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Federal Court Expands Access to Indiana Liquor Licenses

  This week, the Federal District Court for Southern Indiana issued a permanent injunction against Ind. Code § 7.1-3-21-5(a). This law prohibited possession of an Indiana alcoholic beverage retailer’s permit by Limited Liability Companies (“LLCs”) that contained more than 40% out-of-state ownership.  There was an exception found in Ind. Code § 7.1-3-21-6(a)(10)(B)(i) that allowed out-of-state…
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Indiana Governor Signs COVID-19 Immunity Legislation

  On February 18, 2021, Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb signed Senate Bill 1 into law. This legislation provides immunity from damages to individuals and businesses for damages arising from COVID-19. The legislation, however, does not provide protection for individuals or businesses whose acts or omissions constitute gross negligence or willful or wanton misconduct. This law…
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Bunger & Robertson Welcomes Bailey Anstead – March 15, 2021

Bunger & Robertson is excited to welcome Bailey Anstead to our Legal Team.  Bailey will be starting with the firm as an associate attorney on March 15th, 2021. A Bloomington native, Bailey is dedicated to serving the legal needs of her community. Bailey works primarily in the areas of business services, real estate, and transactional…
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Public Charge Rule Dismissed by the Supreme Court

  On March 9, 2021 the Biden Administration dismissed their petition before the US Supreme Court to defend the “public charge rule.” The public charge rule was a Trump-era regulation that would make it very difficult for immigrants to obtain permanent residence if they had used public benefits, had a low income, and/or a limited…
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B&R Announces 7 Attorneys Selected as Super Lawyers & Rising Stars

We at Bunger & Robertson are honored to announce that seven of our lawyers have been selected as 2021 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars. This year’s recipients include Samuel Ardery (Top 10 Lawyers) (The Annual List: Alternative Dispute Resolution); Joseph O’Connor (Business/Corporate); William J. Beggs (Civil Litigation: Defense); James L. Whitlatch (Health Care); Brian R. Drummy…
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Governor Holcomb Signs COVID-19 Immunity Bill into Law

On Friday, February 19, 2021, Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb signed HB1 into law, providing tort immunity to business for actions “arising from COVID-19.” The legislation provides immunity for harms that result from the actual, alleged, or possible exposure or contraction of COVID-19 as well as services, treatment, or other actions performed for COVID-19. Immunity extends…
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Requiring Employees to Receive COVID-19 Vaccine

  With the various COVID-19 vaccines become more widely available to the working age population, employers are likely considering whether or not to require their employees receive the vaccine. In general, employers may require employees to receive the COVID-19 vaccine or any vaccine for that matter. That being said, if an employer elects to institute…
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Jim Whitlatch and Ryan Heeb speak at The Chamber’s Speaker Series on COVID Vaccines – Tuesday, February 16th @ 12pm

Legal Issues & the Vaccine – Chamber’s Speaker Series with Jim Whitlatch and Ryan Heeb   As COVID-19 vaccinations ramp up across the country, make sure your business understands the legal implications the vaccine can have in the workplace. Join us on Tuesday, February 16th from 12-1 pm to hear from Jim Whitlatch and Ryan Heeb on everything…
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COVID-19 Vaccines Now Available to Hoosier Residents 70+

In addition to first responders and licensed/unlicensed healthcare workers, septuagenarians living in Indiana are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. For information about the vaccine and to register to receive it, you can visit the state government website: vaccine.coronavirus.in.gov. To register, you (or the person navigating the website on your behalf) will need to…
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Bunger & Robertson Sponsors Elect Connect

Bunger & Robertson Sponsors Elect Connect As part of Bunger & Robertson’s ongoing commitment to civic participation and voter enfranchisement, Bunger & Robertson is  pleased to be one of the sponsor of  the Elect Connect online voter guide. Elect Connect is a nonpartisan resource guide administered by the Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce. Interested constituents…
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