J.L. King, II

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Tifton, GA

The King Firm
1603 US Hwy 41
Tifton, GA 31794
Phone: 229-233-7504
Fax: 229-396-5848
Selected to Rising Stars: 2018 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2005
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (70%), Business/Corporate (10%), Insurance Coverage (10%), Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

An experienced civil trial lawyer and partner at The King Firm, J.L. King, II represents clients in Tifton, Georgia, and all of south central Georgia. He takes on personal injury cases related to the following: wrongful death, trucking accidents, sexual abuse, products liability, premises liability, nursing home abuse, motor vehicle accidents, construction accidents, brain injuries, birth injuries, aviation accidents, assault and battery, and animal bites. This also includes negligent security, day care negligence, work injuries, bad faith insurance, agriculture, condemnation and business disputes.

At Murray State University, Mr. King graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Banking with a focus in international business, and a Master of Business Administration. He then moved on to law school at the University of Georgia School of Law, where he graduated with his Juris Doctor and is now admitted to practice in the state of Georgia and the state of Florida.

Mr. King is also admitted to practice before several federal courts. These include the United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida, the Florida Supreme Court, the Florida District Courts of Appeal, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Georgia, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, the Georgia Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of Georgia.

A member of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Mr. King formerly worked in personal injury defense before focusing on the injured and their families. His success during that phase of his career provides him with unique insight, experience and knowledge into the best ways to approach insurance companies for compensation.

Practice Areas
  • 70%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10%Business/Corporate
  • 10%Insurance Coverage
  • 10%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Toxic Mold, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense, Bad Faith Insurance, Products Liability

Selections

3 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2018 - 2020

About J.L. King, II

Admitted: 2005, Georgia

Professional Webpage: https://www.kingtriallaw.com/en/about-us/j-l-king-ii/

Bar/Professional Activity

  • 11th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida​
  • Florida Supreme Court and District Courts of Appeal
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • Georgia
  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Georgia

Educational Background

  • Murray State University, B.S.B., Major: International Business, 2001
  • University of Georgia School of Law, 2005
  • Murray State University, M.B.A., 2002

Verdicts/Settlements

  • 5.27 Million Dollar Jury Verdict for child of man killed in tractor-trailer wreck.  The wreck occurred in Cook County, Georgia and the trial was in Lowndes County, Georgia., 2017
  • $259,000 verdict against Wal-Mart for lady who injured her thumb after slipping in water apparently left over from the floor scrubber.  Client had just over $45,000 in medical bills.  Verdict consisted of $250,000 for the main phase of trial and an additional $9,000 in damages awarded by the jury for Wal-Mart's frivolous litigation.  The event occurred in Tifton, Georgia and the case was tried in The Middle District of Georgia - Valdosta Division., 2021
  • $1.75 Million Dollar Federal Court Jury Verdict for Church against its insurer as a result of storm damage.  In addition, the jury awarded pre-judgment interest which brought the total judgment to over $2.2 Million Dollars.  The church is Albany, Georgia and the case was tried in the Middle District of Georgia - Albany Division., 2019
  • $270,000 Federal Court Jury Verdict against State Farm following home fire.  Client's home was broken into, his wife was killed, and the house was burned.  State Farm accused our client of killing his wife and burning the home.  The jury ruled in our favor.  The case was tried in the Southern District of Georgia, Waycross Division.  The insured home was in Coffee County., 2016
  • $800,000 Jury Verdict for little girl injured in wreck.  Eventual judgment was for over $1.1 Million Dollars after pre-judgment interest and an award of attorney's fees pursuant to O.C.G.A. 9-11-68.  The wreck occurred in Ben Hill County, Georgia and the case was tried in Dodge County, Georgia., 2017
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Office Location for J.L. King, II

1603 US Hwy 41
Tifton, GA 31794

Phone: 229-233-7504

Fax: 229-396-5848

Last Updated: 6/18/2021

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