Kathleen P. Kettles

Kathleen P. Kettles

  • Medical Malpractice, Products Liability, Nursing Home Abuse ...
  • Eastern District of New York, New York, Southern District of New York
Claimed Lawyer Profile
Biography

Kathleen is the partner in charge of medical malpractice at WRSH. She is a former registered nurse who has successfully represented plaintiffs in medical malpractice actions for her entire career. She has settled, mediated and tried numerous cases including a $12 million dollar settlement for the family of child injured at birth and a $10 million dollar settlement for failing to diagnose sepsis. She has represented plaintiffs in cases involving failure to diagnose cancer, failure to diagnose and treat stroke, failure to identify acute coronary syndromes and many other types of medical malpractice actions. She was one of the trial lawyers who represented the estate of the artist Andy Warhol which was settled just prior to verdict. Kathleen has lectured at Columbia School of Dentistry, The American Association of Nurse Attorneys, Fordham Law School and before hundreds of nurse at a seminar entitled The Legal Implications of Nursing Practice in New York. As Chair of the Committee on Lawyer Alcoholism and Substance Abuse of the NYCBA, she advocated for and obtained a commitment to establish a staffed Lawyers Assistance Program. The program has helped hundreds of attorneys, judges, law students and their families.

Practice Areas
    Medical Malpractice
    Birth Injury, Medical Misdiagnosis, Pharmacy Errors, Surgical Errors
    Products Liability
    Drugs & Medical Devices, Toxic Torts
    Nursing Home Abuse
    Personal Injury
    Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Eastern District of New York
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New York
New York State Office of Court Administration
ID Number: 2193381
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Southern District of New York
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United States Court of Federal Claims
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Languages
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Education
Pace University
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Pace Law School
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Awards
Top Rated Plaintiff's Medical Malpractice Lawyer in New York
Super Lawyers
Plaintiff's Medical Malpractice Super Lawyer from 2015 to 2020.
Professional Associations
New York State Bar  # 2193381
Member
- Current
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
Wingate Russotti Shapiro & Halperin, LLP
420 Lexington Ave Ste 2750
New York, NY 10170
Telephone: (212) 986-7353