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 Daily Local (May 18, 2011).

Mr. Samms is a partner and member of the firm’s Litigation and Healthcare Departments as well as the Intellectual Property Litigation Group. He has comprehensive experience in complex civil litigation matters; he has gained notoriety for his trial work and has twice been named as one of Pennsylvania's Top 100 Lawyers and one of Philadelphia's Top 100 Lawyers by Law & Politics Magazine. He has been named as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer© in 2010,
2009, 2008, 2007 and 2006, an honor bestowed upon only 5% of Pennsylvania
lawyers. He has previously been named one of "Pennsylvania's 50 on the Fast
Track" in 2001 by his peers.