Jim Kjar attends annual ABOTA black tie event.

Each year the Los Angeles Chapter of The American Board of Trial Advocates holds its annual black tie awards dinner. This year’s dinner was at the Beverly Hills Hotel. It is attended by many of the top plaintiff and defense trial lawyers and many judges. Jim Kjar was proud to represent KMS at this gala.

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KMS received 3 defense verdicts in 30 days

Between September and October, 2021 Pat Stockalper, Robert McKenna and Jim Kjar won 3 jury trials. The cases involved medical and legal malpractice claims. With the resumption of jury trials following the COVID pandemic the lawyers of KMS are back to doing what they do best for their clients: Winning

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Jim Kjar wins legal malpractice trial seeking $14M in damages

Jim Kjar received a unanimous verdict in a legal malpractice case. The plaintiff was a physician (dermatologist) who lost a medical malpractice case wherein she claimed that her treating opthamologist caused her to suffer permanent eye damage. She claimed $14M in past and future lost earnings. After plaintiff lost her case she sued her lawyer.…

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Patrick Stockalper obtains defense verdict after only 90 minute jury deliberation

Plaintiff Scott Stotelmyer, born on January 23, 1960, underwent single incision laparoscopic ventral hernia repair by Defendant, Sam Carvajal, M.D., on March 22, 2013 at Glendale Adventist Medical Center. On December 22, 2014, Dr. Carvajal performed a mesh repair surgery (as well as a Heller Myotomy and Durr fundoplication for an esophageal abnormality) by trimming…

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