No. 46A03-0209-CV-297.

793 N.E.2d 1120 (2003)

Jean POULARD, Appellant-Plaintiff, v. Lyal LAUTH, Patricia Lauth, and Paul Parenteau, Appellees-Cross Appellants-Defendants, and The News-Dispatch Publishing Co., Inc.; Geoffrey Moser; Dave Hawk; and Erin Carey, Appellees-Defendants.

Court of Appeals of Indiana.

August 20, 2003.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

John C. Hamilton, The Hamilton Law Firm, South Bend, IN, Attorney for Appellant.

Daniel P. Byron, Jennifer F. Perry, Bingham McHale, LLP, Indianapolis, IN, Attorneys for The News-Dispatch Publishing Co., Inc., Geoffrey Moser, Dave Hawk and Erin Carey.

Helen W. Mehok, Law Office of Helen W. Mehok, Chicago, IL, Attorneys for Lyal Lauth, Patricia Lauth and Paul Parenteau.

Eric P. Mathisen, Hoeppner Wager & Evans LLP, Valparaiso, IN, Attorneys for Appellee.


MAY, Judge.

Jean Poulard brought an action for libel, slander, and defamation of character against Lyal Lauth and other individuals (collectively, "Lauth") and the publisher of the Michigan City News-Dispatch ("the newspaper"). The trial court granted summary judgment for all the defendants but denied Lauth's petition for attorney's fees.

Poulard raises three issues on appeal. However, we find all three waived for Poulard's failure to raise...


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