American law long has recognized the authority of government officials to address public health emergencies. See, e.g., Gibbons v. Ogden, 22 U.S. 1, 205 (1824) (recognizing the “power of a State, to provide for the health of its citizens”). More than a century ago, the U.S. Supreme Court decided the seminal case on the power of the […]

Grant Killoran of O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing was elected to the Board of Governors of the American Bar Association at the ABA’s Annual Meeting in Chicago in August 2021. Grant will serve a three-year term and represent District 9, which includes the states of Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Missouri. The 43-member Board of Governors […]

We are pleased to announce 19 of our lawyers have been included in the 2022 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, and an additional five have been selected as 2022 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch. The following are the O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong and Laing lawyers named to the 2022 lists: Best Lawyers in America […]

Austin Malinowski and Grant Killoran authored an article in the June, 2021 edition of the Wisconsin Lawyer magazine, entitled “The Legal Treatment of Vaccine Injury Claim.” Their article analyzes how claims for vaccine injury, including claims related to the newly-developed COVID-19 vaccines, are handled under existing law, including the statutory processes applicable to such claims. […]

Grant Killoran is featured in the June/July edition of the ABA Journal along with the other nominees for the American Bar Association’s Board of Governors. Grant is the nominee for the District 9 seat on the ABA Board of Governors, which includes the states of Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Missouri. The election for the ABA Board […]

American law long has recognized the authority of government officials to address public health emergencies. Almost 200 years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that, under the 10th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, the power to address public health emergencies generally is held by the states rather than the federal government. See Gibbons v. Ogden, 22 U.S. […]

Attorneys Marguerite Hammes and Grant Killoran authored an article in the February, 2021 edition of the Wisconsin Lawyer magazine, entitled “COVID-19 Vaccination: Legal Landscape & Challenges.” Their article analyzes the authority of Wisconsin public health officials regarding mass vaccination for COVID-19 and the circumstances under which individuals can object to vaccination requirements. Read the full […]

As the development of a potential COVID-19 vaccine continues, so too do questions about the types of vaccines being developed and how they will be administered. Vaccines offer overwhelming public health benefits, but a small number of individuals who receive vaccines are harmed by them. Most claims alleging health problems caused by vaccines must be […]

We are pleased to announce 20 of our lawyers have been included in the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, and an additional five have been selected as 2021 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch. The following are the O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong and Laing lawyers named to the 2021 lists: Best Lawyers in America Jean […]

Welcome to the first edition of the O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing Health Care Law Advisor. We have created this blog as an informational and educational resource for our clients and contacts. The health care industry changes often and quickly, and we seek to help keep you apprised of important legal developments in the […]

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