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Chicago, October 10, 2018

Chicago Lawyer Magazine Names Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP Case "One of Three Best Defense Wins" of 2018

Chicago Lawyer magazine's annual settlement issue recognized Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP for having one of the top three defense verdicts of the last year.

According to the article "The Best Defense," partners Patricia S. Kocour and Elizabeth A. Bruer and associate Jessica A. Levitt represented Mercy Hospital and Medical Center in Chicago and registered nurse Tara Anderson in a case against the estate of a 42-year-old woman who died following a hospital visit.

The case went to trial in April 2018. Per the Chicago Lawyer article, "experts independently concluded that Hampton died from a viral myocarditis. The plaintiff attorneys did not collect on any of the $11 million they requested after the jury deliberated for about two hours."

For a full description of the case, please visit the Chicago Lawyer website.

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