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Team Profiles

Meet the Team at O'Ryan Law Firm

Our team is fiercely committed to helping people receive the disability, health and life insurance benefits they need and deserve. Facing insurance companies in these disputes requires considerable knowledge, experience and preparedness. We are equipped to meet these challenges and give our clients a chance at achieving success.

Bridget O'Ryan

Picture of Bridget O'Ryan Bridget O'Ryan received her law degree from Florida State University College of Law, and has been practicing law in Indiana since 1995. She has focused her practice on the areas of disability claims, health insurance, life insurance, long term care benefits, and employee benefits. O'Ryan has taught numerous classes and seminars on the subject of ERISA law.

Maribeth Essig

Picture of Maribeth Essig Maribeth has been a legal assistant with the O’Ryan Law Firm since 2008. She previously worked at Smyth & Associates, preparing wills and trusts, and prior to that worked for the law firm formerly known as Sommer & Barnard. At O’Ryan Law Firm, Maribeth focuses mainly on claim file reviews and drafting appeals and complaints. She is the liaison between our clients and the insurance companies. Maribeth has several outside interests, including massage therapy, Transcendental Meditation, movies, concerts and sports.

Client Reviews
I can't thank you enough at The O'Ryan Law Firm for all you have done for me! I had questions and was really in a bind when I first started out but you took over and won my case! All of your valuable time and efforts were so appreciated! May God truly bless you and your business! Thanks for all of the encouragement and also doing your job in the most timely fashion! Truly the BEST LAW FIRM ANYWHERE!!! Denise
Thanks again for all your help with my eye sight case. Please feel free to use me as a reference for any of your potential clients who want to know if you are qualified or experienced in vision impairment cases like mine. I do read for a living and I really appreciate everything you did to help me recover the money my insurance company did not want to pay. You are definitely familiar with my vision impairment and how it disabled me for many months. Thanks again. You did a GREAT JOB. Best Regards, Mike D
I am so incredibly thankful for your hard work and expertise on my case. This means so much to me, I started crying when I read your email. The settlement guarantees that I will be able to stay in my home with my son and not have to worry about moving back in with my parents in Illinois. This illness has, over the last several years, taken away nearly everything that was important to me, and my son was about all I had left. Knowing that I can stay in my home and continue to be a part of his daily life leaves me speechless with gratitude for you and your firm. Matthew K