Michael F. Henrick is an experienced trial lawyer, with a practice focused on issues involving personal injury, professional liability, wrongful death and health care. Mr. Henrick joined Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP in September 1974. In 2003, he was inducted as a Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers.
Representative Matters :
In 2012, Mr. Henrick obtained a defense verdict for a Lake County hospital and its named nursing personnel in the death of a twin at birth. Plaintiff asked the jury for $7 Million. The trial lasted 3 weeks.
In 2012, Mr. Henrick obtained a defense verdict for a orthopedic surgeon accused of making improper sexual advances to a female patient.
In 2011, Mr. Henrick obtained a defense verdict on behalf of an internist who was alleged to have failed to diagnose a myocardial infarction when treating a patient in his office leading to his death two days later. The trial of that case lasted 1 1/2 weeks.
In 2011, Mr. Henrick obtained a defense verdict on behalf of a pain management physician after his patient had fallen from a procedure table in the process of an epidural. The co-defendant hospital was held liable on a $750,000 award.
Professional Affiliations :
American College of Trial Lawyers
Defense Research Institute
Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel
Illinois State Bar Association
Jefferson American Inn of Court
Society of Trial Lawyers
J.D., The John Marshall Law School, 1974, with honors
B.S., Loyola University of Chicago, 1971
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois