Jim Christman and Lindsay Lollio Obtain Defense Verdict in Professional Negligence Trial


Jim Christman and Lindsay Lollio obtained a defense verdict for a cardiac surgeon following a two-week jury trial in Cook County, Ill. (Chicago). Jim and Lindsay defended the surgeon against allegations of medical negligence that led to a complication following a complex open-heart procedure.The patient died as a result of the complication.

The patient’s estate asked the jury to award $9.8 million for wrongful death, but the jury returned a verdict in favor of the surgeon.

About Jim and Lindsay

Jim counsels clients and litigates on their behalf in matters related to contracts, commercial disputes, fiduciary duty, professional liability, director liability and officer liability. He also works extensively with physicians and physician groups on healthcare and regulatory matters

Lindsay has defended clients in complex matters involving alleged negligence, medical malpractice, intentional tort liability, premises liability, products liability, construction liability, professional liability and general liability. She has successfully defended clients through trial in high-exposure personal injury cases.

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