Lawyers at DBMS successfully litigate a wide variety of civil cases and argue appeals in some of the most challenging jurisdictions in the country.

Professional Liability

Plaintiff v. Defendant General Surgeon


Defendant General Surgeon


Verdict for Defense


John M. McGarry and Laura Coffey Ieremia of DBMS successfully defended a general surgeon in Lake County at trial against allegations of performing a non-indicated double bowel resection during a diagnostic laparoscopy, leading to multiple hospitalizations for bowel obstructions due to adhesive disease.

After plaintiff requested $2.475 million in damages, the Lake County jury returned a verdict for the defense.