HSPRD partners Stacey Cischke and Jennifer Heydemann obtained a Not Guilty verdict in favor of an Obstetrician-Gynecologist accused of causing a delay in diagnosis of triple negative breast cancer, resulting in the death of a 44-year-old woman. Plaintiff asked the jury to award $14 million.
The Women’s Health / Birth Trauma Defense team at HSPRD has a long record of success in the defense of physicians, nurses, and major medical centers. The firm provides extensive support for its trial lawyers in the preparation of the defense through a resolution of the case, and in their work in risk management consultation, which focuses on improving patient safety and reducing the risk of healthcare litigation.
Obstetrical negligence claims are among the most complex medical cases to litigate. The strongest defense is grounded in a depth of specialized knowledge and broad experience. The extensive body of medical literature involving the peripartum period is constantly growing and staying up-to-date with the research is essential to a top quality defense. READ MORE
Our attorneys have more than 100 years of combined experience in defending medical professionals and entities against negligence claims. Hundreds of physicians, nurses and therapists have relied on us for their defense. We represent most of the Chicago-area’s major medical centers. READ MORE