Michael K. Beard

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Birmingham, AL

Marsh, Rickard & Bryan, P.C.
 | 800 Shades Creek Parkway, Birmingham, AL 35209
Phone: 205-879-1981
Fax: 205-879-1986
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2008, 2011 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1980
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Business Litigation (20%),
  • Insurance Coverage (20%)
    Attorney Profile

    Michael (Mike) K. Beard is a partner with Marsh, Rickard & Bryan, P.C., a Birmingham, Alabama, law firm focusing on plaintiff's personal injury litigation, business litigation and insurance disputes. Mike's own practice centers on product liability, business and medical-related torts and on insurance fraud and insurance bad faith claims.

    Mike received his undergraduate degree from the University of Alabama in Birmingham and his law degree, magna cum laude, from Cumberland School of Law in 1980. While in law school, he was elected to the American Journal of Trial Advocacy and Curia Honoris society. Mike is currently an active member of the Alabama Association for Justice, the American Association for Justice, and the Birmingham, Alabama, State and American Bar Associations. He has also been listed in the last two editions of Woodward & White's “Best Lawyers in America” publication, and is the author of the article "The Impact of Changes in the Health Care Provider Reimbursement Systems on the Recovery of Damages for Medical Expenses in Personal Injury Suits," published in the spring 1998 issue of The American Journal of Trial Advocacy and co-author of "Arbitrary Healthcare Pricing and the Misuse of Hospital Lien Statutes by Healthcare Providers," published in the Fall 2014 issue of The American Journal of Trial Advocacy.

    Montgomery Office

    445 Dexter Avenue, Suite 4050
    Montgomery, AL 36104

     
    Practice Areas
    • 40%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice
    • 20%Personal Injury - General
    • 20%Business Litigation
    • 20%Insurance Coverage
    Focus Areas

    Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Bad Faith Insurance

    Selections

    Selected to Super Lawyers for 10 yearsbottom-image

    Super Lawyers: 2008, 2011 - 2019

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    About Michael Beard

    Admitted: 1980, Alabama

    Professional Webpage: http://www.mrblaw.com/Who-We-Are/Michael-K-Beard.shtml

    Honors/Awards:

    • The Best Lawyers in America, Transportation Law, 2007 - Present

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Alabama, 1980
    • Member, Executive Committee, Birmingham Bar Association
    • Member, Alabama Association for Justice
    • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1983
    • Member, Alabama State Bar
    • U.S. District Court Northern District of Alabama, 1981
    • Member, American Bar Association

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • The Impact of Changes in Health Care Provider Reimbursement Systems on The Recovery of Damages For Medical Expenses in Personal Injury Suits, 21 Am. J. Trial Adv. 453, Spring, 1998
    • Who Is a Proper Defendant Under the "Alabama Extended Manufacturer's Liability Doctrine?", 40 Alabama Lawyer 359, July, 1979
    • Arbitrary Healthcare Pricing and the Misuse of Hospital Lien Statutes by Healthcare Providers, 38 Am. J. Trial Adv. 2, Fall, Co-Author, 2014

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    Educational Background:

    • University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama, B.S., 1977
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    Office Location for Michael K. Beard

    800 Shades Creek Parkway
    Birmingham, AL 35209

    Phone: 205-879-1981

    Fax: 205-879-1986

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    Last Updated: 12/2/2019

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