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Kathryn Baker

Medical Investigator
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Kathryn H. Baker is a registered nurse with award-winning expertise in neonatal care. Kathryn spent over a decade at Miami Children’s Hospital, working in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and serving as Chairman of the NICU’s Documentation Committee.  She was responsible for creating the parent education literature on Apnea Monitoring used hospital-wide. In 2001, she received the hospital’s Pediatric Excellence award.

Prior to joining the firm, Kathryn worked as an independent Legal Nurse Consultant. She analyzed and evaluated a range of medical malpractice and wrongful death cases for numerous law firms. Kathryn also had the opportunity to work with prominent local Firms on high profile cases, including cases involving Medicare Fraud. Kathryn has reviewed hundreds of drug utilization review forms, patient charts, hospital policy and procedures, researched medication regimens, and practice regulations in preparation for trial.

For the Firm, Kathryn brings together both her medical and consulting experience to every case she reviews.  From assessing breaches in the standard of care to discovering document tampering, Kathryn is as dedicated to patient care as she is to professional accountability.  Kathryn is involved in all phases of the investigative process, including evaluating potential cases, review of client medical records, independent research, retention of medical experts, and preparing cases for Presuit and beyond. Kathryn’s background and knowledge of maternal fetal health, neonatal medicine, and pediatrics provides our legal team with an invaluable resource.

Selected Memberships

  • National Alliance of Certified Legal Nurse Consultants (NACLNC)
  • Academy of Neonatal Nurses (ANN)
  • National Association of Neonatal Nurses (NANN)
  • American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN)

Awards and Honors

  • Registered Professional Nurse, State of Florida
  • Certified Legal Nurse Consultant
  • Certified Neonatal Resuscitation

Education

  • B.S.N. NURSING (Magna Cum Laude, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing), Florida International University, Miami, FL
  • B.A. DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY, (Cum Laude, Phi Kappa Phi, Golden Key) Florida International University, Miami, FL
  • A.S. EXPERIENTIAL EDUCATION, Montreat Anderson College, Montreat, NC

A Legacy Of Compassion & Excellence

Working With Grossman Roth Yaffa Cohen
  • Changing Lives by Changing The Law

    Since our firm opened, we've made it our mission to get justice for our clients and their families. We've not only taken on cases that other firms had turned down, but we've also fought to get unjust laws and restrictions overturned or modified.

  • A Team of Legal Professionals

    Complex legal cases require extensive research, trial experience, and industry knowledge, which is why we always have a team of attorneys working on every case we take on. Our team-centric approach to litigation means that we're able to really focus on getting our clients the best possible outcome.

  • There Are No Upfront Legal Fees

    We handle all of our claims on a contingency fee basis and will handle all legal fees, court costs, and expert fees related to your specific case. With decades of experience in this industry, we have a wealth of experts we work with routinely to ensure your case is handled with the utmost care.

  • We Understand the Medicine

    Our attorneys not only take the time to understand the evidence in your case, but also the pathology and medical techniques used in your specific situation. We believe that any attorney that takes on these types of cases needs to be on equal footing with medical professionals and physicians. 

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