Carl M. Schultz’s law practice focuses on healthcare law and litigation. Mr. Schultz has over 22 years of experience in handling all aspects of civil litigation, including: medical malpractice, personal injury, contract disputes, employment disputes, privacy violations, guardianship, probate and other complex civil matters.
Mr. Schultz also handles matters before the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) representing healthcare providers in licensing and disciplinary matters. He is the past Chair and Vice-Chair of the CBA Health Law Committee.
Mr. Schultz has successfully represented healthcare clients in obtaining favorable results at mediation, pre-trial settlement conference and trial. Recently, Mr. Schultz obtained a defense verdict in favor of a nursing home in McHenry County Illinois. Plaintiff alleged violations of the Illinois Nursing Home Act arising from a resident who fell and fractured his hip. The winning defense was that the nursing home staff properly followed policy and regulations requiring the least restrictive environment. The jury agreed with the defense and found in favor of the nursing home that there were no violations of the Act. Plaintiff’s post-trial appeal was denied and the defense verdict affirmed.
Mr. Schultz received a BA from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. He received his JD at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law.