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Civil Rights Litigation and Correctional Healthcare

Cassiday Schade's Civil Rights & Correctional Healthcare practice is dedicated to providing expert, cost-effective legal defense to correctional healthcare employers, as well as the doctors, nurses and other healthcare providers they employ. Our attorneys aren't just excellent litigators, we are also industry experts and are intimately acquainted with trends, changes and legal developments that may impact our clients.

Our skilled team includes former Assistant Attorney Generals and State's Attorneys who specialized in correctional healthcare defense, in addition to their medical malpractice and civil rights defense work. We have successfully handled hundreds of claims to the overwhelming satisfaction of our clients, most of which are dismissed through dispositive motions, either through a motion to dismiss or through summary judgment. We understand and appreciate the “defend through trial” posture many of our clients require, and are willing to take any case through trial and to verdict.

Cassiday Schade’s Civil Rights & Correctional Healthcare practice group is known in the Chicago legal community, as well as throughout the state, as a leader in the defense of correctional healthcare corporations and their employees. We are dedicated to the defense of our correctional healthcare clients and the unique issues they face in this volatile and transforming area of law.