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. 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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Takata Airbag Mass Litigation

09/01/2019 to present Client:

Defendant Automotive Manufacturer

Outcome:

Ongoing litigation representing major automotive manufacturer.

DBMS presently represents a major automotive manufacturer in ongoing multi-district litigation involving the Takata airbag recalls affecting millions of vehicles. ...

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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 Supportive Living Facility

06/24/2019 Client:

Defendant Supportive Living Facility

Outcome:

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 ...

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Plaintiff v. Defendant Neurosurgeon

06/21/2019 Client:

Defendant Neurosurgeon

Outcome:

Appellate court affirmed judgment entered on jury verdict..

The appellate court affirmed judgment on a jury verdict in a medical negligence action handled on appeal by Karen Kies DeGrand, Richard H. Donohue, James D. Sloan and Ashley E. ...

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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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