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

Nivelo v. Defendant Physicians

11/01/1997 Client:

Defendant Physician

Outcome:

Defense Verdict.

A 54-year-old male underwent transurethral resection of prostate, resulting in possible damage to rectum. The co-defendant called for a consult from the defendant. The co-defendant performed a colostomy because of ...

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Ramirez v. Defendant Law Firm

10/01/1997 Client:

Defendant Law Firm

Outcome:

Defense Verdict.

Plaintiff was injured in a motorcycle accident and received treatment from an orthopedic surgeon at a Chicago hospital, including the insertion of a prosthetic hip-nail plate device, which failed two ...

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Lewis v. Defendant Physician

09/01/1997 Client:

Defendant Physician

Outcome:

Defense Verdict.

A cone biopsy was performed on plaintiff, a 29-year-old female, to investigate severe cervical dysplasia. During the procedure, which took place approximately seven weeks after she had delivered a newborn, ...

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Cuthbertson v. Defendant Surgeon

08/01/1997 Client:

Defendant Surgeon

Outcome:

Defense Verdict.

Malpractice action against thoracic surgeon for failure to diagnose metastatic lung cancer. Plaintiffs alleged that the surgeon failed to perform adequate testing and failed to identify existing lung cancer during ...

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Cervantes v. Defendant Obstetrician

07/02/1997 Client:

Defendant Obstetrician

Outcome:

Defense Verdict.

Plaintiff sued her obstetrician for alleged malpractice in the infant’s delivery. Plaintiff asserted that the allegedly improper procedures in the delivery caused the child’s shoulder dystocia and resulting brachial plexus ...

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Radtke v. Defendant Physician

07/01/1997 Client:

Defendant Physician

Outcome:

Defense Verdict.

Plaintiff claimed mismanagement of a partial bowel obstruction. Plaintiff alleged that negligent removal of nasogastric tube allowed the decedent’s stomach to overfill, resulting in aspiration of vomit and choking death. ...

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Doyle v. Ford Motor Company

07/01/1997 Client:

Defendant Automobile Manufacturer

Outcome:

Defense Verdict.

Plaintiff, a 19-year-old female, was driving a vehicle equipped with an automatic shoulder belt. She was traveling at approximately 55 mph when she encountered a deer in the roadway, braked, ...

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Sciortino v. Defendant Physician

06/01/1997 Client:

Defendant Physician

Outcome:

Defense Verdict.

Plaintiff alleged defendant mistreated the plaintiff’s decedent’s renal colic by prescribing narcotics, causing the 27-year-old to become drug dependent. This allegedly led to his accidental death from a drug overdose ...

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Furlow v. Defendant Automotive Manufacturer

05/01/1997 Client:

Defendant Automotive Manufacturer

Outcome:

Defense Verdict.

A plant worker for a component part supplier to an automotive manufacturer claimed that a design defect in shipping racks used to ship bumpers to the manufacturer caused spinal injury, ...

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