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

Portwood v. Defendant Automobile Manufacturer

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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Nivelo v. Defendant Physicians

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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