Overview

Nick is a shareholder with nearly 15 years of experience representing defendants in complex civil litigation, practicing primarily in Reminger’s Indianapolis office. His broad legal practice encompasses professional liability and licensing, including legal, dental, pharmacy, and medical malpractice defense, employment, product liability, municipal defense, trucking liability defense, and appellate advocacy. Nick possesses extensive trial experience, having tried cases involving several medical disciplines as well as general liability and transportation risks. 

Nick serves as National Coordinating Counsel for a Fortune 10 Company. He has managed all phases of a variety of complex litigation in both state and federal courts. He has appeared on a pro hac basis to try cases in Montana, New Jersey, and Oklahoma. He has assisted in other jurisdictions including Texas, Florida, Missouri, Georgia, Utah, Massachusetts, Nevada, New York, New Mexico, California, and South Carolina. 

Nick is a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America and serves as member of the Reminger's management committee. For eight consecutive years (2014 through 2021), Nick has been recognized as a “Rising Star” by Indiana Super Lawyers Magazine, a recognition given to less than 2.5% of lawyers in the State of Indiana.  

Representative Experience

2021

Dismissal without payment of a paraplegia case against a national construction company based upon attempted claim splitting.

Resolution of a multiple million-dollar legal malpractice case for approximately 10% of the initial demand.

Summary Judgment for a National Hardware Store in premises liability case alleging defective condition.  

Summary Judgment for a nurse practitioner in a medical malpractice case.

Summary Judgment for hospital based upon failure to comply with the Medical Malpractice Act.

2020

Successfully resolved a claimed 10-million-dollar legal malpractice claim involving a default judgment on liability discovery sanction without suit being filed.

Obtained a dismissal of a legal malpractice claim within a month and half of assignment.

Obtained summary judgment for an insurance agent in a $500,000 life insurance malpractice case.

Obtained summary judgment in favor of a physician alleged to have been deliberately indifferent to a prisoner’s medical care.

Successful resolution of a double fatality caused by a medical delivery driver without suit being filed.

2019
Argued in front of the Indiana Court of Appeals to affirm a 2017 direct verdict in a medical malpractice trial.

Successfully defended a demanded $16,000,000 invasion of privacy case on behalf of a pharmacy through dismissal and appeal.

Obtained a dismissal in a multi-million-dollar construction accident case without payment.

Successfully defended through dismissal and appeal a demanded $800,000 loss by a developer against an economic development commission and its directors and officers.

Obtained summary judgment on behalf of an insurance brokerage firm facing claims that they failed to procure, advise, and were otherwise negligent regarding a stop-loss insurance and laser policy for a governmental entity.

Obtained summary judgment for a pipeline company after its employee was involved in a motor vehicle accident and the court found the employee was outside the course and scope of employment because he was on his way to work.

Obtained summary judgment for a metal company for alleged breach of warranty from the sale of metal products used during a major commercial construction project.

2018
Defended without payment an alleged legal malpractice claim involving the preparation of a $5,000,000 stock purchase agreement.

Obtained seven favorable rulings by medical review panels involving a variety of medical specialties, including orthopedics, infectious disease, emergency medicine, nursing, and hospitalist care.

Obtained summary judgment on behalf of a real estate agent for alleged fraud.

Obtained summary judgment for a hospital because of an injury to a restrained patient.

Represented a dentist before the Dental Licensing Board without further investigation.

Obtained summary judgment on behalf of an orthopedic surgeon involving shoulder surgery.

Obtained summary judgment on behalf of a bank for a slip-and-fall that occurred at a property they had foreclosed upon.

Obtained dismissal of an insurance agent malpractice case without payment.

2017

Resolved a demanded $8,000,000 child-wrongful death and adult injury claim for a major automotive dealer within 15 months of filing and for less than six-figures.

Resolved a demanded $10,000,000 catastrophic adult TBI injury case for a national construction company within 16 months of the case being transferred from another law firm and within the primary coverage amount.

Resolved a demanded $8,000,000 trucking accident case for a national carrier involving three minor children for nearly $1,000,000 less than the pre-suit settlement authority.

Obtained dismissal of a child-wrongful death case for a hospital within 90 days of assignment.

Obtained directed verdict for a hospital and pediatrician in a malpractice case alleging blindness, cerebral palsy and other injuries due to hyperbilirubinemia after eight days of trial.

Obtained dismissal without payment on three different insurance agent malpractice cases.

Resolved a demanded $10,000,000 catastrophic multi-vehicle collision for a trucking company within policy limits.

Obtained a dismissal without payment of a faucet product liability case after filing summary judgment.

Obtained summary judgment on behalf of a long-term care facility for a slip and fall by a patient’s guest.

Represented an OB/GYN before the Medical Licensing Board without further investigation.

              

Honors & Recognitions

Litigation Counsel of America
-Fellow

Recognized as a Rising Star by Indiana Super Lawyers Magazine from 2014 to present.

Community & Professional

Indiana Bar Association

Indianapolis Bar Association

Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana

Defense Research Institute

Indiana Society for Healthcare Risk Management
-Board Member

Member, Trial Law Institute

Member, Diversity Law Institute

Results

For a more complete list of trial results, please contact attorney.

News

Speaking Engagements

Insights

Publications

Reminger Reports

Clerkships

  • Judicial Externship for the Honorable Patrick L. McCarty, Marion County Civil Division DO3 

Education

J.D., Indiana University School of Law, 2007

B.A., Northern Michigan University, cum laude, 2004

Admissions

  • State of Indiana, 2007
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana, 2007
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana, 2007
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit, 2010
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