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Hearn, Stanzione and Kus Secure Directed Verdict in Favor of Hospital in Negligent Credentialing Dispute

In a case of first impression, Johnson & Bell Shareholders, Edward W. Hearn and Sharon L. Stanzione, and Associate Attorney, Alan M. Kus, obtained a directed verdict in favor of their hospital client in a negligent credentialing dispute. Plaintiffs are seeking millions of dollars alleging Johnson & Bell’s client negligently credentialed a cardiologist who allegedly   Continue Reading »

Matthew T. Fletcher

Matthew T. Fletcher concentrates his practice in healthcare, handling medical malpractice cases and Nursing Home Act disputes.  Prior to Johnson & Bell, Matthew worked at another litigation defense firm in Chicago where he defended over-the-road transportation companies in civil suits for bodily injury and property damage, including catastrophic losses. Before that, he was an Assistant   Continue Reading »

Daniel M. Yukich

Daniel M. Yukich concentrates his practice in health care, handling medical malpractice litigation matters and Nursing Home Act cases.  Prior to joining Johnson & Bell, Mr. Yukich was an Assistant State’s Attorney in the Cook County State’s Attorney Office where he served in various divisions within the office from 2011 to 2017. Mr. Yukich has   Continue Reading »

Mary K. Volk

Mary K. Volk concentrates her practice in the areas of medical malpractice litigation, hospital liability defense and long-term care litigation. Ms. Volk received her B.A., cum laude, from Lake Forest College in 2009 and her J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law in 2013.  While a student at Chicago-Kent, Ms. Volk received the CALI award in   Continue Reading »

Hearn, Stanzione Secure Jury Verdict in Favor of Indiana Hospital and Clinic. Plaintiff Sought $3M.

Johnson & Bell Shareholders, Edward W. Hearn and Sharon L. Stanzione, received a jury verdict in favor of an Indiana hospital and one of its clinics in a major medical malpractice lawsuit.  In addition, the jury ruled in favor of a Munster, Indiana cardiologist accused by hundreds of patients of implanting allegedly unnecessary heart devices.    Continue Reading »

Judge Dismisses Hospital with Prejudice from Ladder Lawsuit

Johnson & Bell Associates, David J. Thompson and Mackenzie J. Mahony, obtained summary judgment in favor of their hospital client in a premises liability matter involving a ladder lawsuit. In this case, a contractor hanging holiday decorations in the lobby of the hospital left his ladder unsecured, and it fell and struck the plaintiff. Plaintiff   Continue Reading »

Stanzione Secures Defense Verdict in Wrongful Death Case Against Indiana Hospital

Johnson & Bell Shareholder, Sharon L. Stanzione, received a defense verdict in favor of her 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. The young woman died 56   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 »

Brad R. Schneiderman

Brad R. Schneiderman concentrates his practice in medical malpractice litigation, health care liability and premises liability.  He has experience representing hospitals, physicians, and other health care professionals in all phases of litigation.  He also defends hospital facilities in premises liability matters.  In addition, Mr. Schneiderman has represented clients in commercial litigation and other litigation matters.   Continue Reading »

Schiller Receives Directed Verdict for the Defense in $20M Med Mal Case

Johnson & Bell Shareholder, Gregory E. Schiller, received a directed verdict for his client, a neurosurgeon, in a wrongful death medical malpractice case.  The estate of the plaintiff was seeking more than $20 million in damages.  In this case, the estate of the plaintiff filed a lawsuit against two neurosurgeons, a pharmacy corporation and two pharmacists, claiming   Continue Reading »
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