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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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Feb
2017
OMW Prepares and Serves Food to Those Less Fortunate

In February, OMW partnered with a local church to prepare and serve food to underprivileged individuals from Hammond, Indiana. There was a great outpouring of gratitude and appreciation from all parties involved.

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Feb
2017
Michael O’Neill and Nathan Hansen Honored by Super Lawyers

In February, 2017, Mike O’Neill was once again named a 2017 Super Lawyer®. Additionally, Nathan Hansen was selected to the Rising Stars section of the Super Lawyers. These honors are presented to exceptional Lawyers in multiple practice specialty areas after an exhaustive review and recommendation process. OMW congratulates Mike and Nathan on the well-deserved honors.

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Feb
2017
OMW Obtains Summary Judgment in Declaratory Judgment Action

Daniel W. Glavin and Kathleen Erickson recently obtained summary judgment in a declaratory judgment action seeking indemnification for expenses incurred by the owner of a construction site in defending a wrongful death claim arising out of a construction accident. They had previously obtained summary judgment in the wrongful death claim and successfully resisted a claim […]

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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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