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.
TM HALO Celebrates Second Anniversary; Moves to 100% Contingency Fee Payment Model
September 13, 2023
TM HALO, a subsidiary of leading insurance and civil litigation defense firm Tyson & Mendes LLP focused on defending corporations, insurance companies, and insureds in their cases with the highest risk for Nuclear Verdicts®, marked the celebration of its second anniversary by becoming a 100% contingency fee payment model, a rarity for the defense.
Million-Dollar Wrongful Death Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Results in Non-Suit Mid-Trial: Tyson & Mendes Orange County Office Secures Non-Suit for Clients
August 31, 2023
Nationwide civil litigation and insurance defense firm Tyson & Mendes LLP recently obtained the mid-trial non-suit in a million-dollar wrongful death medical malpractice lawsuit in favor of three Orange County-area healthcare clients.
The BI Interview with Bob Tyson of Tyson & Mendes
July 21, 2023
Bob Tyson, strategic managing partner at law firm Tyson & Mendes, discusses the growth of so-called nuclear verdicts and what strategies insurers and corporate defendants can adopt to lower the likelihood of facing a big jury award…