On July 27 and 28, Robert Dignam presented at the Advanced Civil Mediation seminar sponsored by the Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum in French Lick, Indiana. The seminar for fellow mediators and litigators addressed many challenges that arise during the mediation process.
On April 10, 2023, Julie Blair joined the firm of O’Neill McFadden & Willett LLP as an Associate Attorney. Julie has been a practicing attorney since 2008. She practiced in Illinois before becoming licensed in Indiana in 2014. Julie has spent most of her career focusing on personal injury, wrongful death, and medical malpractice litigation…. Read more »
On April 3, 2023, Margaret Sullivan joined the firm of O’Neill McFadden & Willett LLP as an Associate. Margaret practiced in Illinois for six (6) years prior to becoming licensed in Indiana. She is also licensed in the United States District Courts of the Northern District of Illinois, the Northern District of Indiana, and the… Read more »
On February 25, 2023, Nicholas Assise volunteered for the Indiana Mock Trial Competition at the Federal District Court in Hammond, Indiana. High School students from around the state gathered to take the role of attorneys and witnesses in a recreation of a criminal trial. He and other attorneys from around the area served as judges,… Read more »
Plaintiff claimed that the Defendants negligently administered anesthesia, causing injuries that ultimately lead to her husband’s death. In particular, Plaintiff claimed that the CRNA gave an inappropriate amounts of drugs, which caused cardiac and respiratory issues during knee surgery. She further claimed that the CRNA failed to monitor the patient following the administration of drugs,… Read more »
Marian Drenth was recently accepted into the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) and the Indiana Chapter of ABOTA. ABOTA is a prestigious invitation-only group that dedicates itself to the preservation and promotion of the Seventh Amendment, which guarantees the right to civil jury trials.
O’Neill McFadden & Willett LLP Partners, Mike O’Neill and Marian Drenth, successfully defended a General Surgeon in a wrongful death jury trial in Monroe Circuit Court, Bloomington, Indiana. The Plaintiff alleged that the surgeon was negligent in failing to restart the patient’s anti-coagulation medication at the time of her initial discharge following a subtotal colectomy… Read more »
On January 1, 2021, Stuart J. Friedman joined the firm of O’Neill McFadden & Willet LLP as a Partner. Stuart brings with him over 40 years experience in estate planning and trust administration, representing closely held corporations and high net worth individuals with complex estate planning goals and objectives. Mr. Friedman has extensive experience in… Read more »
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our valued partner and friend, Mr. Kirk Pinkerton, on December 15, 2020. Kirk received his Juris Doctor at IU School of Law in 1975, and he began practicing law in 1976 and dedicated over 40 years to the profession. His brilliant legal mind and… Read more »
Dan Glavin prevailed in a recent appeal, successfully defending the trial court’s grant of summary judgment in favor of its insurer client in a claim seeking underinsured motorist benefits and alleging bad faith. The Court of Appeals of Indiana affirmed the trial court, holding that the insurer had paid all amounts due the insured under… Read more »