Stetson F. Atwood has extensive litigation experience with a primary focus on defending medical negligence claims against hospitals, physicians, and nurses. He also has successfully defended numerous matters involving home healthcare nurses, long term care providers and paramedics.
He is licensed to practice in Illinois and Indiana and has successfully tried cases to verdict in each jurisdiction.
Mr. Atwood has given various presentations regarding risk management strategies and litigation to nurses and physicians at local hospitals in the Chicagoland area, some of which include:
Professional Liability and Navigating a Deposition (May 2013) Lessons Learned During Medical Malpractice Litigation – Nursing Grand Rounds (June 2014) Medical Professional Liability (January 2015)
DBMS attorneys continue to work remotely in compliance with the Governor's ongoing shelter in place order and to ensure the safety of our clients, employees and colleagues. In addition to focusing on the work entrusted to us by our clients before the Covid-19 pandemic, we are assisting our clients in protecting medical caregivers from being compelled to turn away from their patients to participate in litigation activities that can wait until the virus is under control.
We salute the medical providers who are valiantly risking their personal safety for the benefit of all of us. Thank you. You are heroes.