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Hospital Sued Under Doctrine of Res Ipsa Loquitur When Patient Developed Compartment Syndrome While Hospitalized

Johnson & Bell Shareholders, Peggy Unger and Lynn M. Reid, secured a complete defense verdict for their hospital client following an 8-day trial in DuPage County.  The 49-year-old plaintiff sought damages of $3.4 million for lost function of his right arm.  Plaintiff alleged that he developed compartment syndrome because he laid on his arm for   Continue Reading »

Gregory E. Schiller

Gregory E. Schiller focuses on health care law and has tried numerous medical malpractice cases to verdict throughout the state of Illinois. He’s handled matters involving a variety of medical specialties, including anesthesiology, obstetrics and gynecology, trauma surgery, neurology, pediatric neurology, obstetrical nursing and surgical nursing.  He has also tried cases to verdict on behalf of   Continue Reading »

David F. Fanning

David F. Fanning focuses his practice on general litigation, including cases involving products liability, premises liability, toxic torts, professional liability, and business and commercial liability. In the field of general litigation, Mr. Fanning has litigated actions involving professional liabilities and fiduciaries, business torts and regulatory compliance, as well as class action litigation.  He also has   Continue Reading »

Brian C. Fetzer

Brian C. Fetzer is co-chair of Johnson & Bell’s Health Care group, and concentrates his practice on health care law, as well as product liability. A seasoned litigator, Mr. Fetzer has handled numerous civil trials and has tried jury cases to verdict in both state and federal court. He has frequently lectured on tort civil   Continue Reading »

Johnson and Johnson Obtain Defense Verdict for Hospital in HIV Transplant Case – Plaintiff Sought $45 Million

On November 16, 2011, firm president, William V. Johnson, obtained a defense verdict in favor of the University of Chicago Medical Center following a two-week jury trial in which damages in excess of $45 million were sought. The lawsuit arose out of allegations that proper informed consent was not obtained by a transplant surgeon prior   Continue Reading »

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