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Vickrey Obtains Dismissal with Prejudice in Mental Health Confidentiality Act Lawsuit

Johnson & Bell Attorney, Caroline K. Vickrey, obtained dismissal with prejudice of all claims against her psychologist client in a lawsuit filed under the Illinois Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Confidentiality Act.  The Cook County lawsuit was filed in the Law Division by a recipient of mental health services who, along with other family members,   Continue Reading »

Schneiderman, Yukich Secure Summary Judgment in Premises Liability Dispute

Johnson & Bell Shareholder, Brad R. Schneiderman, and Attorney, Daniel M. Yukich, were recently granted summary judgment in a Cook County premises liability dispute.  The case involved a painter who fell from a ladder due to an allegedly slippery floor, causing significant injuries to his back, ribs, and wrist.  The fall took place at a   Continue Reading »

Swing, Farris Secure Defense Verdict in Premises Liability Case Seeking $700K in Damages

Johnson & Bell Shareholder, Susan K. Swing, and Associate, Kyle J. Farris, secured a defense verdict in a four-day jury trial in Lake County, Indiana.  In this case, plaintiff arrived at the hospital for a scheduled knee replacement surgery. While walking through the entryway of the hospital, she tripped on a floormat and broke her   Continue Reading »

Cischke, Yukich Secure Defense Verdict in Cardiac Surgery Dispute Seeking $5.8M in Damages

Johnson & Bell Shareholder, Stacey A. Cischke, and Associate Attorney, Daniel M. Yukich, obtained a verdict for the defense in a multi-million dollar medical malpractice trial in Cook County.  The defense represented a local healthcare delivery system and a cardiac electrophysiologist at trial.  After a 10-day trial, plaintiff’s attorneys sought an award of $5.8M, but   Continue Reading »

Gloor, Vickrey Secure Win in Breach of Contract, Fraud Case

Johnson & Bell Attorneys, Pat Gloor and Caroline K. Vickrey, recently obtained a verdict of $55,883 on behalf of their client, KM LPTV of Chicago – 13, the owner of a local digital television channel which broadcasts from the John Hancock Center. The lawsuit was based on breach of contract and fraud against a fashion   Continue Reading »

Johnson, Connery Secure Defense Verdict in Favor of Physician and Hospital in Negligent Hospital Discharge Case

Johnson & Bell Shareholder, Matthew L. Johnson, and Associate Attorney, Margaret A. Connery, secured a defense verdict for their hospital client and its treating physician in a Cook County, IL, lawsuit seeking approximately $1.7 million in damages. In this case, plaintiff was admitted to defendant hospital for injuries suffered in a motor vehicle accident.  Following   Continue Reading »

Ogura, Boehm Secure Defense Verdict in Dispute Seeking $1M in Damages

Johnson & Bell Shareholders, Meiko L. Ogura and Garrett L. Boehm, Jr., secured a defense verdict in favor of their car dealer client.  In this eight-day trial, the plaintiff, a sales employee of the car dealer, claimed a single injury caused by four separate automobile accidents over a nine-year period.  Our dispute involved the third   Continue Reading »

Failed Real Estate Investment Ignites Malpractice Claim. Jalalpour, Sedia and Macksey Extinguish the Dispute.

Johnson & Bell Shareholders, Ramses Jalalpour and David M. Macksey, and Associate Attorney, Adam J. Sedia, secured a Second District Appellate Court ruling affirming motion for summary judgment in favor of their client in a legal malpractice dispute. In this case, the plaintiffs, a real estate investment and management company and its owner, thought they   Continue Reading »

Wrongful Death Trucking Case Resolved Successfully

The Johnson & Bell trial team of Edward W. Hearn, Catherine Breitweiser-Hurst and Gregory D. Conforti successfully resolved a wrongful death trucking case where plaintiff asked the jury at closing for $12 million in damages. Johnson & Bell’s trucking client already had admitted liability for the accident and was defending this case solely on the   Continue Reading »

Transportation Company Succeeds with Effort to “Ship” Case to Kane County. Illinois Supreme Court Denies Plaintiff’s Petition for Appeal.

Several weeks ago, we reported that the First District Appellate Court had ruled in favor of our transportation client, allowing our client to transfer its case on forum non conveniens grounds from Cook County to Kane County, where an accident involving one of the company’s trucks and its driver occurred.  Following that ruling, the plaintiff   Continue Reading »
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