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Professional Liability

Donohue Brown lawyers routinely defend high-stakes malpractice suits for some of the Chicago area’s top professionals. We represent doctors, hospital, lawyers, architects, engineers, accountants, brokers and other licensed professionals and their firms in matters spanning myriad claims of damages, both personal and financial.

Our lawyers work closely with some of the nation’s largest and most prestigious hospitals and their insurance carriers, many of whom have been clients of the firm since it was founded in 1995. We successfully defend doctors practicing in every field of medicine.

We are the law firm of choice to defend lawyers, a fact recognized by U.S. News Best Law Firms, which ranks us in the top tier of firms in Chicago for legal malpractice defense.

Major insurance carriers underwriting legal malpractice claims turn to Donohue Brown to handle matters involving a number of sophisticated legal issues, including alleged securities fraud, conflicts of interest, fiduciary breaches, domestic relations, estates and trusts, taxation, environmental and real estate, among others.

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Circuit Court, Cook County, Illinois02/01/1996

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Defendant Cardiologist

Outcome:

Defense Verdict

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Circuit Court, Cook County, Illinois11/01/1995

Client:

Defendant Neurosurgeon

Outcome:

Defense Verdict

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Circuit Court, Cook County, Illinois10/01/1995

Client:

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Defense Verdict

Plaintiff v. Defendant Hospital

Circuit Court, Cook County, Illinois09/01/1995

Client:

Defendant Hospital

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Directed Verdict on Liability

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Client:

Defendant Hospital

Outcome:

Verdict for the Defense

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Client:

Defendant Orthopedic Surgeon and Orthopedic Group

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Verdict for the Defense

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Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois (Flannery) 06/01/2007

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Outcome:

Defense Verdict

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