William A. Posey

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Cincinnati, Ohio

Keating Muething & Klekamp
William A. Posey
Keating Muething & Klekamp

Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Business Litigation

Licensed in Ohio since: 1979

Education: University of Cincinnati College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2023
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Keating Muething & Klekamp

One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati, OH 45202 Phone: 513-579-6535 Email: William A. Posey Visit website


Bill Posey’s practice involves all aspects of litigation with particular emphasis in representing both plaintiffs and defendants in personal injury and product liability litigation; insurance coverage; complex and multi-district litigation; and, being a pilot, aviation law, including aircraft accident litigation. He has been admitted pro hac vice to serve as lead trial counsel on behalf of clients in sophisticated litigation in more than thirty jurisdictions. He has lectured on topics relating to accident reconstruction, use of experts, trial skills and strategies, damages, insurance coverage and bad faith issues.  Bill earned his J.D. from the University of Cincinnati College of Law (1979) and his B.A. from the University of Cincinnati (1976).

First Admitted: 1979, Ohio

Professional Webpage: https://www.kmklaw.com/professionals-Bill_Posey

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • "Understanding Your Rights in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death"
  • "The Plaintiff and Defense Attorney's Guide to Understanding Economic Damages," [authored Chapter 2 titled The Trial Attorney's View on Choosing and Using Economists and Related Experts on Damages], June, 2007
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Cincinnati Lunken Airport, Community and Technical Advisory Group, former member
  • American Association for Justice
  • Cincinnati Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association, Insurance Law Committee Member; Negligence Law Committee Member
  • Ohio Attorneys for Justice
  • Litigation Counsel of America, Fellow
  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America
  • Member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum®, The Top Trial Lawyers in America®
  • Member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum®, The Top Trial Lawyers in America®
  • National Institute of Trial Advocacy Instructor (2006-present)
Educational Background:
  • J.D., University of Cincinnati College of Law, National Moot Court Editorial Board, 1979
  • B.A., University of Cincinnati, Omicron Delta Kappa, 1976
  • Lead counsel for U-Haul International in defense of significant product liability case in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas with risk in excess of $150,000,000., 2018
  • Representation of other personal injury and wrongful death claims including: automobiles, trucks and trucking regulations, boating, consumer product,s industrial products, workplace injury, fire and explosions, uninsured and underinsured motorists, failure to warn, automobile design, equipment maintenance
  • National trial counsel for tree service company in electrocution claims
  • National trial counsel for aircraft component part manufacturer
  • Representation of owner/operator in foreign country air crash
  • Representation of aviation insurer in claims management and defense issues throughout the United States and internationally
  • March 2009 $1.3 million verdict against Dr. Lawrence Rothstein and his employer, the Greater Cincinnati Pain Management Centers (GCPMC), including $500,000 in punitive damages against GCPMC for altering or falsifying records.  Note: Each case presents unique factual and legal issues and are not to be construed as indicative of future verdicts, settlements or results. 
  • Representation of General Tool Co. in Allison Engine Company, Inc., et al. v. U.S. ex rel Sanders, et al., in which the U.S. Supreme Court narrowed the scope of liability under the federal False Claims Act
  • National trial counsel for electrical component part manufacturer in fire and electrocution product liability claims
  • National trial counsel for client in its significant motor vehicle litigation
  • Representation of pharmaceutical company in claims of multiple deaths due to improper drug administration
  • Representation of medical malpractice plaintiffs in claims relating to: improper and defective medications; failure to diagnose tumors of lung, breast, bones and spleen; emergency treatment of myocardial infarction (heart attack); emergency treatment of impending brain aneurysm; surgical burns; knee surgery; gynecological surgery; hand surgery; neurological surger;y orthopedic surgery; gastrointestinal surgery; improper anesthesia techniqu;e coronary artery disease; child birth and delivery
  • June 2012 medical malpractice verdict in the amount of $2,584,111 against Dr. Alex Chronis and Professional Radiology, Inc. for the failure to appropriately communicate the results of a pre-surgery chest x-ray that was suspicious for lung cancer. This matter was settled post verdict. Note: Each case presents unique factual and legal issues and are not to be construed as indicative of future verdicts, settlements or results. 
  • National trial counsel for large industrial mobile equipment manufacturer in product liability claims
  • National trial counsel for heavy equipment manufacturer of material handling equipment used in rail and boat yards
  • Representation of railcar component part manufacturer in lead contamination clean up
  • Representation of corporate plaintiffs in product liability claims relating to defective component parts

Office location for William A. Posey

One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati, OH 45202

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