Action for contribution by railroad entities

S.E.A. 436, P.L. 107 Effective: July 1, 2018 Creates a right of action for contribution by a railroad entity against another person or entity that is not an employee of the railroad entity for claims that arise under the Federal Employers' Liability Act. Provides … [Read more...]

Landowner immunity for trail access

H.E.A. 1115, P.L. 29 Effective: July 1, 2018 Specifies that with respect to the statute that restricts a landowner's liability for an injury to a person or property caused by an act or failure to act of another person using the landowner's premises for certain … [Read more...]

Action for contribution by railroad entities

The House Judiciary Committee heard SB 436 concerning action for contribution by railroad entities sponsored by Rep. Lehman. The bill creates a right of action for contribution by a railroad entity against another person or entity that is not an employee of the railroad … [Read more...]

Landowner immunity for trail access

The Senate Civil Law Committee heard HB 1115 sponsored by Sen. Freeman and Sen. Ruckelshaus on landowner immunity for trail access. This bill specifies that with respect to the statute that restricts a landowner's liability for an injury to a person or property caused … [Read more...]

Asbestos litigation

The House Judiciary Committee reheard HB 1061 authored by Rep. Lehman and Rep. Torr on asbestos litigation for amend and vote only. The bill specifies the causes of action that may constitute a product liability action. The bill was amended to assign to a study … [Read more...]

Landowner immunity for trail access

The House Judiciary Committee heard HB 1115 authored by Rep. Hamilton and Rep. Culver on landowner immunity for trail access. The bill amends current law to include limitations on a landowner’s liability for an injury to a person or property caused by an act or failure … [Read more...]

Protecting pets in distressed homes

The Senate Family and Children Services heard SB 332 authored by Sen. Grooms on protecting pets in distressed homes. The bill provides that an adult protective services unit conducting an investigation or a caseworker conducting an assessment who observes, or has reason … [Read more...]

Rescue actions

H.E.A. 1085, P.L. 186 Effective: July 1, 2017 Amends an Indiana Code section requiring an emergency medical services provider to take custody of a newborn child under certain circumstances to eliminate an ambiguity that might otherwise exist with respect to one of … [Read more...]