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

Professional Liability

Plaintiff v. Defendant General Surgeon

08/02/2019
Client:

Defendant General Surgeon

Outcome:

Verdict for Defense

Synopsis:

John M. McGarry and Laura Coffey Ieremia of DBMS successfully defended a general surgeon in Lake County at trial against allegations of performing a non-indicated double bowel resection during a diagnostic laparoscopy, leading to multiple hospitalizations for bowel obstructions due to adhesive disease.

After plaintiff requested $2.475 million in damages, the Lake County jury returned a verdict for the defense.