Associate

Jennifer M. Labus

Biography
Credentials
Experience

Biography

Jennifer Labus focuses her practice on the defense of hospitals, physicians, nurses, and other healthcare providers in medical malpractice lawsuits in both state and federal court. Additionally, she represents clients in other general tort matters including premises liability cases.

Ms. Labus joined the firm in 2017 following her graduation cum laude from the John Marshall Law School where she received a student attorney license and represented legal aid clients in a variety of legal matters. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Labus worked at a Chicago personal injury firm where she gained significant litigation experience in medical malpractice and other general negligence actions. Since joining the firm, Ms. Labus has obtained favorable results for her clients throughout all stages of litigation, from pre-suit investigation to jury verdict.

Credentials

Education

  •  J.D., The John Marshall Law School, cum laude, 2017
    • Recipient of CALI Awards for Academic Excellent in torts and professional responsibility
    • Dean’s List
    • Herzog Scholar
    • AAJ Trial Advocacy Team Competitor
  • B.A. in paralegal studies, Kaplan University, 2014

Awards

  • Recipient of CALI Awards for Academic Excellent in torts and professional responsibility

Affiliations

  • Illinois, 2017
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, 2017
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois, 2020

Experience

Plaintiff v. Defendant Railroad Company

10/16/2019 Client:

Defendant Railroad Company

Outcome:

Appellate Court Victory for Defense.

DBMS secured a victory on behalf of a railroad company before the Illinois Appellate Court. Correcting its earlier ruling, the appellate court ruled that the Railroad Retirement Tax Act (RRTA), ...

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Plaintiff v. Defendant Family Medicine and Geriatric Physician

04/01/2019 Client:

Defendant Family Medicine and Geriatric Physician

Outcome:

Verdict for the Defense.

DBMS successfully defended a family medicine and geriatric physician in a case involving claims of wrongful death and medical malpractice following the death of a nursing home resident. In 2014, ...

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