Lawyers at DBMS successfully litigate a wide variety of civil cases and argue appeals in some of the most challenging jurisdictions in the country.

DBMS Obtains a Defense Verdict in DuPage County

January 22, 2024 Client:

Medical Group and Physician

Outcome:

Defense Verdict.

Kent Mathewson and Zak Kutsulis successfully defended an ophthalmologist and his group in a medical negligence case in DuPage County. Plaintiff alleged the ophthalmologist failed to properly treat and advise ...

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DBMS Obtains Victory in the Illinois Supreme Court

November 30, 2023 Client:

Will Beneficiary

Outcome:

Affirmed the lower court judgments in favor of the client .

DBMS partners Karen DeGrand and Scott Howie obtained a victory in the Illinois Supreme Court on November 30 when the court affirmed the lower court judgments in favor of their ...

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DBMS Obtains a Defense Verdict in Cook County

November 9, 2023 Client:

Physicians

Outcome:

Defense Verdict.

DBMS obtains a defense verdict in a wrongful death case in Cook County. Sherri Arrigo and Jennifer Labus successfully defended two emergency medicine physicians in a medical negligence case related ...

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DBMS Obtains Defense Verdict in Cook County

September 7, 2023 Client:

Physician

Outcome:

Defense Verdict.

Mark Burden and Katie Trucco successfully defended a general surgeon in a medical negligence case in Cook County. Plaintiff alleged that the surgeon negligently performed a tunneled dialysis catheter placement procedure, ...

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DBMS Obtains Not Guilty Verdict in Cook County

August 25, 2023 Client:

Physician

Outcome:

Defense Verdict.

Kent Mathewson and Mason Kienzle successfully defended an ophthalmologist in a jury trial who was alleged to have incorrectly dosed a medication for treatment of herpes zoster ophthalmicus. The patient ...

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DBMS Obtains Defense Verdict in Cook County

August 23, 2023 Client:

Hospital

Outcome:

Defense Verdict.

Tony Pinto and Ashley Dus successfully defended a Chicagoland area hospital in a medical negligence trial in which the plaintiff asked the jury to award $17.5 million in damages to ...

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DBMS Obtains Defense Verdict in Cook County

August 1, 2023 Client:

Hospital and Physicians

Outcome:

Defense Verdict.

Stetson Atwood and Ashley Dus successfully defended two emergency medicine physicians, a resident physician and a hospital in a medical negligence trial in which the plaintiff asked the jury to ...

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DBMS Successfully Defends Chicago Area Physician

June 21, 2023 Client:

Physician

Outcome:

Defense Verdict.

Sherri Arrigo and Joe Rourke successfully defended a Chicago area physical medicine and rehabilitation physician in a medical negligence trial involving the alleged overprescribing of opioid pain medication in May ...

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