Curtis J. Hamilton, III

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Henderson, Kentucky

Curt Hamilton Injury Law
Curtis J. Hamilton, III
Curt Hamilton Injury Law

Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Social Security Disability; view more

Licensed in Kentucky since: 1998

Education: University of Cincinnati College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2023
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Curt Hamilton Injury Law

110 N Main St
Henderson, KY 42420 Visit website


A skilled civil litigator with over 25 years of legal experience, Curtis J. Hamilton, III, leads the Hamilton Injury Law Group PLLC in Henderson, Kentucky and Evansville, Indiana.

Mr. Hamilton was first admitted to practice in Ohio in 1985, and he then qualified to appear in all the state courts of Kentucky and Indiana. Aside from that, he also frequently handles cases before the U.S. District Court for the Western and Eastern Districts of Kentucky, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit.

With abundant knowledge and skills, Mr. Hamilton stays determined to help personal injury victims start down the road to financial recovery. Over the years, he has successfully litigated hundreds of cases and negotiated significant settlements on their behalf in cases involving car and motorcycle accidents, truck wrecks, nursing home abuse, slip and falls, defective/toxic products, crashworthiness claims, workers compensation matters, and Social Security Disability claims. 

Mr. Hamilton completed his Bachelor of Arts in political science and history from Duke University in 1991. He then attended the University of Cincinnati College of Law to pursue his legal education. He earned his Juris Doctor in 1995.

Results-driven and passionate, Mr. Hamilton is often appreciated by his clients for his support and prompt responses. He has received innumerable testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients. At his firm, clients receive the services of a big firm combined with the efficiencies and personalized attention of a small law firm.

A dexterous attorney, Mr. Hamilton was listed among the Top 100 Trial Lawyers by The National Trial Lawyers and invited to the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, one of the most esteemed groups of trial lawyers in the U.S. He also holds memberships in the Kentucky Bar Association, the Indiana State Bar Association, the Ohio State Bar Association, the Kentucky Justice Association, the Henderson County Bar Association, the Evansville Bar Association and the American Association for Justice.

Deeply involved in his community, Mr. Hamilton has volunteered and served in leadership roles in several organizations, including the Downtown Henderson Partnership (past President), Henderson Lions Club (past President), Henderson County Bar Association (President), Community Foundation of Henderson (founding director and past Secretary), Henderson/Henderson County Chamber of Commerce (past Vice President), Henderson Economic Development Council (past board member), Hugh Edward Sandefur Training Center (pro bono Attorney), Henderson United Way (pro bono Attorney), Junior Achievement (volunteer), and the Henderson YMCA (past board member).   

Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Social Security Disability

Focus areas

Brain Injury, Construction Accident, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death

  • 90% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10% Social Security Disability

First Admitted: 1995, Ohio

Professional Webpage:

  • Citizen of the Year with the Heart of Downtown Award by the Downtown Henderson Partnership, 2016
  • Recipient, Top 100 Trial Lawyer
  • Award given for recognition for my past Lion of the Year designation, service as President and other offices, and over 20 years of volunteer service to the community with the Henderson Lions Club, Melvin Jones Fellow, Henderson Lions Club, 2019
Educational Background:
  • Duke University, B.A., Bachelor of Arts in History and Political Science, 1991
  • Henderson County High School, Honors: Member, Basketball, Track, and Speech Teams, Member, Academic Hall of Fame, 1987
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Kentucky, 1998
  • American Justice Association
  • Evansville Bar Association, 1998
  • Henderson Bar Association
  • Kentucky Justice Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association, 1995
  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky
  • Ohio - Admitted to practice, 1995
  • Indiana - Admitted to practice, 1998
  • $1.2 million - litigated case in which defendant trucking company paid more than its policy limits to settle before trial, 2014
  • Trucking case - $1.825 million settlement in litigated case after all defendants paid policy limits and target defendant trucking company filed bankruptcy, 2017
  • $4.5 Million - Crashworthiness case resulting in client's quadriplegia, 2018
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Founding donor, Hugh Edward Sandefur Training Center Foundation to benefit adults with cognitive impairment, 2018
  • Founding Director, Henderson Community Foundation, 2012
  • Chairman, Downtown Henderson Partnership Board of Directors, 2021

Office location for Curtis J. Hamilton, III

110 N Main St
Henderson, KY 42420

Phone: 270-458-3126


4 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2023

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