RBE Newsroom

Six Tenant Tips for Leasing Space

So, you have decided to start a new business or expand your existing business, and you have found the perfect location. For most businesses, that means you will be leasing your new space. The first step in the leasing process will involve negotiating the “business”...

Are Medical Providers Entitled to Reasonable Payment For Their Time Participating in a Deposition?

Many lawyers struggle with the question of whether medical providers (or other professionals) should be paid for their time participating as witnesses in legal proceedings. Typically, the issue arises when a treating medical provider receives a subpoena from a party...

New FTC Noncompete Rule May Change the Employment Landscape

By: Patrick S. McCarney After more than a year of deliberation about a rule first proposed in January 2023 and after consideration of more than 26,000 comments from members of the public, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) voted 3 – 2 to adopt a final rule banning...
GWDS — Appellate Courts Limit Damages

GWDS — Appellate Courts Limit Damages

Indiana has three wrongful death statutes. The General Wrongful Death Statute (“GWDS”) permits the personal representative of the decedent to bring a lawsuit on behalf of the decedent’s estate. Ind. Code § 34-23-1-1; SCI Propane, LLC v. Frederick,...

Generative AI’s Conflicts with Copyright Law

Generative AI’s Conflicts with Copyright Law

This article first appeared in the March 27, 2024 issue of "The Indiana Lawyer". We have published an excerpt.  Generative artificial intelligence systems, such as ChatGPT or OpenAI, have the potential to revolutionize the world as we know it. But...

Riley Bennett Egloff Recognized Among Best Law Firms

Riley Bennett Egloff Recognized Among Best Law Firms

Riley Bennett Egloff Recognized Among Best Law Firms Indianapolis, Ind.— November 2, 2023— Riley Bennett Egloff LLP (RBE) is honored to announce that it has been recognized in thirteen categories for Best Law Firms®. This year's report includes RBE...

Employment Noncompete Agreements Under Attack

Employment Noncompete Agreements Under Attack

Noncompete agreements have been used for years by employers to protect themselves from employees who might otherwise hurt their business by working for competing businesses, using trade secrets or confidential information, stealing customers, and...

Construction Lien Waivers:  Signers Beware

Construction Lien Waivers:  Signers Beware

By Kevin N. Tharp — RBE Partner As the end of a calendar month approaches, construction subcontractors finish preparing and submitting their monthly application for payment for each of their projects. Often included in the payment application is a...