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Committed to Quality, Service & Results
Bringing together a wealth of experience, the attorneys and staff of Leeuw Oberlies & Campbell provide a wide range of legal services to insurers, businesses, organizations, and individuals with a commitment to quality, service, and results. Our size gives us the agility to respond quickly to client needs and court requirements. The success of our practice is best measured by our clients’ satisfaction. At Leeuw Oberlies & Campbell, we earn our clients’ confidence and develop lasting relationships through our dedication to positive outcomes.
Gene Leeuw Honored as Sagamore of the Wabash
On March 10, 2016, Governor Pence and the Indiana Senate honored Gene Leeuw by naming him a Sagamore of the Wabash for his distinguished service to Indiana. Mr. Leeuw served as the Parliamentarian of the Indiana Senate for 10 years. He also served in the Indiana General Assembly from 1978 through 1990 chairing the House Labor Committee from 1984 through 1986 and the Public Policy Committee from 1987 through 1990. He was a member of the Indiana General Corporation Law Study Commission and in 1986 authored the Indiana Business Corporation Act. Mr. Leeuw has also served on the Boards of Directors of Shelby Federal Savings & Loan, First of America Bank, St. Francis Hospital, the Indianapolis-Marion County Human Rights Commission, the Marion County Community Corrections Center, and the Indianapolis-Marion County Building Authority, and as General Counsel to the Saturday Evening Post, the Curtis Publishing Company, and the Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library.
Client Awarded Additional $4.6 Million Judgment
On March 10, 2016, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, Tampa Division entered
judgment in favor of our client Apple Glen Investors in Apple Glen Investors, L.P. v. Express Scripts,
Inc.in the amount of $4, 654,688.65, plus two years prejudgment interest and attorney fees. The
decision of Hon. Virginia Hernandez has been published. To read the decision details, please click
The recent Federal Court Judgment was in addition to a judgment in favor of Apple Glen Investors and
against Express Sciprts, Inc.'s predecessor Medco of $4.6 million and attorney fees affirmed without
opinion by the Florida Court of Appeals for the 2nd District on March 18, 2015.
Attorney Jeffrey R. Oberlies Obtains Successful Defense Verdict for Insured in Lake County, Indiana
On February 9, 2016, a Lake County jury returned a defense verdict in favor of State Farm Fire & Casualty Insurance Company’s insured, Embassy Place, LLC, following a two day jury trial in Hammond, Indiana. The trial arose from a March 7, 2013 slip and fall by Plaintiff at her apartment complex, Embassy Place Apartments. The Plaintiff claimed Embassy Place was negligent in failing to properly treat ice and snow covered sidewalks outside of her apartment, causing her to fall and sustain personal injury. She broke her leg as a result of the fall, requiring surgery, follow-up medical treatment and physical therapy. The jury was out for one hour and fifteen minutes before returning a verdict in favor of Embassy Place.
Leeuw Oberlies & Campbell, P.C. Welcome Associate
Leeuw Oberlies & Campbell, P.C. are pleased to announce the addition of Rebekah L. MacGregor to the firm.
Jeffrey R. Oberlies to Speak at 2015 Advanced Insurance Fraud Seminarr
Jeff Oberlies will speak on hot topics and trends to combat insurance fraud at the 2015 Advanced Insurance Fraud Seminar in Louisville, Kentucky. The National Society of Professional Insurance Investigators (NSPII) is presenting the Seminar on November 9-10, 2015 - at The Brown Hotel.
Gene Leeuw and John Mead successfully defended an appeal of a $4.6 million judgment in favor of our client.
The Florida Court of Appeals affirmed the judgment decided last year in Hillsborough County Circuit Court in favor of our client Apple Glen against Medco/Express Scripts after lengthy contested litigation involving a commercial real estate lease.
Leeuw Oberlies & Campbell Attorney Wins Summary Judgment For Insurer On Issue Of Whether Spouse Entitled To Insurance Proceeds After Home Fire
Jan Campbell won summary judgment for State Farm Fire & Casualty Company in lawsuit wherein Plaintiff sought policy proceeds under a homeowners policy for a fire loss to the home she owned with her husband.The husband, who intentionally set fire to the house immediately prior to committing suicide, had obtained a homeowners policy prior to his death.He did not list his wife as a named insured.Divorce proceedings were pending, and Plaintiff had moved into an apartment.The Court found that Plaintiff was not a named insured on the policy, was not a resident spouse at the time of the fire, and was not otherwise entitled to insurance proceeds on the date of loss.SeeAdkins v. State Farm Fire & Casualty Co., 2015 WL 329180 (S.D. Ind. 2015).
John M. Mead Selected as Secretary/COO of the Economic Club of Indiana
The Economic Club of Indiana has selected officers for the 2014-2015 season and John M. Mead has been selected to serve as the Secretary/COO. The Economic Club of Indiana seeks to provide a forum for thoughtful public policy and economic issues through a series of luncheon events featuring some of the nation's most preeminent speakers. More information on the Economic Club of Indiana can be foundHERE.
Leeuw Oberlies & Campbell Attorney Obtains Successful Defense Verdict for Insurer in Jennings County, Indiana
On March 21, 2014, a Jennings County jury returned a defense verdict in favor of Indiana Farm Bureau following a 4 day jury trial in Vernon, Indiana. The trial arose from a December 2008 fire at the Plaintiff’s property in North Vernon, Indiana. Jeff Oberlies presented evidence that the insured’s house fire was intentionally set by or at the direction of Plaintiff and that Plaintiff made material misrepresentations during the presentation of her insurance claim. The jury determined that the denial of insurance proceeds was appropriate. The diligence and professionalism of Indiana Farm Bureau representatives with regard to their handling of the insured’s claim was instrumental in this defense verdict.
Jeffrey R. Oberlies Presents at ATF Seminar
On March 11, 2014, Jeff Oberlies presented at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives' Arson/Fire Investigation for Prosecutors Seminar. Mr. Oberlies discussed effective collaboration of public and private sectors in an arson investigation.
Leeuw Oberlies & Campbell, P.C. Secures Summary Judgment for Insurer in Declaratory Judgment Action
On February 27, 2014, Judge Robert L. Miller, Jr. entered summary judgment for State Farm Fire and Casualty Company in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana. Jan N. Campbell represented State Farm in its action seeking a declaratory judgment that there was no coverage under the State Farm insurance policy and argued the summary judgment motion. The lawsuit involved application of the business pursuits exclusion under a homeowners insurance policy.