Seth A. Gladstein

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Louisville, KY

Gladstein Law Firm, PLLC
 | 1041 Goss Avenue, #1, Louisville, KY 40217
Phone: 502-855-4177
Fax: 502-587-2006
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2013 - 2014
Licensed Since: 2005
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Professional Liability: Plaintiff (10%)


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Attorney Profile

At the Gladstein Law Firm, PLLC, in Louisville, Kentucky, Seth Gladstein provides robust representation to injured individuals and their families throughout the Louisville area in a broad range of personal injury matters. Mr. Gladstein draws on his rich experience representing some of the nation's preeminent medical facilities and practitioners on the other side of the docket to obtain justice for patients injured by medical negligence, and he also takes on claims pertaining to car accidents, wrongful death, nursing home abuse, burns and brain injury. He established the firm in 2011 after working at prominent medical malpractice defense firms in New York City and Louisville.

Mr. Gladstein practices before all state courts in New York and Kentucky, and he also appears before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky. A member of the American Bar Association and the American Association for Justice, he also holds membership in several other city and state bar associations. For three years, he has served as a barrister with the Louis D. Brandeis American Inn of Court, and he has participated in the leadership program of the Louisville Bar Association for two years.

As an avid golfer, Mr. Gladstein organized the fundraising program "Go For the Green," which provides funds for diversity-based scholarships every year. He is also very active in volunteer efforts on behalf of Louisville's Jewish community. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor in 1997 and his Juris Doctor from the Illinois Institute of Technology's Chicago-Kent School of Law in 2001. Mr. Gladstein and his wife have two young sons.

Practice Areas
  • 70%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice
  • 20%Personal Injury - General
  • 10%Professional Liability
Focus Areas

Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Professional Malpractice - Other


Selected to Super Lawyers for 5 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2020 Rising Stars: 2013 - 2014

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About Seth Gladstein

Admitted: 2005, Kentucky

Professional Webpage:


  • Louis D. Brandeis Inn of Court - Barrister, 2011 - 2013
  • Jewish Community of Louisville - Joseph J. Kaplan Young Leadership Award, 2012

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Louisville Bar Association, Leadership Academy Planning Committee, 2012 - Present
  • New York, 2003
  • Barrister, Louis D. Brandeis Inn of Court, 2010
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky, 2006
  • Board of Directors - Louisville Bar Association, 2014
  • Louisville Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • Chair, Louisville Bar Association, Ramble on The River Planning Committee, 2013
  • Chair, Louisville Bar Association, Charity Golf Outing Planning Committee, 2007 - 2009
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky, 2006
  • Participant - Kentucky Bar Association Leadership Conference, 2018
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • New York City Bar Association
  • Louisville Bar Association, Continuing Legal Education Committee, 2013
  • Louisville Bar Association, Leader Academy, 2011
  • Kentucky, 2005
  • Member, Kentucky Justice Association, Board of Governors, 2015
  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Kentucky Justice Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Participant - Jewish Community Centers of America's Esther Leah Ritz Leadership Program, 2018
  • Board of Directors - Jewish Community of Louisville, 2015
  • Jewish Community of Louisville - Joseph J. Kaplan Young Leadership Award, 2012


  • Confidential Six-Figure Settlement - Nursing Home Death Case (2011) $550,000.00 Medical Malpractice Settlement - Negligent Failure to Diagnose Prostate Cancer Case (2011) $500,000.00 Medical Malpractice Settlement - Negligent Failure to Prevent Stroke Case (Jefferson Co., KY 2012) $960,000.00 Medical Malpractice/Prisoners' Rights - Neglgient Failure to Provide Adequate Medical Care to Inmate Going Though Heroin Withdrawal, Resulting in Inmate's death (Jefferson Co., KY) $1,750,000.00 Medical Malpractice Settlement - Negligent Failure to Timely Diagnose and Treat Lung Cancer (Jefferson Co., KY) $1,800,000.00 Medical Malpractice Settlement - Negligent Performance of Robotic Hysterectomy With No Surgtical Indications, and Negligent Failure to Timely Diagnose and Treat a Postoperative Complication (Christian Countym KY)

Representative Clients:

  • Hamblen v. Ky. Cab. for Health and Family Srvcs., 322 S.W.3d 511, Ky. Ct. App., 2010
  • Allen v. Siddiqui, 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 46473, W.D. Ky., May 10, 2010

Educational Background:

  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, B.A. in Political Science, 1997

Industry Groups

  • American Association For Justice
  • American Bar Association
  • Bar Association Of The City Of New York
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Kentucky Justice Association
  • Louisville Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
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Office Location for Seth A. Gladstein

1041 Goss Avenue, #1
Louisville, KY 40217

Phone: 502-855-4177

Fax: 502-587-2006

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Last Updated: 9/28/2019

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