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GREENWELL v. AZTAR INDIANA GAMING CORP., 00-3753; 00-3879

The doctrine of pendent appellate jurisdiction is appropriately exercised where deciding an interlocutory appeal prevents rather than produces piecemeal appeals, such as where the issue of indemnity is closely tied to the issue of liability.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 06/06/2001
  • Decided 10/04/2001
  • Published 10/04/2001

Judges

  • POSNER, Circuit Judge., Before FAIRCHILD, BAUER, and POSNER, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Seventh Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Dennis M. O'Bryan,O'Bryan Baun, Birmingham, MI, for Janet Greenwell., Daryl F. Sohn (argued), Goldstein & Price, St. Louis, MO, for Aztar Indiana Gaming Corp., Craig M. McKee (argued), Wilkinson, Goeller, Modesitt, Wilkinson & Drummy, Terre Haute, IN, for Matthew B. Kern., Fred S. White, Bamberger, Foreman, Oswald & Hahn, Evansville, IN, for Gregory J. Loomis.