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Obermayer’s Samms and Keefe Obtain Defense Verdict for Doctor in Case Over Patient’s Death

On November 21, 2012, Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP’s Gary M. Samms and Eileen K. Keefe successfully defended their client and obtained a defense verdict in the matter of Fanaro v Pottstown Hospital et al.  A unanimous jury found in favor of the doctor.

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Obermayer Attorney Michael V. Phillips Wins in Pro Bono Case

Michael V, Phillips who won primary physical custody for a mother in a three year pro bono custody matter.

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Gary Samms Obtains Defense Verdict

Gary Samms obtained a defense verdict on behalf of his client, radiologist Seyed Hashemi, M.D., who was accused of misinterpreting and failing to properly report the findings of mammogram and ultrasound studies on a 45-year old woman diagnosed with breast cancer. After a 7-day trial in Bucks County, Dr. Hashemi was found by the jury to have acted w...

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Obermayer Environmental Law Partner Scores Win Against the EPA

  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - January 10, 2012 - Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP partner, Joseph J. McGovern, recently brought to favorable resolution a long-running bitter dispute in which the EPA had been attempting to collect over $30 million it squandered at a Superfund Site on the Delaware waterfront in Philadelphia from an i...

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Samms Gets Defense Verdict

After a five day trial, a jury unanimously absolved Dr. Marc McKenna of Chestnut Hill Hospital of any wrongdoing regarding the death of a 44 year old woman from fungal pneumonia. Dr. McKenna was defended by Gary Samms who was able to successfully persuade the jury that the doctor acted reasonably at all times and consistent with the standard of car...

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Gary Samms Successfully Defends Doctor in Surgery Fire Negligence Case

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP’s Gary M. Samms obtained a defense verdict for a doctor in a case where the jury found negligence only on the part of the nurse anesthetist, who was alleged to have caused a Coatseville woman's face to catch fire during surgery. Click here to view the article regarding the case that appeared in The ...

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Gary Samms Obtains Defense Verdict for Surgeon in Case Over Failure to Diagnose Breast Cancer

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP’s Gary M. Samms obtained a defense verdict on April 15, 2011 in a Philadelphia Common Pleas Court for a surgeon in a negligence suit. The suit regarded a 58-year old woman who died of breast cancer. A jury deliberated for almost two hours before determining the woman was not untimely diagnosed.The ju...

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Gary Samms Obtains Defense Verdict in a Highly Contested Medical Malpractice Case

Obermayer's Gary Samms obtained a defense verdict in a highly contested medical malpractice case dealing with issues of failing to diagnose breast cancer.  After a six day trial before the Honorable Leon Tucker, a unanimous defense verdict was entered for Mr. Samms' client.  Plaintiffs had made a seven-figure demand to resolve the matter.

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Gary Samms Obtains Defense Verdict in Medical Malpractice Case

 Gary M. Samms obtained a defense verdict on September 21, 2010 in a Montgomery County wrongful death suit.  Samms received the defense verdict for two heart doctors that were sued by the estate of a 54-year old.  The plaintiff was seeking $2 million in wrongful death and survivor damages.   Click Here for the article that app...

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Gary Samms Obtains Defense Verdict in Defamation Case

Gary M. Samms obtained a defense verdict after a two week trial in a hotly contested defamation/breach of contract and tortious interference with contract action.  Plaintiff was seeking $1.6 million.

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