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Jeffrey G. Blackwell

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Huntsville, AL

Blackwell Law Firm
120 Holmes Ave NE #401
Huntsville, AL 35801
Phone: 256-261-1315
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2021
Selected to Rising Stars: 2010
Licensed in Alabama Since: 1995
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Business Litigation, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff, Workers' Compensation: Claimant

White Papers

  • Alabama Workers' Compensation Trial Strategy (2017) - Alabama Workers' Compensation Trial Strategy. I believe in case preparation. Preparation leads to better trials and better settlements. Over the last two decades of my practice, I have had frequent workers' compensation trials in counties across Alabama. I wrote this paper as part of a seminar presentation in 2017.

About Jeffrey G. Blackwell

First Admitted: 1995, Alabama

Professional Webpage: http://www.blackwell-attorneys.com/jeffrey-g-blackwell.html

Educational Background

  • BS, Accounting, University of South Alabama, 1992

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Speaker and Author. On October 6, 2017, the Alabama Association for Justice sponsored a seminar titled The Future of Workers' Compensation. The seminar was conducted in Birmingham and open to attorneys throughout Alabama. The Co-Chairs of the seminar asked me to speak on the issue of trial strategy in workers' compensation cases. In addition to speaking, I authored a paper containing my remarks., Speaker and Author, Alabama Workers' Compensation Trial Strategy, Alabama Association For Justice Seminar, 2017
  • I was asked to present and speak at a CLE titled Advanced Personal Injury: Mastering Your Practice, Author / Speaker, Presenting Damages and Expert Testimony at Trial, National Business Institute, Personal Injury, Trial, Legal, 2012
  • I was invited to speak as part of a panel of workers compensation experts on evolving issues in that field of the law., Speaker / Panel Member, Evolving Issues and Practices in Workers' Compensation Cases, Cumberland School of Law CLE, Lawyers, Workers Compensation, 2012
  • During my years of practice, I have tried bench trials across Alabama. The National Business Institute (NBI) invited me to write and speak to a CLE on bench trial tips., Author / Speaker, Bench Trial Tips, National Business Institute, Lawyers, Workers Compensation, Personal Injury, 2011
  • I wrote and presented a paper to a CLE on summary judgment hearings., Author / Speaker, Summary Judgment Hearings, National Business Institute, 2011
  • I authored a paper on personal injury law in Alabama, including trends and developments in the legal specialty. I then presented the paper and answered questions at a National Business Institute (NBI) CLE., Author / Speaker, Personal Injury 101 (Trends and Developments in Personal Injury and Product Liability Law in Alabama), National Business Institute, Personal Injury, Trial, Legal, 2010
  • I was asked to moderate a panel discussion involvling several northern Alabama Circuit Court Judges. I facilitated the discussion and fielded topical questions / suggestions from the audience., Panel Moderator, What Civil Judges Want You To Know, National Business Institute, Personal Injury, Trial, Legal, 2009
  • I authored a paper on the rights of withdrawing partners from law firm partnerships., Author, The Rights of a Withdrawing Partner and the Proper Distribution of Firm Assets, The Journal of the Legal Profession (University of Alabama), Legal, 1995

Honors/Awards

  • The National Trial Lawyers follows a multi-phase process to select the top 100 trial lawyers in each state or region. Those lawyers are invited to membership., Top 100 Lawyers (Alabama), The National Trial Lawyers, 2019
  • AV Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell, 2012
  • Life Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2011
  • Presidential Scholarship Recipient, University of South Alabama, 1988
  • Rated "10" (Superb), AVVO
  • Ticor National Title Insurance Award, University of Alabama School of Law, 1993
  • Corpus Juris Secundum Award, University of Alabama School of Law, 1993
  • Advocate, American Association for Justice National College of Advocacy, 2001

Verdicts/Settlements

  • $190,000 Settlement for worker injured in workplace assault, 2021
  • $550,000 Settlement for client injured by defective product in northern Alabama, 2021
  • $150,000 Settlement for worker injured in mobile home factory, 2021
  • $184,000 Settlement for worker injured in forklift accident in Athens, Alabama, 2021
  • $375,000 Settlement for construction worker injured by lightning strike while performing outdoor work in Athens, Alabama., 2021
  • $115,000 Settlement for construction worker who suffered rib fractures on a worksite near Florence, Alabama, 2021
  • $1,939,000 Settlement for minivan driver injured when pick-up truck crossed the median in Huntsville, Alabama, 2020
  • $350,000 Settlement in workers' compensation claim for utilities worker who suffered a work-related back injury in Cullman County, Alabama., 2020
  • $160,000 Settlement for worker who injured his shoulder., 2020
  • $148,000 Settlement for driver rear-ended at a red light., 2020
  • $291,571.46 City employee suffered work-related back injury, 2019
  • $150,000 Settlement for school bus driver who suffered a trip and fall injury near her bus., 2020
  • $600,000 Settlement, Man Injured in All-Terrain Vehicle Rollover, 2019
  • $493,696.78 Trial Judgment, Truck Driver Injured In Fall, 2019
  • $315,000 Settlement, Work-Related Back Injury Claim, 2019
  • $200,000 Settlement, Driver Injured In Neighborhood Collision, 2019
  • $245,000 Settlement, Road Crew Worker Struck By Car, 2019
  • $325,000 Settlement, Retail Worker Suffered Work-Related Back Injury, 2018
  • $5,350,000 Verdict, Nursing Home Neglect, Elderly patient attacked by fire ants
  • $1,893,000 Judgments and Settlements, Industrial Accident and Injury, Overhead Crane Collision
  • $600,000 Judgments and Settlements, Commercial Truck Accident, Successful judgment against an uninsured motorist carrier
  • $267,000 Verdict, Industrial Accident Injury, Boilermaker injured by falling equipment
  • $250,000 Verdict, Uninsured Motorist Claim, Local attorney injured in hit and run accident
  • $805,000 Judgments and Settlement, Automobile Accident, Cervical Spine Injury
  • Confidential Settlement, Industrial Accident, Welder injured by chemical release, Judgment against one defendant obtained at trial with value in excess of $582,000. A second defendant later settled for an additional confidential amount.
  • $454,000 Judgments and Settlements, Wrongful Death Claim, Paramedic Struck and Killed on Interstate, All available insurance proceeds recovered by judgments and settlements
  • Confidential Settlement, Industrial Accident, Scissors Lift Collapse, Approximately $500,000 obtained by judgment against one defendant. A second defendant then settled for an additional confidential amount at the conclusion of a week long jury trial
  • $475,000 Settlement, Life Insurance Claim
  • $313,000 Verdict, Slip and Fall Accident, Kmart patron injured in fall caused by floor hazard
  • Confidential Settlement, Business and Environmental Tort, Lead counsel for Alabama waste water treatment facility in a claim against a multi-national chemcial company

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Lawyer Public Relations Task Force, Alabama State Bar, 2021
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 (Alabama), 2019
  • Alabama Association for Justice, 2019
  • The Alabama Civil Justice Foundation, 2019
  • Huntsville-Madison County Bar Association (Served in prior years as Vice-Chair of the Library Committee; Member of Nominating Committee), 2019

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Sponsor, Grissom High School Boys Baseball Program, 2022
  • Huntsville Tinsel Trail Tree Sponsor, 2021
  • Sponsor, Huntsville Junior High School PTA, 2022
  • Sponsor, Huntsville Junior High School PTA, 2021
  • Session, Central Presbyterian Church, 2021
  • Sponsor, Grissom High School Ladies Soccer Program, 2020
  • Sponsor, Austin High School Baseball Team, 2019
  • Sponsor, Huntsville High School Marching Band, 2019
  • Member, Alabama Civil Justice Foundation, 2019
  • Huntsville Tinsel Trail Tree Sponsor, 2018
  • Board of Directors, Boys and Girls Clubs of North Alabama, 2009

Industry Groups

  • Alabama Association For Justice
  • American Association For Justice
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Office Location for Jeffrey G. Blackwell

120 Holmes Ave NE #401
Huntsville, AL 35801

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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