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10Apr, 2019

Settles – Lawyers Of Distinction For 2019

By |April 10th, 2019|Categories: Latest News|0 Comments

LDM is pleased to announce that partner Bill Settles has been certified as a member of Lawyers of Distinction for 2019. Lawyers of Distinction is recognized as the fastest growing community of distinguished lawyers in the United States. Lawyers of Distinction offers membership to less than 10% of attorneys in any given state. Membership is based upon peer recommendations and an objective analysis of an attorney’s qualifications, reputation, experience, and [...]

1Apr, 2019

Motion for Summary Judgment – Win for Novotny & Dempsey

By |April 1st, 2019|Categories: Latest News|0 Comments

Mark Novotny and Sarah Dempsey recently won a motion for summary judgment, obtaining the dismissal of a medical malpractice case filed against an orthopedic surgeon.  The case arose out of a knee replacement surgery.  The plaintiff alleged that the nurses from the hospital and the defendant surgeon had negligently left a piece of sponge behind in the knee following surgery.  Mr. Novotny and Ms. Dempsey successfully argued that the claim [...]

28Mar, 2019

Partner Bill Settles – Unanimous Defense Verdict

By |March 28th, 2019|Categories: Latest News|0 Comments

LDM partner Bill Settles recently won a unanimous defense verdict in a medical malpractice case against an orthopedic surgeon in Sidney, Nebraska. The patient claimed she suffered a pressure ulcer on her heel because the surgeon misapplied a posterior splint following ankle surgery. After Mr. Settles’ presentation, the jury only took an hour to reject this claim. Interestingly, the trial was disrupted by the worst blizzard in Sidney in the [...]

25Mar, 2019

Lamson, Grams & Storey – Significant Settlement

By |March 25th, 2019|Categories: Latest News|0 Comments

Lamson, Dugan & Murray, LLP is proud to announce a significant settlement of a long-pending industrial product defect case.  Representing their Fortune 500 client, LDM attorneys Bill Lamson, Jason Grams, and Mike Storey brought suit against a supplier and, after over three years of litigation, negotiated payments to LDM’s client of $50 million and a resumption of the parties’ business relationship.  The case involved over three million units of products [...]

19Mar, 2019

Dave Schmitt Secures Summary Judgment Dismissal in Railroad Crossing Accident Case

By |March 19th, 2019|Categories: Latest News|0 Comments

Partner Dave Schmitt successfully secured summary judgment dismissal in a crossing accident case in Iowa. The case involved an individual who ignored lowered crossing gates at an Iowa railroad crossing and ran across tracks when this individual was struck by the front corner of an oncoming train. Fortunately, the individual survived and quickly recovered from her physical injuries, although plaintiffs also claimed the individual suffered psychological, cognitive and behavioral difficulties [...]