The reputation of a law firm is built entirely on the respect and experience it is able to offer clients who need assistance with their professional liability defense issues. The senior trial lawyers at Kjar, McKenna & Stockalper have been practicing in the industry for over 25 years and have dealt with nearly every kind of defense issue there is. With the support of our young, innovative legal team, KMS has won victory after victory for our clients ranging from trial and arbitration victories, dispositive motions and dismissals. These are examples out of a small sample set of our cases. Please keep in mind that every case is fact specific and different, and that these outcomes do not represent what we may be able to obtain for you in your specific case.

Defense award rendered in favor of Jim Kjar, Jon Schwalbach and Hanna Dunn in Bariatric Surgery case.

The plaintiff underwent a gastric sleeve procedure performed by a bariatric surgery team at the defendant facility. After the surgery she developed numerous complications including a stricture, GERD and required extensive interventional and medical treatment. After a three week arbitration proceeding a defense award was made by the arbitrator.

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Esther Kim and Robert Mckenna Prevail in a Bench Trial on the Statute of Limitations

After agreeing to bifurcate the case, the judge presided over a two day bench trial to determine if the case was filed within the applicable statute of limitations. Despite denying the same motion brought by way of motion for summary judgment, the court found that the defendants met their burden on proving their affirmative defense…

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