Brennan Burtker Wins Not Guilty In Orthopedic Malpractice Trial

Brennan Burtker congratulates Mark M. Brennan and Jonathan E. Cavins for their success in obtaining a not guilty verdict in an orthopedic malpractice trial.  The jury verdict was returned in favor of the defense after less than 1 hour of deliberation.  The plaintiff contended that a shoulder hemiarthroplasty performed by the defendant orthopedic surgeon failed

Brennan Burtker Congratulates Its Leading Lawyers and Emerging Leading Lawyers for 2017

Brennan Burtker is proud to announce that Mark M. Brennan, Robert S. Burtker, Joseph A. Camarra and Jane McAtee have been honored as “Leading Lawyers” in 2017, and Rachel S. Stern, Jonathan E. Cavins and Dana N. Ferrell have been named “Emerging Lawyers” as compiled by the Law Bulletin Publishing Company.

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 against the

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. 

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

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

Brennan Burtker LLC Wins Summary Judgment In Pediatric Spine Case on Proximate Cause

Brennan Burtker is pleased to announce a victory on behalf of its clients in a pediatric spine case involving a paralyzed patient.  Mark M. Brennan represented a leading children’s hospital and its pediatric orthopedic surgeon in a complex medical malpractice case alleging the failure to properly treat a kyphotic spine in a 14 year old

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

Jane A. McAtee To Present At 42nd Annual March of Dimes Perinatal Nursing Conference

On March 7, 2017, Jane A. McAtee, Of Counsel at Brennan Burtker LLC, will present at the 42nd Annual March of Dimes Perinatal Nursing Conference.  Ms. McAtee will lecture on current trends in perinatal medical negligence litigation and will highlight successful techniques for avoiding risk and defending a case.

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

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Brennan Burtker LLC is Chicago’s first full service health care law firm, providing clients everything from defense litigation to health care compliance services. Our partners are established and recognized defense litigation attorneys with an in-depth understanding of the day to day issues facing health care professionals and institutions.

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