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DALESVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Dozens of drivers have filed tort claims seeking money from the state of Indiana after their cars were damaged while driving on a 15-mile (24 kilometers), pothole-afflicted section of Interstate 69.

Lawsuit Challenges Ban On Online Eye Exams In Indiana

Apr 12, 2019

Indiana is one of three states that bans online eye exams for prescriptive lens. A recently filed lawsuit challenges the restriction.

St. Joseph Co. Police Dept.

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — A federal lawsuit accuses the St. Joseph County Sheriff's Department of negligence after an inmate who allegedly was suffering from drug withdrawal symptoms killed himself.

Raymond McCarty was arrested Feb. 21, 2018, and was held at a St. Joseph County jail medical unit. The lawsuit says McCarty told jail staff that he usually took medications for depression, blood pressure and back pain — including an opioid — but he didn't get them while jailed.

Former St. Mary's College President Files Lawsuit

Mar 15, 2019
Saint Mary's College

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - The former president of St. Mary's College who abruptly resigned after two years with the Catholic women's liberal arts college has filed a lawsuit alleging she was forced out. 

Two men, convicted and later exonerated for rape, announced yesterday they are suing the city of Hammond and local and state authorities for allegedly framing them for rape.

 

Roosevelt Glenn and Darryl Pinkins spent a combined 42 years in prison after being wrongfully convicted of rape in the early 90s. Glenn was later released on parole in 2009, while Pinkins was released in 2016.

 

South Bend to File Opioid Lawsuit

Mar 15, 2018
Barb Anguiano / WVPE

 

The city of South Bend announced it will join dozens of other cities across the country and file a federal lawsuit against opioid manufacturers and distributors alleging misinformation about the effects of opioids.

Mayor Pete Buttigieg said during a press conference that the lawsuit sends a simple message; someone needs to be held accountable for the damage opioids have caused to the city and residents of South Bend. He said the city is looking for financial restitution due to increased costs necessary to help deal with the opioid crisis.  

The class-action lawsuit seeks refunds for the alleged inflated premiums.

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