Kussman and Whitehill has successfully represented many clients in all facets of medical malpractice litigation. This department handles cases involving brain and spinal cord damage, obstetrical and pediatric injuries, neurosurgical malpractice, negligent misdiagnosis of cancer and other conditions, toxic exposure, among others.
Over the years, Los Angeles Medical Malpractice lawyer Russell S. Kussman, M.D., J.D,. has obtained many notable verdicts and awards. As a physician who practiced medicine for nearly ten years, Russell Kussman has a special and unique insight into medical malpractice litigation. He obtained one of the largest verdicts in California history ($117,000,000 total value; $17,500,000 present cash value) involving a child who suffered a birth injury. He also tried the first medical malpractice case to be broadcast on Court TV, resulting in a $13,000,000 verdict for his client (a 34 year old woman with brain damage due to neurosurgical mismanagement).
Kussman & Whitehill has consistently received individual verdicts and settlements in excess of a million dollars. Moreover, the Los Angeles Medical Malpractice attorneys of Kussman & Whitehill have represented plaintiffs against all types of health care providers ranging from large hospitals, to individual physicians, nurses and midwives.