Ben Murphey

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Lawlor White & Murphey
Ben Murphey
Lawlor White & Murphey

Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Appellate, Insurance Coverage; view more

Licensed in Florida since: 2006

Education: Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2023 Selected to Rising Stars: 2010 - 2013

Lawlor White & Murphey

2211 Davie Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312 Visit website


At Lawlor, White & Murphey, Attorney Ben Murphey represents plaintiffs in personal injury claims. His practice in South Florida covers maritime incidents, car accidents, legal 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

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Appellate, Insurance Coverage, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff, Transportation/Maritime

Focus areas

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

  • 50% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10% Appellate
  • 10% Insurance Coverage
  • 10% Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 10% Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
  • 10% Transportation/Maritime

First Admitted: 2006, Florida

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Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • $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.
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
  • 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
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Nova Law Review, articles editor
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

Office location for Ben Murphey

2211 Davie Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312

Phone: 954-525-2345


10 Years Super Lawyers
4 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2023
  • Rising Stars: 2010 - 2013

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