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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 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’s Gary M. Samms Speaks at the Annual Chester County Fall Bench Bar Conference

Obermayer’s Gary M. Samms spoke at the annual Chester County Fall Bench Bar Conference on “Social Media and Avoiding Legal Malpractice.”  The conference provided judges and lawyers the opportunity to obtain up to 6 CLE credits, a Judges Forum, as well as various social and networking opportunities.  The conference was he...

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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's Gary Samms featured speaker at Pennsylvania's Professional Liability Committee's CLE program

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania –May 22, 2012-- On May 21, 2012, Gary Samms was the featured speaker at the Montgomery County Bar Association/Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Pennsylvania Professional Liability Committee’s CLE program on “Avoiding Legal Malpractice.”Samms chairs Obermayer's Professional Liability Practice Gro...

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A Conversation With Malpractice Attorney Gary Samms

Gary Samms spoke with the managing editor of Anesthesiology News, about what to do — and not do — if you are ever caught in a malpractice case. The interview was recorded for a podcast on the Anesthesiology News Web site.

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Is It Ever Too Late to Allow an Expert Report?

It is less than two weeks before the start of trial and you're making sure your trial team is well prepared. Your trial notebook is perfectly organized, your witnesses are all lined up to testify, your motions in limine have been filed and you have reviewed prior testimony of opposing counsel's experts. There should be no more surprises. However, w...

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Gary Samms Speaks at 17th Annual Jefferson National Anesthesia Conference

Gary M. Samms recently spoke at the 17th Annual Jefferson National Anesthesia Conference in Big Sky, Montana on “How to Avoid Malpractice and Deal with Malpractice.”

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Gary Samms Quoted in The Legal Intelligencer article --"Preconception Duty a Significant Step, Med Mal Lawyers Say"

Gary Samms is quoted in an article entitled, "Preconception Duty a Significant Step, Med Mal Lawyers Say" in The Legal Intelligencer. The article discusses the recent findings of an en banc Superior Court panel that physicians owe a third-party duty of care to their "patients' future, unborn children." Click Here for the article that appeared in t...

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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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