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 Successfully Enforces Arbitration Agreement with Skilled Nursing Facility

03/31/2022 Client:

Skilled Nursing Facility


Appellate court affirmed order dismissing and compelling arbitration of negligence claims.

In November 2019, the estate of the deceased brought negligence claims against the defendant skilled nursing facility under the Illinois Nursing Home Care Act and the Illinois Survival Act. The ...


Plaintiff v. Defendant Supportive Living Facility

06/24/2019 Client:

Defendant Supportive Living Facility


Appellate court victory..

Karen DeGrand, Michael Borree and Meagan VanderWeele secured a First District appellate victory in which the appellate court ruled that an arbitration agreement entered into by plaintiff’s decedent before she ...


Plaintiff v. Defendant Family Medicine and Geriatric Physician

04/01/2019 Client:

Defendant Family Medicine and Geriatric Physician


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, ...