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

Egeonu v. Defendant Physician

01/01/2001 Client:

Defendant Physician

Outcome:

Defense Verdict.

A 47-year-old woman was brought to the emergency room in severe respiratory distress. After unsuccessful efforts to intubate her, she suffered cardiac arrest, with resulting brain damage, leaving her in ...

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Kotvan v. Defendant Physician

01/01/2001 Client:

Defendant Physician

Outcome:

Defense Verdict; Defense Verdict Affirmed on Appeal.

DBMS represented the defendant physician in a case in which the plaintiff underwent surgery for cataract extraction and the implantation of an intraocular lens. Post-operatively plaintiff contracted infectious endophthalmitis and ...

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Schmidt v. Gastroenterologist

05/02/2000 Client:

Defendant Physician

Outcome:

Defense Verdict (Directed).

A 56-year-old wife and mother of two was admitted to the hospital with abdominal pain and rectal bleeding. Exploratory surgery was performed which revealed a lacerated spleen. Plaintiff contended that ...

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Walinski v. Defendant Physicians

05/01/2000 Client:

Defendant Physician

Outcome:

Defense Verdict.

A 24-year-old female was hit by a car and suffered a closed head injury. She was taken to the hospital where her condition deteriorated over the next 24 hours. One ...

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Lowe v. Defendant Automobile Manufacturer

05/01/2000 Client:

Defendant Automobile Manufacturer

Outcome:

Dismissal in Favor of Defendant Affirmed.

The trial court’s decision barring plaintiff’s action seeking damages allegedly caused by a defective automobile was affirmed. The court held that the sudden and traumatic injury in an automobile accident ...

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Bartik v. Defendant Physician

04/01/2000 Client:

Defendant Physician

Outcome:

Jury Verdict for Plaintiff Reversed on Appeal.

The decedent, suffering from a herniated disc, was admitted to the hospital for surgery. During induction of anesthesia, the patient suffered cardiac arrest and died. Defense contended that decedent’s heart ...

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Jacobs v. Defendant Physician

03/01/2000 Client:

Defendant Physician

Outcome:

Defense Verdict.

The 31-year-old male plaintiff was admitted to the hospital complaining of severe abdominal pain and jaundice. The preliminary diagnosis was hepatitis. Radiologic testing revealed the possibility of an occlusion in ...

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Rice v. Defendant Automobile Manufacturer

03/01/2000 Client:

Defendant Automobile Manufacturer

Outcome:

Denial of Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss Reversed.

Plaintiff filed suit for damages following an automobile collision. The suit was brought before the expiration of the statute of limitations, but the defendant was not served until 44 days ...

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Heil v. Defendant Physician

10/01/1999 Client:

Defendant Physician

Outcome:

Defense Verdict.

A 33-year-old male plaintiff was admitted in a coma to the hospital with 107°F fever, renal failure, respiratory failure and Lithium toxicity. Plaintiff, previously diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder and bipolar ...

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