Business has picked up, so it's been awhile, but I found some time today to blog again. I will once again take a complicated legal appeals opinion and boil it down to one sentence. Enjoy. Today's musical accompaniment is here.
Indiana Courts will not construe boilerplate indemnity language in a contract to apply retroactively to harm that has already occurred, unless the parties' unequivocally indicate as much.
Keller v. State (8 pages)
A trial Court erred when instructing a jury that the legal definition of dwelling included a structure in which a person intended to live in the near future.
Zionsville v. Whitestown (22 pages)
A town can annex and assume the powers of a township, including the right to subsequently combine with another township, and if a town or township has resolved to do so, a different town cannot subsequently annex that same territory.
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