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SECURE Act – “Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement”

By: Michael D. Wilhelm On December 20, 2019, President Trump signed a fiscal year 2020 appropriations bill that included the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act, better known as the “SECURE Act,” which went into effect January 1, 2020. While there are many aspects to this legislation, this article focuses on the so-called… Read more »

Scott Shockley, Steve Murphy, Matt Kelsey, Jarryd Anglin, and Dan Kerns Named to Super Lawyers List

Congratulations to Scott E. Shockley, Steve Murphy, Matthew L. Kelsey, Jarryd Anglin, and Dan Kerns who have been named to the Indiana Super Lawyers list for 2020.  Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding attorneys from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of professional achievement and peer recognition.  The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research,… Read more »

Daniels named President of CGCSC Board

              The Center Grove Board of School Trustees has elected DeFur Voran partner, Rob Daniels, as President of the Board.  Rob is in his first term on the Board.  Congratulations Rob!

Mechanic’s Liens: A Tool for Unpaid Contractors

By Daniel G. Kerns. Trouble getting paid for completed work is a problem too frequently encountered by contractors. Fortunately, Indiana law affords contractors, laborers and materialmen a tool to leverage payment. Mechanic’s liens are a statutory remedy codified at Ind. Code § 32-28-3-1 et seq. available to contractors, laborers and materialmen, who have performed work or furnished… Read more »

The Changing Art of Valuing Personal Injury Cases

By Steven D. Murphy. Those of us who practice in the area of valuing personal injuries (plaintiff’s lawyers, defense attorneys, insurance adjusters, and mediators) analyze these cases by looking at the four areas of losses that a victim may suffer:  medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and permanency of the injury. That is what… Read more »