In March and April Julie Ramson and Dawn Ehrenberg won a case involving a young woman, age 22, who passed away from sepsis following a ruptured duodenal ulcer. The ulcer was not discovered until autopsy because the young woman was admitted with generalized weakness, neurological abnormalities, an abnormal EKG and hypertension.
In May and June of this year we tried and won a difficult medical malpractice case in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois. The plaintiff alleged that the defendant physician misread certain biopsy tissue slides of the plaintiff’s vocal cords in 2010, missing his cancer and allowing it to grow and spread.
You’ve just been served with a summons or complaint for medical malpractice. You are shocked – and frankly, enraged that this patient – or their family – would turn on you.
Medical malpractice settlements are a double edged sword. The doctor, or other health care professional, has been sued. They are vulnerable and emotional – they are hurt that their patient or the patient’s family would sue them, angry that they have been sued, and scared that they could lose their professional liability insurance and/or their […]
A subpoena hit your door and you’re staring down the barrel of a lawsuit. Malpractice attorneys know all too well that when you’re facing this sort of legal action, it’s critical to say and do the right things. You may be asked to give testimony in a deposition, where the plaintiff’s attorney will ask questions […]
Julie Ramson successfully defends another medical malpractice defense case adding to a string of “not guilty” verdicts in her career. Ms Ramson focuses on defense litigation and professional liability within McKenna Storer. Ms. Ramson applied her signature approach and translated complex medical intricacies into an understandable story that resonated well with the jury. Her trademarks […]
Julie Ramson recently had her article, “The Difference between a Deposition and Trial Testimony”, published in the PSIC Physician Connection Newsletter. To read a PDF version of the article, clink on this link: PSIC_Physician_Connection_Newsletter