201708.15
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Brennan Burtker LLC Wins Another Appeal

The firm congratulates Anthony Longo and Sherita Glover on their impressive August 15, 2017 victory in the appellate court. The case involved allegations of assault and battery during an outpatient medical appointment. Plaintiff filed suit against the medical clinic and its employee who allegedly threw the punches. Plaintiff claimed to have achieved service of process…

201708.01
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Brennan Burtker LLC Wins Directed Verdict At Trial

The firm congratulates Robert Burtker and Rachel Stern on winning a directed verdict just prior to closing arguments in a medical malpractice case involving the death of a 32 year old patient.  The trial court granted the directed verdict at the close of all evidence, and just prior to the commencement of closing arguments.  Mr….

201705.24
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Brennan Burtker LLC Wins Employment Case in Seventh Circuit

The firm congratulates founders Robert Burtker and Anthony Longo for an impressive win before the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. At the district court level, Robert and Anthony filed a motion to dismiss this employment case arguing that the plaintiff’s action was barred by the doctrine of res judicata in light of a prior adjudication…

201705.19
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Brennan Burtker LLC Wins Summary Judgment On Apparent Agency

The firm congratulates Joe Camarra, Anthony Longo, and Blair Kipnis for winning a critical summary judgment in the Circuit Court of Cook County recently. Plaintiff alleged that the firm’s client was vicariously liable for the acts and omissions of its co-defendant Medical Director which allegedly caused the patient’s death by exsanguination. A motion for summary…

201704.07
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Jane A. McAtee to Present at Digestive Disease Week

On May 7, 2017, Jane A. McAtee, Of Counsel at Brennan Burtker LLC, will present at Digestive Disease Week in Chicago, Illinois, the world’s largest gathering of physicians, researchers and industry in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and gastrointestinal surgery. Ms. McAtee was invited by the American Gastroenterology Association Institute Council and will present on “Liability…

201701.03
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Rachel Stern and Jonathan Cavins Elected Partners

Brennan Burtker LLC is pleased and proud to announce that the firm has elected Rachel Stern and Jonathan Cavins to the partnership. Jonathan E. Cavins concentrates his practice in civil litigation, with an emphasis on medical liability defense and commercial litigation. He has extensive experience representing hospitals, medical groups, and physicians in all phases of…

201612.22
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Brennan Burtker LLC Prevails in Arbitration

The firm congratulates partner Daniel J. Pylman on the successful defense of a defendant landowner sued for breaching a construction contract. Plaintiff, a general contractor, alleged the defendant allowed work to be performed pursuant to a written contract and then breached the contract by failing to pay for the work.  Mr. Pylman put on evidence, including the…

201612.22
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Partner Daniel J. Pylman Gives Presentation to Young Lawyers Division of IADTC

Partner Daniel J. Pylman recently gave a presentation on the Petrillo doctrine at a meeting of the Young Lawyers Division of the Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel.  The presentation included a discussion of the Petrillo doctrine, as articulated in Petrillo v. Syntex Laboratories, Inc.; the evolution of the doctrine overtime; and recent updates.