Bret A. Clark

Contact Info


Assistant

Carolyn S. Noble


Practice Focus

Medical Malpractice

Professional Liability

Long-Term Care Litigation

Health Care Litigation


Education

J.D., Creighton University School of Law, 2010
Creighton University Trial Team

B.S., Baker University, 2007


Membership

Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association

Ross T. Roberts Inn of Court, 2011-12


Publications & Presentations

Acute Ischemic Stroke: Limiting Your Liability
(Olathe, Kansas 2015)

Avoiding Medical Malpractice Litigation
(Olathe, Kansas 2017)


Awards & Recognition

Selected for inclusion in
Super Lawyers – Rising Stars, 2012 – present

The Order of the Barrister – National honor society recognizing excellence in brief writing and oral advocacy

Bret has extensive experience serving as counsel in a wide variety of professional liability claims in both Kansas and Missouri. He routinely represents hospitals, long-term care facilities, assisted living facilities, rehabilitation facilities, physicians, physician assistants, advanced practice registered nurses, registered nurses, and other health care providers.


Bret has successfully litigated a wide range of claims involving birth injury, catastrophic injury, and death. He also works with health care providers at all stages of litigation, including investigation of complaints well before suit is filed.

“At SAKG, I have the privilege of working with experienced trial attorneys who are dedicated to providing quality service to all clients.  We strive to ensure clients receive the attention, guidance, and results they deserve.”

Bret joined the firm as an associate in 2012. Prior to going to law school, Bret was a collegiate athlete. He lives with his wife and two sons in Overland Park, Kansas.

Results

  • Achieved successful verdict in case where the plaintiff suffered a brain injury involving multiple subdural hematomas and nerve palsy.
  • Successfully litigated catastrophic brain injury case involving labor and delivery. Plaintiff alleged defendant health care provider failed to timely recognize and respond to fetal distress, causing extensive injury to both the infant and delivering mother.
  • Achieved positive resolution in numerous bowel injury cases in which plaintiffs alleged damages in excess of $1 million. These include allegations of intraoperative errors and the alleged failure to diagnose bowel injury postoperatively.
  • Successfully litigated case involving a minor patient who suffered paralysis during posterior spinal surgery. Plaintiff alleged extensive injury to the patient’s spinal cord during operative process.
  • Successfully resolved claims involving peripheral nerve injuries, anoxic encephalopathy, compartment syndrome, acute ischemic stroke, pulmonary embolism, loss of airways, ocular injuries, claims of delayed diagnoses of various conditions, failure to diagnose various conditions, and numerous types of alleged intra-operative errors on behalf of hospitals and physicians in both Kansas and Missouri.
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