DSV Blog

Protect Yourself from Material Construction Price Increases

By:  Alexander Trueblood Owners, developers, contractors, subcontractors, and others in the construction industry have become all too familiar with dramatic increases in the price of certain construction materials since the COVID-19 pandemic began disrupting global trade in early 2020. While the prices for many… Read More >

Apparent Agency Principles Addressed Again by the Indiana Supreme Court in Arrendale vs. American Imaging & MRI, LLC, et al. And How This Affects Non-Hospital Health Care Entities

By: Janet McSharar According to a recently issued Indiana Supreme Court decision, non-hospital health care entities will be held vicariously liable for the actions or inactions (negligence) of independent contractors and so the non-hospital health care entities should consider becoming qualified providers under the… Read More >

Update: Supreme Court Holds that Indemnity Claims of Health Care Providers Against Independent Contractors are Not Subject to the Medical Malpractice Act or its Two-Year Statute of Limitations

By: Melanie A. Kalmbach On March 8, 2022, the Indiana Supreme Court overruled the Court of Appeals’ holding in Lake Imaging, LLC v. Franciscan All., Inc., 171 N.E.3d 619 (Ind. Ct. App.)[1] and determined that indemnity claims by one health care provider against another… Read More >

Let’s Make a Deal: A Mediation Primer

By: Jeffrey M. Kraft Having had a bumper crop of mediations during the first quarter of this year, I have been reminded of the importance of educating clients regarding what to expect from mediation. Although many people have a general concept of what a… Read More >