Eric K. Stryker Partner




Eric Stryker delivers cost-effective resolution strategies to clients in connection with personal injury and wrongful death claims. While he is an experienced trial attorney and has taken cases to jury verdict, Eric is particularly adept at utilizing alternative dispute resolution methods. He has achieved an exceptional track record of success for clients through dispositive motion, private binding arbitration, mediation and negotiated settlement.

Throughout much of his career, Eric has focused on the defense of complex medical malpractice litigation. He defends hospitals, physicians and physician groups, nurses, dentists and pharmacists in claims involving the full range of medical and surgical specialties. He regularly handles disciplinary matters before the Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners and Nevada State Board of Nursing, and also has successfully defended physician staff privileges in hospital medical executive committee, peer review and credentialing matters.

In addition, Eric has significant experience with general, premises and product liability cases as well as construction defect matters.

Eric began his legal career as a law clerk to the Honorable Gene T. Porter, Eighth Judicial District Court, District of Nevada, from 1995-1996. Prior to law school, he was a certified Emergency Medical Technician in the state of New York.

Areas of Focus

Medical Malpractice & Health Care
Eric’s current engagements include the representation of health care corporations with hospitals and rehabilitation facilities across the country in connection with the defense of medical malpractice claims, as well as disciplinary matters, premises liability claims and employment discrimination cases. He also represents a large chain pharmacy in malpractice claims, including allegations of the wrongful dispensation of narcotics causing death.

Hospital clients also regularly rely on Eric for assistance with more esoteric legal issues such as obtaining emergency guardianships in order to authorize life-saving medical care for a newborn or to honor the wishes of a debilitated patient.

Complex Tort & General Casualty
During his career, Eric has successfully defended numerous personal injury, wrongful death and property damage claims ranging from slip/trip-and-falls and inadequate security to product and construction defects. He has litigated tobacco, medical device, pharmaceutical and building materials products cases.

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