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

Toupence v. Defendant Ophthalmologist


Defendant Ophthalmologist


Verdict for the Defense


DBMS successfully defended an ophthalmologist at trial in Winnebago County, Illinois. Plaintiff alleged that the defendant failed to properly use antibiotic therapy when removing two sutures from the patient’s right eye. He was already blind in the left eye and he subsequently developed a severe intraocular infection causing him to lose vision in his remaining good eye.