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Lloyd N. Bell

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Atlanta, GA

Bell Law Firm
1201 Peachtree Street NE, Suite 2000
Atlanta, GA 30361
Phone: 404-249-6768
Fax: 404-249-6764
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2022
Licensed in Georgia Since: 1992
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

With more than 25 years of experience, Lloyd Bell has built a sterling courtroom record and recovered over $100 million for medical malpractice victims throughout the State of Georgia, including a record-breaking $26 million verdict against a Columbus hospital.

Lloyd is a member of the Melvin M. Belli Society and Board Certified by the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys. In 2019, he was named the second-ever Georgia attorney to join the Inner Circle of Advocates, an invitation-only group of the nation’s top plaintiff lawyers. Lloyd has been consistently recognized as one of the top attorneys in his field, evidenced by Personal Injury Litigation Team of the Year, Top 100 Lawyers in Georgia, and Legal Elite award wins.

In addition to his passion for justice for his clients, Lloyd is passionate about patient advocacy. In 2020, he launched the podcast series “Face the Jury” as a tool to help inform the public of medical malpractice issues in America. Listen at podcast.belllawfirm.com.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Medical Malpractice, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent

Selections

18 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2022

About Lloyd N. Bell

First Admitted: 1992, Georgia

Professional Webpage: https://www.belllawfirm.com/lloyd-bell/

Honors/Awards

  • AAJ Leaders Forum, The American Association for Justice
  • Legal Reader's Top Rated Lawyer 2018
  • Avvo rating 10.0
  • Georgia Trend Legal Elite 2018
  • The Atlantan Modern Luxury Top Attorneys 2018
  • Recognized in the community as one of the leading trial lawyers in Georgia
  • Finalist, Trial Advocacy Competition
  • Fellow, Lawyers Foundation of Georgia
  • "AV" rating from Martindale-Hubbell, 2005
  • Selected to the exclusive "Legal Elite" list by Georgia Trend Magazine, one of only 20 personal injury trial attorneys selected in the State of Georgia. The list is compiled by peer surveys and polling among lawyers throughout the State of Georgia, 2009 - 2015
  • Recipient, American Jurisprudence Award for Criminal Law

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • Finalist in the "Best Advocate" oral argument competition

Educational Background

  • Virginia Military Institute, With Distinction, B.A. in Biology, 1985 - 1989

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Judge/Evaluator, Georgia and National Mock Trial Competitions, 1994 - 1996
  • Member, Judge Advocate General's Corps
  • Member & Past Chairman, Board of Directors for Side by Side Brain Injury Clubhouse, a vocational rehabilitation facility for people who have suffered traumatic brain injury
  • President, Atlanta Chapter, Virginia Military Institute Alumni Chapter
  • U.S. Army Reservist, 1997 - 2003

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Member, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member, Atlanta Bar Association
  • Member, Membership Committee, Lawyers Club of Atlanta, 2003
  • Member, American Association for Justice
  • Georgia, 1992
  • Member, State Bar of Georgia
  • Member, American Bar Association Moot Court Team

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Daniel v. Smith, Daniel v. Smith, 2004
  • Woody's Steaks v. Pastoria, Appellant, Woody's Steaks v. Pastoria, Google Scholar, 2003
  • Rather v. Worrell et al., Appellant, Rather v. Worrell et al., Google Scholar, 2003
  • Kilday v. Kennestone Physicians Center, Appellant, Kilday v. Kennestone Physicians Center, Google Scholar, Medical Malpractice, 2009
  • Rogers et al. v. Smith, Appellant, Rogers et al. v. Smith, Google Scholar, 2005
  • Nair v. Aramark Food Service Corporation, Appellant, Nair v. Aramark Food Service Corporation, Google Scholar, 2005
  • Varsalona et al. v. Auto-Owners Insurance Company, Appellants, Varsalona et al. v. Auto-Owners Insurance Company, Google Scholar, 2006
  • Nevitt v. CMD Realty Investment Fun IV, L.P., Appellant, Nevitt v. CMD Realty Investment Fund IV, L.P., Google Scholar, Medical Malpractice, 2006
  • Anderson v. Cayes, Appellee, Anderson v. Cayes, Google Scholar, Medical Malpractice, 2006
  • Lewis v. D. Hays Trucking, Inc., Plaintiff, Lewis v. D. Hays Trucking, Inc. , Google Scholar, Medical Malpractice, 2010
  • Kennedy v. Mathis, Appellant, Kennedy v. Mathis, Google Scholar, Medical Malpractice, 2009
  • Holloway v. The Travelers Indemnity Company, Plaintiff, Holloway v. The Travelers Indemnity Company, Google Scholar, Medical Malpractice, 2010
  • "Using Visual Imagery to Arouse the Jury's Reptile," 2012 Reptile Masters Seminar, Atlanta, Georgia, 2012
  • "Looking Behind the Curtain: Discovering the Claims File", GTLA Auto Torts, Destin, Florida, 2011
  • "Tactics and Techniques for Recovering Against Trucking Companies", GTLA Torts Seminar, Atlanta, Georgia, 2010
  • "Recovering Attorneys Fees from Defendants In Tort Cases" Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2008
  • "Winning Attorneys Fees from the Stubborn and the Litigious", Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2007
  • "Trial Tips and Tactics – Lessons Learned at Trial", Continuing Legal Education Seminar, GTLA, 2005
  • Topic: Trial Strategies for Obtaining Attorneys Fees pursuant to O.C.G.A. § 13-6-11, due to unscrupulous defense litigation tactics, Insurance and Tort Law Seminar, St. Simons, Georgia, 2004
  • Topic: "Maximizing Client Verdicts in the aftermath of Daniel v. Smith", Middle Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 2004

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Board Certified by American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys-- Medical Malpractice, 2018

Verdicts/Settlements

  • Evans et al. v. Rockdale Hospital, LLC, 2018
  • Agnes Scott College, Inc. v. Hartley  , 2018
  • In 2017, Bell Law Firm obtained a $3,800,000 verdict against Buffalo Wild Wings for pushing a chair over on Plaintiff's foot causing severe, permanent injury. , 2017
  • Bell Law Firm obtained a $15M verdict against Emory Healthcare in 2016 for damages arising out a negligent blood draw. Defendant drew blood from Plaintiff while Plaintiff was seated on an examiantion table, but Plaintiff lost consciousness, fell and suffered a spinal cord injury rendering him quadraplegic. , 2016
  • Piedmont Newnan Hospital Inc. v. Barbour Lloyd Bell secured a nearly $4.5 million verdict in favor of Mr. Barbour, including $1,195,957 for future lost wages. , 2015
  • Bowbliss v. Quest Diagnostics Lloyd Bell secured more than $5 million in a medical malpractice case propelled by a blood test gone wrong., 2012
  • $5.4 million medical malpractice verdict that included a $2 million award for loss of consortium; this is one of the largest awards of its kind in Georgia's history

Industry Groups

  • Medical
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Office Location for Lloyd N. Bell

1201 Peachtree Street NE
Suite 2000
Atlanta, GA 30361

Phone: 404-249-6768

Fax: 404-249-6764

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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