David B. Peel

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Millington, TN

Peel Law Firm
 | 8582 Highway 51 North, PO Box 8
Millington, TN 38053
Phone: 901-872-4229
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2016
Licensed Since: 1996
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Social Security Disability (10%)
Attorney Profile

Handling Tractor Trailer Crashes, Auto Accidents, Med Mal, and Disability since '96, Peel founded the award-winning Peel Law Firm in 2000. Peel keeps his law office small and personal, but achieves results that have made him a Life Member in the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum earned a peer rating of AV Preminent. Often voted the "Best of the Best" locally, he was named the Face of Catastrophic Injury by Memphis Magazine. For many years, he has been listed a SuperLawyer, and the National Trial Lawyers Top 100. A member of Christian Legal Society, a Deacon at Bellevue, and a Board Member of ministries like Love Worth Finding, he integrates his faith in his practice. His article on 1 Corinthians, "Can a Christian Sue?" is widely accessed nationally. A father to three stellar teens, he resides in Arlington with his bride, Trish.

 
Practice Areas

Personal Injury - General (70%)
Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (20%)
Social Security Disability (10%)

Personal Injury - General (70%): Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (20%): Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis

Social Security Disability (10%)

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - General: Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 5 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2016

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About David Peel

Admitted: 1996, Tennessee

Professional Webpage: http://www.coleandpeel.com/Attorney/David-B-Peel.shtml

Honors and Awards:

  • AV+ Preeminent , Highest rating, Mar-Hub Ratings, 2016
  • Best Attorney Readers Poll Results, Best of the Best, Millington Star, 2016
  • AV+ Preeminent Highest Rating possible, Highest Rating, Mar-Hub, 2015
  • Best Attorney Award , Best Attorney , Millington Star, 2015
  • AV+ PREEMINENT , Rating, Mar Hubble, 2014
  • Best Attorney, Best Attorney, Best of the Best Mill. Star, 2014
  • Inducted in 2014, National Trial Lawyers Top 100, National Trial Lawyers , 2014
  • AV+ Preeminent Peer Rated, Highest Possible, AV+ PREEMINENT, Martindale Hubble Layers Ratings, 2013
  • Life Member, Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2013
  • LIFE MEMBER, Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2013
  • Best of the Best, Millington Star Reader's Choice Awards, 2012
  • Moot Court Board, Memphis State University School of Law, 1993 - 1995
  • Dean's Award for Academic Excellence in Trial Advocacy, Memphis State University School of Law
  • Academic Scholarship to the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
  • Achieved the Rank of Eagle Scout (less than 3% nationally do)

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Rule 31 Listed MEDIATOR in the field of GENERAL CIVIL LITIGATION by the Tennessee Supreme Court, 2006

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Life Member, Million Dollar and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forums, 2013
  • Legal Counsel, Millington Jaycees, 1998 -2000
  • Accredited Member, Better Business Bureau
  • Member, Memphis Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member,  American Association of Justice
  • Member, Lawyers Involved for Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court
  • Tennessee Supreme Court
  • Member, Christian Legal Society, 1996 - Present
  • Member, Tennessee Bar Association, 1996 - Present
  • Member, Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association, 1996 - Present
  • Board of Directors, Millington Area Chamber of Commerce, 1999 - 2002
  • Student President, University of Memphis Christian Legal Society, 1994 - 1995
  • President, Millington Area Chamber of Commerce, 2003

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Elected Deacon Vice Chairman, Bellevue Baptist , 2016
  • Named to Board of Directors, Bellevue Foundation, 2016
  • Debate coach for NCFCA, 2014
  • Board of Directors, Love Worth Finding Ministries, 2013
  • Addressed groups from First Baptist, Millington, Tennessee, 2012
  • Spoke to Arlington Senior citizens group, 2012
  • LEADERSHIP Millington Graduate, 2003
  • President, Millington Area Chamber of Commerce, Millington, TN, 2003
  • Board Member, Millington Area Chamber of Commerce, Millington, TN, 2000
  • LOGIC Teacher
  • Member, Bellevue Baptist Church, 1991 - Present
  • Deacon, Bellevue Baptist Church, 1998 - Present
  • President, Christian Legal Society, Student Chapter , 1995

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Uninsured Motorists in Tennessee, Talk Show Interview, KWAM Shoemaker Financial "Talk Money", 2014
  • Security Team, Presenter, Lethal Force and Lawsuits in Tennessee, Collierville Methodist Church, 2014
  • Many people of faith have been told that that Bible forbids lawsuits. In reality, it prescribes exactly how to proceed and why. And when you should not., Should a Christian Sue, According to the Bible?, 2011
  • Author, Frequent author of articles espousing debates in the fields of creation v evolution and origins., Creation v Evolution series, Delivered Magazine, 2010
  • Taught Seminar: Medical Records for the Paralegal
  • Author, Regular Legal advice articles, Millington Star Newspaper, 2000
  • Speaker, "Made to Count"
  • Trainer, FAITH Evangelism
  • Speaker, Creation v. Evolution
  • Speaker, Christian Apologetics
  • Guest Speaker, U.S. Naval Activity
  • Speaker on Community involvement
  • Published author of hundreds of Legal Articles
  • Adjunct Professor, SWTCC
  • Speaker and lecturer, Medical Issues and Law
  • Apologetics and the Truth of the Bible
  • Using Medical Records in Legal Matters
  • Leadership for the New Millennium
  • Introduction to Law for the Paralegal, State Tech-Millington Campus

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • 2.85 million truck accident settlement, 2012
  • TRACTOR TRAILER CRASH  Resolved for over $880,000
  • $80,000 workers comp settlement on reconsideration
  • settlement at mediation confidential but substantial settlement against hospital
  • settlement confidential but substantial settlement against nursing home
  • Settlement  -   Accidental Shooting  $850,000.00
  • Verdict: Tipton County Client received the ticket, but proved the Defendant at fault at trial with a verdict of $189,000.  

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Wrote a nationally-recognized paper earning an NRA Award, all before finishing high school

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Educational Background:

  • University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas, B.A. in Advertising/Journalism, 1990, 1990

Industry Groups

  • American Association For Justice
  • Best Of The Best: Readers Choice Awards
  • Christian Legal Society
  • Life Member Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Life Member: Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Memphis Bar Association
  • Rule 31 Listed General Civil Mediator
  • Superlawyers
  • Tennessee Association For Justice
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers By The National Trial Lawyers
  • Office Location for David B. Peel

    8582 Highway 51 North
    PO Box 8
    Millington, TN 38053

    Phone: 901-872-4229

     

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