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

Wallis v. Defendant Physician

01/01/1999 Client:

Defendant Physician

Outcome:

Summary Judgment for Defendant Affirmed.

Summary judgment had been granted in favor of defendant after the trial judge struck plaintiff’s expert’s testimony. The expert had admitted that he did not accept plaintiff’s version of the ...

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Sherpan v. Defendant Obstetrician-Gynecologist

12/01/1998 Client:

Defendant Obstetrician-Gynecologist

Outcome:

Defense Verdict.

Plaintiff alleged that her obstetrician/gynecologist failed to diagnose and properly attend to her incompetent cervix, and as a result, she went into premature labor and lost a fetus at 22 ...

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Wallace v. Defendant Physician

10/01/1998 Client:

Defendant Physician

Outcome:

Defense Verdict.

Plaintiff alleged that the defendant failed to timely diagnose and treat a thoracic aneurism. Subsequent surgery on the enlarged aneurism resulted in the patient’s death. Plaintiff sought over $2 million. ...

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Floersch v. Defendant Obstetrician-Gynecologist

09/01/1998 Client:

Defendant Obstetrician-Gynecologist

Outcome:

Defense Verdict.

Plaintiff’s decedent, who received prenatal care from defendant, developed pregnancy-induced hypertension. Plaintiff contended that during labor plaintiff’s decedent suffered an eclamptic seizure with resultant catastrophic injuries that left the mother ...

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Cross v. Defendant Automobile Manufacturer

09/01/1998 Client:

Defendant Automobile Manufacturer

Outcome:

Defense Verdict.

Plaintiff suffered a fractured sternum, fractured ribs and several herniated disks which required fusions after she broadsided another vehicle while driving. She claimed her vehicle’s restraint system was defective. Her ...

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Johnston v. Defendant Automobile Manufacturer

03/01/1998 Client:

Defendant Automobile Manufacturer

Outcome:

Defense Verdict.

Plaintiff’s decedent was strangled by the automatic shoulder belt following a rollover accident. Plaintiffs claimed that the automatic shoulder belt system was defective due to inadequate warnings and instructions regarding ...

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Fjeldheim v. Defendant Obstetrician-Gynecologist

02/01/1998 Client:

Defendant Obstetrician-Gynecologist

Outcome:

Defense Verdict.

Minor plaintiff was affected with severe cerebral palsy, pervasive development disorder and autism. Plaintiff claimed that defendant obstetrician failed to respond to vaginal bleeding reported by the mother in the ...

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Portwood v. Defendant Automobile Manufacturer

01/01/1998 Client:

Defendant Automobile Manufacturer

Outcome:

Dismissal of Plaintiff’s Class Action Affirmed.

Plaintiffs brought a class action for breach of warranty with respect to allegedly defective vehicles one year after a motion to reconsider the dismissal of the case in another jurisdiction ...

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