Attorney Ken Stern created Stern Law, PLLC to provide families with the resources and focused medical and legal attention they need when coping with the dramatic upheaval that a birth injury caused their child. In his office, Ken has surrounded himself with the pictures and images of the remarkable children he has helped to obtain resources necessary to address their special needs. He has succeeded in court with numerous jury verdicts that have brought justice to wronged individuals and families.
As important as the courtroom victories, Ken was able to negotiate multi-million dollar settlements for other individuals who experienced severe harm through the actions of those who were negligent and breached their duties and obligations, getting the injured parties the help that they needed without having to endure the strain and uncertainty of a trial. Of course, every case is different and past successes cannot guarantee a recovery in all cases.
Ken Stern is also a father who empathizes with the heartbreak of watching a child attempting to overcome the hardships of a birth injury. A caring and compassionate advocate, he is committed to providing parents with the resources they deserve to meet the unique challenges of a child with physical or mental impairments and to holding the wrongdoers fully accountable.
Ken Stern has represented families of special needs children for over 30 years. With an ongoing commitment to making a difference in the lives of the families he represents, and inspired to fight for those who need assistance, Ken has successfully represented thousands of children and their families. Over the span of nearly three decades, he has fought against local school boards, the United States government, doctors, hospitals, and insurance companies that failed to provide his clients with needed care and deserved benefits. His advocacy on behalf of special needs children has taken Ken to numerous state legislative hearings and to the United States Congress. He has made numerous presentations before advocacy groups, hospitals, insurance companies, lawyer organizations and has provided legislative hearing testimony in support of the rights of all special needs children.
Ken is responsible for winning numerous verdicts, and for securing many multi-million dollar settlements for parents whose children may have been wronged in some way by the medical profession. Many of Ken’s victories for his clients are noted in widely distributed legal journals and the national press. Please note, though, that past case results do not guarantee or predict a similar result in future cases, and the outcome is always dependent upon the facts of each case.
As a leading authority on medical malpractice, Ken has lectured and written on legal topics at top universities, law schools, and legal association seminars. He has also testified at numerous state and legislative hearings. Ken has served as the co-chair for the medical malpractice committee for a state trials lawyers association. Most of all, though, he is a vocal advocate for the rights of children with cerebral palsy.
With his unfailing commitment to protecting the rights of families and the children he represents, people across America are benefiting financially and emotionally from his services.
Though he lives in the suburban Detroit, Michigan area with his family, Ken willingly helps families, when permitted, throughout the United States.
|MI||Active And In Good Standing||1979||05/24/2021|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Honoree||Lawyers of Distinction||2016|
|Honoree||Continental Who's Who||2016|
|Distringuished Lawyer||Expert Network||2015|
|Partner/Member||Law Office of Kenneth A. Stern, PLLC, a/k/a Stern Law, PLLC||2012 - Present|
|Partner/Member||Childrens Legal Services, PLLC||2004 - 2012|
|Managing Parner||Stern and Associates||1982 - 2004|
|Associate Attorney||Meklir, Schreier, Nolish and Friedman, P.C.||1979 - 1981|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|State Bar of Wisconsin||member||2000 - Present|
|Tennessee Bar Association||member||1997 - Present|
|American Association for Justice, Birth Trauma Litigation Group||member||1995 - Present|
|Pennsylvania Bar Association||member||1995 - Present|
|Michigan Association for Justice||Sustaining Member||1981 - Present|
|American Association for Justice||member||1980 - Present|
|American Bar Association, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section||member||1980 - Present|
|American Bar Association, Litigation Section||member||1980 - Present|
|CP Lawyer Blog||Editorial: Texas Schools Keeping Children Out of Special Education is Inexcusable||2016|
|TheCPLawyer.com||Editorial: The Truth Behind Birth Injury Funds||2015|
|The CP Lawyer||Birth Injuries: Better Understand Microcephaly||2015|
|Web Article||Birth Injuries: Better Understand Hydrocephalus||2015|
|Cerebral Palsy Resource Guide||Kit No. 131 – The Cerebral Palsy Diagnosis Guide||2013|
|Cerebral Palsy Resource Guide||Kit No. 121 – Signs of Developmental Delay||2012|
|MTLA Quarterly||Medical Liability Insurers Again Seek Special Privileges From Legislature: An Analysis||1991|
|The Detroit News||Patients Lose in Malpractice Reforms||1991|
|Michigan State University College Of Law||JD||1979|
|Private Meetings, U.S. Senate||Medical Malpractice and Tort Reform||1998|
|State Legislative Hearing||Medical Malpractice tort reform||1996|
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