Margaret Holm is a catastrophic injury and medical malpractice attorney with over 40 years of experience. She has been named ABOTA Diplomat, Trial Lawyer of the Year, and America’s Top Bet-the Company Litigator, and has handled over 200 jury trials.
Ms. Holm’s reputation strikes fear in plaintiff lawyers because of her unmatched trial experience, attention to detail, preparedness, creativity, and relentless pursuit of justice. Ms. Holm’s impressive background and trial experience consistently impress clients and colleagues in the insurance defense field and beyond.
Notable Trial Experience:
- Brodkin v. St. Joseph Hospital: Elder abuse, neglect, and negligence action against Defendant, St. Joseph Hospital. Plaintiff contended Defendant neglected her care causing her to fall and fracture her right shoulder. She also claimed damages for her ongoing physical injuries and pain and suffering. Verdict in favor of Plaintiff for the sum of $832,288 plus the cost of the suit and attorney’s fees was overturned.
- Elizondo v. Brar: Defense verdict and new trial motion denied in this case an alleged medical malpractice. Plaintiff, a minor by and through her Guardian ad Litem, alleged Defendants were negligent in the care and treatment of Plaintiff. Defendants contend they complied with the standard of care at all times, and that no negligent act or omission on their part caused or contributed to Plaintiff’s injuries.
- Gopen v. The Regents: Defense Verdict in this case involving discrimination relating to medical services rendered at UC Irvine Medical Center. The majority of damages sought by Plaintiff related to Defendant’s treatment of a severe eye infection causing visual changes and pain in Plaintiff’s left eye. Plaintiff was deaf and claimed he was discriminated against by the healthcare providers and denied equal access to medical services by, among other things, failing to effectively communicate with him, and turning him away from the Emergency Room on his first visit.
Attorneys: Defuse Juror Anger, Show Humanity to Defuse Potential Nuclear Verdicts
November 10, 2021
William Tisdale made a poor choice by stopping late at night at convenience store and gasoline station in a sketchy neighborhood of Tacoma. A jury in Pierce County, Washington found Tisdale 10% at fault for the circumstances that led to him being beaten over the head with a baseball bat by an insane assailant.
Costly Collisions: A Small-town Personal Injury Case Sends A Powerful Message to The Trucking Industry
October 1, 2021
In Gadsden County, Florida, last October, six jurors and an alternate settled in for a long day in front of their home computers and mobile devices to hear a personal injury case. Among them was a pastor, a chiropractor and a state government worker.
Nuclear Verdicts™ Drive Need For Insurers’ Litigation Change
September 20, 2021
So-called nuclear verdicts, jury awards of $10 million or more, have generated splashy headlines in recent years as plaintiffs lawyers have seized on jurors’ anger toward corporate defendants to secure such awards, signaling that a change in strategy is needed for insurers that handle these corporations’ defense efforts.