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Darla L. Keen

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Health Care Attorney in West Palm Beach, FL

Lytal, Reiter, Smith, Ivey & Fronrath
515 N Flagler Dr, 10th Floor
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Phone: 561-612-3359
Fax: 561-832-2932
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2022
Licensed in Florida Since: 1998
Practice Areas: Health Care, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Darla L. Keen specializes in all areas of medical malpractice and is passionate in her fight for justice for medical malpractice victims, including the aggressive pursuit of justice for injured children with preventable birth injuries. She also specializes in pursuing justice for the elderly who have been abused or neglected in nursing homes and assisted living facilities such as victims of preventable falls. In addition, Darla handles all aspects of wrongful death and personal injury litigation including motor vehicle accidents. 

Ms. Keen attended the University of Kentucky College of Law where she served as Associate Editor of the Kentucky Law Journal. She has been published in the Kentucky Law Journal as well as the National Insurance Law Review.  

Ms. Keen has been awarded numerous awards including Super Lawyers Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney from 2015-2022.

 

Practice Areas
  • 40%Health Care
  • 30%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 30%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Nursing Home, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Dental Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent

Selections

8 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2022

About Darla L. Keen

First Admitted: 1996, Kentucky

Professional Webpage: https://www.foryourrights.com/team/darla-l-keen/

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • The Entitlement Exclusion in the Personal Auto Policy: The Road to Reducing Litigation in Permissive Use Cases or Dead End? Kentucky Law Journal, 1996, KENTUCKY LAW JOURNAL
  • The Entitlement Exclusion in the Personal Auto Policy: The Road to Reducing Litigation in Permissive Use Cases or Dead End? Republished National Insurance Law Journal – Vol. 8, No. 3, 1997, NATIONAL INSURANCE LAW REVIEW

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Kentucky, 1996
  • Member: The Florida Bar Association
  • Member: Palm Beach County Justice Association
  • Member: Palm Beach Bar Association
  • Member: Florida Justice Association
  • Member: Kentucky Bar Association
  • Member: American Association for Justice
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 2005
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, 2005
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 1998
  • U.S. District Court of Western District of Kentucky, 1998
  • U.S. District Courts for the Eastern District of Kentucky, 1998
  • Florida, 1998

Educational Background

  • B.S., University of Southern Indiana, 1991

Honors/Awards

  • , NATIONAL TRIAL LAWYERS TOP 100, NATIONAL TRIAL LAWYERS, 2021
  • , Best Lawyers, US News & World Reports, Best Lawyers in America: 2021-2022
  • , Best Lawyers-2021, medical malpractice and personal injury
  • , Top Lawyer, Palm Beach Illustrated Top Lawyer, 2019-2022
  • , Super Lawyers

Verdicts/Settlements

  • FAILURE TO DIAGNOSE TOXIC MEGACOLON RESULTING IN BRAIN INJURY, $6,000,000, 2021
  • MEDICAL MALPRACTICE BIRTH INJURY, $8,000,000, 2017
  • ABUSE AND NEGLECT OF VULNERABLE ADULT, $7,000,000, 2016

Comments

  • “Darla is a skilled and relentless litigator. Very compassionate.”
  • “Darla Keen is a top flight litigator who brings passion, preparation and professionalism to every case.”
  • “EXCELLENT LAWYER”

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

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Office Location for Darla L. Keen

515 N Flagler Dr
10th Floor
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Phone: 561-612-3359

Fax: 561-832-2932

Last Updated: 8/17/2022

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