Laraine Kelley

Laraine Kelley

Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria LLP
  • Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Nursing Home Abuse...
  • New York
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Summary

Laraine Kelley is recognized as one of the Western New York region's preeminent medical malpractice attorneys. She has significant experience representing victims of medical malpractice, fighting for clients' rights, finding answers to what happened, and obtaining successful results so justice is served for clients. Her legal skill, track record of results, and professional ethics have been acknowledged by peers, earning her several industry recognitions, including "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers in America; inclusion in Super Lawyers; and an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell.

Education
State University of New York - Buffalo
J.D.
University of Virginia
B.A.
Honors: Phi Beta Kappa
Professional Experience
Senior Partner
Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria LLP
Current
Over the course of her career, Ms. Kelley has helped hundreds of clients and has acted as lead trial counsel in numerous cases. She has been responsible for personal injury recoveries on behalf of catastrophically injured plaintiffs, including a young child who received a $9,000,000 structured settlement for brain injuries caused by a delayed cesarean section; a young woman who received a $8,800,000 verdict for a severe injury caused by a defective post-hole digger; an individual who lost a limb due to the delayed diagnosis of an infectious disease and received a $2,000,000 settlement; a person who received a $1,900,000 settlement for liver damage sustained due to the lack of monitoring of a prescription drug; a family who received $3,000,000 following the death of a man due to medical malpractice; an injured worker who received $1,800,000 as a result of a fall; the family of a woman who received $1,500,000 as a result of a delayed diagnosis of cancer; a woman who was awarded $900,000 as a result of the delay in corrective surgery following a hysterectomy; and an individual who received $500,000 for a delayed emergency room diagnosis of a heart condition.
Publications
Articles & Publications
Having Their Say: WNY Super Lawyers
Buffalo Law Journal
Reforms Seek to Ease Impact of Medical Malpractice Cases
Business First
There's Nothing 9-to-5 About Trial Attorneys
Buffalo Law Journal
Jury Awards $8.8 Million to Woman Who Lost Arm
Buffalo News
Speaking Engagements
Frequent lecturer in the area of civil litigation, particularly medical malpractice, products liability law, and civil trial procedure
Awards
Listed, Personal Injury Litigation—Plaintiffs
Best Lawyers in America
Listed, Medical Malpractice Law—Plaintiffs
Best Lawyers in America
Listed, Product Liability Litigation—Plaintiffs
Best Lawyers in America
AV Peer Review Rating
Martindale-Hubbell
Lawyer of the Year in Buffalo - Product Liability Litigation-Plaintiffs
Best Lawyers in America
Top 50 attorneys
Upstate New York Super Lawyers
Listed, Personal Injury Litigation, Medical Malpractice Law, Product Liability Litigation (Plaintiffs)
Best Lawyers in America
AV Peer Review Rating
Martindale-Hubbell
Lawyer of the Year in Buffalo - Personal Injury Litigation-Plaintiffs
Best Lawyers in America
Listed in Upstate New York edition
Super Lawyers
Listed, Personal Injury Litigation, Medical Malpractice Law, Product Liability Litigation (Plaintiffs)
Best Lawyers in America
AV Peer Review Rating
Martindale-Hubbell
Professional Associations
New York State Bar # 2288678
Member
Current
New York State Trial Lawyers Association
Member
Current
American Trial Lawyers Association
Member
Current
New York State Bar Association
Member
Current
Erie County Bar Association
Member
Current
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
Practice Areas
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Nursing Home Abuse
  • Products Liability
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
42 Delaware Avenue
Suite 120
Buffalo, NY 14202
USA
Telephone: (716) 849-1333