HeplerBroom attorneys Glenn Davis and Charles Insler recently secured a FINRA arbitration award against a major national brokerage firm and its registered representative on behalf of the heirs of an elderly client who had suffered from dementia.
HeplerBroom attorney Steve Kaufmann will be one of the featured speakers at an upcoming Tips of the Trade seminar, which is being presented by the ISBA Federal Civil Practice Section and co-sponsored by the Federal Bar Association Central District of Illinois.
HeplerBroom partner Linda Hay recently presented a webinar for insurance and long-term care facility executives. The webinar covered the Illinois Nursing Home Care Act, the legal record and its importance during litigation, and the law governing the retention of facility records and the production of electronic medical records.
The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri recently granted HeplerBroom’s clients a dismissal of an international premise liability case under the Doctrine of Forum Non Conveniens.
HeplerBroom's Edwardsville office employees recently donated nearly $1,500 to Equipping the Called Foster & Crisis Closet, a non-profit group that provides basic necessities such as clothing and toiletries to children when they are initially placed in foster care.
HeplerBroom partner Rick Hammond’s most recent Law Update column for SIU Today (the quarterly magazine of the International Association of Special Investigators) traces the history of a case where an insurer was not allowed to present evidence that their insured refused to submit to a polygraph case.
HeplerBroom partner Susan Wagener has been selected by the Risk Manager of the Aon Affinity Healthcare Division to present a continuing education webinar on behalf of NSO (Nurses Service Organization). The webinar is for Registered Nurses and Advance Practice Nurses and will cover professional license disciplinary defense.
Missouri Court of Appeals has reversed and vacated a multi- million dollar judgment in the Giannecchini talc case against Johnson & Johnson. HeplerBroom partner Beth Bauer was involved in the personal jurisdiction briefing and argument at trial court and on the appeal
Emily D. Roman has joined HeplerBroom’s St. Louis office. She focuses her practice on the defense of civil litigation matters involving insurance law, personal injury, automobile accidents, and property damage.
The U.S.District Court for Central District of Illinois has decertified a gender discrimination collective action against a medical school. Lead defense attorney in the case was HeplerBroom partner Thomas Wilson, who was assisted by partner Michael Murphy and associate attorney Christopher Clasby.
HeplerBroom attorneys Rick Hammond and Eric Moch will discuss current trends in bodily injury and property claims fraud at the annual conference of the Illinois chapter of the International Association of Special Investigation Units.
HeplerBroom attorney Glenn Davis, Committee Chair of the Missouri Bar’s Antitrust Committee, will serve as moderator for the committee’s upcoming Spring Meeting. In addition, Davis will be one of the featured speakers at a session on Poaching, Wage-Fixing, and Other Employment Antitrust Problems.
In his latest column for SIU Today (the quarterly magazine of the International Association of Special Investigators), HeplerBroom attorney Rick Hammond discusses an Illinois Appellate Court’s ruling on the effects of a policyholder’s recanting of a lie before a coverage decision is made.
Missouri Court of Appeals Eastern District affirmed a 2018 summary judgement opinion obtained by HeplerBroom partner Kathleen Hamilton and associate attorney Bradley Zaffiri regarding breach of contract.
HeplerBroom is co-sponsoring a legislative roundtable that will bring together Missouri lawmakers and Missouri attorneys to discuss proposed 2019 legislation that would impact diverse communities. Specific topics of discussion include criminal justice reform, public safety, and economic development.
HeplerBroom's Tammera Banasek and Wasif Khanfeatured will be featured speakers at healthcare management seminar. They will discuss the risk social media poses on claims, the use of social media as an investigative tool, and the effects of social media on litigation.
Susan Wagener is presenting a continuing education webinar for American Nurses Association of Illinois to educate nursing professionals about advocating on their own behalf to protect and defend their nursing licenses.
Rebecca Nickelson and Amy Johnson will be among the speakers at DRI’s Women in the Law Conference, which is being held in Coronado, California, on January 23-29. HeplerBroom is a sponsor of the conference.
Kathleen Hamilton and Bradley Zaffiri recently obtained summary judgment for a client in the United States District Court, Eastern District of Missouri (Timothy Farkas v. Overton Industries, Inc., et al; No. 4:17-CV-761 RLW).
Joseph T. Tripoli has joined HeplerBroom in its Chicago office as an associate attorney. Tripoli concentrates his practice in the area of civil defense litigation, with a focus on the defense of injury claims involving third-party liability and insurance/medical fraud. He is also experienced in general liability defense.
Leslie Odom will be one of three featured speakers at a Nov. 10 workshop on legal, professional, and crisis response issues for mental health professionals whose clients have had suicidal thoughts. The workshop is sponsored by Creve Coeur Counseling Associates.
Susan Wagener will be one of the featured speakers at the American Nurses Association’s Illinois Professional Issues Conference, which is being held in Lisle, Illinois, on November 3. Wagener will encourage nursing professionals to advocate on their own behalf to protect and defend their nursing licenses.
At its recent annual meeting, the Missouri Bar honored HeplerBroom partner Larry Hepler for his 50 years of membership. Later the same day, the firm’s Edwardsville office held a congratulations party in his honor.
Three HeplerBroom partners—Jeff Hebrank, Troy Bozarth, and Kathy Hodge—were named to Leading Lawyers’ list of Top 10 business lawyers in downstate Illinois. HeplerBroom was the only law firm to have more than one attorney make the list.
On November 9, HeplerBroom is co-sponsoring an environmental seminar in Springfield IL on Illinois Water Laws and Regulations. Topics: Illinois water regulatory and enforcement updates, water issues affecting utilities and agriculture. Professional engineers can earn 6.5 PDHs; Illinois attorneys can earn 6.5 CLEs (1.0 Illinois Professionalism hour).
A federal court recently denied class action certification to a former medical school faculty member of Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. HeplerBroom partner Thomas Wilson is the lead defense attorney on the case.