U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana News

A class action law firm was set up to punish its own client financially, thanks to clause in contract

By John O'Brien | May 10, 2019

INDIANAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) – A Chicago class action law firm used a contract that would have left its client liable for thousands in attorneys fees if she chose to settle her case against its wishes.

Indiana Disability Rights seeks access to monitor NeuroPsychiatric Hospitals location

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 20, 2018

INDIANAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) – An Indiana independent state agency alleges the operator of three psychiatric hospitals has unlawfully denied it access to an Indianapolis hospital.

Mexican transgender man sues Indiana over not being able to change name

By Michael Abella | Nov 2, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) – A transgender man is challenging Indiana state law that prohibits non-citizens from legally changing their name.

Federal Circuit to decide on bid to change where patent cases can be filed

By Michael Carroll | Apr 26, 2016

PALO ALTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – Companies that are targets of patent litigation should keep an eye on a case now before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit that could lead to far-reaching changes about where patent lawsuits can be filed across the nation, a Silicon Valley intellectual property attorney said.

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