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Steven Hurbis

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Detroit, MI

McKeen & Associates, PC
645 Griswold Street, Suite 4200
Detroit, MI 48226
Phone: 313-524-8570
Fax: 313-961-5985
Selected to Rising Stars: 2020 - 2022
Licensed in Michigan Since: 2016
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
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Attorney Profile

As an associate at McKeen & Associates, P.C., Steven Hurbis is dedicated to helping others. With only four years with the firm and fresh out of law school, Mr. Hurbis has already had involvement in high-profile malpractice cases. He has served on cases that resulted in a $1.25 million verdict, a $500 million settlement against Michigan State University and a $130 million settlement in which he was second chair. In his time as a lawyer, he has achieved several settlements that resulted in a total of $20 million.

With a Bachelor of Arts in political science from Eastern Michigan University, Mr. Hurbis competed in the EMU Mock Trial Association for three years as an undergraduate. He earned a full tuition scholarship based on his academic success and graduated magna cum laude from the University of Illinois College of Law.

Recognized as the Best Overall Advocate in his school’s Trial Team, Mr. Hurbis showed promise and talent in law school. A distinguished student, he earned the Dr. Paul M. Lisneck Excellence in Trial Advocacy and Ethics Award and the Rickert Award for Excellence in Advocacy. He won Trial Advocacy and placed fourth in Moot Court Competitions.

Devoted to those who cannot fight for themselves, Mr. Hurbis became a trial attorney to stand up for their rights. In law school, he had clients in the College of Law’s Civil Litigation and Community Preservation clinic. There, he represented men and women at risk of losing their homes and won a motion that resulted in the largest sanction in clinic history.

Practice Areas
  • 80%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 20%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents

Selections

3 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2020 - 2022

About Steven Hurbis

First Admitted: 2016, Michigan

Professional Webpage: https://www.mckeenassociates.com/attorney/steven-c-hurbis/

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Michigan State Bar Association
  • American Association of Justice
  • Member of the Illinois Bar Association
  • Member of the Michigan Association for Justice
  • Member of the Michigan Bar Association
  • Member of the Michigan Bar Young Lawyers Division
  • Member, American Association for Justice

Educational Background

  • Eastern Michigan University, Major: Political Science

Representative Clients

  • “Greatest lawyers and staffs. The Mckeen and associates took my son’s case 1 week before the statue of limitations expired. Mr. Mckeen and Mr. Hurbis have helped us won our case ( the largest verdict in Michigan) after a 3 weeks long trial. It was a long journey but they accomplished what other law firms could not. Thank you so much for the hard work and dedication with my son’s case. You have taken so much weight off my shoulders now that I know my son will be well taken care for the rest of his life. We really appreciate you and I can not thank you enough. I would highly recommend this team.”, 2018
  • Laura PAs Personal Representative of Angelina RI hope you and your family are well especially during these troubled times. I would be happy to write an excellent review about your firm and you. Our experience was extremely positive, and you zealously advocated for my mom., 2020
  • Barbara and Stephen B 5 stars for all of you! We could not have been happier with Steven’s representation, we think of you guys often., 2021

Verdicts/Settlements

  • $1,000,000 Settlement in a wrongful death case involving improper stenting in the lower extremities. , 2021
  • $265,000 Settlement for a child who lost toes due to medical negligence. , 2021
  • $100,000 Settlement for a patient who suffered a fall in a hospital. , 2021
  • $150,000 Settlement for a family who lost a loved one when the patient was not put in the right room. , 2021
  • $175,000 Settlement for a patient who was not properly kept on anticoagulation medication. , 2021
  • $1,000,000 Settlement for a client who was not timely diagnosed with a spinal cord tumor. , 2021
  • $500,000 Settlement for a death involving improper administration of medication.  , 2021
  • $250,000 Settlement for a mother who was not timely diagnosed with an infection and lost her baby. , 2021
  • $160,000 Settlement for a client who had remains of a loved one misplaced. , 2021
  • $300,000 Settlement for a patient who was untimely diagnosed with an infection. , 2021
  • $340,000 Settlement for a patient who suffered seizures due to improperly monitored sodium levels. , 2021
  • $135,000 Settlement for a patient who suffered a fracture from falling in a hospital. , 2021
  • $225,000 Settlement for a patient suffering a nerve positioning injury. , 2021
  • $500,000 Settlement on behalf of a client with misdiagnosed ischemic bowel. , 2021
  • $175,000.00 Settlement on behalf of a client who was not properly anticoagulated leading to a minor stroke., 2020
  • $90,000 Settlement on behalf of a client who was told she was HIV positive when in fact she was not HIV positive.  , 2020
  • $160,000 Settlement on behalf of a mother who was given the wrong remains of her stillborn child. , 2020
  • $75,000 settlement for a client who had his leg stuck in a wheelchair., 2019
  • Tran v. William Beaumont Hospital
  • Smith v. Tuma MD
  • $101,000 settlement for a client who suffered a poorly treated infection., 2018
  • $150,000 settlement for a client who suffered a fall in a nursing home., 2019
  • $125,000 settlement for a client who suffered a baclofen overdose., 2017
  • $75,000 settlement for a child who suffered a small IV burn., 2019
  • $150,000 settlement for two clients who were wrongfully given narcotics by a pain management doctor., 2019
  • $60,000. settlement for a client who had a broken hardware screw after a broken ankle., 2018
  • $75,000 settlement for a client who had a small misdiagnosed infection., 2019
  • $400,000.00 settlement for a client who choked on a sandwich in a nursing home., 2017
  • $95,000 settlement for a client who suffered misdiagnosed appendicitis., 2018
  • Representing 10 survivors in the $500,000,000.00 settlement against Michigan State University., 2018
  • $260,000.00 settlement on behalf of a client who was misdiagnosed with an ectopic pregnancy., 2020
  • $250,000.00 settlement for a client who suffered an undiagnosed post-operative bleed., 2019
  • $455,500 settlement for a client who suffered injury during surgery on her eyelid., 2018
  • $200,000 settlement for client who suffered small facial burns during nodule removal surgery., 2017
  • $250,000.00 settlement for a client who was not told she had breast cancer., 2019
  • $300,000.00 settlement for a client for failure to timely diagnosis pneumonia., 2017
  • $240,000 settlement for a patient who suffered injury during colon/rectal surgery., 2018
  • $450,000.00 settlement in a wrongful death action where the client was on wrongfully on blood thinners for 13 months., 2018
  • $725,000.00 settlement for a client who had a misdiagnosed infection., 2018
  • Tran v. William Beaumont Hospital: $130,000,000.00 verdict as second chair., 2018
  • Madelyn Smith v. Martin Tuma, MD: $1,250,000.00 verdict as sole trial counsel and first chair., 2017
  • $1,400,000.00 settlement for a client suffering spinal cord injury due to delay in diagnosing spinal cord compression., 2019
  • $35,000,000.00 Settlement for a brain injured infant., 2019

Honors/Awards

  • Membership is extended solely to the select few of the most qualified attorneys from each state who demonstrate superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature and public profile measured by objective and uniformly applied standards in compliance with state bar and national Rule 4-7. Invitees must exemplify superior qualifications, trial results, and leadership as a young lawyer under the age of 40. Selection is based on a thorough multi-phase objective process which includes peer nominations combined with third-party research. Each of our distinguished Top 40 under 40 members strives to encompass the knowledge, skill, experience and success held by only the best lawyers in America.  It is our mission to promote a unique and professional networking opportunity for young lawyers, while developing progressive ideas to pursue justice for those injured by the negligence of others, to educate the public about the importance of access to courts that are free of bias and undue influence, and to protect the right of trial by jury., Top 40 under 40 - Michigan, The National Trial Lawyer, 2021
  • , Lawyers of Distinction, Lawyers of Distinction, 2021
  • The National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys is devoted to recognizing the top personal injury attorneys in the nation through a stringent selection process. Of the more than one million personal injury attorneys in the nation, less than one percent make the lists., Top 40 under 40 - Michigan, The National Trial Lawyer, 2021
  • Membership is extended solely to the select few of the most qualified attorneys from each state who demonstrate superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature and public profile measured by objective and uniformly applied standards in compliance with state bar and national Rule 4-7. Invitees must exemplify superior qualifications, trial results, and leadership as a young lawyer under the age of 40. Selection is based on a thorough multi-phase objective process which includes peer nominations combined with third-party research. Each of our distinguished Top 40 under 40 members strives to encompass the knowledge, skill, experience and success held by only the best lawyers in America.  It is our mission to promote a unique and professional networking opportunity for young lawyers, while developing progressive ideas to pursue justice for those injured by the negligence of others, to educate the public about the importance of access to courts that are free of bias and undue influence, and to protect the right of trial by jury., Top 40 under 40 - Michigan, The National Trial Lawyer, 2020
  • The National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys is devoted to recognizing the top personal injury attorneys in the nation through a stringent selection process. Of the more than one million personal injury attorneys in the nation, less than one percent make the lists., Top 10 Personal Injury Attorneys Under 40 in Michigan, The National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, 2020
  • , Lawyers of Distiction, 2019
  • The Rickert Awards are the most prestigious awards conferred upon students at the University of Illinois College of Law and recognize excellence in student achievement. The Rickert Awards Program was established in the fall of 1976 and was named in memory of Joseph W. Rickert, a distinguished lawyer who practiced law in southern Illinois for many years. The Rickert gift paved the way for the College of Law to recognize outstanding third-year law students for their achievements. , Rickert Award for Excellence in Advocacy, The University of Illinois College of Law, 2016
  • The Rickert Awards are the most prestigious awards conferred upon students at the University of Illinois College of Law and recognize excellence in student achievement. The Rickert Awards Program was established in the fall of 1976 and was named in memory of Joseph W. Rickert, a distinguished lawyer who practiced law in southern Illinois for many years. The Rickert gift paved the way for the College of Law to recognize outstanding third-year law students for their achievements., Rickert Award for Excellence in Advocacy, The University of Illinois College of Law, 2016
  • Placed fifth in the nation at the American Association for Justice’s National Trial Team competition, AAJ National Trial Team Competition, 2016
  • Awarded to the Best Overall Advocate at the Quinnipiac Trial Competition.  , Best Overall Advocate, 2015
  • Dr. Paul Lisnek, renowned alumnus of the College of Law, is a radio and TV personality. Dr. Lisnek is currently the host of "Politics Tonight” on CLTV, a political analyst for WGN-TV, anchor of “Newsmakers” on CNN Headline News, host of “Political Update with Paul Lisnek” and “Primetime Chicago” on CN100. He formerly hosted “The Paul Lisnek Show” on WVON Radio – The Talk of Chicago, for four years. The author of numerous articles and thirteen books, Dr. Lisnek is a national lecturer for the Barbri Bar Review and the CEO of Decision Analysis, one of the nation’s leading trial consulting firms., Dr. Paul M. Lisnek Excellence in Trial Advocacy and Ethics Award, The University of Illinois College of Law, 2015
  • All-Regional Attorney, EMU Mock Trial Association, 2013
  • Richard Ferens Scholarship for Excellence in Trial Advocacy, Eastern Michigan, Eastern Michigan University, 2011
  • Eight-Time Recipient of its Outstanding Attorney Award, EMU Mock Trial Association
  • President of EMU Mock Trial Association , Eastern Michigan University
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Office Location for Steven Hurbis

645 Griswold Street
Suite 4200
Detroit, MI 48226

Phone: 313-524-8570

Fax: 313-961-5985

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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