Pavlack Law, LLC

Can Indiana Department of Child Services Be Liable for Disclosing Confidential Identification Information?

This week we examine whether a statute that makes the identity of persons reporting child abuse confidential can be used to hold the department of child services liable where it inadvertently discloses that information. We also…more

Indiana: When Is Municipality Liable for Dangerous Traffic Intersections?

This week, we take a look at a new case from the Indiana Court of Appeals that looks at what circumstances a county can be held liable for an accident at a dangerous two-way stop intersection…more

Citing Unpublished Cases in Indiana

This week we take a look at the complicated history of not-for publication cases and the interesting caselaw in Indiana on the issue…more

Indiana Court Examines Whether Failure Breach of Pedestrian Law is Contributory Negligence on Summary Judgment

This week we look at whether the violation of a statute designed to protect a pedestrian by requiring him to walk against the flow of traffic can constitute contributory negligence at summary judgment when the alternative would…more

Seventh Circuit Examines Sanctions for Abusive Conduct in Discovery

This week, we examine when sanctions resulting in an award of attorney's fees and costs may be awarded for abusive conduct in discovery through a recent Seventh Circuit decision…more

Indiana: When Can an Employer be Liable for an Intentional Tort?

This week's discussion focuses on when an employer can be held liable for the intentional and criminal actions of its employees. The case for discussion finds that an employer may be liable where a security guard shot a woman…more

Indiana Trial Rule 13(J): Now More Cloudy Than Ever

This week we discuss the often-overlooked, always-confusing Indiana Trial Rule 13(J) that allows for time-barred counterclaims to be raised ... or so we thought until last week's Delacruz v. Wittig decision…more

7th Circuit Rejects Heightened Ascertainability Requirement in Consumer Class Actions Signaled in Carrera v. Bayer Corp. (3d Cir. 2013)

In a major decision, the Seventh Circuit rejected the heightened ascertainability requirement for class certification that has been recently adopted in the Third Circuit. As a result, the Seventh Circuit not only rejected…more

7th Circuit Weighs in on Crucial Standing Issue in Cyberattack Cases

Today's discussion focuses on this week's Seventh Circuit decision in Remijas v. Neiman Marcus Grp., LLC, in which the court found standing for a putative class action following a cyberattack causing credit card information for…more

Indiana: Failure to Wear Seatbelt Not Admissible in Personal Injury Case

This week's discussion focuses on a recent Indiana appellate decision affirming a motion in liming to exclude evidence that the plaintiff in personal injury case was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the collision. We use…more

Indiana Supreme Court Issues Rare Decision Addressing Pro Hac Vice Admission in Indiana

A discussion of the Indiana Supreme Court's decision in YTC Dream Homes, Inc. v. DirectBuy, Inc. discussing the propriety of pro hac vice admission and also proposing an amendment I'd like to see to Indiana Appellate Rule 14(A)…more

When Appeals Go Bad: Attorney’s Fees for Frivolous Appeals in Indiana

Although it is extremely rare, there are cases in which arguments on appeal are so tremendously devoid of merit so as to subject their advocates to sanctions for payment of opposition attorney fees for frivolity. This post…more

Saving a Claim After Dismissal: Indiana’s Journey’s Account Statute

What happens when a claim is dismissed on procedural grounds but the statute of limitations has run? The answer might be found in a Journey's Account Statute. Here, we discuss the function of Indiana' sJourney's Account Statute…more

What Happens on Appeal When Trial Court Dismisses Case Without Deciding All Issues: Competing Fields of Thought?

What happens when the trial court enters a final judgment that isn't really final because the trial court has not actually decided every issue? Earlier this month, Chief Judge Wood for the Seventh Circuit indicated that an…more

Indiana Supreme Court: ‘Value’ of Work Includes More than Money Paid

This week, the Indiana Supreme Court was faced with an issue of first impression: whether "value" in the Worker's Compensation Act meant only the money paid for the work or whether it included other consideration for the work…more
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Indianapolis, IN 46204, United States

Contact: Eric Pavlack

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Areas of Practice
  • Appellate Practice
  • Business Torts
  • Class Action
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Securities Law
  • Toxic Torts
  • Worker’s Compensation
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  • Indiana
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