- Healthcare AlertJanuary 24, 2017
Lindsey E. Imbrogno Associate
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Lindsey Imbrogno defends physicians, hospitals, and other healthcare providers in medical malpractice cases and matters before the Delaware Medical Board. Much of her practice is comprised of defending complex cases involving catastrophic injuries and death. Lindsey's undergraduate education in physiology and neurobiology enables her to understand the medical concepts necessary to defend these medical negligence suits.
Lindsey strives to provide excellent client service through thoughtful communication of the practical and legal aspects of issues affecting her healthcare clients. She uses her background in the sciences to speak their language, and her approachable nature and positivity to develop trusting relationships. Clients appreciate Lindsey’s pride in advocating for Delaware’s healthcare community.
Prior to joining White and Williams, Lindsey was a personal injury attorney assisting clients with auto accident and premises liability cases. Her previous experience working with plaintiffs affords her a unique perspective, as her understanding of the plaintiff’s side allows her to be more strategic when representing the defense.
During law school, Lindsey served as an editor for Widener Law Review.
- Successfully defended at trial a pediatric nurse in a case involving anoxic brain injury resulting in quadriplegia in teenager
- Successfully defended at trial a hospitalist in a case involving alleged failure to order intubation in a patient with a parapharyngeal abscess, allegedly resulting in the patient’s death
- Successfully defended at trial a primary care physician in a case involving alleged failure to manage anticoagulation in a patient with the prothrombin gene mutation who died from pulmonary embolism
Obtained dismissal (affirmed by the Delaware Supreme Court) of case of alleged bias/fraud against IME physician
- Obtained dismissal (affirmed by the Delaware Supreme Court) on behalf of OB/GYN accused of failure to prevent stillbirth at 40 weeks gestation
- Obtained voluntary dismissal of medical director in nursing home fall case
- Obtained voluntary dismissal of physician in nursing home tracheostomy decannulation case
- Defended physicians in cases involving anticoagulation management, including Coumadin and Lovenox
- Defended physician in medical negligence claim involving treatment for cancer to incorrect body part
- Defended emergency medicine physicians, OB/GYNs, primary care physicians, and hospitalists in medical negligence cases
Recognition & Involvement
Lindsey has worked as a volunteer tax preparer for low-income families for the Delaware Earned Income Tax Campaign. She has served as a volunteer judge for the Delaware High School Mock Trial Competition and has assisted in coaching college-level mock trial. She is an active member of the Junior League, a non-profit organization of women serving their communities.
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Bar and Court Admissions
U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware
Widener University School of Law, JD, cum laude, 2010
- Health Law Certificate, with honors
University of Maryland, BS, 2007
Delaware State Bar Association; including Healthcare, Litigation, and Women and Law Sections