Gregory M. Funfsinn

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Lexington, KY

Hicks & Funfsinn, PLLC
 | 431 South Broadway, Suite 331
Lexington, KY 40508
Phone: 859-286-7840
Selected To Rising Stars: 2016 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2012
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

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Attorney Profile

An accomplished civil trial attorney, Gregory M. Funfsinn is a co-founder of Hicks & Funfsinn, PLLC. Located in Lexington, Kentucky, he represents people and businesses throughout the state in a wide variety of matters. In his personal injury and wrongful death litigation practice, Mr. Funfsinn assists clients who have suffered economic and non-economic losses due to the negligence of other parties. The types of cases that he has handled in this regard include medical malpractice, truck and other motor vehicle crashes, premises liability, nursing home abuse and defective products. Mr. Funfsinn has been able to obtain several sizable settlements and jury awards for his plaintiff clients.

Mr. Funfsinn has also represented insurance companies in cases involving bad faith or other types of coverage disputes. In addition, he has experience in assisting clients who have been the victims of sexual harassment or workplace discrimination as well as those who have been wrongfully terminated or otherwise retaliated against. Highly regarded by his colleagues, Mr. Funfsinn has received an "Excellent" peer-review rating through Avvo.

Majoring in criminal justice, Mr. Funfsinn attended Loyola University Chicago as an undergraduate and received a Bachelor of Science in 2003. He then pursued his legal education at Chicago-Kent College of Law, part of the Illinois Institute of Technology, and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 2007. After graduation, Mr. Funfsinn joined the Cook County State's Attorney's Office, where he spent nearly five years prosecuting misdemeanors and felonies before entering private practice. Mr. Funfsinn is admitted to practice before all Kentucky and Illinois state courts. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (100%): Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense

Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 5 years

Rising Stars: 2016 - 2020

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About Gregory Funfsinn

Admitted: 2012, Kentucky

Professional Webpage: https://www.hfkylawyers.com/new-page/

Honors/Awards:

  • Kentucky Rising Stars List issued by Thomson Reuters, 2016-2018

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Kentucky Bar Association (KBA), Member, 2012 - Present
  • Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • State of Illinois
  • Commonwealth of Kentucky
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky
  • Fayette County Bar Association (FCBA), Member, 2012 - Present
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Bluegrass Claims Association (BGCA), Community Service Chair, 2015
  • The Claims Litigation Management (CLM), Member, 2015 - 2017
  • Kentucky Defense Counsel, Inc. (KDC), Member, 2015 - 2017
  • Bluegrass Claims Association (BGCA), Member, 2014 - 2017
  • Thoroughbred Club of America (TCA), Member, 2015 - Present
  • International Association of Special Investigation Units (IASIU), Member, 2015 - 2017
  • Kentucky Restaurant Association (KRA), Member, 2016 - 2017
  • Bluegrass Claims Association (BGCA), Vice President, 2017
  • Honorable Order of the Blue Goose, Member, 2015 - 2017
  • National Society of Professional Insurance Investigators (NSPII), Member, 2015 - 2017; Secretary, 2017

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Civil Jury Verdicts in Kentucky; February 2017; Honorable Order of the Blue Goose, Kentucky Pond
  • Customer Claim Prevention & Investigation; August 2017; Kentucky Restaurant Association
  • Civil Jury Verdicts in Kentucky; September 2017; Bluegrass Claims Association
  • 2015 Kentucky Claims Association Convention, July 23 - 24, Florence, Indiana
  • 2015 PLRB Central Regional Adjusters Conference, September 9 - 10, Columbus, Ohio
  • 2015 NSPII Advanced Insurance Fraud Seminar, November 9 - 10, Louisville, Kentucky
  • 2016 DRI Trucking Law Seminar, April 14 - 15, Chicago, Illinois
  • 2016 Kentucky Claims Association Convention, July 14 - 15, Florence, Indiana
  • 2016 NSPII Advanced Insurance Fraud Seminar, November 14 - 15, Bloomingdale, Illinois
  • 2017 DRI Retail and Hospitality Litigation Seminar, May 4 - 5, Chicago, Illinois
  • 2017 Kentucky Claims Association Convention, July 20 - 21, Louisville, Kentucky
  • 2017 DRI Nursing Home/ALF Litigation, September 14 - 15, Atlanta, Georgia
  • 2017 NSPII Advanced Insurance Fraud Seminar, November 6 - 7, Columbus, Ohio

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • November 2017, Kentucky Court of Appeals, Mary Claire Kendall v. Ralphie's Fun Center, A/K/A Ralphie's Properties, LLC, 2016-CA-000981-MR
  • November 2016, U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky Louisville Division, Level 3 Communications, LLC & Wiltel Communications, LLC v. TNT Construction, Inc., 14-CV-00844
  • September 2014, Garrard District Court, Kentucky Farm Bureau v. Larry Smith, 14-C-00144
  • January 2017, Warren Circuit Court, Joann Baer v. Friends of Lost River, Inc., 15-CI-01162
  • June 2015, Madison Circuit Court, Kentucky Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company (a/s/o Logan David Fields) v. William C. Lake, 14-CI-00250
  • February 2017, Bell Circuit Court, Misty Miracle v. Garland Restaurants, 15-CI-00122
  • June 2016, Barren Circuit Court, Mary Claire Kendall v. Ralphie's Fun Center a/k/a Ralphie's Properties, LLC, 15-CI-00536
  • March 2014, Scott Circuit Court, Michael Isaacs v. Jacqueline Evans, 12-CI-00484

Educational Background:

  • Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, Bachelor of Science, Criminal Justice, May 2003

Industry Groups

  • Bluegrass Claims Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Fayette County Bar Association
  • Honorable Order Of The Blue Goose
  • International Association Of Special Investigation Units
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Kentucky Defense Counsel
  • Kentucky Restaurant Association
  • National Society Of Professional Insurance Investigators
  • The Claims Litigation Management
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Office Location for Gregory M. Funfsinn

431 South Broadway
Suite 331
Lexington, KY 40508

Phone: 859-286-7840

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Last Updated: 7/22/2019

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