is irrelevant and inadmissible unless the...

Does Indiana Law Allow Claims for Injuries During Sports?

The Indiana Supreme Court recently issued an opinion holding that as a matter of law, when a sports participant injures someone while engaging in conduct ordinary in the sport, and without intent or recklessness, the participant does not breach a duty. This decision...

Man Injured in Golf Cart Crash Can’t Bring Claim

The Indiana Court of Appeals decided a case where a golfer was injured when his golf cart was rear ended by the golf cart of another participant in the golf outing. Chamernik was driving a golf cart when he rear ended Wooten who was riding in another golf cart. Wooten...