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Sep
2018
OMW Secures Defense Verdict for Anesthesiologist in a Medical Malpractice Jury Trial

Mike O’Neill and Michelle Burchett successfully defended an Anesthesiologist in a jury trial in Marion County Superior Court, Indianapolis, Indiana. The Plaintiff alleged that the physician was negligent in monitoring his blood pressure during a lengthy Cardiac Ablation surgery resulting in significant vision loss. The jury heard nine days of evidence between September 14 – […]

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Sep
2018
OMW Obtains a Summary Judgment in Products Liability Case

Dan Glavin and Kathleen Erickson won summary judgment for a farm equipment distributor in a products liability/breach of warranty claim. A used combine and corn header sold by the distributor was alleged to have caught fire, resulting in total loss of the equipment. Plaintiff sued the distributor and the manufacturer of the equipment, alleging that […]

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Aug
2018
Court of Appeals Affirms Defense Verdict in Medical Malpractice Jury Trial

Michael O’Neill and Kelly McFadden recently prevailed in the Court of Appeals of Indiana when it affirmed the favorable jury verdict for OMW’s client, a nephrologist, in a case alleging wrongful death of an eighteen year old patient. On appeal, the plaintiff argued that the trial court abused its discretion by improperly excluding “rebuttal” testimony […]

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Jul
2018
OMW to Present Seminar “Proper Management of Employees’ Social Media Activity”

OMW Partner Bob Dignam will present a seminar on the Proper Management of Employees’ Social Media Activity on Friday, August 17, 2018, beginning at 12:00 p.m., at the Construction Advancement Foundation in Portage, Indiana. Click here for details on registration.

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Jun
2018
Bob Dignam Publishes Paper: “There is More to Fear than Fear Itself. The National Labor Relations Board’s Attack on Purposeful Work Rules Must Be Stopped.”

OMW Partner, Bob Dignam, recently published an article titled “There is More to Fear than Fear Itself. The National Labor Relations Board’s Attack on Purposeful Work Rules Must Be Stopped” in the Valparaiso University Law Review, Vol. 52, Winter 2018, Number 2. Bob’s article addresses the need for employers to be allowed to issue and […]

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Jun
2018
Bob Dignam Prevails in Workplace Discrimination Claim

Bob Dignam successfully defended a local employer in response to an employee’s charge of sex discrimination in in the workplace. The employee claimed that she was subjected to a hostile work environment due to the actions of the company’s owner, in violation of Title VII of the Civil Right Act of 1964, as amended, and […]

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Apr
2018
OMW Secures Summary Judgment in Premises Liability Case

Julie R. Murzyn and Daniel F. Ford prevailed at the trial court level in St. Joseph County, Indiana on a claim involving allegations of personal injuries resulting from a fall at a local university during campus office renovations. OMW argued, in relevant part, that no evidence existed to demonstrate that its client was in control […]

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Feb
2018
Mike O’Neill Presents Seminar Entitled “Best Case Scenario”

On February 28, 2018, Mike O’Neill presented a seminar titled “Best Case Scenario: 2018 Loss Prevention Seminar for Physicians.” This Risk Management presentation, held at Avalon Manor in Merrillville, Indiana was attended by approximately 100 physicians from Northwest Indiana. For more information on risk management services provided by O’Neill McFadden & Willett LLP, contact Mike […]

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Feb
2018
OMW Partners Selected as 2018 Super Lawyers®

O’Neill McFadden & Willett LLP is pleased to announce that Partners, Mike O’Neill, Michelle Burchett (Medical Malpractice Defense) and Bob Dignam (Labor and Employment) have been named as 2018 Super Lawyers®. Additionally, Jeremy Willett was selected to the Rising Stars section of the Super Lawyers®. These Honors are presented to exceptional Lawyers in multiple practice […]

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Dec
2017
ROBERT DIGNAM JOINS O’Neill McFadden & Willett LLP

O’Neill McFadden & Willett, LLP is pleased to announce that Robert J. Dignam has joined the Firm as a Partner. Bob has been a member of the Indiana bar for 33 years and brings substantial experience in many areas to OMW, including his practice in employment and labor law and extensive experience as a civil […]

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