Dani Alexis Ryskamp, J.D.

Dani Alexis Ryskamp, J.D., is a multifaceted legal professional with a background in insurance defense, personal injury, and medical malpractice law. She has garnered valuable experience through internships in criminal defense, enhancing her understanding of various legal sectors.

A key part of her legal journey includes serving as the Executive Note Editor of the Michigan Telecommunications and Technology Law Review. Dani graduated with a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School in 2007, after completing her B.A. in English, summa cum laude, in 2004. She is a member of the Michigan State Bar and the American Bar Association, reflecting her deep commitment to the legal profession.

Currently, Dani Alexis has channeled her legal expertise into a successful career as a freelance writer and book critic, primarily focusing on the legal and literary markets. Her writing portfolio includes articles on diverse topics such as landmark settlements in medical negligence cases, jury awards in personal injury lawsuits, and analyses of legal trial tactics. Her work not only showcases her legal acumen but also her ability to communicate complex legal issues effectively to a wider audience. Dani's blend of legal practice experience and her prowess in legal writing positions her uniquely in the intersection of law and literature.

Dani Alexis Ryskamp, J.D.

Amputee Receives Additional $3.7 Million After “Disingenuous” Hospital Appeal

A plaintiff who won a $26 million medical malpractice verdict against a Pennsylvania hospital recently received an additional $3.7 million after a Philadelphia judge found the hospital’s attempts to undo the original verdict “disingenuous.”

Posted on October 19, 2023 in Featured & News

NYC Girl Awarded $4 Million Settlement for Crash That Killed Her Father

Nearly ten years after losing her father in a car crash, a New York City girl received a $4 million settlement from the trucking company involved in the accident.

Posted on September 5, 2023 in Featured & News

Motorcyclist Who Suffered Amputation Receives $7M Settlement

A motorcyclist who suffered a traumatic foot amputation in a vehicle crash received a $7M settlement addressing the injuries. Attorneys Griffin M. O’Hanlon and John G. Baker of Norfolk, Virginia represented the injured plaintiff.

Posted on December 14, 2023 in Featured & News

Ohio Case Ends in Unanimous $1.3 Million Premises Liability Verdict

Jury deliberations in a Cuyahoga County, Ohio premises liability case ended recently with a unanimous decision to award $1.3 million to an injured plaintiff.

Posted on April 2, 2024 in Featured & News

Navigating Camp Lejeune Litigation: 5 More Things Attorneys Need to Know

Contaminated water at Camp Lejeune (1953-1987) resulted in health problems from VOCs, leading to ongoing lawsuits; challenges include proving connections, involving experts, and engaging various law firms under the 2022 Camp Lejeune Justice Act.

Posted on August 16, 2023 in Featured & Litigation Monitor

LA Shelter Volunteer Awarded $6.8M in Dog Mauling Suit

A Los Angeles jury recently awarded $6.8 million to a local woman who volunteered at an animal shelter only to be mauled by an aggressive German shepherd. The jury found that the city’s negligence in failing to warn the volunteer about the dog resulted in the attack.

Posted on October 23, 2023 in Featured & News

Family Receives $31.6 Million Malpractice Award in Birth Injury Case

A Michigan family sought compensation after their infant daughter suffered brain damage at birth. Now they’ve won a $31.6 million medical malpractice award.

Posted on July 31, 2023 in Featured & News

Family of Pennsylvania Woman Gets $7.25 Million Settlement in Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

A Pennsylvania woman’s family recently received a $7.25 million settlement of a case in which the family alleged that doctors failed to diagnose the woman’s heart condition in time to prevent her death.

Posted on August 10, 2023 in Featured & News

Top 6 Mass Torts to Watch in 2024

Many of 2023’s most active, high-profile mass torts and MDLs continue into 2024, while a few are gaining momentum as the year begins. Here, we summarize six of the top mass torts to watch in 2024, including current case status and the involvement of subject matter experts in each case.

Posted on February 20, 2024 in Featured & Litigation Monitor

$1B DuPont Deal Gets Final OK In Firefighting Foam MDL

In early February 2024, a South Carolina federal court approved a $1.18 billion settlement over drinking water polluted by PFAS “forever chemicals,” dismissing objections from three Washington cities and the North Texas Municipal Water District.

Posted on March 7, 2024 in Featured & News