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I am a senior shareholder at Sommers Schwartz, P.C., one of Michigan’s premier law firms. For the past 23 years, I have been tremendously successful in handling complex personal injury and medical malpractice cases. I was the recipient of the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association Award, which was based upon my successful representation of three families who filed federal tort claims against the National Institute of Health. I represent clients in multiple counties throughout the State of Michigan, and have litigated cases in states throughout the country including Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, Minnesota, Georgia, and Maryland. I specialize in birth trauma litigation, delay in diagnosing medical conditions, and wrongful death/catastrophic injury cases. I have successfully resolved hundreds of medical negligence cases and has been responsible for numerous settlements in excess of $1,000,000.


 

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  1. Medical Malpractice: 50%
  2. Litigation: 25%
  3. Personal Injury: 25%

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Sommers Schwartz

2000 Town Ctr Ste 900
Southfield, MI, 48075

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MIActive And In Good Standing198505/14/2016
ILActive Out of State Lawyer - Permitted to PracticeUnknown05/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2010
FellowMichigan State Bar Foundation2008
Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association AwardHypertrophic Cardiomyopathy AssociationN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Senior ShareholderSommers Schwartz PC1985 - Present
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Michigan Association for JusticeMemberN/A
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaMemberN/A
Hellenic Bar AssociationPast PresidentN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Medical Malpractice Case$9 Million Dollars
Low-anterior Colon Resection$3,045,000 settlement
Birth Injury - Brain Damage$7.4 million dollar settlement
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Detroit College of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
University of Michigan, Ann ArborN/AOther - BachelorsN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Michigan State University College of LawWhat's on the Horizon for Michigan Medical Malpractice?N/A