Seventh Circuit Affirms Piercing Corporate Veil to Attach $7.5m Judgment

Seventh Circuit Affirms Piercing Corporate Veil to Attach $7.5m Judgment

Today’s discussion looks at numerous recent cases ranging from the use of unsigned depositions at summary judgment, the possible need to provide details in support of damages calculations for actions sounding in breach of contract, whether Goodwin and Rogers apply to duty analyses beyond premises liability, the grounds for awarding class-action attorney fees, the scope of specific personal jurisdiction under Indiana law, and then take a deeper dive into the Seventh Circuit’s opinion affirming a bankruptcy court’s decision to pierce a corporate veil in order to attach a $7.5m judgment held by a former shareholder against the lone remaining shareholder.

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Indiana Revisits Fiduciary Shield Doctrine For Only The Third Time

Indiana Revisits Fiduciary Shield Doctrine For Only The Third Time

This week's discussion examines the often overlooked fiduciary shield doctrine through the Indiana Court of Appeals' decision in Bowden v. Agnew which applied the doctrine for only the second time in the state's history and provides only the third Indiana case discussing the doctrine

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The Unintentional Business Partnership & Liability For New Post-Dissolution Obligations

The Unintentional Business Partnership & Liability For New Post-Dissolution Obligations

This week we examine the unintentional creation of business partnerships, liability for obligations incurred after dissolution of a partnership, and take a look at partnership by estoppel. This is done through the context of the Uniform Partnership Act and the recent Indiana Court of Appeals decision Curves for Women Angola v. Flying Cat, LLC.

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