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Gary Samms Successfully Obtained Defense Verdict in Lehigh County

Trial Attorney and Chair of the Professional Liability Department at Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLC, Gary Samms, successfully obtained a defense verdict in Lehigh County in the matter of Cser v. Moss Rehab, et al. After a nine day trial, the jury deliberated for only an hour before returning a defense verdict. Samms represented two physic...

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Kurt Straub Receives Three Defense Verdicts

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP partner J. Kurt Straub received three defense verdicts on behalf of three nurse clients in the case of Judith Algeo, Guardian of the Estate of Jenna Marie Scott v. Lower Bucks Hospital, et al. This was a month-long jury trial before the Hon. Robert J. Mellon in the Bucks County Court of Common Pleas. It wa...

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Samms and Keefe Obtain Defense Verdict in Pediatric Surgeon Case

Gary Samms and Eileen Keefe successfully obtained a defense verdict for a pediatric surgeon in a medical malpractice case in Philadelphia. The surgeon was accused of performing three abdominal surgeries, (one on day 2 of life), incorrectly which allegedly lead to cardiac arrest and hypoxia resulting in Cerebral Palsy, brain injury and the need for ...

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Samms Obtains Defense Verdict in Broken Needle Case

Gary Samms, along with Jacqueline Roe, obtained a defense verdict on behalf of his client, an interventional radiologist, who was sued after a needle he was using for a bone biopsy broke off in the plaintiff's back, requiring an additional surgery to remove it. The defense win came in a case where the plaintiff claimed the manufacturer's warning cl...

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OBERMAYER WINS IMPORTANT COURT VICTORY FOR FACILITIES MANAGEMENT COMPANY

Obermayer Recovers All Costs for Facilities Management Client Against its Subcontractor Tricia Swann, an attorney with Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP, recently won a victory in the Superior Court of Pennsylvania for her facilities management company client in an action against its snow removal subcontractor. The Court upheld an arbitra...

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Obermayer's Samms and Roe Obtain Defense Verdict for Radiologist in Medical Malpractice Case Over Identifying Aneurysm

Obermayer's Gary M. Samms and Jacqueline Sabol Roe received a defense verdict in a medical malpractice action in the case of Piasecki v. University of Pennsylvania, et al. Mr. Samms and Ms. Roe defended a radiologist, where plaintiff’s allegation was that he failed to identify an aneurysm on an MRI/MRA study. The aneurysm eventually ruptured ...

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PA Superior Court Upholds Arbitration Award

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – January 16, 2013 -  Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP attorney Tricia Swann’s arbitration award in favor of her client was recently upheld by the Pennsylvania Superior Court on an appeal to vacate the award.

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Obermayer's Terri Gillespie and Jim Penny Win a Victory in the U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals

Terri Gillespie and Jim Penny won a victory in the U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals affirming the lower court’s entry of summary judgment (also a victory for Terri and Jim) for the defendant employer in an ADA case in which the employee claimed unlawful retaliation because, after she sought a disability accommodation, the employer terminated her employment.

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Obermayer’s Samms, Shreibman and Roe Obtain Defense Verdict for Doctor in Case Over Informed Consent and Negligence

On December 7, 2012, Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP’s Gary M. Samms, along with Stephanie V. Shreibman and Jacqueline Sabol Roe successfully defended their client and obtained a defense verdict in the matter of Berdeci- Cortes v Rogers. 

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Obermayer's Batoff and Ryan Win Appeal in Zoning Matter

Jeffrey Batoff and John Ryan won an appeal before the Bucks County Court of Common Pleas in a divisive, confrontational zoning matter heard before the Northampton Township Board of Supervisors.

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