Pretzel & Stouffer

News and Verdicts

Matthew Egan - Supreme Court Appointment
November 2017

Sommer Luzynczyk to speak at ISBA’s “Anatomy of a Medical Negligence Trial” seminar
October 2017

P&S Obtains Dismissal for Attorney on Grounds of Absolute Immunity
October 2017

Investigators Defended Against Claims after Exoneration of Criminal Defendants
September 2017

Engineering Expert Witness Speech
September 2017

Summary Judgment Victory on Behalf of Bar Owner
September 2017

Immediate Dismissal Granted in Attorney Malpractice Case
September 2017

Trial Victory: Directed Verdict, Plus Costs Obtained on Behalf of Architect in McHenry County
September 2017

Pretzel & Stouffer Attorneys Presented on the ADA and FMLA at Conference of Senior Living Community Administrators
September 2017

Client’s Dismissal Obtained from Legal Malpractice Case
September 2017

Summary Judgment Awarded to Workers’ Compensation Attorney in Legal Malpractice Case
March 2017

Summary Judgment Victory in Title VII Lawsuit
January 2017

Divorce Attorney Exonerated in Legal Malpractice Suit Brought By His Former Lawyer Client
December 2016

Pretzel & Stouffer Beats Back Copyright Troll’s Infringement Claim
October 2016

Not Guilty Jury Verdict for Anesthesia / Pain Management Specialist
October 2016

Verdict for Orthopedic Surgeon
June 2016

Trial Victory for Otolaryngology Surgeon (ENT/HNS)
May 2016

Trial Victory for Surgeon
May 2016

Property Owner Dismissed from IHRA and ADA Based lawsuit
March 2016

Trial Victory for Attorney and Credit Union re Bankruptcy Discharge Injunction
March 2016

Exemptions From Tax Liability Obtained for Real Estate Listing Service under new Chicago “Cloud Tax”
March 2016

Not Guilty Jury Verdict in 34 minutes for Orthopaedic Surgeon re ACL surgery
March 2016

Edward Ruff - Speaker at FDCC 2016 Winter Meeting
March 2016

Spoliation Claim Against Insurer Dismissed Under Statue of Limitations
February 2016

Defamation Defense Successful for Governmental Union Representative
November 2015

Deposition Faculty for Inaugural Defense Trial Counsel Academy
November 2015

Summary Judgment for Construction Contractor
September 2015

Emergency Medicine Seminar
July 2015

Pharmacy Defeats Product Liability Claim
July 2015

Residential Complex Security Company Granted Dismissal
July 2015

Summary Judgment for Maintenance Contractor at City Facility
July 2015

Chicago Police Officer Immunity leads to Summary Judgment
July 2015

Homeowner Wins Binding Arbitration against Injured Guest
July 2015

Seventh Circuit Victory Secured for Law Firm against former Employee
June 2015

Summary Judgment Obtained for Business Owner Defendant on Personal Guarantee
June 2015

Pretzel & Stouffer Recovers $30 million for Client in Binding Arbitration
May 2015

Successful Defense of a Multi-Specialty Medical Group
December 2014

Dismissal of Medical Negligence and Tortious Interference Lawsuit Brought by Neurosurgical Resident Against Multi-disciplinary Medical Evaluation Team
November 2014

Victory for the Glen Ellyn Park District
October 2014

Firm Attorney Retained By a Major Petroleum Refiner
September 2014

Judgment on Behalf of a Hospital Client in a Case of Alleged Apparent Agency
September 2014

Brian Henry was recently a faculty member at the North Central Region Trial Academy
September 2014

David Stein’s Service to the Community honored by Chicago Bar Association
September 2014

Successful Defense of Three Physicians
September 2014

2014 Publication Award by the Wisconsin Defense Counsel
August 2014

Presentation to Eye Care Professionals
May 2014

Appellate Court Affirms Summary Judgment for Boy Scouts of America
April 2014

Post-trial Ruling Upholds Not Guilty Verdict
April 2014

Verdict for Internist Despite Dispute Between Physicians
April 2014

Illinois Appellate Court, First District, reverses decision finding personal jurisdiction obtained by fraudulent means
February 2014

Federal Court Dismisses Civil Rights Claims Brought Against Religious Institution
February 2014

Very Significant Victory in an Accounting Malpractice Case
January 2014

Rapid Trial Victory for General Surgeon
December 2013

Dismissal of a Four Count Complaint Alleging Negligent Misrepresentation
December 2013

Dismissal of a Complaint Brought Against an Insurance Producer
December 2013

Summary Judgment in a Professional Negligence Case Won
November 2013

Double victory for client in legal malpractice case
November 2013

Motion for Summary Judgment in a Legal Malpractice Matter Won
November 2013

Novel aiding and abetting theory against attorney dismissed
November 2013

Court tosses claims against retail store alleging violation of section 1983 and malicious prosecution
November 2013

Court summarily rejects claim brought against attorney in a real estate deal
November 2013

Timothy Weaver article accepted for publication
October 2013

Don O’Meara was elected to the Board of Directors of the Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel
September 2013

Miguel Ruiz to speak at the 2013 American College of Wound Healing and Tissue Repair conference
June 2013

Brian Henry participated in teaching seminar
May 2013

Brian Henry participates in litigation practicum
April 2013

Illinois Appellate Court, First District, Affirms Dismissal of Defamation Action
February 2013

Trial Victory For Retina Specialist
February 2013

Jury Verdict For Cardiovascular Surgeon
February 2013

Dismissal of Multi-Million Dollar Accounting Liability Claim
January 2013

Brian Henry awarded 2012 Trial Lawyer Excellence Award
October 2012

Summary Judgment Victory for McDonald’s Corporation
October 2012

Summary Judgment Victory For Divorce Attorney In Legal Malpractice Case
September 2012

Attorneys Win Dismissal In Accounting Malpractice Case
September 2012

Attorneys Secure Dismissal of Accounting Malpractice Claim
September 2012

Attorneys Secure Dismissal of Accounting Malpractice Claim
September 2012

Complete Victory Achieved For Ruff Trial Team In Defense Of Former President Of New York Stock Exchange
September 2012

Pretzel & Stouffer Attorneys Successfully Thwart Bid For Entry of TRO
September 2012

Pretzel & Stouffer Partner Appointed Editor-in-Chief of the IDC Quarterly
June 2012

Pretzel & Stouffer Partner on Expert Seminar Panel at Chicago Bar Association
May 2012

Jury Victory for Northwestern Memorial Hospital
May 2012

Summary Judgment Victory for Real Estate Developer
April 2012

Summary Judgment for Flight School in Major Aviation/Educational Malpractice Lawsuit — Affirmed on Appeal
April 2012

Orthopedic Surgery Defense Verdict
April 2012

Summary Judgment Granted in Defense of Brain Damage Claim
April 2012

Supreme Court Upholds Appellate Court Victory
March 2012

Pretzel & Stouffer Partner Presents at Illinois Association of Ophthalmology Program
March 2012

Pretzel & Stouffer Partner Will Discuss Recent Legal Changes to Non-Compete Clauses During Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce Event Feb. 10
February 2012

Pretzel & Stouffer Team Secures Victory for Insurer Client in Potential Class-Action Suit
February 2012

Pretzel & Stouffer Continues Winning Track Record in Federal Discrimination Cases in Wisconsin
December 2011

Pretzel & Stouffer Wins Verdict for Defendant in Case Involving Largest Back Draft in U.S. History and Fire that Destroyed Historic Church
November 2011

Pretzel & Stouffer Partner Conducts Mock Jury Trial for First-Year UIC Internal Medicine Residents
November 2011

Pretzel & Stouffer Partner Secures Winning Verdict for Plastic Surgeon in Medical Malpractice Case
November 2011

Pretzel & Stouffer Secures Directed Verdict for Gastroenterologist
November 2011

Pretzel & Stouffer, Chartered, Celebrates 65 Years
September 2011

Pretzel & Stouffer Frees Insurer from Obligation in $1.8 Million Consent Judgment
September 2011

Pretzel & Stouffer Attorney Receives Chicago Bar Association’s Rising Star Award
September 2011

Pretzel & Stouffer Obtains Victory for Exxon Mobil in Barge Explosion Case
September 2011

Pretzel & Stouffer Wins Not-Guilty Verdict for Physician in Shoulder Dystocia Case
August 2011

Pretzel & Stouffer Secures Winning Verdict for Physician in Wrongful Death Case
August 2011

Pretzel & Stouffer Partner Presents Lecture on Medical Standards of Care
August 2011

Pretzel & Stouffer Attorneys Secure Winning Verdict for Physician in Cancer Diagnosis Case
July 2011

Pretzel & Stouffer Wins Summary Judgment for Psychiatrist in Negligence Case
July 2011

Pretzel & Stouffer Equity Partner Teaches Course at University of Chicago Medical Center
July 2011

Pretzel & Stouffer Wins Summary Judgment for Physician in Wrongful Death Suit
June 2011

Summary Judgment For Pretzel & Stouffer Insurer Client Upheld on Appeal
May 2011

Pretzel & Stouffer Attorneys Defend Former Wisconsin Police Chief in Discrimination Lawsuit
May 2011

Pretzel & Stouffer Wins Victory for Surgeon’s Estate in Leg Amputation Case
May 2011

Pretzel & Stouffer Recognized in U.S. News-Best Lawyers ‘Best Law Firms 2010’ Rankings
February 2011

Pretzel & Stouffer Wins Major Defense Victory in Stand ’n Seal Bellwether Trial
February 2011

Pretzel & Stouffer Wins Defense Victory for Surgeon in Fibroadenoma Case
February 2011

Matthew J. Egan Receives Trial Lawyer Excellence Award
February 2011

Pretzel & Stouffer Associate Speaks to Chicago Bar Association Committees on Insurance Coverage Issues
February 2011

Defense Victory for Physicians in Bacterial Meningitis Death Case Upheld on Appeal
February 2011

Pretzel & Stouffer Retained to Defend Joliet Hotel Where Toddler Was Injured in Elevator Incident
February 2011

Pretzel & Stouffer Attorneys Win Defense Verdict for Hospital and Physician in Fatal Hemorrhage Case
February 2011

Pretzel & Stouffer Equity Partner Lectures at University of Chicago Seminar
February 2011

Pretzel & Stouffer Associate Speaks to Illinois Association of Mortgage Professionals on Litigation Trends
February 2011

Pretzel & Stouffer Attorneys Retained to Represent Former Bank Executive in FDIC Claims
February 2011

Illinois Appellate Court Affirms Client’s Dismissal from Construction Defect Case
February 2011

$4,500 Contractual Limitation of Liability Upheld on Behalf of Engineering Firm in $6 Million Building Façade Litigation
February 2011

Pretzel & Stouffer Equity Partner Publishes Article in Pain Physician
February 2011