DTCI Member, John Trimble with Lewis Wagner will receive the Richard H. Krochock Award at the DRI Annual Meeting in New Orleans on October 18th. This award honors an individual who has provided exemplary leadership to the DRI Young Lawyers Committee through sponsorship or participation in its programs and activities, who has provided guidance, support and service as a mentor to the members of the Young Lawyers Committee, and who has promoted those qualities which enhance the public image of the civil defense trial lawyer.
John Trimble to receive DRI Award
The Court of Appeals has reversed an August 2021 verdict against the Indiana State Police (“ISP”) and remanded the matter back to Lake County for further proceedings in Cause No. 21A-CT-2536.
The matter involved a claim for wrongful death brought by the Estate of Michael Damore against ISP regarding a motor vehicle collision that occurred on July 1, 2016, near the Portage Toll Plaza, in Lake County, Indiana. At that time, Michael Damore was operating his motorcycle on the Toll Road when he collided with an…
The Indiana Court of Appeals, in Patrick v Henthorn, on March 3, 2022, held in favor of the defense on the sudden medical emergency defense. The trial court granted summary judgment in favor of the defendant based on a sudden medical emergency. The Court of Appeals affirmed and upheld the ruling. The decision provides a…
DTCI member Michael B. Langford of the Indianapolis office of Scopelitis Garvin Light Hanson & Feary PC recently obtained a unanimous victory. The single issue on appeal was whether the trial court judge erred by giving a mitigation of damages jury instruction at the 2019 jury trial.
DRI member Michael B. Langford of the Indianapolis office of Scopelitis Garvin Light Hanson & Feary PC recently obtained a unanimous victory for the defendants from the Indiana Supreme Court in the case of Humphrey v. Tuck and U.S. Xpress, Inc., 151 N.E.3d 1203 (Ind. 2020). The single issue on appeal was whether the trial…
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DTCI Member, John Trimble with Lewis Wagner will receive the Richard H. Krochock Award