Krieg DeVault

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P: (219) 227-6077
F: (219) 227-6101
E: mbolde@kdlegal.com

Merrillville Office
8001 Broadway
Suite 400
Merrillville, IN 46410

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Michael J. Bolde

Associate

Michael J. Bolde is a member of the firm’s Litigation and Health Care Practice Groups and engages in various types of civil litigation. Mr. Bolde focuses his practice on health care law, with a concentration in medical malpractice defense, health care liability, and premises liability.  He defends hospitals, ambulance providers, doctors, nurses, paramedics, and other health care professionals in all phases of medical malpractice and premises liability cases throughout the state of Indiana. He has defended claims across the spectrum of health care litigation including, but not limited to: birth injury, cardiac care, emergency medicine, anesthesia-related complications, surgical complications, delay in cancer diagnosis, decubitus ulcer/wound care, falls, and long-distance transports.

Prior to joining Krieg DeVault, Mr. Bolde worked as an associate attorney, focusing on medical malpractice defense, as well as various types of business litigation and representation of municipal entities. 

Mr. Bolde has participated in all aspects of civil litigation, including cases that have gone to verdict.

Representative Experience

  • Successfully defended an ophthalmologist through trial against a misdiagnosis claim brought by the patient.
  • Successfully defended a spinal surgeon through trial in a wrongful death claim brought by the decedent’s estate.
  • Successfully defended a hospital through trial in a wrongful death claim brought by the decedent’s estate. 

Education

  • Valparaiso University School of Law, Valparaiso, Indiana (J.D., summa cum laude)
  • Purdue University Northwest, Calumet, Indiana (B.S. in Fitness Management, Highest Distinction)

Bar Admissions

  • Indiana, 2012
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana, 2012
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, 2012
  • Indiana Supreme Court

Professional Associations

  • Lake County Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Indiana State Bar Association, Member

Awards and Recognitions

  • Indiana Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2016-2018
Representative Experience
  • Successfully defended an ophthalmologist through trial against a misdiagnosis claim brought by the patient.
  • Successfully defended a spinal surgeon through trial in a wrongful death claim brought by the decedent’s estate.
  • Successfully defended a hospital through trial in a wrongful death claim brought by the decedent’s estate. 
Education
  • Valparaiso University School of Law, Valparaiso, Indiana (J.D., summa cum laude)
  • Purdue University Northwest, Calumet, Indiana (B.S. in Fitness Management, Highest Distinction)
Bar Admissions
  • Indiana, 2012
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana, 2012
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, 2012
  • Indiana Supreme Court
Professional Associations
  • Lake County Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Indiana State Bar Association, Member
Awards and Recognitions
  • Indiana Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2016-2018

 

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