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F. Tucker Burge

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Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Birmingham, AL

Burge & Burge
2001 Park Place, Suite 1350
Birmingham, AL 35203
Phone: 205-251-9000
Fax: 205-323-0512
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2022
Licensed in Alabama Since: 1983
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Employment & Labor: Employee, General Litigation, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Professional Liability: Plaintiff, Workers' Compensation: Claimant
Attorney Profile

A well-experienced litigation attorney, F. Tucker Burge is a partner at Burge & Burge, PC, in Birmingham, Alabama. His main area of practice is personal injury law, and he has represented injured victims in and around Birmingham throughout his legal career. Other cases he handles are focused on the following areas of law:

·       Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA)

·       Wrongful death

·       Car and truck accidents 

·       Dramshop violations

·       Professional negligence 

·       Medical malpractice 

·       Toxic torts 

Mr. Burge received his law degree from Tulane University School of Law in 1983 after graduating with a bachelor’s degree from Hampden-Sydney College in 1980. He was licensed to practice in Alabama in 1983 and in Georgia in 1984. He is also allowed to appear before the U.S. Federal Court and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit.

Since the beginning of his legal career, Mr. Burge has primarily represented workers in railroad accidents under FELA. He has also recovered compensation for many of his clients for serious injuries including burns, traumatic brain injuries, paralysis, amputations and spinal cord injuries. Additionally, he helps clients with civil litigation issues such as bad faith insurance disputes, legal malpractice and whistleblower retaliation. He is board-certified in civil trial advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.

Recognizing Mr. Burge for his ingenious advocacy and tenacious litigation skills, the legal community has honored him with many accolades. He has been awarded an AV Preeminent* rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a “Superb” rating on Avvo. Listed among the Top 100 Trial Lawyers by The National Trial Lawyers, Mr. Burge is also designated as a legal counsel for the United Transportation Union and the Transportation Communications International Union. Recently, he has achieved the senior fellow status in the Litigation Counsel of America.

With his legal career spanning more than three decades, Mr. Burge stays up to date with the legal community. He is an active member of many organizations such as the American Association for Justice, the Alabama Trial Lawyers Association, the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association and the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10%Employment & Labor: Employee
  • 10%General Litigation
  • 10%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 10%Professional Liability: Plaintiff
  • 10%Workers' Compensation: Claimant
Focus Areas

Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Employment Law - Employee, Unions, Whistleblower, Labor Law, Litigation, Dental Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Legal Malpractice

Selections

14 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2022

Certificates and Credentials

About F. Tucker Burge

First Admitted: 1983, Alabama

Professional Webpage: https://www.burge-law.com/attorneys/f-t-burge/

Educational Background

  • Hampden-Sydney College, Virginia, B.A. – 1980

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Board Certified in Civil Trial Advocay by the National Board of Trial Advocacy

Honors/Awards

  • Designated Legal Counsel for United Transportation Union and TCU
  • Fellow of Litigation Counsel Of America

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Birmingham Volunteer Lawyers Service program

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Alabama State Bar (1983 - present);  Georgia State Bar (1985 - present); Birmingham Bar Association (1983 - present; American Association for Justice (1983 - present); Alabama Association for Justice (1983 - present); Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (1985 - present).
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Office Location for F. Tucker Burge

2001 Park Place
Suite 1350
Birmingham, AL 35203

Phone: 205-251-9000

Fax: 205-323-0512

Last Updated: 8/6/2022

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