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John C. Whitfield

Accident & Injury, Medical Products & Devices, Pharmaceutical Product

http://www.whitfieldbryson.com

270-821-0656


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For over 38 years, John has been one of the premier trial attorneys in Kentucky and Tennessee. He has represented numerous injured parties in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, Tennessee, and throughout the southeastern United States. He has concentrated primarily on complex civil litigation cases, and over his career has brought to settlement or judgment over 45 cases in excess of a million dollars each. John is certified as a civil trial specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and has represented individuals in all walks of life against negligent workplace practices, reckless physicians, predatory businesses, and inattentive truck and automobile drivers among many others. John has an additional concentration in the Nashville, Tennessee area of representing motorcyclists who have been injured through no fault of their own.

John graduated with distinction from the University of Kentucky with his undergraduate degree before attending law school at the university. Throughout his career, John has represented scores of individuals who have been the victims of medical negligence, defective drugs and medical devices, obtaining verdicts and settlements in both state and federal courts. He has handled cases for landowners victim to fraudulent mine royalty practices, for homeowners whose homes and business contained defective concrete, and for Kentucky residents who were overcharged for premium insurance taxes.

John is a frequent lecturer of litigation subjects with the Kentucky Justice Association and American Association for Justice and has been recognized as a Kentucky Super Lawyer multiple times. He is AV rated by the Martindale-Hubbell rating service.

John is an avid motorcyclist and a member of national motorcycle club. He plays guitar, is co-owner of a whiskey distillery, and travels.
Position Organization Location Duration
Founding PartnerWhitfield Bryson LLPMadisonville, KYPresent
School Degree Major Graduation
University of Kentucky College of LawJ.D. Law School1982  
University of KentuckyBachelors1979
State / Court Date
Tennessee2014
Missouri2013
Kentucky1983
  • American Bar Association
    Kentucky Bar Association
    Tennessee Bar Association
    Missouri Bar Association
    Kentucky Justice Association | Contributing Editor of Trial Practice Magazine The Advocate
    American Association for Justice | Litigation Medical negligence, and Railroad Sections
    National Board of Trial Advocacy
    Hopkins County Bar Association
    Madisonville-Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce | Chairman (2000-2001)
    Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys, Contributing Editor of Trial Practice section for The Advocate
    Kentucky Attorney Disciplinary System | Trial Commissioner
    Hopkins Bar Association
    American Bar Association
    Hopkins County Salvation Army | Board Member
  • Named to Kentucky Super Lawyers | 2007-2010 | 2013-2020
    Continental Who’s Who | Pinnacle Lifetime Member
    AV Rating by Martindale-Hubbell
    Named 10 Best Personal Injury Lawyers from the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys
  • 2019
    Lead counsel for the Estate of a woman against a physician in Tennessee who repeatedly failed to advise of cancerous findings she received in two different pathology reports, which was a substantial factor in her death. Confidential settlement.

  • 2019
    Lead counsel for a motorcyclist in Tennessee who suffered catastrophic injuries against a major transport company resulting in confidential settlement. Lead Counsel in a products liability case against a cosmetic manufacturer.

  • 2017
    Lead counsel for a motorcyclist in Kentucky who suffered catastrophic injuries against a major transport company resulting in confidential settlement.

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(1983) Licensed as Attorney in Kentucky. Verified with Kentucky Bar Association.December 11, 2020
(2014) Licensed as Attorney in Tennessee. Verified with Tennessee Bar Association.December 11, 2020
(2013) Licensed as Attorney in Missouri. Verified with Missouri Bar.December 11, 2020

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John C. Whitfield
19 N Main St
Madisonville, KY 42431
37.3287189,-87.4990415

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