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Kenneth M. Levine & Associates is a trial practice firm representing clients in a wide range of legal matters. We represent clients in Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Catastrophic Injuries, and Serious Personal Injury throughout Boston, Massachusetts, and nationwide. Birth injury claims, brachial plexus and cerebral palsy cases form particular strengths of our practice.


 


At the law firm of Kenneth M. Levine & Associates, our attorneys have successfully represented families from all over the United States in birth injury litigation, especially brachial plexus injury claims. Our goal is to help parents recover the financial compensation necessary to meet the increased financial demands of raising a severely injured or disabled child and to give the child future financial security 


 


Examples of the kinds of medical malpractice cases we handle include:


 


Birth injuries related to negligence during delivery or mistakes in prenatal care


 


Misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis of such conditions as cancer, heart disease or stroke


 


Errors of diagnosis or treatment in the emergency room


Surgical negligence by the surgeon, anesthesiologist, CRNA anesthetists, or other member of the operating team, including anesthesia errors


 


Pediatric negligence by a family doctor, primary care physician or specialist


 


Negligence by a gynecologist, obstetrician or OB/GYN


 


Medication errors by a doctor, nurse or pharmacist


 


Negligence on the part of hospital staff or administration


Massachusetts wrongful death claims related to medical malpractice


 


If the defendants resist payment of fair and complete compensation through negotiations, our lawyers are fully committed to achieving your objectives in court.


 


Kenneth M. Levine is a graduate of the Boston Latin School, Boston College and the New England School of Law. 
 
Mr. Levine has authored several articles concerning medical malpractice and trial practice issues which have been published in both legal and medical journals. Ken has lectured in Florida, Illinois, Washington State, Washington, D.C., Pennsylvania Maryland, Massachusetts, New York and other states on legal and medical subjects and has lectured at the Massachusetts General Hospital Annual Symposium on Law Medicine and Ethics as well as the annual convention of the American College of Emergency Physicians. He is a member of the Boston Inn of Court, the Association of Trial Lawyers of America and Birth Trauma Litigation Group, the Massachusetts Bar Association, the American College of Legal Medicine, the American Society of Law, Medicine and Ethics, and the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. 
 
In 2002 Mr. Levine achieved the largest medical malpractice verdict in Commonwealth of Massachusetts. He has also obtained one of the largest medical malpractice settlements in the history of the State of New Hampshire, and one of the largest in the State of Vermont.


 


Presently Mr. Levine represents clients not only in Massachusetts, but also in several states across the country. Over the years Mr. Levine has obtained millions of dollars for his clients through verdicts or settlements. 
 
Mr. Levine has brought cases to trial in all of the Superior courts in Massachusetts, the United States District Court and had also argued at the Massachusetts Court of Appeals, the United States Court of Appeals and the Massachusetts State Supreme Court. 



 


 
You may have read about Mr. Levine’s cases in Boston Magazine, The Boston Globe, The Boston Herald, and other national newspapers, or you may have seen stories about his clients on  20/20 and Dateline NBC.
 
Prior to accepting cases on behalf of Plaintiffs, Ken defended medical malpractice cases for the Risk Management Foundation of the Harvard Medical Institutions and the Medical Malpractice JUA of Massachusetts, now known as Pro Mutual.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1981

  1. Medical Malpractice: 75%
  2. Defective and Dangerous Products: 25%

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Kenneth M. Levine and Associates, P.C.

32 Kent Street
Brookline, MA, 02445-6874

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MAActive198104/14/2015

Professional Misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.

  1. Reciprocal - Public Reprimand/Admonishment
    issued in MA, 2006

    updated

    This means that the attorney's misconduct in another state, or jurisdiction, also violated the rules for practicing law in Massachusetts.

  2. Suspension
    issued in MA, 2005

    updated

    This status means that an attorney lost his or her license to practice law for a specific period of time. The attorney typically returns to practicing law when the suspension expires.

  3. Public Reprimand
    issued in MA, 2003

    updated

    Public reprimand means that an attorney did something wrong, but may still practice law. The attorney was given a public reprimand in hopes that he or she will not repeat the behavior. Details of the infraction are made part of the public record.

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