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BOB GLENN DEPARTING FIRM

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...
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CICERO WOMAN WINS $1.8 MILLION DOLLAR AWARD

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...
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FAILURE TO DIAGNOSE PULMONARY EMBOLISM RESULTS IN $1,375,000 AWARD

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...
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ROBERT J. NAPLETON SPEAKS AT ILLINOIS TRIAL LAWYER’S SEMINAR

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...
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$11 MILLION DOLLAR SETTLEMENT REACHED IN HELICOPTER CRASH

An eleven million dollar settlement has been approved by Judge Cheryl Starks of the Law Division of the Circuit Court of Cook County, Case No. 98 L 6186, in connection with two of the deaths arising from a helicopter crash occurring on May 18, 1998, in Arlington Heights, Illinois. The...
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NICK MOTHERWAY RE-ELECTED TO ABOTA BOARD

The Illinois Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates has re-elected Nick Motherway as its representative on the Board of Directors of The American Board of Trial Advocates, a national trial lawyers organization. ABOTA membership is by invitation only and the membership is comprised equally of trial lawyers who...
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ROBERT J. NAPLETON SPEAKS ON MEDICAL MALPRACTICE

Robert J. Napleton gave a speech at the Chicago Bar Association on the subject of establishing medical negligence from a plaintiff’s lawyer’s perspective before a large crowd of Chicago attorneys. The seminar audience consisted of attorneys from the young lawyers division of the Chicago Bar Association. Below is a copy...
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$11 MILLION DOLLAR SETTLEMENT REACHED IN HELICOPTER CRASH

An eleven million dollar settlement has been approved by Judge Cheryl Starks of the Law Division of the Circuit Court of Cook County, Case No. 98 L 6186, in connection with two of the deaths arising from a helicopter crash occurring on May 18, 1998, in Arlington Heights, Illinois. The...
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$375,000 VERDICT IN CATARACT SURGERY CASE A – WILL COUNTY RECORD

A Will County jury has awarded $375,000 to a 64-year-old woman who suffered cystoid macular edema from complications related to a cataract surgery. The sight in her left eye was permanently damaged by cataract material that fragmented and lodged in the posterior segment of her eye. Motherway, Glenn & Napleton...
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NICK MOTHERWAY TO SPEAK AT ITLA SEMINAR

Nick Motherway has agreed to participate in the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA) Evidence Seminar to be held on May 5, 2001 at the Double Tree Guest Suites, 198 E. Delaware Place, Chicago, Illinois. He will join other well known trial lawyers in presenting “how to do it” lectures to...
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$2.25 MILLION VERDICT FOR PARENTS OF STILLBORN – AN ILLINOIS RECORD

On February 5, 2001, a Will County jury awarded a Plainfield couple (Stephen MontMarquette Jr. and Barbara MontMarquette) $2.25 million dollars for the wrongful death of their stillborn son, Stephen Charles MontMarquette III. The verdict against Joliet obstetrician Michael Borders, M.D. is an Illinois record for a stillborn child according...
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ROBERT J. NAPLETON SPEAKS ON HMO LIABILITY

Robert J. Napleton gave a speech at the Illinois State Bar Association on the subject of HMO liability from a plaintiff’s lawyer perspective before hundreds of Illinois lawyers. The seminar audience consisted of attorneys who practice exclusively in the area of tort and insurance law. Mr. Napleton is a frequent...
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