Injury & Death
A personal injury action is a lawsuit brought by someone who has been injured, either physically or mentally, as a result of another's negligence (carelessness) or wrongful conduct.
Damages for such personal injuries include:
- Payment for pain and suffering
- Lost wages
- Past and future medical expenses
Based in Sacramento, California, the personal injury attorneys at Kershaw, Cutter & Ratinoff have handled and resolved thousands of personal injury cases resulting from all types of intentional or negligent conduct, throughout the country.
Vehicle accidents are just one of the common causes of personal injury. We also represent hundreds of individuals from many different states who were injured by defective medical devices or dangerous drugs that had undisclosed, harmful side effects.
Select Personal Injury Case Highlights
- KCR partners Brooks Cutter and Eric Ratinoff won a $7.6 Million dollar medical malpractice jury verdict(the largest in Sacramento County history) on behalf of a young woman who suffered a spinal cord injury after doctors failed to diagnose a tumor on her spine
Attorneys at Kershaw, Cutter and Ratinoff successfully resolved cases against Johnson & Johnson on behalf over 200 individuals who alleged they were injured after receiving contaminated Vicryl sutures during an operation.
In another case against Johnson & Johnson, we successfully resolved cases on behalf of approximately 55 women who alleged they were injured by a medical device known as Gynecare Intergel.
Presently, we represent hundreds of people who allege they were injured by metal-on-metal hip replacement implants
manufactured by DePuy Orthopedics, a division of Johnson & Johnson. Partner Bill Kershaw
is on the Plaintiff's Discovery Committee for DePuy Pinnacle Multi-District Litigation (MDL).
Kershaw, Cutter & Ratinoff took a lead role in a nationwide case against Boston Scientific and Guidant
arising from their recall of thousands of pacemakers and cardiac defibrillators. Kershaw, Cutter & Ratinoff was on the executive committee for this Multi-District Litigation (MDL).
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If you or a loved one has been injured due to another person's negligent or careless act, please call our one of our experienced personal injury lawyers for a free and confidential case evaluation. We work on a contingency fee basis, meaning that if there is no recovery, there is no fee. Fill out the contact form on this page or call us toll free at 888.285.3333.