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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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Gary Samms, Nina Stryker, David Ladov and David Nasatir featured in Suburban Life Magazine, "It’s an Awesome Year at Obermayer"

It’s an Awesome Year at ObermayerStryker, Samms, Ladov and Nasatir—sounds like a team’s starting lineup and, in a matter of speaking, it is. Much like an all-star team, each player is a success in his or her own right; however, together they are a force to be reckoned with. This team doesn’t compete for individual glory; rather, they fight ...

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Fighting the Good Fight, Philadelphia Life Magazine, July 2013

Fighting the Good Fight: Attorney Gary M. Samms and his team ensure the region stays strong by representing and vigorously defending its health care and legal providers.  Philadelphia Life Magazine, "Fighting the Good Fight."

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Gary Samms Quoted on Apology Rule Reducing Med Mal Suits in PA Law Weekly

PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA—July 9, 2013--Obermayer’s Professional Liability Group Chairman, Gary M. Samms is quoted in The Pennsylvania Law Weekly article “Apology Rule May Reduce Med Mal Suits, Lawyers Say” (July 9, 2013). Mr. Samms is one of the leading attorneys in the state and is recognized nationally for his tria...

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Gary Samms and Team Obtain Unanimous Defense Verdict

Obermayer's Gary Samms, along with Eileen Keefe and Jackie Roe, received a unanimous defense verdict in a medical malpractice action in Fretwell v. St. Luke’s Hospital, et al., that involved a shoulder dystocia where the child received a permanent Erbs Palsy at birth.

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Obermayer Attorneys Named to 2013 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP is pleased to announce that a number of our attorneys were selected for inclusion in 2013 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers®. In addition, several attorneys were also selected for inclusion in 2013 Pennsylvania Rising Stars – the top-up-and-coming lawyers in the Commonwealth – as noted below. The...

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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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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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