Ben Murphey

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Fort Lauderdale, FL

Lawlor White & Murphey
 | 2211 Davie Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
Phone: 954-546-7299
Fax: 954-730-8908
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2019
Selected To Rising Stars: 2010 - 2013
Licensed Since: 2006
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Transportation/Maritime (10%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Insurance Coverage (10%),
  • Appellate (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

At Lawlor, White & Murphey, Ben Murphey represents plaintiffs in personal injury claims. His practice in South Florida covers maritime incidents, car accidents, professional malpractice and disputes with insurance companies.

A U.S. Army veteran, Mr. Murphey brings a tenacious work ethic to his practice. He is a steadfast advocate for people who have suffered wrongdoing. Insurance providers often try to shortchange people of the compensation they are owed. Mr. Murphey pursues maximum awards on behalf of clients. He understands how important it is for injured parties to be able to afford medical care, recoup losses and have funds for related future expenses.

Mr. Murphey has represented clients before state and federal courts as well as before the U.S. Department of Labor, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and appellate courts.

Having a practice focused on the client consistently yields exceptional results. Mr. Murphey has obtained considerable verdicts and settlements. As a testament to his success, he holds an Avvo “Superb” rating.

Outside his work with clients, Mr. Murphey is a member of the Palm Beach County Justice Association, the American Association for Justice, the Florida Justice Association, the Florida Admiralty Trial Lawyers Association and the Broward County Bar Association.

Mr. Murphey graduated summa cum laude with an Associate of Arts from Miami-Dade College in 1999. He then graduated magna cum laude and earned a Bachelor of Arts in 2002 from Florida International University. In 2006, he graduated cum laude with a Juris Doctor from Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (50%): Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Transportation/Maritime (10%): Admiralty & Maritime Law

Personal Injury - Products (10%): Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical, Products Liability

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (10%): Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis

Insurance Coverage (10%): Bad Faith Insurance

Appellate (10%): Appeals

Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Admiralty & Maritime Law, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical, Products Liability, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Bad Faith Insurance, Appeals

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 6 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 4 years

Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2019 Rising Stars: 2010 - 2013

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About Ben Murphey

Admitted: 2006, Florida

Professional Webpage: https://www.lwmpersonalinjurylawyers.com/attorneys/m-benjami...

Honors/Awards:

  • Moot Court Executive Board
  • 10/10 Avvo Rating
  • Selected as a Florida “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers, 2010-2013
  • Selected as a “Super Lawyer”, 2014-2019

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Florida
  • United States District Courts for the Northern Districts of Florida
  • United States District Courts for the Middle Districts of Florida
  • United States Courts of Appeal for the Federal and Eleventh Circuits
  • United States District Courts for the Southern Districts of Florida
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • Florida Bar, 2006
  • Member, Florida Justice Association Broward Vanguard Committee, 2011-Present
  • Member, Florida Admiralty Trial Lawyers Association, 2009-Present
  • Member, Federal Bar Association, Broward Chapter, 2008-Present
  • Director, Broward County Justice Association/Broward County Trial Lawyers Association, 2009-2011
  • Past President, Broward County Justice Association/Broward County Trial Lawyers Association, 2012
  • Member, The American Bar Association, 2006- Present
  • Member, Broward County Justice Association/Broward County Trial Lawyers Association, 2006-Present
  • Member, Florida Bar – The Appellate Practice, Trial Lawyers, Young Lawyers and Labor & Employment Sections, 2007-Present

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Nova Law Review, articles editor

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • $251,315.91 JUDGMENT Dr. A worked for Advanced Orthopaedics under a written contract. When Advanced Orthopaedics failed to properly pay her, Dr. A sued her former employer for back wages. Mr. Murphey litigated this case to a jury verdict, and the jury awarded Dr. A every penny she claimed her employer failed to pay. This case represents Lawlor, White & Murphey’s ability to successfully litigate labor and employment cases.
  • CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT Mr. G and Mr. M worked for Performance Power, LLC under a written contract of employment. After Mr. G and Mr. M separated from Performance Power, Performance Power sued them for violation of a non-compete agreement, copyright infringement, FDUTPA violations, among other things. In answering the complaint, Ben Murphey of Lawlor, White & Murphey filed a counter claim for the unpaid wages. After protracted litigation, the case settled for a confidential amount.

Educational Background:

  • Florida International University, B.A., magna cum laude & Phi Beta Kappa, 2002
  • Miami-Dade Community College, A.A., summa cum laude, 1999

Industry Groups

  • And Labor & Employment Sections
  • Broward County Justice Association
  • Florida Bar Appellate Practice
  • Palm Beach County Justice Association
  • The Broward Chapter Of The Federal Bar Association
  • The Florida Admiralty Trial Lawyers Association
  • Trial Lawyers
  • Young Lawyers
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Office Location for Ben Murphey

2211 Davie Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312

Phone: 954-546-7299

Fax: 954-730-8908

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Last Updated: 10/2/2019

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