Stephanie Urbanek Secures Appellate Victory for Healthcare Client in Medical Malpractice Case

In a recent appeal in a medical malpractice case concerning claims of breach of physician fiduciary duty, breach of verbal contract, fraud and profit disgorgement, partner Stephanie Urbanek secured a win for a local hospital by dismissing the amended complaint for failure to comply with the requirements of section 2-622 of the Code of Civil Procedure.

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Alexandra Morelli Elected as Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Chicago Bar Association’s @theBar Blog

Alexandra Morelli has been selected to assume the leadership role of Co-Editor-in-Chief for the Chicago Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Section @theBar blog, a publication dedicated to professional development and enhancing member dialogue in the legal profession.

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Associate Josh Sultan Examines the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals’ Time-Barred Dismissal of Claims Under the Federal Tort Claims Act and Discovery Rule

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Woodson v. U.S. upheld summary judgment in favor of a federally-qualified health center based upon the Federal Tort Claims Act’s two-year statute of limitations after plaintiffs waited more than three years to file an instant action.

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Joseph Comer and Leighanne Root to Discuss the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology’s Information Blocking Rule at CHRMS 2021 Annual Meeting

BCKS attorneys Joseph Comer and Leighanne Root will analyze the ONC’s new information blocking rules implemented under the 21st Century Cures Act and the legal impact on medical professionals and their practice.

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Seven BCKS Attorneys Named to Leading and Emerging Lawyers Lists

Barker, Castro, Kuban & Steinback is proud to announce seven attorneys have been recognized on the 2021 Leading and Emerging Lawyers lists published by the Leading Lawyers Network.

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Joseph Comer and Laura Wibberley Secure Summary Judgment Win for Agency Allegations in Medical Malpractice Case

Joseph Comer and Laura Wibberley achieved a summary judgment win on behalf of a healthcare system client in a recent case involving allegations of agency of the physicians involved in a patient’s spinal surgery.

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