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Jesse M. Reiter

About Jesse Reiter

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Jesse Reiter handles 100% birth injury and birth trauma cases. Recognized as among the top in his field, he is an executive board member and past Chair of the Birth Trauma Litigation Group, a group of leading birth injury attorneys from around the world that represent birth injured children and their families.  He was also Co-Editor of the Birth Trauma Litigation Group Newsletter from 2006-2011.  Mr. Reiter is a fellow of the American Association for Justice’s National College of Advocacy and is currently Chair of the Professional Negligence Section as well as editor of the Professional Negligence Section Newsletter.  Mr. Reiter is a Past President of the Michigan Association for Justice (2006-2007) and a member of the Michigan Association for Justice’s Judicial Qualifications Committee since 2004, of which he's been Co-Chair since 2008.  Mr. Reiter is a Lifetime Member of The Fellows of the Michigan State Bar Foundation.


Mr. Reiter has also been recognized by numerous associations and publications: named by Michigan Lawyer's Weekly as a 2012 “Leader in the Law” and “Lawyer of the Year” in 2006; listed in The Best Lawyers in America (since 2008); AV-Preeminent Rated through Martindale Hubbell; Avvo Superb Rated Attorney (10 out of 10); listed in Crain's Best Lawyers in Metro Detroit; named a dbusiness Magazine’s “Top Lawyer;” recognized as one of Metro Detroit's “Top Ten Personal Injury Lawyers;” and recognized for several consecutive years in Michigan SuperLawyers Magazine.  Jesse has also appeared in Who's Who in American Law, Who's Who, and Who's Who Among Rising Young Americans.  He is also a member of the Ohio Association for Justice, the Academy of Trial Advocacy, and the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.


Jesse Reiter is referred to in a 2008 Michigan Lawyer's Weekly article as one of three "medical malpractice gurus” whose cases have consistently ranked among the top verdicts and settlements in the state of Michigan for the past several years.  Some of Mr. Reiter’s recent verdicts and settlements include: $6.2 million for a child injured during a vacuum delivery;  $2.475 million for a young child injured during labor and delivery; $4.425 million awarded to a child that was harmed by doctor’s negligence during labor and delivery; 1.875 million for birth injuries sustained to a child as a result of doctor’s negligence; $3.5 million obtained for child client who was injured at birth due to negligence; $5.9 million for a child with cerebral palsy and kernicterus; $4.75 million for a child with cerebral palsy, mental retardation and delays caused by birth asphyxia; $3.9 million settlement for a child with cerebral palsy; $3.75 million for a child with cerebral palsy, mental retardation, developmental delays from birth asphyxia and delayed delivery; $3.6 million for a child with cerebral palsy and developmental delays; and $2.05 million for one twin with developmental delays. Jesse's firm, Reiter & Walsh ABC Law Centers, is listed in Best Law Firms in America, U.S. News & World Report, 2010-2015.

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