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 clearly notes the needle at issue should not be used to penetrate bone. After a 7-day trial and nearly 5 hours deliberation, the 12-member jury returned a verdict in favor of Samm’s client. Samms chairs Obermayer's Professional Liability Practice Group. Roe’s practice is concentrated in medical malpractice, tort and asbestos litigation and products liability.