Lindsey E. Imbrogno Associate
vCardPrint to PDF
Lindsey Imbrogno defends physicians, nurses, hospitals and other healthcare providers in medical malpractice cases, §1983 cases and Delaware Medical Board credentialing cases. Much of her practice is comprised of defending complex matters 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.
Outside of her law practice, Lindsey serves as an adjunct college professor, teaching Business Law to undergraduates.
- 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 numerous dismissals of §1983 claims involving alleged inadequate medical treatment given to prisoners
- 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 surgeons, emergency medicine physicians, OB/GYNs, primary care physicians, pediatricians 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.
- To Combat COVID-19, Delaware Opens Its Doors to Out-of-State and Retired Healthcare Providers (and Limits Their Liability, Too)Healthcare AlertMarch 24, 2020
- Healthcare AlertJanuary 24, 2017
Bar and Court Admissions
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
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
Alabama State Bar Association