the biggest medical malpractice
firm in the state turned my case down, I went to Kelman Loria,
where I obtained a $650,000 settlement
for an eclamptic stroke against a top-flight teaching hospital.
I was terminated from my job because my employer
would not accommodate my disability,
I received a jury verdict of nearly $600,000,
especially remarkable because, by the time of trial, I was unable
to work anymore anyway.
lost an eye after
I was shot by a law enforcement officer and received a verdict
in federal court of $1,525,000, a remarkable
achievement because a confused but independent witness claimed
that I had fired first.
I was fired from my job for blowing
the whistle about suspected illegal activity,
I received a $600,000 verdict
even though it turned out that I was wrong about my suspicions
and my $25,000/year job was to run only one more year anyway.
My adult son, who was already disabled, was misdiagnosed
in the emergency room.
Even though the first emergency room specialist Kelman Loria
consulted thought that the hospital did nothing wrong, my attorney
persisted and was able to obtain an expert opinion supporting
our claim of malpractice. The case
was settled for $1.9 million.
1962, my mother was a victim of
malpractice following surgery, which caused
her to become mentally incompetent. 40 years later while she
was still in a nursing home, even though there were very few
medical records and doctors still available, Kelman
Loria was able to pursue a case and settle it for $525,000.
85 year-old mother slipped and
fell in a nursing home, and died. She had other
serious pre-existing health problems and the nursing home claimed
that the fall did not cause her death. Kelman
Loria was able to settle the case for $145,000.
African-American young teenagers had been stopped
by police in a Detroit suburb because of their race
while bike riding. None were arrested or thrown into jail. Kelman
Loria brought a civil rights case for these stops and
settled it for $160,000.
My 9 year-old son was hit by a
car while crossing a street at night where he
was not supposed to. The police said that the driver did nothing
wrong. Kelman Loria conducted its own investigation and was
able to settle the case for $82,500,
which was more than 80% of the available insurance.