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

Product Liability

Olivet Nazarene v. Defendant Automobile Manufacturer


Defendant Automobile Manufacturer


Defense Verdict


A 20-year-old college student received severe closed head injuries, three students were killed and three other students were less severely injured when a van rolled over in a high speed accident. All passengers were ejected from the van.

Plaintiffs alleged that the vehicle was unreasonably dangerous due to its alleged rollover propensities and inherent instability.

Plaintiffs sought $6 million. The jury returned a defense verdict.