Motherway, Glenn and Napleton has announced that Robert J. Glenn is leaving the firm effective January 1, 2003, ending a twenty year relationship with the firm and its predecessor, Motherway and Glenn. The firm will continue, as Motherway and Napleton, concentrating in wrongful death and catastrophic injury cases. Glenn plans to enjoy a sabbatical and… Read More
Legal Archives From 2002
A $6.5 million settlement has been approved by Cook County Circuit Judge Bill Taylor in a lawsuit filed by a man who claimed that doctors negligently failed to administer an appropriate vaccine after his spleen was removed. After years of health problems, Carl Musillo was diagnosed with pneumococcal meningitis in 1995 at age 44. Musillo… Read More
On October 15, 2002, Robert J. Napleton gave a speech at the Westin Hotel at an Illinois Trial Lawyers Association Seminar on the subject of “Liens on Personal Injury Cases” before a large group of Chicago trial lawyers.
MacNeal Memorial Hospital has agreed to pay $1.8 million to settle a wrongful-death lawsuit alleging that nurses failed to monitor a 69-year-old patient after total knee replacement surgery. Cook County Circuit Judge William D. Maddux, who presides over the Law Division, approved the settlement today. Frank Perez, a retired sheet metal worker for Brach Candy… Read More
Cook County Circuit Judge William D. Maddux approved a settlement of nearly $1.4 million in a wrongful-death case involving a 35-year-old woman who died of a pulmonary embolism, apparently after being misdiagnosed with dehydration at a suburban hospital. A day after being released from the hospital emergency room, the woman died of the embolism, a… Read More
A disabled girl from Robbins will receive a $15 million dollar award for improper medical care under the terms of a settlement approved by Cook County Judge Benjamin Novoselsky. The settlement is the highest malpractice payout in Cook County Hospital history. The settlement was approved by the County Board on March 21, 2002 and is… Read More
On January 19, 2002, Robert J. Napleton gave a speech at the DoubleTreeHotel at a Illinois Trial Lawyer’s Association seminar on the subject of “Screening Potential Cases” before a large crowd of Chicago trial lawyers. The seminar audience consisted of attorney members of the Illinois Trial Lawyers’s Association who came to learn about tort litigation… Read More