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HNBA National Finance Director

As part of its commitment to diversity, Bassford Remele proudly supports Shareholder Bryan Browning’s service as the National Finance Director of the Hispanic National Bar Association (“HNBA”) – an organization serving the interests of more than 50,000 Latino attorneys in the United States. As one of 12 executive officers of the HNBA, Bryan is charged with the financial stewardship of the HNBA including fundraising as well as steering the organization’s overall financial strategy to ensure the financial viability and sustainability of the HNBA.

Summary Judgment for Propane Company

David M. Dahlmeier and Amie E. Penny Sayler recently represented a propane gas company in circuit court and obtained summary judgment in a wrongful death home explosion case. Alone v. Western Coop. Co., Inc., No. 56CIV-000007 (Ogala Lakota Cnty. S.D. 2018).

Medical Malpractice Defense Jury Verdict

Bassford Remele shareholder Cecilie M. Loidolt received a jury defense verdict in a medical malpractice trial. Plaintiff alleged negligent failure to diagnosis a post total knee arthroplasty complication resulting in pain and suffering, and the need for a revision surgery. The jury returned a verdict in favor of the defendant orthopedic surgeon and his clinic in less than an hour of deliberations.

Medical Malpractice Jury Defense Verdict

Cecilie M. Loidolt received a jury defense verdict in another medical malpractice trial. In this case, plaintiff alleged that the defendants negligently performed a laminectomy and discectomy resulting in cauda equina syndrome, and permanent neurological injury. Plaintiff’s counsel asked the jury for $3 million in damages. The jury returned a verdict in favor of the defendant orthopedic surgeon and his clinic in less than an hour of deliberations.

Firm Elects COO and Board Members

Bassford Remele has elected Kelly A. Putney as Chief Operating Officer. The firm has re-elected Mark R. Bradford and elected David E. Camarotto to its Board of Directors.

Firm Elects Shareholders

Bassford Remele is pleased to announce that Daniel R. Olson, Sarah M. Hoffman, and Jeffrey D. Klobucar have been elected shareholders of the firm.

Firm Welcomes Associates

Andrew J. Marnach and Jessica L. Kometz have joined Bassford Remele. Mr. Marnach is a litigator whose practice focuses in complex tort and construction litigation. Ms. Kometz focuses her practice in litigation, with an emphasis in consumer law defense and employment.