As a plaintiff's trial attorney, Mr. Lloyd accepts cases from referring attorneys and protects their attorneys' fees and reputation. On referred cases, Mr. Lloyd's case results show a proven track record of obtaining $1,000,000 plus settlements and jury verdicts. On behalf of new referring attorneys, Mr. Lloyd often wins a medical malpractice case which he had to re-file after other attorneys had dismissed the case. Mr. Lloyd regularly finances $100,000 plus litigation case costs, per case, which other plaintiff's attorneys and referring attorneys cannot afford to spend. Mr. Lloyd promises monthly case status reports to referring attorneys. If you are a referring attorney who represents a victim of medical malpractice or other negligence, then contact Kurt D. Lloyd. Mr. Lloyd and his law firm offer competitive referral fee agreements and are able to fund litigation costs.
Mr. Lloyd also often agrees to partner with other plaintiff's trial attorneys who want him to act as lead counsel in major injury cases which are ready for or approaching trial.
Kurt D. Lloyd lives in Chicago, Illinois. In 1985, after graduating from IIT/Chicago-Kent College of Law, he immediately began working as a plaintiff's personal injury lawyer. He founded the Lloyd Law Group, Ltd., a plaintiff's personal injury and wrongful death law firm which focuses primarily on medical malpractice and other catastrophic injury cases throughout Illinois.
Record-Setting Jury Verdicts and Settlements
In 1986, Mr. Lloyd tried his first jury case. In l990, he obtained his first record-setting jury $1,000,000, plus jury verdict in a rural Illinois county. By 1995, Mr. Lloyd had obtained a record-setting jury $9.7 million verdict against a managed care physician on behalf of a brain damaged child and an $8.0 million record-setting wrongful death settlement for a family against University of Chicago Hospitals. In 2009 and 2012, Mr. Lloyd obtained two more record setting jury verdicts in medical malpractice cases.
Winning Re-Filed Plaintiff's Cases
Mr. Lloyd has a long history of re-filing dismissed plaintiff's cases and winning substantial jury verdicts or settlements. For example, between 2013 to 2016, on behalf of many new referring attorneys, Mr. Lloyd has settled several re-filed medical malpractice cases in amounts ranging from $500,000 to $2,000.000, from which other attorneys had dismissed and withdrawn.
Professional Honors and Awards
Mr. Lloyd has received many honors and awards.
In 1998, after having compiled 50 jury verdicts, Mr. Lloyd became an invited member of the prestigious American Board of Trial Advocates.
in 2000, Mr. Lloyd was chosen as one of the original Super Lawyers in Illinois. He is one of very few plaintiff's trial lawyers who for the next 15 consecutive years has continued to be chosen by his attorneys peers as an Illinois Super Lawyer.
In 2004, the American Association of Trial Lawyers, now known as the American Association for Justice, awarded Mr. Lloyd the Citation of Excellence Medal for his civil jury trial accomplishments and experience.
Mr. Lloyd has been designated as one of the Top 100 Trial lawyers by the National Trial Lawyers Association.
Published Author on Jury Selection
Mr. Lloyd is the author of Jury Selection, the first and only published book on the subject for Illinois attorneys. Mr. Lloyd strongly believes that if the plaintiff's lawyer does not select the right jury, then his case is lost before the evidence starts. Mr. Lloyd wrote his book for Illinois trial lawyers based on his courtroom experience and his years of legal and social science research into juror bias.
Mr. Lloyd speaks to fellow trial lawyers on topic: "Juror Deselection:" The Law and Voir Dire Techniques for Jury Selection, which is based on his book Jury Selection.
Mr. Lloyd has also spoken on numerous other legal topics regarding plaintiff's medical malpractice and catastrophic injury law, including plaintiff's motions in limine, informed consent, use of medical literature and other published standards, expert witnesses, jury instructions, opening statement and closing argument and damages.
Most notably, because Mr. Lloyd has gained a reputation among attorneys for finding and presenting nationally recognized medical expert witnesses to prove the plaintiff's medical malpractice cases. Mr. Lloyd has become a key speaker to trial attorneys on the methods, techniques and strategies for finding, producing and effectively presenting expert opinion witnesses to prove medical negligence.