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Laraine Kelley

Laraine Kelley

Practice areas:

Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury

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About Me

Laraine Kelley concentrates her practice in the areas of personal injury law, including medical malpractice, construction accidents, automobile injuries, and products liability. Numerous local attorneys refer their complex litigation matters to Ms. Kelley as her experience and dedication are valuable factors in difficult cases.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1980

  1. Medical Malpractice: 75%
  2. Personal Injury: 25%

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Contact Info

Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria LLP

42 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY, 14202-3924

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYDue to reregister within 30 days of birthday 198003/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Named to Best Lawyers in AmericaThe Best Lawyers in America2015
Named to New York Super Lawyers, Upstate Ed.Super Lawyers2014
Named to Best Lawyers in AmericaThe Best Lawyers in America2014
Buffalo Product Liability Litigation Lawyer of the YearThe Best Lawyers in America2014
Named to Best Lawyers in AmericaThe Best Lawyers in America2013
Buffalo Personal Injury Litigation–Plaintiffs Lawyer of the YearThe Best Lawyers in America2013
Named to New York Super Lawyers, Upstate Ed.Super Lawyers2013
Who's Who in LawBusiness First2012
Buffalo Personal Injury Litigation–Plaintiffs Lawyer of the YearThe Best Lawyers in America2012
Named to Best Lawyers in AmericaThe Best Lawyers in America2012
Named to New York Super Lawyers, Upstate Ed.Super Lawyers2012
Named to New York Super Lawyers, Upstate Ed.Super Lawyers2011
Named to Best Lawyers in AmericaThe Best Lawyers in America2011
Named to New York Super Lawyers, Upstate Ed.Super Lawyers2010
Name to Best Lawyers in AmericaThe Best Lawyers in America2010
Named to New York Super Lawyers, Upstate Ed.Super Lawyers2009
Named to Best Lawyers in AmericaThe Best Lawyers in America2009
Named to New York Super Lawyers, Upstate Ed.Super Lawyers2008
Named to Best Lawyers in AmericaThe Best Lawyers in America2008
Named to New York Super Lawyers, Upstate Ed.Super Lawyers2007
Named to Best Lawyers in AmericaThe Best Lawyers in America2007
Named to Best Lawyers in AmericaThe Best Lawyers in America2006
Named to Best Lawyers in AmericaThe Best Lawyers in America2005
Named to Best Lawyers in AmericaThe Best Lawyers in America2004
Named to Best Lawyers in AmericaThe Best Lawyers in America2003
Women Helping Women AwardNational Organization of WomenN/A
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A
Named to Best Lawyers in AmericaThe Best Lawyers in AmericaN/A

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
New York State Trial Lawyers AssociationN/AN/A
American Trial Lawyers AssociationN/AN/A
New York State Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Erie County Bar AssociationN/AN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Delayed Emergency Room Diagnosis$500,000
Delay in Corrective Surgery$900,000
Delayed Cancer Diagnosis$1,500,000

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Buffalo NewsCourt of appeals upholds $8.8 million award for lost arm2014
Business FirstLawyers tap social media in jury selection process2014
The Buffalo Law JournalHaving their say: WNY Super Lawyers2013
Buffalo News$7.9 million award for lost arm ok'd2012
The Buffalo Law JournalMalpractice reform: Facilities push for changes2011
Business FirstReforms seek to ease impact of medical malpractice cases2011
The Buffalo Law JournalThere's nothing 9-to-5 about trial attorneys2011
The Buffalo NewsJury awards $8.8 million to woman who lost arm2011
The Buffalo Law JournalMed-mal mavens from both sides of the aisle2010
Business FirstHealthcare reforms renew malpractice debate2009
The Buffalo Law JournalWorking to 'fix' malpractice insuranceN/A

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
State University of New York at Buffalo School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1979
University of VirginiaN/AB.A., Phi Beta Kappa1975

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Medical MalpracticeMedical MalpracticeN/A
Medical MalpracticeMedical MalpracticeN/A
Handling Tough Issues in a Plaintiff's Personal Injury CasePersonal InjuryN/A