Steven L. Langer

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Valparaiso, IN

Langer & Langer
 | 4 Indiana Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383
Phone: 219-464-3246
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1980
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%)
Attorney Profile

A partner with Langer & Langer, Steven L. Langer represents the rights and interests of people living in Valparaiso, Indianapolis, Northwest Indiana and other parts of Indiana. He focuses his practice on personal injury, medical malpractice, complex litigation, car accidents, truck accidents and wrongful death.

After graduating from Indiana University with a Bachelor of Arts in 1977, Mr. Langer decided to pursue a career in law. He went to Valparaiso University Law School and earned his Juris Doctor in 1980.

For over 30 years, Mr. Langer has helped people seek appropriate compensation for their injuries. He knows the challenges that people face when they have been hurt through the negligence of a company or another person. These challenges include lost wages, continued medical care, mounting bills, medical costs, property damage and even psychological and emotional trauma. Mr. Langer listens to his patients’ struggles and then aggressively pursues monetary justice for them.

Mr. Langer's excellent legal skills and dedication have earned him several honors over the years. The National Trial Lawyers named him one of the top 100 trial lawyers, and he has been selected as one of The Best Lawyers in America* for 2014. The Indiana Trial Lawyers Association gave him the consumer advocate of the year award in 2003. On May 8, 2014, Mr. Langer was elected as the President of the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association for a one year term.  In addition to these recognitions, Mr. Langer holds the highest rating of AV-Preeminent** from Martindale Hubbell.

When he is not working with clients, Mr. Langer remains active in his community. He is a member of the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, the American Association for Justice and the Indiana State Bar Association. Furthermore, he is the author of several articles relating to medical malpractice.

*The Best Lawyers in America® 2013. Copyright 2013 by Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, SC

** AV-Preeminent and BV-Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (70%): Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent

Personal Injury - General (30%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent

Personal Injury - General: Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 10 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2017

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About Steven Langer

Admitted: 1980, Indiana

Professional Webpage: langerandlanger.com/attorneys/steven-l-langer/

Honors and Awards:

  • Indiana Trial Lawyers Association - Special Award for Medical Malpractice, 2016
  • Indiana Trial Lawyers Association - President's Award, 2014
  • Indiana Trial Lawyers Association Co-Recipient of Trial Lawyer of the Year Award, 2009
  • Indiana Trial Lawyers Association Special Award for Medical Malpractice, 2008
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers by National Trial Lawyers Association
  • 20th Edition of  The Best Lawyers in America
  • Trial Lawyer of the Year award from the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, 2004 - 2009
  • Consumer Advocate of the Year Award from the ITLA, 2003

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • In 2011 I worked on 3 medical malpractice cases before the Indiana Supreme Court- 1 case is fully briefed and awaiting decision ( Howard Regional Hospital); 2d case is fully briefed, I participated in oral argument in 6/11( IDOI v. Everhart), awaiting decision; 3rd case justed entered appearance( Robertson v. B.O.). All work done pro bono as amicus for Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, 2011
  • President of the Indiana Trial Layers Association, 2014-2015; and Member, Board of Directors, Executive Committee, Indiana Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • Indiana Bar Association
  • Indiana Trial Lawyers Association
  • Former, President, College of Fellows of the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • ICLEF Speaker - The New Medical Malpractice Act, The Genesis of the New Med Mal Act, 2017
  • Indiana Trial Lawyers Association Speaker - Evidence in Civil Matters, 2016
  • Indiana Law Survey Speaker - Evidence in Civil Matters, 2016
  • Speaker - Indiana's Updated Medical Malpractice Act, 2016
  • Indiana Trial Lawyers Association Speaker - Evidence in Civil Matters, 2015
  • Indiana Law Survey Speaker - Evidence in Civil Matters, 2015
  • Michigan Association for Justice Speaker - Advanced Deposition Techniques, Introduction to Death Star Depositions, 2014
  • Indiana Trial Lawyers Association Speaker - Evidence in Civil Matters, 2014
  • Indiana Law Survey Speaker - Evidence in Civil Matters, 2014
  • Depositions, speaker, AAJ, 2014

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • President Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, 2014

Educational Background:

  • Indiana University, B.A., 1977
Office Location for Steven L. Langer

4 Indiana Ave
Valparaiso, IN 46383

Phone: 219-464-3246

 

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Last Updated: 7/13/2017

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