William F. McMurry

William F. McMurry

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Louisville, KY

William F. McMurry
 | 624 West Main St, Suite 600
Louisville, KY 40202
Phone: 502-326-9000
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1979
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Professional Liability: Plaintiff (30%)

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Attorney Profile
William F. McMurry specializes in medical and legal malpractice, catastrophic personal injury, and wrongful death litigation. He is President of the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys (ABPLA). Founded in 1972 by members of both the plaintiffs' and defense bars, the ABPLA is the only organization accredited by the American Bar Association to certify Specialists in Medical Malpractice and Legal Malpractice. Recently, as co-counsel with Morris Dees, he received a $2.5 million verdict against a racist Klan organizer. Mr. McMurry also recovered $25.7 million against the Archdiocese of Louisville for 243 victims of sexual abuse.

Certificates and Credentials

  • National Board of Trial Advocacy

About William McMurry

Admitted 1979, Kentucky

Professional Webpage: http://courtroomlaw.com/attorneys/

Honors and Awards:

  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers in the State of Kentucky, 2007, designated by The American Trial Lawyers Association (ATLA), 2007
  • Mr. McMurry is recognized in Martindale-Hubbell’s Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers in the fields of legal and medical malpractice and has been awarded the “AV” rating by that organization.  He is the only attorney in Kentucky Board Certified by the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys (ABPLA) as a Specialist in Legal Malpractice and Medical Malpractice.  Mr. McMurry is also board certified as a Civil Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA) and by the Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization.

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Voted Kentucky "Super Lawyer" 2007
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers in the State of Kentucky, 2007, designated by The American Trial Lawyers Association (ATLA), 2007
  • Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers,  designated Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell Legal Directory of Preeminent Lawyers in America in Medical and Legal Malpractice, 2001-2008
  • Board Certified Medical Malpractice Specialist by the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys, 1994-2008
  • Board Certified Legal Malpractice Specialist by the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys, 1994-2008
  • Board Certified Civil Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, 1993-2008

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Selected Verdicts and Settlements include   $2.1 Million Medical Malpractice Verdict Arising out of the failure to diagnose and treat a stroke patient, October 2006   $2.9 Million Automobile Accident Verdict Arising out of the “mild” traumatic brain injury suffered by a lawyer in a rear-end collision. Insurance company for lawyer refused to pay UIM claim and argued he was malingering. Largest “mild” traumatic brain injury verdict in Kentucky, September 2005   $450,000 Wrongful Use of Civil Proceedings/Malicious Prosecution Verdict Arising out of the filing and prosecution of a frivolous medical malpractice suit against an orthopedic surgeon. Largest such verdict in Kentucky, May 2006   $1.5 Million Sexual Abuse Settlement Arising out of sexual and physical abuse of 45 children, now adults, at an orphanage between the late 1940’s through 1984. Only settlement arising out of an orphanage in the United States, August 2006   $25.7 Million Sexual Abuse Class Action Settlement Arising out of sexual abuse of 243 children, now adults, while attending Catholic churches and schools in the Louisville, Kentucky Archdiocese. At the time of the settlement, this was the largest amount ever paid by an archdiocese out of their own pocket; no insurance proceeds were available, May 2003   $950,000 Legal Malpractice Settlement Arising out of negligent handling of Client’s medical malpractice claim.  Case was settled during trial in March 2007  

Articles about William F. McMurry appearing in Super Lawyers

Office Location for William F. McMurry

624 West Main St
Suite 600
Louisville, KY 40202

 

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Last Updated: 9/7/2016

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