O'Malley and Bugos Obtain Directed Verdict in Medical Malpractice Trial


November 10, 2014

Firm Shareholders Bob O’Malley and Kevin Bugos recently obtained a Directed Verdict for two Resident physicians in a Cook County medical malpractice trial.  The case, Strzelczyk v. Wolin, et al. involved an orthopedic shoulder surgery, during which it was alleged that plaintiff suffered the transection of a nerve. Following the close of plaintiff’s case, the Court granted our Motion for Directed Verdict on behalf of both of the Firm’s clients who were Resident physicians at the time of the surgery, leading to the dismissal of the case against them.  

For more than 25 years, companies have relied on trial attorney Robert O'Malley to represent their interests in product liability, medical malpractice, and business litigation matters. Mr. O'Malley has an extensive record of success litigating in these areas, especially in the trial context, and is a trusted advisor for multiple long-term clients.

Trial attorney Kevin Bugos concentrates his litigation practice in the areas of employment litigation, professional liability and medical malpractice defense. Over the course of his career, Mr. Bugos has successfully tried numerous cases involving catastrophic injury to verdict on behalf of his clients. As primary attorney in his cases, he is responsible for handling all aspects of litigation, including pre-suit investigation, pleadings, fact and expert discovery, trial and appeal.