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.
What Can Insurers Do to Prevent Nuclear Verdicts®? CLM Digs In
September 21, 2022
Massive awards to plaintiffs for non-monetary damages are increasing in frequency and severity. This CLM seminar aims to equip insurance professionals with the tools to prevent them...
When Non-Economic Damages Pack a Real Economic Wallop
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In part two of our conversation with Bob Tyson of Tyson & Mendes about defending against nuclear verdicts, we hone in the root of many high dollar damages awards: non-economic damages...
What Steps Should Defense Counsel Be Taking To Fend Off Nuclear Verdicts®
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Tyson & Mendes name partner Bob Tyson says that defense lawyers need to "embrace the awkward" to fight back against the growing number of nuclear verdicts...