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Johnson & Bell Receives Tier 1 Ranking from US News – Best Lawyers

In its recently released 2018 “Best Law Firms” rankings, U.S. News & World Report, and Best Lawyers gave Johnson & Bell, Ltd. a Tier 1 ranking as a top personal injury defense law firm. According to the two publications, firms included in the 2018 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently   Continue Reading »

Katie Twardak “Ignites the Fight” Against Breast Cancer in Chicago

Johnson & Bell Attorney Katherine A. Twardak will serve as co-chair of the Susan G. Komen Chicago Ignite the Fight Gala on October 21, 2017, which is the organization’s 20th anniversary event. Ms. Twardak is co-chairing the event with her mother, Marcy A. Twardak. The Susan G. Komen Foundation’s mission is to save lives by   Continue Reading »

Stanzione, Bolde Secure Defense Verdict in Wrongful Death Case Against Indiana Hospital

Johnson & Bell Shareholder, Sharon L. Stanzione, and Associate, Michael J. Bolde, received a defense verdict in favor of their hospital client in a medical malpractice wrongful death case. The case involved a 28-year-old woman who came to the emergency room with chest congestion and was treated by an ER doctor and staff, then discharged.   Continue Reading »

Renken, Marshall Secure Defense Verdict in $2.75M Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Hospital

After nearly four weeks at trial, Johnson & Bell Shareholder, Sammi L. Renken, and Associate, John C. Marshall, obtained a defense verdict for their client, a major academic hospital in Chicago. Plaintiff sought $2.75 million in damages. In this case, plaintiff alleged the hospital was negligent by failing to prevent and treat a sacral pressure   Continue Reading »

Brian C. Fetzer Elected to Society of Trial Lawyers Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of The Society of Trial Lawyers elected Brian C. Fetzer to its board on September 12, 2017. Founded in 1934, The Society of Trial Lawyers is an invitation-only group that includes many of Chicago’s top trial lawyers on both the defense and plaintiffs’ sides. The Society encourages and fosters a spirit   Continue Reading »

Best Lawyers recognizes Four Johnson & Bell Shareholders

Johnson & Bell, Ltd. Shareholders, William V. Johnson, John W. Bell, Brian C. Fetzer and D. Patterson Gloor, have been recognized as Best Lawyers in the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Best Lawyers lists are assembled by conducting peer-review surveys in which tens of thousands of leading lawyers evaluate their professional peers   Continue Reading »

Caroline K. Vickrey

Caroline K. Vickrey concentrates her practice on health care law, as well as employment. Ms. Vickrey practiced commercial and municipal civil rights litigation at Hefter & Radke following law school, and later at the Illinois Attorney General’s Office, where she worked in the Labor & Employment Division. During a hiatus from the practice of law while   Continue Reading »

Tammy L. Wade to Speak at ACI's 16th Annual Advanced Forum on Obstetric Malpractice

Johnson & Bell Shareholder, Tammy L. Wade, will be a guest lecturer at the American Conference Institute’s 16th Annual Advanced Forum on Obstetric Malpractice scheduled for June 26-27, 2017, at The Union League of Philadelphia. The forum brings together unparalleled faculty of leading plaintiff and defense attorneys, medical experts, risk managers and insurance professionals to provide   Continue Reading »

Sydney P. Weathersby

Sydney P. Weathersby concentrates her practice in health care law, focusing on medical malpractice defense. She holds a B.A. in History from the University of Michigan and a J.D., Cum Laude, from the Valparaiso University Law School. While in law school, Ms. Weathersby was a member of the Law Review. As a Notewriter, she wrote   Continue Reading »

Johnson & Bell Welcomes Brad R. Schneiderman

Johnson & Bell, Ltd. announced today that Brad R. Schneiderman has joined the firm as a Shareholder in its Health Care group.  Mr. Schneiderman comes to the firm from Anderson, Rasor & Partners, LLP. “Our Healthcare group has enjoyed significant growth in the past two years,” stated William V. Johnson, president of Johnson & Bell,   Continue Reading »
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