Attorneys

Jeff Kershaw
Partner

Secretary Contact:

Elsa Murray
T + 214.424.8286
E emurray@crka.law

Legal Assistant Contact:

Nikki Renwick
T + 214.424.8268
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  • Profile
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Jeff Kershaw is a founding partner of Chamblee, Ryan, Kershaw & Anderson, PC. and a prominent member of the Bar.  He has extensive courtroom experience and has litigated and tried numerous cases, including construction defects, premise liability, products liability, environmental claims, commercial auto liability claims, trucking accidents, breach of contract and professional liability matters.  Jeff also specializes in medical malpractice and has successfully defended numerous healthcare providers.  He has also handled catastrophic matters and class actions.  Jeff has been interviewed by local TV stations in connection with several high-profile cases.  Additionally, Jeff has counseled and represented local politicians and is active with City Counsel.

Jeff lives in Frisco, Texas with his wife, Susan, and their two children.

General Liability / Commercial Litigation / Personal Injury

Successfully defended a general contractor and sub-contractor through a jury trial wherein Plaintiff alleged that a construction site caused a motor vehicle accident resulting in one fatality and injuries to a minor child; Plaintiffs sought damages in excess of $2 million dollars.  Also, successfully pursued a summary judgment for a municipality co-defendant prior to trial.

Obtained a defense verdict for a Management Company in a wrongful death lawsuit, whereby the Plaintiffs were seeking excess of 2 million dollars, in connection with electrocution of a family member.

Obtained a defense verdict for an Oil & Gas Company that was being sued in a premises liability case.

Obtained a defense verdict on behalf of a Restaurant whereby Plaintiff was seeking an excess of $500,000.

Successfully defended a general contractor in separate lawsuits against sub-contractors concerning disputes over the value of material and labor provided on a project wherein Plaintiffs claimed damages over $200,000 and $300,000, respectively.

Successfully prosecuted a lawsuit for a banking company against various entities concerning the fraudulent transfer of real property with the property and attorneys’ fees valued over $600,000.

Obtained a verdict in excess of $700,000 on behalf of a local politician in a defamation case.

Has successfully defended and tried numerous cases concerning personal injuries.

Recently represented a claimant who sustained catastrophic injuries in connection with working on an over-head crane. Crane company initially denied responsibility.  Subsequently obtained a multi-million dollar settlement for client.

Represented a family involved in a significant motor vehicle crash. Obtained a multi-million dollar settlement on behalf of the family.

Medical Malpractice

Successfully defended a physician through a jury trial in a medical malpractice suit containing allegations of negligence regarding a knee replacement surgery.

Successfully defended a physician through a jury trial in a medical malpractice suit containing allegations of negligence regarding the interpretation of a cervical x-ray.

Successfully defended a physician through a jury trial in a medical malpractice suit containing allegations of negligence regarding an eye surgery.

Successfully defended a physician through a jury trial in a medical malpractice suit containing allegations of negligence regarding a wrist surgery.

Successfully defended a physician through a jury trial in a medical malpractice suit containing allegations of negligence regarding a cervical surgery.

Successfully defended a physician through a jury trial in a medical malpractice suit containing allegations of negligence regarding hip-replacement surgery.

Successfully defended a physician through a jury trial in a medical malpractice suit containing allegations of negligence regarding a spinal surgery.

Successfully defended a physician through a jury trial in a medical malpractice suit containing allegations of negligence regarding a facial surgery.

Successfully defended a physician through a jury trial in a medical malpractice suit containing allegations of negligence regarding the care and treatment of a patient suffering from diabetes.

 

 

Professional Affiliations

  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel

Personal Affiliations

  • City of Frisco, Board of Adjustments

News

Presentations

  • Importance of Accident Investigation, 2011
  • Social Networking and the Law, 2010
  • Trucking Law: Negligence Per Se Claims/Defenses in Connection with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations, 2008
  • Employment Law – Foreign Languages, 2004
  • Premise Liability – Swimming Pool Codes, 2000