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

Hayes v. Defendant Ophthalmologist

Client:

Defendant Ophthalmologist

Outcome:

Defense Verdict.

Plaintiff sued treating ophthalmologist for injuries allegedly sustained due to improper treatment of a detached retina. Plaintiff sought $500,000. The jury returned a defense verdict. ...

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Lynch v. Defendant University Medical Center

Client:

Defendant University Medical Center

Outcome:

Defense Verdict.

Plaintiff brought a wrongful death claim alleging medical malpractice of defendant’s residents and nurses in treating plaintiff’s decedent during a sickle cell anemia crisis. Plaintiff claimed the death was caused ...

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Riendeau v. Defendant Physician

Client:

Defendant Physician

Outcome:

Defense Verdict.

Plaintiff, a 30-year-old female, underwent repeat cesarean section and lysis of abdominal adhesions. She claimed that the plastic cap of a 60 cc syringe was left in her abdomen after ...

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Silverman v. Defendant Eye Surgicenter

Client:

Defendant Physician

Outcome:

Defense Verdict.

Plaintiff, an 80-year-old female, filed suit against her treating ophthalmologist and treatment facility for her loss of vision following cataract surgery and a subsequent surgery to lyse adhesions to the ...

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CNA Insurance v. Defendant Cardiologist

Client:

Defendant Cardiologist

Outcome:

Defense Verdict.

In a medical malpractice case against a cardiologist and others, a co-defendant settled the suit and its insurance carrier tried a cross-claim for indemnification. Plaintiff sought over $675,000. The jury ...

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Olivet Nazarene v. Defendant Automobile Manufacturer

Client:

Defendant Automobile Manufacturer

Outcome:

Defense Verdict.

A 20-year-old college student received severe closed head injuries, three students were killed and three other students were less severely injured when a van rolled over in a high speed ...

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Nanfria v. Defendant Neurosurgeon

Client:

Defendant Neurosurgeon

Outcome:

Defense Verdict.

Plaintiff alleged failure by defendant neurosurgeon to properly treat a traumatic cervical injury. This allegedly caused plaintiff’s incomplete quadriplegia. Plaintiff sought $2.5 million. The jury returned a defense verdict. ...

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Kier v. Defendant Physician

Client:

Defendant Physician

Outcome:

Defense Verdict.

Plaintiff experienced severe post-operation infection following knee surgery with resultant ulnar nerve injury to plaintiff’s upper extremity. Plaintiff underwent a month-long course of intravenous antibiotic therapy to treat the infection. ...

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Plaintiff v. Defendant Hospital

Client:

Defendant Hospital

Outcome:

Directed Verdict on Liability.

Plaintiff’s decedent, a 30-year-old industrial laborer, sustained severe closed head injuries from a work-related fall from a ladder. He was taken to the hospital for emergency treatment. Decedent later died ...

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