Travelers Indemnity Co. v. Jarrells, No. 29S02-0908-CV-378, ___ N.E.2d ___ (Ind., May 27, 2010)

In future trials where the trier of fact finds that the evidence establishes that the plaintiff has received payment for some of the damages from collateral sources, the award should include those damages, but only to the extent that the evidence establishes an obligation to repay.

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Gonzalez v. State, No. 82S01-0909-CR-408, __ N.E.2d __ (Ind., May 20, 2010)

“[A] defendant’s statements made to a victim or to the court in an effort to gain acceptance of a plea agreement by the court are statements in connection with a plea agreement and therefore are not admissible in evidence pursuant to Evidence Rule 410.”

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Indiana Family & Social Servs. Admin. v. Meyer, No. 69S01-0905-CV-233, ___ N.E.2d ___ (Ind., May 25, 2010)

A trial court has no authority to grant an extension of time to file the record in a petition for review of an administrative agency action under the Indiana Administrative Orders and Procedures Act if the record is not filed within the required statutory period or any authorized extension of this period.

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Reiswerg v. Statom, No. 49S02-0906-CV-280, ___ N.E.2d ___ (Ind., May 6, 2010)

A party does not waive an affirmative defense by failing to raise it in response to a motion for partial summary judgment that would not be dispositive as to the issue of liability.

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In re the Paternity of N.L.P., No. 45S03-0904-JV-133, ___ N.E.2d ___ (Ind., Apr. 30, 2010)

Where the parties in a domestic relations dispute sign a written agreement retaining the services of a guardian ad litem, the trial court is bound to enforce the terms of the agreement when awarding fees and expenses incurred by the GAL, unless the terms are contrary to public policy.

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