Nationwide Personal Injury Attorney
Nationwide Personal Injury Lawyer and Former Nurse
Elizabeth ‘Liz’ Dudley is an attorney and former Registered Nurse who represents/has represented injured clients from Kansas, Oklahoma, Missouri, California, Texas, Tennessee, Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, North Carolina and other states nationwide, who are injured from harmful & defective drugs, medical devices, medical negligence and other professional negligence. Attorney Dudley also represents whistleblowers and others who have claims against the healthcare industry and the government under the False Claims Act [Qui Tam Cases].
The Dudley Law Firm is unique in that Liz Dudley, because of her education, training, experience & knowledge of medicine and the law, she has special expertise in understanding the medical issues involved in complex medical-legal, pharmaceutical, device and mass tort cases [especially those involving women]. Ms. Dudley has access to and obtains world class experts in her cases. Attorney Dudley has successfully represented clients in personal injury cases, resulting in hundreds of confidential settlements. Additionally, the practice of law has advanced into a national, virtual internet based practice.
Ms. Dudley has developed a nationwide, internet based practice in Kansas, representing clients from all over the United States. Ninety-nine percent [99%] of all legal filings are now sent & received electronically via the internet [saving lots of trees!] and many court hearings & depositions are held telephonically, thereby cutting down on case expenses. Ms. Dudley has years of expertise in retaining & preparing world-class experts in various fields of medicine for the clients she represents.
As a lawyer and former Registered Nurse, Ms. Dudley has spent her practice focusing on case analysis, expert retention, complex personal injury, medical malpractice, pharmaceutical and device litigation. Ms. Dudley practiced 7 years in clinical nursing, including one year as a Director of Nursing; then spent the next 20 years practicing as a nurse paralegal [over a decade working up medical malpractice cases and 12 years managing pharmaceutical and device mass tort cases]. As of 2004, upon graduation from law school, her practice has focused for the last decade on pharmaceutical and device mass tort cases located all over the country, along with medical negligence and qui tam [whistleblower] cases.
Ms. Dudley represents individual clients from all over the state of Kansas and nationwide. Attorney Dudley has been appointed to various national & state plaintiff’s Science/Expert and/or Discovery committees,involving various defective drugs and devices, including Silicone Breast Implants [as Nurse Consultant], Fen-Phen, Bextra, Celebrex, Vioxx, Yaz, Yasmin, Ocella, and performed common benefit work related to complex medical-scientific issues, clinical studies,expert preparation, bellweather case selection, depositions and related issues. Attorney Dudley also joint ventures with various law firms on various personal injury cases,mass tort common benefit work and provides Plaintiffs Fact Sheet services.
Ms. Dudley has represented clients, litigated and/or effectuated settlements for various types of pharmaceutical and medical device mass tort cases including: YAZ, Yasmin, Ocella, Vaginal Mesh, Byetta, Avandia, contaminated Heparin, Gadnolinium, Fen-Phen, Redux, Vioxx, Celebrex, Bextra, Tampon related TSS, Zicam, Hydroxycut, Avanta Fluid Injection Pumps, IVC Filters, Reglan, Risperdal, Fluoroquin and Joint implants.
In addition to the above, Ms. Dudley has litigated and settled multiple individual medical-malpractice cases and represented clients in False Claim [Qui Tam] actions.
- Licensed to practice law in Kansas
- Admitted to the Supreme Court of the State of Kansas
- Admitted to practice law in the United States District Court for the District of Kansas
*past & present
- AAJ [american assoc for justice]
- KsAJ [Kansas Association for Justice]
- Former Chair of the KsAJ Trial Lawyer’s Women’s Caucus
- Kansas Bar Association
- Wichita Bar Association
- Wichita Womens Attorneys Association
- WEM [Women En Mass-women litigating Mass Tort Cases]