LEE R. BISSONETTE has more than 25 years of experience representing victims with catastrophic injuries caused by medical malpractice.
Included are multiple cases involving children with cerebral palsy caused by birth injury, poor neonatal care, or failure to diagnose meningitis or group B strep. He also represents children and adults injured as a result of misdiagnosis, surgical or radiology mistakes, failure to diagnose cancer and other types of malpractice.
Lee has recovered millions of dollars in damages for his clients, including a $3.75M award in 2004, the largest reported medical malpractice recovery for that year. In 2005 his recovery of $1.8Mfor clients involved in an auto crash was one of the top personal injury recoveries in Minnesota for that year. In 2006 and 2008, Lee recovered $2.75M and more than $1M in other medical malpractice cases.
In 2006, Bissonette was named a "Super Lawyer", recognized among the top 5% of Minnesota attorneys by Minnesota Law & Politics magazine. He is AV® Peer Review Rated - the highest possible Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell.
Board Certified in Medical-Professional Liability from the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys, he is a member of the Hennepin County, Minnesota State and American Bar Associations; The Association of Trial Lawyers of America; Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association; and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.
Bissonette is licensed to practice law in the state and federal courts of Minnesota and North Dakota. He attended the United States Military Academy, obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Minnesota and his J.D., summa cum laude, from the University of Santa Clara.