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

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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Plaintiff v. Defendant Internal Medicine Resident Physician

05/16/2019 Client:

Defendant Internal Medicine Resident Physician

Outcome:

Verdict for the Defense.

DBMS attorneys successfully obtain verdict on behalf of defendant Internal Medicine Resident Physician in a lawsuit arising from the death of a 20-year old patient with sickle cell disease after ...

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Plaintiff v. Defendant General Surgeon

04/17/2019 Client:

Defendant General Surgeon

Outcome:

Verdict for the Defense.

DBMS attorneys J. Kent Mathewson and Laura C. Ieremia successfully obtained a verdict in favor of a general surgeon in a wrongful death action brought by the 36-year-old decedent’s husband. ...

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Plaintiff v. Infectious Disease Physician

04/11/2019 Client:

Defendant Infectious Disease Physician

Outcome:

Verdict for the Defense.

DBMS attorneys John McGarry and Meagan VanderWeele successfully defended an infectious disease physician in a three-week medical negligence/wrongful death trial.  A 22-year old woman died from sepsis from an undiagnosed ...

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