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Johnson & Bell obtained summary judgment from Judge Hamilton of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana in favor of its School Corporation client. The case, entitled Sandlin v. Switzerland County School Corp., involved claims by Jonathan Sandlin that he had been mistreated by school officials related to his seizure events during his tenure as a student while in high school and allegations that the School Corporation had wrongfully denied him an education. Sandlin alleged violations of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) and other state law claims against the School Corporation. Johnson & Bell's Indiana Office managing partner, Edward W. Hearn, with the assistance of attorney Susan K. Swing, were able to successfully convince Judge Hamilton to grant summary judgment in favor of the School Corporation. The court's 28-page opinion analyzed the various claims of the plaintiff and concluded that it was undisputed that the School Corporation did not violate the ADA and was not guilty of state law negligence.