Medical Malpractice

Samuel A. Meklir

Senior Shareholder

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Sam Meklir has represented seriously injured victims for over 35 years, focusing his practice on medical malpractice, wrongful death, construction accidents, fire, birth trauma, motorcycle, automobile and product liability cases.

Sam has won multiple large verdicts and settlements in all areas of personal injury, and at one time, he was recognized for obtaining the largest jury verdicts in Mt. Clemens and Port Huron.

Education

  • Wayne State University Law School, Juris Doctor
  • Wayne State University, Bachelor of Arts

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan

Areas of Practice

  • $2.5 million medical malpractice verdict in Washtenaw County Circuit Court: Plaintiff sought damages from obstetrician/gynecologist Dr. Norman Gove and St. Joseph Mercy Hospital after she suffered a bowel injury during a D&C procedure
  • $1,050,000 medical malpractice verdict in Oakland County Circuit Court: Plaintiff sought compensatory damages from defendants Martin Berthiaume and William Beaumont Hospital after a fractured femur resulted in the need for a colostomy bag
  • $2.8 million medical malpractice verdict in Oakland County Circuit Court: the estate of a deceased woman sought damages from Defendant St. John Macomb Oakland Hospital and others for her wrongful death, caused by a two and one-half day delay in treating her myocardial infarction-induced arrhythmia
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • American Association for Justice
  • Michigan Association for Justice
  • Oakland County Bar Association

Honors/Awards

  • Super Lawyers (Michigan) – 2010 to present
  • DBusiness Top Lawyers – 2013
  • AV Preeminent Lawyer – Peer Review Rating of 5.0 out of 5.0 (Martindale-Hubbell)