Bio

Eric T. Ramar is a member of the firm's Medical Litigation Practice Group who concentrates his practice primarily in the area of medical malpractice litigation defense.

Mr. Ramar represents physicians, dentists, hospitals, nursing homes, long-term care facilities, and other health care providers in medical malpractice actions throughout Michigan. He also represents health care providers in state licensing and regulatory matters.

A former judicial intern for Judge Sean Cox of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, Mr. Ramar received his law degree from the University of Toledo College of Law in 2013. He received his undergraduate degree from Michigan State University in 2010.

Representative Client Work

  • Second chaired trial resulting in no cause for action in a wrongful death claim against a cardiologist alleging failure to properly address the cause of the decedent’s chest pain leading to cardiac arrest
  • Obtained dismissal of plastic surgeon and nurse in an action alleging improper performance of restorative laser treatment leading to facial scarring
  • Obtained dismissal of physician assistant in action alleging improper treatment of an ankle fracture leading to additional and more extensive surgeries   
  • Obtained summary disposition for psychologist in action alleging defamation, intentional infliction of emotional distress, and breach of professional duties arising from the psychologist’s involvement in custody proceeding
  • Obtained dismissal of orthodontist in case alleging improper implementation of braces
  • Obtained dismissal of nursing home facility in case alleging wrongful cremation of the decedent
  • Obtained dismissal of ophthalmologist in case alleging failure to properly perform Lasik eye surgery
  • Obtained dismissal of general dentist in case alleging improper extraction of third molars resulting in damage to inferior alveolar nerve
  • Successfully mediated multiple actions against neurosurgeon based upon failure of spinal fusion-hardware
  • Successfully represented nurse in state licensing investigation regarding improper dispensing of medications; no action was taken against the nurse’s license
  • Assisted in defending to no cause for action a wrongful death claim against a radiologist alleging a failure to recommend follow-up CT scan leading to progression of cancer

Publications and Lectures

  • "NextGen Medical Liability - Strategies, Tactics & Technology in the Millennial Age," Presenter, Plunkett Cooney’s Medical Liability Seminar, Detroit Athletic Club, May 31, 2019
  • “When Reptiles Attack – Surviving Attempts to ‘Poison’ Your Case at Trial”; Presenter; Plunkett Cooney’s Medical Liability Mock Trial; Detroit Athletic Club; May 19, 2018

Professional Affiliations

  • State Bar of Michigan (Negligence Law, Litigation sections)
  • DRI - The Voice of the Defense Bar

Credentials

Education

  • University of Toledo College of Law, J.D., 2013
  • Michigan State University, B.S., 2010

Admissions

  • Michigan, 2013
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 2013

Honors/Awards

Honors & Recognitions

  • National Order of the Barristers Award
  • Commercial Law, Tax Fraud - Highest-ranked student
  • Toledo Law National Moot Court Program, Vice Chair

Insights

Speaking Engagements

Press Releases

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