Bo Murphey Associate




Bo Murphey represents corporate and insurance clients in all aspects of civil litigation. His practice focuses on the defense of professional liability, premises liability, personal injury and general negligence matters.    

Bo has litigated matters in some of the most plaintiff-friendly venues in Indiana and Illinois. This experience includes first chair trial experience as well as securing favorable settlements prior to trial. His litigation experience to date includes trucking and construction matters involving catastrophic injuries, breach of contract and bad faith matters, industrial accidents and constitutional claims.

In addition, Bo has a breadth of real estate E&O defense experience managing and resolving claims on behalf of large national property management and brokerage firms as well as litigating disputes throughout the United States on behalf of real estate brokers, appraisers, title abstractors, home inspectors, insurance brokers, managing agents and broker-dealers. In addition to efficiently managing claims, he assists our real estate professionals in licensing and regulatory matters as well as navigating complex contractual issues, leases and agency agreements; performing due diligence related to acquisitions; helping to ensure fair housing and other applicable statutory and/or local code and regulatory compliance. Bo’s experience in the insurance and real estate industries results in spot-on analysis of liability and exposure and effective resolution strategies.


Representative Matters

Obtained defense verdict in Cook County, Illinois, in a breach of contract claim against an insured wherein plaintiff alleged the insurer failed to pay an insured claim. 

Obtained defense verdict in Porter County, Indiana, in a multiple vehicle auto accident wherein the defendant was alleged to have caused the accident in question. A defense verdict was obtained despite the defendant's admission that she was on her cell phone at the time of the collision. 

Secured a wrongful death settlement in Lake County, Indiana, that was lower than any reported settlement in the prior five years. Settlement was secured despite the defendant's admission that the accident in question was likely his fault.