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Practice Area: Legal Malpractice Defense

Motion to Dismiss Granted in Legal Malpractice Action

Matthew Egan, recently secured dismissal with prejudice of an attorney who represented a group of investors in a large commercial real estate development. The plaintiffs alleged that the attorney was negligent in structuring several corporate and real estate transactions, causing the investors to be exposed to personal tax liability for millions of dollars in TIF …

July 2019

Tim Weaver Wins Malpractice Trial

Timothy Weaver recently obtained a defense jury verdict in a medical malpractice case in which a dentist claimed that defendant orthopedic surgeon negligently delayed spine surgery by one day for an acute, repeat low back disc herniation in order to suit his surgical schedule, thereby causing permanent foot paralysis (drop foot), gait abnormalities, and related …

July 2019

John Smith and Ryan Shupe Secure Victory for General Surgery Client

 John Smith  and Ryan Shupe recently secured a victory for their general surgery client in a case alleging medical malpractice. The plaintiff claimed that a surgical procedure and postoperative care caused the patient’s death. John and Ryan undertook discovery efforts for several years of litigation. These efforts included obtaining concessions from treating physicians and experts, …

July 2019

Pretzel & Stouffer Attorneys Obtain Dismissal for General Surgeon

Pretzel & Stouffer attorneys, John Smith and Ryan Shupe, recently secured a victory for their general surgery client in a case alleging medical malpractice. The plaintiff claimed that a surgical procedure and postoperative care caused the patient’s death. John and Ryan undertook discovery efforts for several years of litigation. These efforts included obtaining concessions from …

June 2019 | Firm News

Defense Verdict in Legal Malpractice Trial

Jim Sipchen prevailed at trial on a legal malpractice claim that alleged his client was negligent in handling a commercial real estate closing for a below-grade commercial unit located in a high rise residential condominium building in Chicago’s Gold Coast neighborhood. The plaintiffs alleged that the attorney committed malpractice by not investigating the property’s zoning prior …

May 2018 | Firm News

Successful Defense of Three Physicians

Brian T. Henry has recently successfully defended three physicians in cases alleging professional negligence. In each case, the jury returned a verdict for the defendant doctor. Mr. Henry represented an Internist in a case where the plaintiff alleged a failure to refer the patient to a vascular surgeon for treatment of a pseudoaneurysm after a CT …

September 2014 | Firm News