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Tyler, Politakis Secure Defense Verdict in Wrongful Death Case Against Indiana Hospital

Johnson & Bell Shareholder, Stephen A. Tyler, and Associate Attorney, Angelo P. Politakis, secured a defense verdict in favor of their hospital client after six days of trial.  The case involved an elderly female patient admitted to the hospital for atrial fibrillation and congestive heart failure.  Due to the patient’s risk for stroke, she was   Continue Reading »

Johnson & Bell's Indiana Office Marches Against Hunger

In the month of March, Johnson & Bell’s Indiana office participated in the 9th Annual March Against Hunger campaign.  The effort is sponsored by the Indiana State Bar Association and the Office of the Indiana Attorney General.  Associate attorney, Michael J. Bolde, who organized the effort, reports that our Indiana office raised $2,270 in donations   Continue Reading »

Michael A. Sarafin

Michael A. Sarafin focuses his practice on health care and corporate law, with an emphasis on the defense of medical malpractice claims against hospitals, physicians and other health care providers.  Admitted to practice in Indiana and Illinois, Mr. Sarafin has tried cases throughout Northwest Indiana and Northeast Illinois.  Prior to joining Johnson & Bell, he   Continue Reading »

Jennifer R. Cardiff

Jennifer R. Cardiff focuses her practice on health care law, with a concentration in medical malpractice defense. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Indiana University Purdue University at Indianapolis and a J.D. (magna cum laude) from Valparaiso University School of Law. As a law student, Ms. Cardiff held various positions including   Continue Reading »

Angelo P. Politakis

Angelo P. Politakis focuses his practice on civil litigation, primarily in the areas of premises liability, product liability, accident and injury litigation and trucking litigation. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in History from Purdue University and a J.D. from Villanova School of Law. Mr. Politakis worked at the Lake County Prosecutor’s Office as a Victim   Continue Reading »

Brandon T. Miller

Brandon T. Miller focuses his practice on health care law, with a concentration in medical malpractice defense. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics (magna cum laude) from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville and a J.D. from Valparaiso University School of Law. In addition, Mr. Miller is a member of the Lake County Bar Association. Prior to   Continue Reading »

Johnson & Bell’s Indiana Office Delivers the Goods in March Against Hunger Campaign

In the month of March, Johnson & Bell’s Indiana office participated in the Indiana Attorney General’s 8th Annual March Against Hunger campaign. Associate attorney, Michael J. Bolde, who organized the effort, reports that our Indiana office raised $1,875 in donations to the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana through jean days and a chili cook-off. Our   Continue Reading »

Michael J. Bolde

Michael J. Bolde focuses his practice on health care law, with a concentration in medical malpractice defense. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Fitness Management from Purdue University Calumet and a J.D. from Valparaiso University School of Law. As a law student, Mr. Bolde externed for Judge Philip P. Simon. Prior to joining Johnson   Continue Reading »

Christopher J. Grabarek

Christopher J. Grabarek focuses his practice on health care and insurance coverage defense, with an emphasis on the defense of medical malpractice claims against hospitals, physicians and other health care providers. He has tried cases throughout Northern Indiana involving medical malpractice and civil litigation, and is uniquely qualified to guide clients through the challenges and complexities of the litigation process.   Continue Reading »

Motorcycle Club Member Claims "What’s Yours is Mine." Indiana Federal Court Disagrees.

After a two-day bench trial in Federal Court in the Northern District of Indiana, Judge Van Bokkelen found in favor of our insurance company client, ruling that it was entitled to declaratory judgment and had no duty to defend or indemnify the defendant.  Johnson & Bell Shareholder, Edward W. Hearn, represented the insurance company in   Continue Reading »
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