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 Not Guilty Verdict

05/16/2022 Client:

Internal Medicine Physician

Outcome:

Verdict for Defense.

DBMS Obtains Not Guilty Verdict in Alleged Failure to Diagnose Deep Vein Thrombosis Case. Michael Borree and Monica Smit of DBMS successfully defended an internal medicine physician at trial in ...

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DBMS Successfully Defends Chicago Area Hospital

03/03/2022

Stetson Atwood and Scott Kater successfully defended a Chicago area hospital in a medical malpractice lawsuit involving allegations against the hospital and a neurosurgeon related to the performance of a ...

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Plaintiff vs. Defendant Hospital

12/28/2021 Client:

Chicago area hospital

Outcome:

Verdict for Defense.

Sherri M. Arrigo and Timothy L. Hogan successfully defended a Chicago area hospital and nurse at trial against allegations of negligence during the labor and delivery of the minor plaintiff ...

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DBMS Obtains Summary Judgment in Favor of Local Fire Protection District

10/14/2020 Client:

Defendant Fire Protection District

Outcome:

Summary Judgment for the Defense.

DBMS obtained summary judgment in favor of a local fire protection district and its paramedics/firefighters on plaintiffs’ claims of negligence and willful and wanton conduct. Asserting wrongful death and survival ...

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Plaintiff v. Defendant Neurosurgeon

01/17/2020 Client:

Defendant Neurosurgeon

Outcome:

Verdict for Defense.

Mark M. Burden and David K. Duffey successfully defended a neurosurgeon at trial against allegations of negligence for improperly recommending and improperly performing an extensive neurosurgical procedure. Plaintiffs alleged that ...

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Plaintiff v. Defendant Family Medicine Physician

10/11/2019 Client:

Defendant Family Medicine Physician

Outcome:

Verdict for Defense.

Mark M. Burden and Laura Coffey Ieremia successfully defended a family medicine physician at trial against allegations of negligence for failing to timely diagnose prostate cancer. Asserting wrongful death and ...

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Plaintiff v. Defendant Cardiothoracic Surgeon

10/09/2019 Client:

Defendant Defendant Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Outcome:

Verdict for the Defense.

DBMS successfully defended a cardiothoracic surgeon in a case involving a claim of medical malpractice for an alleged failure to properly perform a single coronary artery bypass graft procedure. In ...

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Plaintiff v. Defendant Hospital

04/10/2019 Client:

Defendant Hospital

Outcome:

Verdict for the Defense.

DBMS attorneys Stetson Atwood and Ashley Dus successfully defend a hospital in a medical negligence trial in which the plaintiff asked the jury to award $16 million in damages. The ...

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