Medical malpractice defense is one of the cornerstones of the firm’s practice. KMS has successfully defended over 200 medical malpractice cases at jury trial or arbitration. Members of the firm are considered some of the top trial lawyers in California in defending medical negligence cases. The firm does work for most of the major medical malpractice insurance carriers in California. The three founding partners are members of the California Medical Legal Committee, which is limited to the top 25 medical malpractice defense lawyers in Northern and Southern California. The firm has handled cases in virtually every medical specialty.
KMS represents individual physicians, hospitals, managed care facilities and physician groups, as well as other related healthcare providers including hospice, respiratory therapy, physical therapy and others.
Members of the firm have been asked numerous times to lecture to medical schools, law schools, trial lawyer organizations, large hospitals, grand rounds and national physician organizations at their annual conventions. KMS lawyers have also been invited to speak at many national conferences of medical malpractice insurers and underwriters, including Crittenden, Southern California Association of Risk Managers (SCARM), PLUS conferences, The American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM), The California Medical Legal Committee and others.