Verdicts & Results - Madeleine Weldon-Linne

Madeleine Weldon-Linne
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Johnson v. Internist
Circuit Court of Cook County
Donald J. Suriano
Medical Malpractice
Case Dismissed Prior to Jury Selection July 12, 2013
$250,000.00
Defendant internist dismissed without payment of indemnity settlement
53 year old male developed a compartment syndrome of his arm after extravasation of contrast media in CT. Surgery was performed and plaintiff made substantial functional recovery. On call internist admitted the patient to the hospital, diagnosed the compartment syndrome and called the surgeon for immediate surgery. After arguing motions in limine, the co-defendant hospital and hospital based physicians settled with payment of indemnity monies. The internist was dismissed without payment of indemnity settlement.

Madeleine Weldon-Linne
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Johnson v. General Dentist
Circuit Court of Cook County, Law Division
Judge Michael Panter
Dental Malpractice
November 20, 2012
$600,000.00
NOT GUILTY
The 23-year-old female plaintiff claimed that the defendant dentist’s alleged improper reduction of open lock resulted in surgeries and chronic pain syndrome.

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Diaz v. Pediatrician
Circuit Court of DuPage County
Dorothy French
Medical Malpractice
November, 2010
Pediatrician DISMISSED after all evidence presented, while jury deliberated.
Five-day-old baby presented to emergency room with symptoms of bowel obstruction. Pediatrician examined baby, diagnosed bowel obstruction and arranged transfer to facility with pediatric surgeon. Baby died after surgery.

Madeleine Weldon-Linne
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Plaintiff v. Surgeon
Circuit Court of Cook County
Judge Robert Gordon
Medical Malpractice
November, 2004
$500,000.00
NOT GUILTY
The plaintiff alleged that the defendant surgeon and the defendant primary care physician failed to diagnose breast cancer in a woman with breast implants. The plaintiff was diagnosed with breast cancer and treated and was cancer free at time of trial. The plaintiff is appealing the not guilty verdict.

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Plaintiff v. Dentist
Circuit Court of Cook County
Judge Hogan
Dental Malpractice
April 28, 2003 to May 7, 2003
$80,000.00
$61,000.00 (Settled for $57,000.00 before post-trial motions)
The plaintiff alleged ill fitting crowns and decay under the crowns.

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Cromley v. Podiatrists
Circuit Court of Cook County
Judge Elrod
Medical Malpractice
August, 2000
$860,000.00
NOT GUILTY
The plaintiff alleged lack of informed consent and negligent surgeries, both feet on great toe and tailor bunionectomies. The plaintiff alleged constant pain, inability to work full-time and decreased enjoyment of life.