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Dec
2016
Court of Appeals Affirms Summary Judgment in Favor of OMW Client in Legal Malpractice Claim

Mike O’Neill, Nate Hansen, and Dan Glavin recently won in the Indiana Court of Appeals when the court affirmed a trial court ruling granting summary judgment to OMW’s attorney client. In a case alleging legal malpractice related to an underlying bankruptcy matter, the trial court had entered summary judgment for the Defendant lawyers on the […]

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Dec
2016
OMW Hosts Successful Toy Drive for Toys for Tots

OMW held its annual toy drive in December 2016. Through the efforts of OMW employees, their families, and friends, the toy collection for 2016 was the biggest in OMW’s history. OMW would like to thank all the participants for their generosity.

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Dec
2016
Court of Appeals Affirms Motion to Dismiss Granted to OMW Client by Trial Court.

Marian Drenth and Kathleen Erickson successfully defended the Plaintiff’s Appeal of a Trial Court’s Order granting OMW’s motion to dismiss a claim for lack of subject matter jurisdiction. Plaintiff claimed that OMW’s client, a healthcare provider, was negligent in the provision of occupational therapy services which caused Plaintiff to fall during the course of therapy. […]

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Nov
2016
Michael E. O’Neill named DTCI Defense Lawyer of the Year

In conjunction with its 2016 annual meeting in Fort Wayne on November 17-18, 2016, the DTCI recognized Michael E. O’Neill as Defense Lawyer of the Year.  The Defense Lawyer of the Year award is presented to an attorney who has promoted the interests of the Indiana defense bar in a most significant way in the […]

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Nov
2016
OMW Secures Defense Verdict for an OBGYN in a Medical Malpractice Jury Trial

Jeremy Willett and Mike O’Neill successfully defended an OBGYN in a jury trial in Lake County Superior Court, Crown Point, Indiana. The Plaintiff alleged that negligent prenatal care and negligent obstetrical maneuvers resulted in the paralysis of the baby’s left arm and brachial plexus injury. At the trial, the defense brought an OBGYN member of […]

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Sep
2016
Julie Murzyn co-presented at the two-day “Advanced Insurance Law” Seminar

On September 15, 2016, Julie Murzyn co-presented at the two-day “Advanced Insurance Law” seminar sponsored by Indiana Continuing Legal Education Foundation (ICLEF) in French Lick, IN. Topics covered at the seminar included coverage, bad faith, additional insureds, investigation and discovery, cyber liability, and the tripartite relationship. For more information on any of these topics, contact […]

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Aug
2016
OMW Secures Defense Verdict for an Ophthalmology Practice in a Medical Malpractice Jury Trial

Mike O’Neill and Kelly McFadden successfully defended an Ophthalmology practice in the St. Joseph County Superior Court, South Bend, Indiana in a jury trial where the plaintiff alleged that the Ophthalmology practice negligently treated plaintiff’s eye infection resulting in the total loss of her right eye. A Medical Review Panel unanimously found that the ophthalmologist […]

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Aug
2016
OMW Wins Defense Verdict in Claim for Negligent and Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress

Daniel W. Glavin and Angela M. Jones successfully defended a funeral home in a claim alleging that embalming techniques employed were sub-par. Plaintiffs were the survivors of a young Kenyan immigrant who drowned in an apartment complex pool. Because of the accidental nature of the death, an autopsy was ordered. In the course of the […]

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Jul
2016
OMW Secures Defense Verdict for OB/GYN Practice in a Medical Malpractice Jury Trial

Mike O’Neill and Michelle Burchett successfully defended an OB/GYN practice in the Hamilton County Superior Court, Noblesville, Indiana in a jury trial where the plaintiff alleged that a Medical Assistant who handles phone triage for obstetrical patients calling the doctors’ office with various concerns, questions and complaints had negligently failed to direct the plaintiff to […]

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Jul
2016
OMW Wins Summary Judgment in Construction Site Wrongful Death Case

Daniel W. Glavin obtained summary judgment on behalf of OMW’s client in a wrongful death case. Plaintiff was a carpenter-foreman of a crew constructing scaffolding for a project involving repair of damaged ductwork at a NIPSCO generating plant. He fell to his death after scaffolding was modified, apparently by another contractor working on the project. […]

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