Cheri practices in the areas of medical malpractice litigation, hospital liability defense, and long term care facility defense. The scope of her practice also includes representation of health care professionals in proceedings before the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Cheri has extensive trial experience, including recently obtaining a defense verdict in a $5 million medical malpractice wrongful death claim.
Prior to becoming a lawyer, Cheri served as a registered nurse in a hospital setting that included working in the operating room and a psychiatric unit. She also worked as a nurse case manager for health insurance companies, which involved coordinating the care of patients with catastrophic illnesses and injuries. During law school, Cheri worked as a nurse-paralegal. Her 15 years of experience as a nurse enables her to bring a unique and beneficial perspective to a variety of healthcare issues.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Cheri Stuart