HPS Welcomes Two Associates to the Firm

HPS Welcomes Two Associates to the Firm

On Thursday, November 7, 2019, Hall Prangle and Schoonveld, LLC (HPS) welcomed two associates into the firm with a reception held at HPS's Chicago Office. The reception celebrated Natalie Novak and Matthew Rechtoris being sworn into the Illinois State Bar at a ceremony at the Arie Crown Theater in Chicago.

November 2019  [ READ MORE ]

HPS Hiring Partner Becomes President of the Society of Trial Lawyers

HPS Hiring Partner Becomes President of the Society of Trial Lawyers

In September, Michele Anderson, Hiring Partner at Hall Prangle and Schoonveld, LLC (HPS), became the president of the Society of Trial Lawyers (the Society), only the second female to hold the post in the Society's near 100-year history.

October 2019  [ READ MORE ]

Defense verdict in maternal death suit

Defense verdict in maternal death suit

HPS attorneys David Hall and Sabina Babel secured a defense verdict in a high profile case against the most respected plaintiff's law firm in the city.The Chicago Daily Law Bulletin talked to David Hall about that case.

June 2019  [ READ MORE ]

Hall and Babel Secure Defense Verdict in $40 Million Trial

Hall and Babel Secure Defense Verdict in $40 Million Trial

In June 2019, HPS attorneys David Hall and Sabina Babel secured a defense verdict for a local teaching hospital in an intrapartum maternal death case involving the labor and delivery of a 40-year-old endocrinologist on December 9, 2012.

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Eight HPS Attorneys Named Illinois Super Lawyers for 2019

Eight HPS Attorneys Named Illinois Super Lawyers for 2019

Marilee Clausing, Jacob Z. Goldstein, Hugh C. Griffin, David C. Hall, Benjamin E. Patterson, Michael E. Prangle, Eric P. Schoonveld and Jacqueline B. Sharuzi have all been selected as Illinois Super Lawyers for 2019.

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Chicago: Hall and Walkup Successfully Defend Critical Care Medicine Physician

Chicago: Hall and Walkup Successfully Defend Critical Care Medicine Physician

In November 2018, HPS attorneys David Hall and April Walkup won a defense verdict for a Chicagoland critical care medicine physician. In the case, the plaintiff alleged that the physician failed to timely diagnose and treat compartment syndrome in the comatose and critically ill plaintiff resulting in a Volkmann's contracture of his forearm.

November 2018  [ READ MORE ]

Chicago: Hall and Luzio Secure Defense Verdict in Retrial of Spinal Cord Injury Case

Chicago: Hall and Luzio Secure Defense Verdict in Retrial of Spinal Cord Injury Case

In October 2018, HPS represented a Chicago-area hospital in the retrial of a high exposure case involving a Plaintiff who became quadriplegic following cervical spine surgery.

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Chicago: Hall and Lalmalani Successfully Defend Hospital Agent in Negligence Claim for Damages

Chicago: Hall and Lalmalani Successfully Defend Hospital Agent in Negligence Claim for Damages

HPS attorneys David Hall and Sapna Lalmalani secured a defense verdict on behalf of their client, a Chicago-area hospital, following a three-and-a-half-week trial in a high exposure case.

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Seven HPS Attorneys Named Illinois Super Lawyers for 2018

Seven HPS Attorneys Named Illinois Super Lawyers for 2018

Jacob Z. Goldstein, Hugh C. Griffin, David C. Hall, Benjamin E. Patterson, Michael E. Prangle, Eric P. Schoonveld and Jacqueline B. Sharuzi have all been selected as Illinois Super Lawyers for 2018.

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Chicago: Hall and Luzio Secure a Defense Verdict in a Post-Surgical Infection Case

Chicago: Hall and Luzio Secure a Defense Verdict in a Post-Surgical Infection Case

In June 2017, HPS attorneys David Hall and Krista Luzio secured a defense verdict for a Chicago area hospital located in the western suburbs after only 2 1/2 hours of deliberations in a post-surgical infection case.

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Chicago: Hall and Koptik Secure a Defense Verdict in a Wrongful Death Case

Chicago: Hall and Koptik Secure a Defense Verdict in a Wrongful Death Case

In March 2017, HPS attorneys David Hall and Mike Koptik secured a defense verdict for an area Hospital after a two-week trial in a wrongful death case.

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Chicago: Hall and Lalmalani Provide Strong Defense for Chicago-Area Hospital and Achieve Not Guilty Verdict by Jury

Chicago: Hall and Lalmalani Provide Strong Defense for Chicago-Area Hospital and Achieve Not Guilty Verdict by Jury

In October 2016, HPS Attorneys David Hall and Sapna Lalmalani secured a defense verdict on behalf of their client, a Chicago-area hospital, following a two and a half week trial.

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Chicago: Hall and Luzio Secure Defense Verdict in Spinal Cord Injury Case

Chicago: Hall and Luzio Secure Defense Verdict in Spinal Cord Injury Case

In May, HPS represented a Chicago-area hospital in a high exposure case involving a Plaintiff who became quadrapeligic following cervical spine surgery. The Plaintiff was seeking $39 million in damages.

May 2016  [ READ MORE ]

HPS Hosts "The Impact of Change to Illinois' Jury Trial System"

HPS Hosts "The Impact of Change to Illinois' Jury Trial System"

On Thursday, May 7, 2015, HPS hosted a panel discussion at Chicago’s Standard Club to address, “The Impact of Change to Illinois’ Jury Trial System.”

May 2015  [ READ MORE ]

HPS Expansion Featured in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin Article "10 Med-Mal Lawyers Join Defense Firm"

HPS Expansion Featured in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin Article "10 Med-Mal Lawyers Join Defense Firm"

HPS’ recent expansion was featured in the April 1, 2015, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin article, “10 med-mal lawyers join defense firm.” The article contains interviews with Marilee Clausing and Laura Ginett, names new senior partners Amy Kane and Michele Anderson, partners Charles Bletsas and Aaron Ryan, and associates Katherine Dzik, Sabina Babel, Sapna Lalmalani, and Molly Pankauskas, and discusses the involvement of HPS founder David Hall and managing partner Jennifer Ries-Buntain.

April 2015  [ READ MORE ]

Chicago: Hall and Walkup Secure Victory for a Cook County Health Center in Rehabilitation Case

Chicago: Hall and Walkup Secure Victory for a Cook County Health Center in Rehabilitation Case

In March 2015, HPS attorneys David Hall and April Walkup secured a victory on behalf of their client, in a case involving a patient at the medical facility's rehabilitation center who illicitly obtained and ingested a toxic level of anti-anxiety medication during his time in treatment.

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HPS Receives Dual Recognition: Top Chicago Firm by Martindale-Hubbell and Seven HPS Super Lawyers

HPS Receives Dual Recognition: Top Chicago Firm by Martindale-Hubbell and Seven HPS Super Lawyers

HPS proudly announces its inclusion on Martindale-Hubbell's list of the 2015 Chicago’s Top Ranked Law Firms™, as well as recognition from IL Super Lawyers on our seven HPS Super Lawyers, including a "Top 100" lawyer and a 2015 Rising Star.

January 2015  [ READ MORE ]

David Hall Named as One of the "Top 10 Leading Medical Malpractice Defense Lawyers in Illinois"  by Leading Lawyers

David Hall Named as One of the "Top 10 Leading Medical Malpractice Defense Lawyers in Illinois" by Leading Lawyers

HPS is proud to announce that partner David Hall has once again been named one of the "Top 10 Leading Medical Malpractice Defense Lawyers in Illinois" in the September 2014 business edition of Leading Lawyers magazine.

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David Hall Literally Takes Young Associates to New Heights

David Hall Literally Takes Young Associates to New Heights

At HPS, fearless is more than a word we use to describe David Hall, it’s a professional way of life. This month David took attorney training to a whole new level, literally.

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Chicago: HPS Defense Victory for Orthopedic Surgeon in Cook County

Chicago: HPS Defense Victory for Orthopedic Surgeon in Cook County

Partners David Hall and Tom Comstock successfully defended an orthopedic surgeon, in a Cook County case. After closing arguments, the jury returned in two and a half hours with a defense verdict in favor of our client.

June 2014  [ READ MORE ]

HPS Now Providing Services to Clients in the Greater Denver Area

HPS Now Providing Services to Clients in the Greater Denver Area

We look forward to bringing the HPS service model to this exciting jurisdiction.

May 2014  [ READ MORE ]

Illinois: HPS Successfully Defends Birth Injury Case

Illinois: HPS Successfully Defends Birth Injury Case

Partners David Hall and Jacqueline Sharuzi successfully defended a suburban hospital and its labor and delivery nurses in a $36 million demand birth injury case in DuPage County.

May 2014  [ READ MORE ]

HPS Successfully Defends Doctor’s Medication Decision

HPS Successfully Defends Doctor’s Medication Decision

Partners David Hall and Jacqueline Sharuzi successfully defended a defendant doctor against an $11 million demand case.

April 2014  [ READ MORE ]

Illinois: HPS Defense Victory for Suburban Hospital in Alleged Wrongful Death Case

Illinois: HPS Defense Victory for Suburban Hospital in Alleged Wrongful Death Case

Partners David Hall and Ronitha Maharaj along with associate Krista Luzio and paralegal Laura Arendsen successfully defended a suburban hospital and its nurses against wrongful death claims. After under two hours of deliberation, the jury returned a unanimous verdict in favor of the defendant hospital and the defendant GI physician.

October 2013  [ READ MORE ]

Illinois: HPS Obtains Defense Verdict In Death of Premature Infant

Illinois: HPS Obtains Defense Verdict In Death of Premature Infant

Partner David Hall and associate Tom Comstock obtained a defense verdict on behalf of Rush Copley Medical Center in a wrongful death suit. They successfully argued that it was within the actions taken by the medical center were within the standard of care.

April 2013  [ READ MORE ]

HPS Successfully Defends Infectious Disease Specialist

HPS Successfully Defends Infectious Disease Specialist

Partner David Hall obtained a defense verdict in favor of an infectious disease specialist. Plaintiff had asked the jury for $25 million.

March 2013  [ READ MORE ]

Illinois: Hall Obtains Defense Verdict for Suburban Hospital

Illinois: Hall Obtains Defense Verdict for Suburban Hospital

Partner David Hall successfully defended a suburban hospital convenient care and its employed physician against claims that the physician failed to properly work up a patient for a pulmonary embolism. Plaintiff’s attorney asked the jury for a combined verdict in excess of 17 million in damages. The jury deliberated about an hour before rendering a defense verdict.

December 2012  [ READ MORE ]