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Feb
2019
OMW Secures Defense Verdict for Radiologist

In February, OMW successfully defended a radiologist in a 3-week jury trial. Plaintiff alleged that the radiologist had negligently interpreted an AP portable chest x-ray, which lead to death due to untreated aortic dissection. Jeremy Willett was lead counsel for the radiologist and was assisted by Kristanna Roper-Nikitaras. For further information related to the defense […]

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Feb
2019
OMW Secures Jury Verdict in Favor of Hospital in Medical Malpractice Case

In February, Marian Drenth and Daniel Ford secured a defense verdict in favor of a hospital in Porter Superior Court, Valparaiso, Indiana. The Plaintiffs alleged negligence by the hospital in failing to inform the patient of an x-ray finding of cardiomegaly which Plaintiffs claimed resulted in the patient’s death approximately three weeks later. The case […]

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Jan
2019
Kathleen M. Erickson Named Partner at OMW

O’Neill McFadden & Willett LLP proudly announces that Kathleen M. Erickson has been elected the newest Partner in the firm. OMW is honored to have Kathleen as our Partner.

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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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