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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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Chatting with your lawyer about personal matters over your work email? Think again!

The attorney-client privilege is the oldest and possibly most important common law privilege in the American legal system.  The attorney-client privilege protects communications between a client and his or her lawyer, provided the discourse is only between privileged persons and is spoken or written...

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U.S. Supreme Court Reinforces Right to Arbitration

Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court reaffirmed the legality of the Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”) and employer arbitration agreements in Kindred Nursing Centers, Inc. v. Clark.  This ruling from the nation’s highest court is undoubtedly a positive one for employers who wish to arbitrate disp...

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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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Brian P. Williams to Present Advanced Civil Litigation Skills Course

[caption id="attachment_1905" align="alignleft" width="225"]Williams_Brian-KDDK (2) Brian P. Williams[/caption] KDDK attorney Read More

Party Time? Social Hosts Should be Aware of Responsibility/Liability for Guests

The holiday season is a joyful time full of social celebrations.  Unfortunately, things can go wrong.  As a social host, you should be aware of your responsibilities to your guests.  For instance, did you know that social hosts are generally liable for injuries sustained while guests are on their pr...

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Timely Filing of Lawsuit

Hourglass clipartIn its September 8, 2016, decision, the Indiana Court of Appeals made clear that timing is everything when filing a claim. In V. Ganz Builders ...

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KDDK Successfully Defends Break-Away Church in Property Dispute

The Indiana Court of Appeals today affirmed a trial court's ruling in favor of a congregation that broke away from a church denomination. The case, Read More

Settle or Risk Paying Both Sides’ Legal and Expert Fees

The Sierra Club recently lost a case against a utility company in which it alleged that particulate matter emanating from a Texas coal-fired power plant violated federal environmental laws. In Sierra Club v. Energy Future Holdings Corp., No. W-12-CV-108 (W.D. Tex. March 28, 2014), the Unite...

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Escaping Indiana Environmental Legal Actions

A recent Indiana Court of Appeals decision has made it a little tougher for a former land owner to escape liability under Indiana’s Environmental Legal Actions statute (ELA).  On September 19, 2014, the Court of Appeals reversed a prior trial court’s grant of summary judgment in favor of a prior lan...

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