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.

KMS Partner Alexandra Baraff “Knocks Out” case brought by Heavyweight Boxing Champion.

The plaintiff filed a medical negligence claim against client, urgent care facility alleging they breached the standard of care by failing to diagnose a right ankle fracture. The treating nurse practitioner noted the pain started nearly two months prior to seeking treatment and the plaintiff continued to train despite the swelling and pain. Upon examination,…

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Robert L. McKenna III, Michael R. Pittman, and Andrew J. Wiseman obtain a complete defense verdict on liability in O’Rourke v. Ali with exposure of $30 million

In O’Rourke v. Ali, et al., Mr. McKenna and his team represented a hospitalist and there was also an emergency medicine physician who was a named defendant through trial. Plaintiffs were represented by Robert Vaage and Elizabeth Teixeira of the Law Offices of Robert Vaage. On January 13, 2012, then 53-year-old male plaintiff woke up…

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Robert L. McKenna III, Michael R. Pittman, and Andrew J. Wiseman obtain a defense award in a $15 million hypoplastic left heart syndrome case on liability in a bifurcated arbitration

Mr. McKenna and his team obtained a defense award for several pediatric cardiologists and a pediatric anesthesiologist. The case was a very complex medical malpractice action involving care and treatment for a minor claimant with the congenital heart condition hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLSS). Claimant alleged that the physicians failed to timely diagnose and treat…

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