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

Osman v. Defendant Automobile Manufacturer

06/01/2005 Client:

Defendant Automobile Manufacturer

Outcome:

Summary judgment affirmed in favor of Defendant.

Plaintiff claimed that the restraint system of a vehicle was defective and that the manufacturer failed to properly warn consumers that the vehicle’s restraint system was unsafe if used without ...

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Wade v. Defendant Attorney

03/01/2005 Client:

Defendant Attorney

Outcome:

Judgment at Trial in Favor of Defendant Affirmed.

DBMS represented the defendant attorney in the first trial, in which plaintiff alleged that the defendant committed legal malpractice and breached his fiduciary duty in the drafting and administration of ...

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Plaintiff v. Defendant Commercial Litigator

05/01/2004 Client:

Defendant Commercial Litigator

Outcome:

Dismissal in favor of Defendant Affirmed.

In a legal malpractice case addressing an issue of first impression under the prematurity doctrine, the issue was whether the business owner’s alleged legal malpractice claim had accrued before the ...

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Skowronski v. Defendant Automobile Manufacturer

04/01/2004 Client:

Defendant Automobile Manufacturer

Outcome:

Defense verdict; Judgment affirmed in favor of defendant on appeal..

In the trial, DBMS represented a defendant automobile manufacturer in a case in which the plaintiff claimed that a brake failure on his vehicle caused it to strike a utility ...

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Neal v. Defendant Physician

02/01/2004 Client:

Defendant Physician

Outcome:

Summary Judgment in Favor of Defendants Affirmed.

Circuit Court Judge Stephen Walter granted summary judgment, ruling that a physician in a hospital setting, responding to a code 99, may still avail himself or herself to the immunity ...

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Morgen v. Defendant Automobile Manufacturer

03/01/2003 Client:

Defendant Automobile Manufacturer

Outcome:

Defense verdict; Judgment affirmed in favor of defendant on appeal..

Plaintiff, age 18, was a passenger in a vehicle that was struck from behind by another vehicle. As a result of the accident, the plaintiff was rendered a complete quadriplegic. ...

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Kambylis v. Defendant Automobile Manufacturer

01/01/2003 Client:

Defendant Automobile Manufacturer

Outcome:

Summary Judgment in Favor of Defendant Affirmed.

Plaintiff filed suit claiming injury when the air bag in his automobile did not inflate following an accident. The vehicle was towed to a city pound and eventually destroyed because ...

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Plaintiff v. Defendant Physician

04/01/2002 Client:

Defendant Physician

Outcome:

Appeal Dismissed.

In a plaintiff’s medical malpractice action, summary judgment was granted in favor of the firm’s client because the court found no evidence that his alleged negligence had any causal connection ...

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McKnight v. Defendant Attorney

07/01/2001 Client:

Defendant Attorney

Outcome:

Summary Judgment in Favor of Defendants Affirmed.

In a complex legal malpractice action that had three layers — an underlying legal malpractice case that pertained to a Title VII race discrimination action — trial counsel obtained summary ...

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