There is a new Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals opinion that is likely to have a significant impact on SaaS providers. In Digitech Computers, Inc. v. Trans-Care, Inc. (link here), the 7th Circuit focuses on a SaaS agreement for Digitech to provide certain management software licensing components for Trans-Care (an ambulance and medical transportation service). The Court ultimately upheld a breach of contract claim in favor of Digitech, significantly reduced Digitech’s damages award, and...Read More »
We'd like to send a big 'Thanks!' to those who donated to the team's efforts and share a special 'Way to go!' with the team members, along with...Read More »
Brian Hewitt received the nod as one of the Top 50 Super Lawyers in the state. This is, of course, a recurring honor for Brian, who has been a Super Lawyer for the past several years. Brian's practice focus is on business and probate litigation and mediation.
The voters...Read More »
Second caveat is that this post actually has nothing to do with privacy litigation, software litigation or really any other technology law issues. ...Read More »
Indianapolis, IN – Mike Alerding, founding partner of Alerding Castor Hewitt LLP, is slated to teach Business Law at Harrison College this spring. The course combines the understanding of legal theory with the acquaintance of the various forms of contracts. Students will be taught the essentials of the legal environment of business, tort law, contracts, commercial transactions, government relations and property.
“I am teaching because I enjoy the process of observing the improvement and...Read More »
Your friendly neighborhood litigation attorney at Alerding Castor Hewitt, LLP with a final post for the year to all of our business, Indiana internet litigation, and technology law clients. Saturday, December 25th will no doubt be a date of celebration in many homes. As you spend time with your family, remember how special the day is and all of the changes that have taken place in the last 20 years.
Some of you might wonder what I mean exactly. I’m not referring to Christmas. And for those...Read More »
Here at Alerding Castor Hewitt, LLP, one thing that we are called upon to do as business law, SaaS law, and technology counsel for our clients is collect on a judgment. I have previously posted on other topics in the collections world, which you can find here and here. Today’s topic is in answer to the question we sometimes get: how long is my judgment good for?
A decision today by the Indiana Court of Appeals in the estate case of In the Matter of the Unsupervised Estate of Dwight M. Wilson...Read More »
Your friendly Indianapolis attorney at Alerding Castor Hewitt, LLP here with an overdue update with some possible interest for our business law clients. Back at the end of September, the Indiana Supreme Court decided Bingley v. Bingley, a marriage dissolution case, and concluded that the employer-provided health insurance benefits of a retiree constituted an asset once they had vested and should be included in the marital estate for the distribution of property. You can read the full opinion he...Read More »
Your friendly Indianapolis attorney at Alerding Castor Hewitt, LLP here with some exciting news about a SaaS law client and a business law client: ExactTarget and O’Reilly’s Irish Bar and Restaurant. Once its build-out is complete, ExactTarget will be moving some of its people into a new space across the street from us in the Century Building. This is a company that continues to grow, and we are excited to witness it happen and wish ExactTarget continued success.
To help celebrate and...Read More »
For those of you that don't know, 2010 Duke graduate...Read More »
Last Friday, October 1, 2010, the Seventh Circuit upheld the dismissal of a suit for lack of personal jurisdiction...
Your friendly Indianapolis attorney at Alerding Castor Hewitt, LLP here, this time with a probate law update. The Court of Appeals of Indiana decided an issue of first impression yesterday in an Indiana probate litigation matter. The case was Avery v. Avery, --- N.E.2d ---, cause no. 49A05-1004-PL-320 (Ind. Ct. App. Sept. 7, 2010). In short, the Court concluded that an answer is required in a will contest. A copy of that published opinion may be found here.
The facts relevant to the issue on...Read More »
Repost: Internet Rewards Program Class Action Survives Initial Motion to Dismiss -- In re Easysaver Rewards
Your friendly Indianapolis attorney at Alerding Castor Hewitt LLP here with a history lesson and tie in to business law. Most of you have probably heard the term “gerrymander” and know that it refers to a process of dividing a territory into districts in order to give one political party an advantage over another by concentrating the voting strength of that party in as many districts as possible. Fewer of you probably know the origin of the term, and I imagine that even fewer know much about...Read More »
Established in order to give such businesses an equal opportunity to participate in the state purchasing process, the criteria considered for such certification include that the minority/woman member possess:
- ownership of the business (at least...