Jury Returns Verdict in favor of Health System and Family Practice Physician

Lisa Munch successfully tried and defended a health system and family practice physician against a medical malpractice claim pending in Stephenson County regarding an alleged failure to investigate symptoms that could have led to an earlier diagnosis of  Membranoproliferative Glomerulonephritis (MPGN). Plaintiff sought over $30 million in damages. The Court granted directed verdict as to nursing allegations. The jury’s verdict and the directed verdict were affirmed by the Illinois Appellate Court. Petition to the Illinois Supreme Court for leave to appeal was denied.