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Significant Changes to Indiana’s Home Improvement Contract Act

Indiana’s Home Improvement Contracts Act (the “Act”) is a statutory consumer protection law that sets forth terms to be included in all real property improvement contracts exceeding $150. A contractor who violates the Act commits a “deceptive act” as defined in the Indiana Deceptive Consumer Sales A...

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KDDK Attorneys Included in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Kahn, Dees, Donovan & Kahn, LLP (KDDK) is pleased to announce that several KDDK attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018 in recognition of their work in labor and employment law, labor an...

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More Coherent Federal Waters Definition Proposed by EPA

This past Tuesday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Department of Army, and Army Corps of Engineers proposed a repeal of the controversial 2015 federal waters rule covered by the Clean Water Act. As we have previously reported in blogs and seminars, this very controversial prior rule ...

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Court Finds General Contractor Owed Duty of Care to Sub-subcontractor Employee

General contractors need to be cautious in the language of project agreements as to not assume a duty of care to employees of subcontractors and sub-subcontractors. In April this year the Indiana Supreme Court ruled in Ryan v. TCI Architects/Engineers/Contractors Inc. that, even if a dut...

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Zoning Contingencies in Commercial Real Estate Purchase Agreements

While it is commonly held that land use and zoning analysis for a new development - or new use of an existing development - should begin during the site selection process, there is a common misconception that only the owner of a property can seek a rezoning or other land use approvals.  Actually, a ...

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Court Expands Municipal Power to Require Connections to Public Sewer System

To avoid penalties and unwanted litigation, individuals and businesses operating private septic systems may be required to apply for permits to connect to public sanitary sewer systems to comply with the Indiana Court of Appeals’ recent interpretation of Indiana Code § 36-9-23-30 in Town of Clea...

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Ryan Schulz, Josh Gessling Named KDDK Partners

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Kahn, Dees, Donovan & Kahn, LLP (KDDK) – an experienced full-service law firm dedicated to effectively serving the legal needs of business and individual clients since 1908 – is pleased to announce that Ryan M. ...

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KDDK Receives 2017 “Best Law Firms” Recognition

Kahn, Dees, Donovan & Kahn, LLP (KDDK) has been recognized as a leading law firm in the Evansville metropolitan area for several areas of law. It was announced today that KDDK achieved Metropolitan Tier 1 rankings for Read More

3 Reasons Real Estate Sites Miss Short Lists

Having worked on real estate development projects and served regional economic development agencies, we have heard many site selectors' differing perspectives. However, those site selectors and their job-producing global clients repeat three (3) key points that owners, developers and their communiti...

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Lienholder’s Right to Attorney’s Fees

The recent Indiana Supreme Court decision in Goodrich Quality Theaters, Inc. v. Fostcorp Heating and Cooling, Inc., et al was a matter of first impression under the Indiana mechanic’s lien statute.  In this case, several subcontractors brought an action against a property owner and its gene...

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