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Dec
2017
Bob Dignam Presents at CLE Seminar Entitled “The Business of Law”

On December 12, 2017, Bob Dignam presented at a continuing legal education (CLE) seminar entitled “The Business of Law.” The CLE program, which addressed many important topics pertaining to law firm management, was held at the Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum facility in Indianapolis, and was attended by approximately 60 attorneys from around the state, […]

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Dec
2017
KIRK PINKERTON JOINS O’Neill McFadden & Willett LLP

O’Neill McFadden & Willett, LLP is pleased to announce that Kirk A. Pinkerton has joined the Firm as Of Counsel. Kirk brings a wealth of experience to OMW. For the last 42 years he has concentrated his practice in taxation, business transactions, healthcare, estate planning for high net worth individuals and business litigation.Kirk can be […]

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Oct
2017
OMW Secures Defense Verdict for Two Infectious Disease Physicians in a Medical Malpractice Jury Trial

Mike O’Neill and Kelly McFadden have successfully defended two Infectious Disease Physicians in a jury trial in Marion County Superior Court, Indianapolis, Indiana. The Plaintiff alleged that the Defendants negligently failed to identify an infection following open heart surgery resulting in the patient’s death. The jury heard nine days of evidence between September 25, 2017 […]

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Aug
2017
Court of Appeals Affirms Defense Verdict in Negligent and Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress Claim

Daniel W. Glavin recently prevailed in the Court of Appeals of Indiana when it affirmed the favorable jury verdict for OMW’s client in a case alleging intentional and negligent infliction of emotional distress. The involved claims of sub-par embalming of human remains. On appeal, it was argued that the trial court improperly allowed evidence of […]

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Jul
2017
Mike O’Neill Presents CLE Seminar Entitled “Ahead of the Curve, Risk Management for Lawyers”

On July 28, 2017, Mike O’Neill presented a CLE seminar titled “Ahead of the Curve, Risk Management for Lawyers.” The Risk Management CLE program, held at the Ritz Charles in Carmel, Indiana was attended by approximately 100 attorneys from Central Indiana. For more information on risk management, lawyer liability and disciplinary defense services provided by O’Neill […]

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Jun
2017
Court of Appeals Affirms Summary Judgment for OMW Client

Daniel W. Glavin and Kathleen R. Erickson prevailed in the Court of Appeals of Indiana when the Court affirmed the trial court’s grant of summary judgment in a claim against a subcontractor for wrongful death arising out of a construction accident.  The grant of summary judgment to OMW’s client was not appealed, but in a […]

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Jun
2017
Mike O’Neill Presents CLE Ethics Conference to Goshen City Bar Association

On June 8, 2017, Mike O’Neill presented a seminar entitled “Indiana Ethics 2017.” This CLE Ethics program, held at Kelly Jae’s Restaurant in Goshen, Indiana, recapped significant lawyer disciplinary decisions handed down by the Supreme Court between 2010 and 2017. The program was attended by approximately 30 members of the Bench and Bar from Elkhart […]

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May
2017
OMW Secures Defense Verdict for a Pulmonologist in a Medical Malpractice Jury Trial

Jeremy W. Willett successfully defended a Pulmonologist in a jury trial in Porter County Superior Court, Valparaiso, Indiana. The Plaintiff alleged that the Defendant Pulmonologist negligently prescribed Levaquin to a patient taking high doses of Prednisone after being involved in a house fire and sustaining smoke inhalation.  During trial, the defense brought the Pulmonology member […]

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Apr
2017
OMW Secures Defense Verdict for a Urologist in a Medical Malpractice Jury Trial

Michael E. O’Neill and Kelly K. McFadden successfully defended a Urologist in a jury trial in Marion County Superior Court, Indianapolis, Indiana. The Plaintiff alleged that the defendant Urologist negligently took a patient to surgery for a stent placement after presenting to the Emergency Room with flu like symptoms, resulting in the death of the […]

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Feb
2017
OMW Obtains Summary Judgment for Psychiatrist in Medical Negligence Case

Plaintiff alleged that a failure to appropriately treat withdrawal symptoms caused the death of the patient. Plaintiff supported her position with testimony from a psychiatrist, who testified there were multiple failures by the Defendant psychiatrist. Through cross examination, the Plaintiff’s expert psychiatrist was challenged regarding his opinions and, ultimately, conceded many issues central to his […]

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