Trials

ARP Attorneys Mark Lura, Daniel Hronek, and Rabiya Bilfaqi obtain defense verdict on behalf of neurosurgeon and advanced practice nurse

A Cook County jury recently found in favor of a defendant neurosurgeon and his advanced practice nurse, returning a Not Guilty verdict following a two-week trial and a mere 30 minutes of jury deliberations. The case was successfully defended by attorneys Mark Lura, Daniel Hronek, and Rabiya Bilfaqi. Plaintiff alleged that after undergoing a spinal…

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Lura, Zaharski Earn Defense Verdict for Defendant, Pathologist

  A Cook County jury recently found in favor of a defendant pathologist and her employer, returning a Not Guilty verdict. The case was successfully defended by Anderson, Rasor & Partners, LLP, attorneys Mark J. Lura and Kristen J. Zaharski. Plaintiff M-49 underwent a left lower lung lobectomy at a Chicago hospital to remove a…

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ARP obtains a defense verdict involving allegations under the Locomotive Inspection Act

Recently, ARP attorneys Daniel J. Hronek, Christopher T. Scolire, and Maureen A. McGuire obtained a defense verdict on behalf of a railroad in a case involving allegations under the Locomotive Inspection Act, a strict liability statute, and the Federal Employers’ Liability Act.  On January 4, 2012, the plaintiff-conductor backed into a locomotive restroom and twisted…

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Sandra Iorio and Jillian Taylor Secure Defense Verdict

In September, ARP attorneys Sandra Iorio and Associate Jillian Taylor obtained a defense verdict on behalf of a hospitalist and her group in a case involving allegations of failure to timely diagnose lung cancer. The hospitalist was consulted during the plaintiff’s psychiatric admission for a chest x-ray which, by report, showed an opacity which may…

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