Litigation Section

May 22, 2015
Violation of Indiana Seatbelt Act Can't Be Used to Prove Contributory Negligence

The Indiana Court of Appeals ruled that a violation of the Indiana Seatbelt Act cannot be used to prove contributory negligence. Read more in this post.

May 20, 2015
What the Dress Debate Means for Litigators

Check out this post to read why the color of a dress matters to litigators and litigation graphics.

May 6, 2015
Seven Counties Approved to Appoint New Magistrates

On Tuesday, May 5, Gov. Mike Pence signed House Enrolled Act 1110, which will allow seven Indiana counties to appoint new magistrate judges. Find out more in this post.

May 6, 2015
Rule 34 and Rule 45: Possession, Custody or Control

Rules 34 and 45 require the responding party to produce documents, ESI and tangible things within a party's possession, custody or control, yet are silent on what "possession, custody or control" means. Read this post for commentary on the issue.

May 6, 2015
Authenticating and Admitting Social Media Evidence

Check out this post for an article with methods for authenticating social media evidence during trial and through discovery as well as ways to refute the authenticity of social media evidence.

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The mission of the IndyBar Litigation Section is to promote the objectives of the Association within all fields of litigation, to serve the needs of members of the Section by providing relevant education and information, and to foster a close relationship between the lawyers and judicial officers in the Association.
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A Message from the Section Chair

George Gasper

“Welcome to the IndyBar Litigation Section! As the 2015  chair of the section, I encourage you to get involved with the section, whether that means attending our educational programming, networking with colleagues at a social event or volunteering for service on the section's executive committee.”

George Gasper - 2015 Litigation Section Chair - Ice Miller LLP

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