Hampton Keen

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in West Palm Beach, FL

Keen Law Group
500 S Australian Ave, Suite 529
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Phone: 561-877-1974
Fax: 561-801-7738
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1995
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%), Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (40%), Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Hampton Keen is the founder and owner of Keen Law Group in West Palm Beach, Florida. Nationally recognized as one of the top trial lawyers in the country, Mr. Keen has more than 25 years of total legal experience, and he provides exceptional advocacy and support to clients throughout West Palm Beach and surrounding areas of South Florida who suffered an injury or lost a loved one due to another party's negligence or wrongdoing.

Board-certified as a civil trial attorney by the American Board of Trial Advocates, Mr. Keen has achieved remarkable success fighting for the rights and entitlements of those adversely affected by motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, unsafe property conditions, defective products and other preventable tragedies. From his efforts, he has recovered millions of dollars in total compensation for his plaintiff clients, earning his memberships in both the Million Dollar and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forums.

Honored for his outstanding professionalism and service, Mr. Keen has earned an AV-Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell as well as consistent recognition from The Best Lawyers in America for Products Liability Litigation and Personal Injury Litigation. In addition, he has been listed among the Top 100 Trial Lawyers by The National Trial Lawyers, and Florida Trend magazine has voted him a Legal Elite. He has also received the Most Effective Lawyers Award from the Daily Business Review along with other top rankings and endorsements from his peers.

A 1988 graduate of the University of Virginia, Mr. Keen attended the University of Florida's Levin College of Law, where he served as senior editor of the Florida Law Review as well as teaching fellow and member of the College of Law Honor Committee. He obtained his Juris Doctor with honors in 1995, and The Florida Bar admitted him to practice that same year. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida.

Mr. Keen is a member of the Florida Justice Association and Barrister with the Craig S. Barnard Inn of Court. He also serves on the Speakers Bureau of The Florida Bar, and he is a member of the board of directors of the Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County as well as former chairman of the Florida Bar Grievance Committee within the 15th Judicial Circuit.

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Practice Areas
  • 50%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 40%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
  • 10%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical, Products Liability, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent

Selections

11 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2021

Certificates and Credentials

About Hampton Keen

Admitted: 1995, Florida

Professional Webpage: https://keenlawgroup.com/hampton-keen/

Verdicts/Settlements

  • $15.5M Settlement
  • $12M Settlement
  • $12M Settlement
  • $10.5M Settlement
  • $10M Settlement
  • $8M Settlement
  • $6.5M Settlement
  • $6.3M Settlement
  • $6M Settlement
  • $5.5M Settlement
  • $3M Settlement
  • $2.5M Settlement
  • $2M Settlement
  • $750k Settlement
  • $550k Settlement
  • $500k Settlement
  • $300k Settlement
  • Automobile: $6.25M Settlement Wrongful Death
  • Automobile: $5.5M Settlement Brain Injury
  • Automobile: $5M Settlement
  • Automobile: $3.5 Million Settlement
  • Automobile: $2.85 Million Settlement
  • Automobile: $2 Million Settlement
  • Automobile: $1 Million Settlement
  • Product Liability: $15 Million Verdict
  • Product Liability: $11 Million Verdict
  • Product Liability: $11 Million Verdict
  • Product Liability: $10 Million Verdict
  • Product Liability: Confidential Settlement regarding Tire Failure
  • Product Liability: Confidential Settlement regarding Boating Accident
  • Product Liability: Confidential Settlement regarding Boating Accident
  • Product Liability: Confidential Settlement regarding Rollover Death
  • Product Liability: Confidential Settlement regarding SUV Rollover Paralysis
  • Product Liability: Confidential Settlement regarding Tire Failure Brain Injury
  • Product Liability: Confidential Settlement regarding Seatbelt Failure Death
  • Product Liability: Confidential Settlement regarding Seatbelt Failure Paralysis
  • Product Liability: Confidential Settlement regarding Seatbelt Failure Brain Injury
  • Product Liability: Confidential Settlement regarding Airbag Failure Death
  • Product Liability: Confidential Settlement regarding Airbag Failure Brain Injury
  • Product Liability: Confidential Settlement regarding Airbag Failure Loss of Eye
  • Product Liability: Confidential Settlement regarding Airbag Shrapnel Loss of Eye
  • Product Liability: Confidential Settlement regarding Defective Brakes Death
  • Product Liability: Confidential Settlement regarding Defective Steering System Death
  • Product Liability: Confidential Settlement regarding Defective Roof Wrongful Death
  • Product Liability: Confidential Settlement regarding Defective Roof Paralysis
  • Product Liability: Confidential Settlement regarding Defective Roof Brain Injury
  • Product Liability: Confidential Settlement regarding Defective Fuel System
  • Product Liability: Confidential Settlement Automobile Fire
  • Product Liability: Confidential Settlement Truck Fire
  • Trucking Accident: Confidential Recovery Semi-Tractor Trailer Wrongful Death
  • Trucking Accident: Confidential Settlement Improperly Parked Tractor Wrongful Death
  • Trucking Accident: Confidential Settlement Passenger Van Product Liability Wrongful Death
  • Trucking Accident: Confidential Settlement Passenger Van Product Liability Paralysis

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Judge: Pathfinder Award for Academic Excellence, Palm Beach County School Board
  • Chairman and Vice Chairman, Florida Bar Grievance Committee within the 15th Judicial Circuit (2010 – 2014)
  • Co-Chairman, Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County, Pro Bono Night Annual Fundraiser (2011-2013)
  • Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County, Board of Directors

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Speaker's Bureau: The Florida Bar
  • Barrister: Craig S. Bernard Inn of Court
  • Florida Justice Association
  • The Best Lawyers in America – Products Liability Litigation and Personal Injury Litigation
  • Special Pro Hac Vice Admission to handle cases in multiple states throughout the United States including, but not limited to, Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Georgia, Maryland, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia, and West Virginia
  • U.S. District Court, Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida, 1996
  • Florida, 1995
  • American Board of Civil Trial Advocates

Honors/Awards

  • Daily Business Review – Most Effective Lawyers Award
  • South Florida Legal Guide Top Lawyer
  • Florida Trend Magazine’s Legal Elite – Top 2 percent of Lawyers
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • National Trial Lawyers, Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • Florida Super Lawyers – Top 5 percent of attorneys in Florida
  • Former College of Law Honor Committee: University of Florida College Law
  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Educational Background

  • University of Virginia, B.A. in English/History, 1988

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Teaching Fellow, University of Florida, College of Law, 1993 - 1995
  • Contributing author: "Florida Civil Trial Practice," The Florida Bar (5th-8th editions)
  • Senior Editor - Florida Law Review: University of Florida College Law

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education
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Office Location for Hampton Keen

500 S Australian Ave
Suite 529
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Phone: 561-877-1974

Fax: 561-801-7738

Last Updated: 6/4/2021

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