Matthew Curtis is a senior shareholder member of the Board of Directors at Sommers Schwartz, P.C. For the past 23 years, he has successfully litigated complex personal injury and medical malpractice cases, obtaining impressive verdicts and settlements on behalf of his clients.
Matt was the recipient of the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association Award for his successful representation of three families who filed federal tort claims against the National Institute of Health. He represents clients in multiple counties throughout the State of Michigan, and has litigated cases in states throughout the country including Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, Minnesota, Georgia, and Maryland. He specializes in birth trauma litigation, delay in diagnosing medical conditions, and wrongful death/catastrophic injury cases. He has successfully resolved hundreds of medical negligence cases and has been responsible for numerous settlements in excess of $1,000,000.
- Detroit College of Law, Juris Doctor, cum laude, 1985
- University of Michigan, Bachelor in General Studies, 1982
- Varsity Wrestling Team, 1978-1980
- U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
- U.S. Tax Court
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