DBMS successfully defended an orthopedic surgeon in a case involving post-operative complications following a total knee replacement. The plaintiff asked the jury to award $2.4 million in damages, but instead the jury returned a verdict for the defendant in one hour.
DBMS successfully defended an obstetrician and hospital in a trial involving claims of mismanagement of labor and delivery resulting in the death of a full-term baby one day after birth. Plaintiffs' counsel asked for nearly $1.9 million, but the jury returned a not guilty verdict in two hours.
DBMS represents major pharmaceutical companies in local and national litigation cases.
DBMS represents a global healthcare product manufacturer in litigation challenging patient-care products.
Following a bench trial, a Cook County judge entered judgment in favor of the defendant, a large Chicago law firm, finding that the plaintiff failed to prove any breach of fiduciary duty or professional negligence in the representation at issue.
DBMS successfully moved to dismiss a legal malpractice action brought against a defense attorney who had represented the plaintiff at trial for attempted first degree homicide in the shooting death of his girlfriend. The Illinois Appellate Court affirmed the dismissal on appeal.
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Donohue Brown Mathewson & Smyth LLC is one of Chicago's pre-eminent trial practice firms. Founded in 1995, the firm successfully tries difficult, high exposure cases in the country's most challenging jurisdictions. The firm is known as one of the "go to" firms in Chicago for particularly difficult or high stakes cases and, since its founding, no firm in Chicago has tried as many complex cases as successfully as DBMS. Two partners have been ranked by Chicago Lawyer magazine as among the top 20 tort defense lawyers in Chicago and four partners have been elected as Fellows of The American College of Trial Lawyers.