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A food truck parked in a salvage yard suddenly exploded causing injury.Property where Food Truck was Parked Not Liable for Explosion Because Accident was not ForeseeableBy Jack H. FarnbauchMarch 23, 2019The salvage yard was successfully excused from liability in injuring the plaintiff.The 3-2 vote upheld the rulingSplit Indiana Supreme Court Rules Insurance Company Released from Duty After Driver Knowingly Operates with Faulty BrakesBy Jack H. FarnbauchMarch 23, 2019Justices of the Indiana Supreme Court decided in a 3-2 vote last week to let stand a ruling that an insurance company owes no duty to victims of a truck crash in which the driver knowingly operated the vehicle with faulty brakes.The "Known-Loss Doctrine" serves to protect insurers against fraudulent claims.Indiana Courts Continue to Tweak Insurance Companies’ “Known-Loss Doctrine” Definitions and Scope By Jack H. FarnbauchMarch 23, 2019The "Known-Loss Doctrine" serves to protect insurers against fraudulent claims.The gun was stolen from an unlocked car in a public space.Gun Owner Shielded from Liability after Gun is Stolen from His VehicleBy Jack H. FarnbauchMarch 23, 2019The gun was stolen from the owner's vehicle and was later accidentally discharged resulting in death.The driver suffered a massive heart attack causing the crashDriver that had Massive Heart Attack Not Reasonably Foreseeable to Survive Negligence ClaimBy Jack H. FarnbauchMarch 23, 2019The driver's estate was sued for damages after his vehicle struck a home and severely injured an individual.Alyssa Gilderhaus claims she was held against her will at the Mayo ClinicMayo Clinic Seeks to Have Patient Held for Reasons UnknownBy Jack H. FarnbauchMarch 23, 2019Alyssa signed a release allowing the hospital to answer questions publicly, but they failed to provide further information.Some doctors diagnose psychiatric problems instead of investigating perplexing symptoms.Instead of Proper Diagnosis, Some Doctors Look to Convince Patients that it’s “All in Your Heads”By Jack H. FarnbauchMarch 23, 2019A 7-year-old with partial paralysis was diagnosed with a psychiatric problem instead of receiving a proper diagnosis.Class-Action Complaint against Indiana VA SystemVeterans File Class-Action Complaint Against VA SystemJanuary 16, 201913 veterans have filed a medical malpractice class-action complaint against VA Northern Indiana Health Care System.Jury awards patient in "bad faith" insurance case.Jury Awards $25.5 Million Verdict Against Insurance Company for Acting “Recklessly”By Jack H. FarnbauchNovember 20, 2018A cancer patient was awarded $25.5 million in a verdict against the insurance provider, Aetna.Newspaper Reports on Nursing Home’s Continuing to Provide Inadequate Care Even After Highly Publicized Medical Malpractice DeathBy Jack H. FarnbauchNovember 20, 2018A nursing home in Kentucky has failed to provide adequate patient care, even after a report exposed a pattern of negligence.