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 Family Practice Physician

03/11/2019 Client:

Defendant Family Practice Physician

Outcome:

Verdict for the Defense.

DBMS successfully defended a family practice physician in a case involving an alleged improper prescription of anti-inflammatory medication to a patient with chronic kidney disease. The patient claimed the medication ...

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Plaintiff v. Defendant Ophthalmologist

11/28/2018 Client:

Defendant Ophthalmologist

Outcome:

Verdict for the Defense.

DBMS secured a verdict for the defense in a case in which a woman accused a Lasik surgeon of failing to properly assess her prior to surgery. A 44-year-old woman ...

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Plaintiff v. Defendant Rheumatologist

11/16/2018 Client:

Defendant Rheumatologist

Outcome:

Defendant Dismissed from Case.

DBMS successfully secured a dismissal on behalf of a defendant rheumatologist involved in a case in which a woman accused multiple doctors of failing to timely diagnose her with AIDS. ...

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Plaintiff v. Defendant Manufacturer

11/09/2018 Client:

Defendant Manufacturer

Outcome:

Judgment for the Defense.

DBMS secured a victory on behalf of a large manufacturer before the Illinois Second District Appellate Court. The Appellate Court affirmed the trial court’s entry of summary judgment in a ...

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Plaintiff v. Defendant Hospital and Intensivist

10/23/2018 Client:

Defendant Hospital and Intensivist

Outcome:

Verdict for the Defense.

DBMS secured a verdict for the defense in a case in which an intensivist and interventional cardiologist were accused of failing to timely diagnose a retroperitoneal bleed following a cardiac ...

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Plaintiff v. Defendant Divorce Attorney

10/18/2018 Client:

Defendant Divorce Attorney

Outcome:

Verdict for the Defense.

DBMS successfully defended a divorce lawyer accused of malpractice for not enjoining an Egyptian ex-husband’s retirement savings accounts thereby allowing him to transfer them internationally to avoid paying his ex-wife. ...

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Plaintiff v. Defendant Orthopedic Surgeon and Group

07/02/2018 Client:

Defendant Orthopedic Surgeon and Group

Outcome:

Verdict for the Defense.

DBMS secured a verdict for the defense in a case in which an orthopedic surgeon and his group were accused of inappropriately performing a hip replacement procedure. The plaintiff, a ...

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Daley v. Teruel

07/02/2018 Client:

Defendant Teruel

Outcome:

Appellate Court Victory.

DBMS secured a victory on behalf of a hospital in a landmark case before the Illinois Appellate Court. The appellate court agreed with DBMS that the federal Patient Safety Act ...

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Plaintiff v. Defendant Anesthesiologist

06/19/2018 Client:

Defendant Anesthesiologist

Outcome:

Verdict for the Defense.

DBMS successfully defended an anesthesiologist in a wrongful death jury trial based on accusations that he failed to transfer a patient to the hospital after an outpatient gallbladder surgery. The ...

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