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Automobile; Railroad Accidents; FELA; Negligence; Business Law; Commercial Law; Contracts; Litigation; Insurance Litigation; Accidents; Animal Attacks; Aquatic Injuries; Automobile Accidents; Automobile Negligence; Bicycle Accidents; Boating Accidents; Bodily Injury; Brain Injury; Bus Accidents; Carpal Tunnel Syndrome; Catastrophic Injury; Commercial Vehicle Liability; Dog Bites; Electrical Injury; Head Injury; Motor Vehicle Accidents; Motorcycle Accidents; Pedestrian Injuries; Personal Injury Appeals; Personal Injury Mediation; Plaintiffs Personal Injury; Power Line Contact Injury; Psychological Injury; Rental Vehicle Litigation; Repetitive Stress Injury; School Bus Accidents; Severe Burns; Sexual Abuse; Spinal Injury; Subway Accidents; TMJ Dysfunction; Third Party Wrongful Death; Tourist Injuries; Traumatic Brain Injury; Unintended Acceleration; Transfusion Associated AIDS; Whiplash
8403 Merrillville Road, Merrillville, Indiana 46410
Olivet College, B.A., magna cum laude, 1979
Valparaiso University, J.D., 1982
1982, Indiana and U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana; 1995, U.S. Supreme Court; 2009, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
Lake County and Indiana State Bar Associations; The Association of Trial Lawyers of America; Indiana Trial Lawyers Association; The Million Dollar Advocates Forum - The Top Trial Lawyers in America; The American Trial Lawyers Association.
Assoc. Editor, Valparaiso University Law Review, 1981-1982. Author: "The Contributory Negligence Defense as Applied Against Children in Indiana," 16 Valparaiso University L. Rev. 319-359, 1982. Co-Author: "Indiana Not-For-Profit Corporations' Standing to Maintain A Derivative Suit," 25 Valparaiso University L. Rev. 249, 1991. Latent Heart Injury Following Vehicular Impact," 35 Trial Lawyer's Guide 3, Callahan, 1991.
(Certified as a Civil Trial Advocate, National Board of Trial Advocacy)
Brumley v. Commonwealth Business College Education Corp., 945 N.E. 2d 770, 266 Ed. Law Rep. 482 (Ind. App., 2011); Pendleton v. Aguilar, 827 N.E.2d 614 (Ind.App., 2005); Linden v. Health Care 2000, Inc., 809 N.E.2d 929 (Ind.App., 2004); Johnson v. Parkview Health Systems, Inc., 801 N.E.2d 1281 (Ind.App., 2004); Northern Indiana Public Service Co. v. Sharp, 790 N.E.2d 462 (Ind., 2003); Spudich v. Northern Indiana Public Service Co., 745 N.E.2d 281 (Ind.App., 2001); Greater Hammond Community Services, Inc. v. Mutka, 735 N.E.2d 780 (Ind., 2000); Red Arrow Stables, Ltd. v. Velasquez, 725 N.E.2d 110 (Ind.App., 2000); Minks v. Pina, 709 N.E.2d 379 (Ind.App., 1999); Martin v. Amoco Oil Co., 696 N.E.2d 383 (Ind., 1998); Straley v. Kimberly, 687 N.E.2d 360 (Ind.App., 1997); Nesvig v. Town of Porter, 668 N.E.2d 1276 (Ind.App., 1996); Kennedy v. Tri-City Comprehensive Community Mental Health Center, Inc., 590 N.E.2d 140 (Ind.App. 3 Dist., 1992); Henrichs v. Pivarnik, 588 N.E.2d 537 (Ind.App. 1 Dist., 1992); Brenner v. Powers, 584 N.E.2d 569 (Ind.App. 3 Dist., 1992); Murphy v. Target Products, 580 N.E.2d 687 (Ind.App., 1991); Indiana Comprehensive Health Ins. Ass'n v. Dye, 531 N.E.2d 505 (Ind.App., 1988); American Bldgs. Co. v. Kokomo Grain Co., Inc., 506 N.E.2d 56 (Ind.App. 1987); Franciski v. University of Chicago Hospitals, 338 F.3d 765 (C.A.7 Ind., 2003); Murzyn v. Amoco Corp., 925 F.Supp. 594 Pens. Plan Guide (CCH) P 23927X (N.D.Ind., 1995).
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