Heyl Royster

Benfield Obtains Favorable Summary Judgment for Illinois Hospital

Posted on May 17, 2023 at 2:00 PM by Mark Benfield

Mark Benfield recently obtained summary judgment on behalf of a central Illinois hospital in a personal injury action. The plaintiff alleged that a collision with a hospital employee pushing a wheelchair caused severe and permanent injuries to her hand and wrist. Mark strategically pursued fact discovery, ultimately posturing the case for summary judgment. The court entered judgment in favor of Defendants on all counts.

An Associate attorney in the firm’s Champaign office, Mark is a passionate advocate, having obtained numerous defense outcomes and trial verdicts. Mark has had cases successfully dismissed when the facts do not warrant a lawsuit. He has successfully facilitated fair and reasonable resolutions when the circumstances lend themselves to settlement. And when parties cannot agree, he has obtained defense and defense-favorable judgments.

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