Andrew B. Miller

There's always mixed emotions and confusion when you are experiencing a major loss caused by another person or a company. The loss may involve your health, investments, earning potential, property -- or a loved one. This is where Andrew Miller can help. He has handled wrongful death, catastrophic injury, stock broker cases, plus complex nationwide consumer class actions claims.

Biography

Andrew Miller is a partner at Starr Austen & Miller LLP and has been with the firm since 1996 when he began practicing law. Andrew holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wabash College and a law degree with honors from St. Louis University School of Law.

Devoting his practice to civil litigation, Andrew has represented a wide variety of individuals and businesses who have suffered personal or financial injuries. He has handled wrongful death and catastrophic injury cases, stock broker misconduct cases and complex, nationwide consumer class actions claims.

Andrew has extensive jury trial experience, acting as lead counsel in cases throughout the State of Indiana. He is admitted to the Indiana Bar; United States Supreme Court; United States District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana; the United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit and the United States District Court Central District of Illinois.

Andrew regularly works cases throughout the country with local counsel. He is a member of the Cass County (Indiana) Bar and Indiana State Bar Associations. In addition to his civil litigation practice, Andrew provides pro bono services and is Cass County’s representative to Indiana’s Pro Bono District V Board of Directors.

Since moving to Logansport in 1996, Andrew has been involved in a wide range of community activities. A past president of Logan’s Landing Association, Andrew was also a board member on the Logansport’s Downtown Improvement Organization, Cass County Red Cross, Cass County Community Foundation, Pastoral Council at All Saints Catholic Church and the Principal Advisory Committee for All Saints Catholic School. He is a faculty member of the Indiana Continuing Legal Education Foundation. He has served as a coach for his sons’ sports teams and is also actively involved in Cass County 4-H.

Andrew and his wife Amy have been married 18 years and have three sons. They live on a farm in Cass County.

Case History

Dale Burns, Gary Halpin and Key Hutchins v. Prudential Securities, Inc. and Jeffrey Pickett

Starr Austen & Miller was lead Plaintiffs’ counsel in a class action filed on behalf of approximately 300 Ohio residents who had their brokerage accounts improperly liquidated without authority by Defendants. This case pended in Ohio state court.

Paul M. Baldauf, et al. v. Edward D. Jones & Company

Starr Austen & Miller represented a group of approximately 100 individuals in Indiana State Court against Edward D. Jones & Company for marketed shares or interests in certain real estate limited partnerships to the Indiana plaintiffs group.

Thurman D. Albright, et al. v. Edward D. Jones & Company

Starr Austen & Miller represented a group of approximately 30 individuals in Indiana State Court again Edward D. Jones & Company for marketed various oil and gas limited partnerships to the Indiana Plaintiffs group.

Motorola I Class Action

Nationwide class action which claimed that the Defendant designed, manufactured, distributed and supplied cellular phone with a defective antenna.

Motorola II Class Action

Originally filed in 2005, the nationwide class action lawsuit claimed that the Defendant designed, manufactured, distributed and supplied cellular phones with defective charging ports.

Estate of Robert Buck  v. Prime Line Transportation, Inc. and Hercules Manoukarakis

This was a wrongful death claim resulting from a side-swipe tractor trailer collision on I 65 in Boone County, Indiana. Suit was originally filed in state court, but was moved to the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana, Indianapolis Division.

Bobby L. Young and Sharon Young v. Ronald Shane Bannister, P.I.& I. Motor Express, Inc. and ISPAT Inland, Inc.

This was a catastrophic injury claim involving a truck driver waiting to load at a Gary, Indiana steel mill who was run over by a fellow truck driver.

Estate of Juan Alex Pascual, Maria Castelan and Brenda Ana Castelan v. Cass Area Transit, et al.

A three-year-old child was struck and killed after exiting a municipal bus which had transported him, his mother and sister.  This case was a child wrongful death of claim and emotional distress claims of surviving mother and sister.

Amy Faught vs. Whirlpool Corp. and Lowe’s Home Centers, Inc.

This lawsuit charged Whirlpool Corporation and Lowe’s Home Centers, Inc. with manufacturing and selling defective residential water heaters that included thermocouples that failed at an unacceptable rate. Every time the thermocouple failed, class members and their families were left with cold showers, piles of laundry, and stacks of dishes. This case was ultimately joined with the Dawn Bowen v. Whirlpool Corporation, Lowe’s Companies, Inc., Lowe’s HIW, Inc., and American Water Heater Company in the United States District Court for the Central District of California.

Marshall Fincher, Plaintiff-Appellant v. South Bend Housing Authority and South Bend Heritage Foundation

Starr Austen and Miller presented an oral argument to the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals.

Please note that results of past cases cannot guarantee future success. To our present and future clients, we commit our best efforts. However, because each case involves many different factors, results will always be different from case-to-case. Cases that may seem similar to the cases listed here are not guaranteed to have the same or similar result. Each case is dependent upon its own set of facts and the only common factor in all the cases summarized here and throughout our website is that Starr Austen & Miller, LLP represented the client.