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

Pro se plaintiff v. Legal Aid Clinic

12/14/2020 Client:

Legal Aid Clinic

Outcome:

Entry of Injunction Upheld on Appeal.

DBMS obtained a temporary injunction against a pro se plaintiff due to the litigant’s repeated, frivolous filings against a Legal Clinic and two of the clinic’s attorneys.  The plaintiff filed ...

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Plaintiff v. Defendant Corporate Attorney and Defendant Law Firm

01/07/2020 Client:

Defendant Corporate Attorney and Defendant Law Firm

Outcome:

Verdict for the Defendants .

DBMS successfully defended a corporate attorney and his law firm in a bench trial accused of failing to include a restrictive covenant within the plaintiff’s employee’s contract and failing to ...

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Plaintiff v. Architect

11/01/2019 Client:

Defendant Architect

In a one-week jury trial involving alleged breach of contract where a real estate developer sought $3.1 million from an architectural firm, DBMS attorneys obtained a defense verdict. The trial ...

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Plaintiff v. Defendant General Surgeon

08/02/2019 Client:

Defendant General Surgeon

Outcome:

Verdict for Defense.

John M. McGarry and Laura Coffey Ieremia of DBMS successfully defended a general surgeon in Lake County at trial against allegations of performing a non-indicated double bowel resection during a ...

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Plaintiff v. Defendant Gastroenterologist

07/02/2019 Client:

Defendant Gastroenterologist

Outcome:

Verdict for Defense.

DBMS attorneys successfully obtained a verdict on behalf of defendant gastroenterologist in a lawsuit arising from an alleged five-and-a-half-year failure to diagnose plaintiff with a neuroendocrine tumor. The plaintiff initially ...

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Plaintiff v. Defendant Internal Medicine Physician

06/19/2019 Client:

Defendant Internal Medicine Physician

Outcome:

Verdict for the Defense.

DBMS successfully defended an internal medicine physician in a case involving a claim of medical malpractice for an extravasation injury following lifesaving medical treatment. In 2014, the plaintiff, a 71-year-old ...

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Plaintiff v. Defendant Emergency Medicine Physician

05/24/2019 Client:

Defendant Emergency Medicine Physician

Outcome:

Verdict for the Defense.

DBMS successfully defended an emergency medicine physician in a case involving an alleged failure to diagnose an aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage. The plaintiff had neck pain radiating to her back and ...

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