Charles H. Thronson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Salt Lake City, UT

Parsons Behle & Latimer
 | 201 South Main Street, Suite 1800
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Phone: 801-536-6833
Fax: 801-536-6111
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2017, 2019 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1977
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (80%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Charles Thronson is the active senior partner at Parsons Behle & Latimer and head of the Personal Injury Division. Parsons Behle & Latimer is the largest law firm in the state. He has over 43 years of experience and practices throughout the United States in the areas of medical malpractice (especially birth injury cases), whistleblower (Qui Tam), personal injury, sexual assualt and products liability cases. Mr. Thronson has been involved in a number of cases for personal injury, birth injury and medical malpractice clients that have generated some of the largest verdicts and settlements in the region.

    He has been an Adjunct Professor of Law at the S.J. Quinney School of Law at the University of Utah, an Adjunct Professor at Westminster College, a long-time member of the Utah Association for Justice (president, 2009-2010) and a frequent lecturer. He is listed in the Top 100 Lawyers in Utah, Mountain States Super Lawyers and he has been recognized since 1995 in The Best Lawyers in America (2012, 2016 Plaintiffs' Lawyer of the Year -- Medical Malpractice (Salt Lake City); 2019 Lawyer of the Year -- Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs (Salt Lake City)); Nation’s Top One Percent, National Association of Distinguished Counsel; Best Lawyers’ “Best of the Best;” ACQ Law Awards Utah Leading Lawyer of the Year, 2013-2020.

    Major verdicts include the largest personal injury/medical malpractice verdict in the state's history (2015 - $11,268,178) in a medical malpractice brain injury case.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 80%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
    • 10%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    • 10%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
    Focus Areas

    Birth Injury, Informed Consent, Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Products Liability

    Selections

    Selected to Super Lawyers for 14 yearsbottom-image

    Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2017, 2019 - 2021

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    About Charles Thronson

    Admitted: 1977, Utah

    Professional Webpage: http://www.parsonsbehle.com/attorneys/charles-h-thronson

    Honors/Awards:

    • Litigation Counsel of America, Founding Fellow
    • Listed in "10 Best Attorneys" in 2019 for Utah, American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys
    • Listed in Utah's Legal Elite
    • Selected as a 2020 Top Rated Litigation Lawyer by ALM Media and Martindale-Hubbell
    • Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ Rating
    • Listed in Mountain States Super Lawyers
    • Listed in Top 100 Lawyers in Utah
    • CV Magazine’s 2019 Corporate Excellence Awards, Most Influential Personal Injury Lawyer of 2019 - Utah
    • Listed as one of the Top Lawyers Named by Their Peers, 2012
    • National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys Top 10 Attorney Award (Utah 2015)
    • Named Best Lawyers' 2019 Plaintiffs' Lawyer of the Year for Salt Lake City in Personal Injury
    • Named Best Lawyers' 2012, 2016 Plaintiffs' Lawyer of the Year for Salt Lake City in Medical Malpractice Law
    • Selected as a 2020 Top Rated Lawyer in Medical Malpractice Law by Corporate Counsel & The American Lawyer Magazines
    • Named ACQ Law Awards Utah Leading Lawyer of the Year, 2013 - 2020, U.S. Leading Lawyer of the Year, 2019 and 2020, Personal Injury
    • Selected in 2015 as a member of the Nation's Top One Percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel
    • Selected to Association of American Trial Lawyers' (AOATL) Top 100 attorneys in Utah
    • Listed in Best Lawyers in America (1995 - present) in Medical Malpractice, Litigation, and Personal Injury Litigation

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • U.S. Dist. Court, Dist. of Utah
    • Utah
    • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
    • Utah State Bar: Litigation Section, Member
    • National Association of Distinguished Counsel
    • American Bar Association, Member
    • Salt Lake County Bar Association, Member
    • American Association for Justice, Member
    • Utah Association for Justice, Board of Governors, (2004 - present), President, (2009 - 2010)
    • President, Utah Association for Justice, 2009

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Judge Memorial High School, Board of Directors, (2007 - 2014)
    • Utah State Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing, Prelitigation Task Force, (1995 - 1997)

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • THE WRONGFUL DEATH GUARANTEE, PART II, Spring 2006, Co-Authors: Charles H. Thronson, Utah Trial Journal
    • HEALTH COURTS: NOT SO FAIR AND EQUITABLE, Co-Authors: Charles H. Thronson, Utah Trial Journal
    • Winter 2012, Co-Authors: David K. Heinhold, Charles H. Thronson, Utah Trial Journal, Vol. 35, No. 2
    • IN PRAISE OF REGULATION, Spring/Summer 2010, Utah Trial Journal
    • DISCOVERABILITY AND ADMISSIBILITY OF IMMIGRATION STATUS, Summer/Fall 2010, Co-Authors: Charles H. Thronson, Utah Trial Journal
    • JUST LUCKY, UTAH TRIAL JOURNAL, Summer/Fall 2010, Utah Trial Journal
    • THE REAL BOGEYMAN, Winter/Spring 2010, Utah Trial Journal
    • Utah State Bar Annual Meeting, San Diego, California, 1988 
    • Winter 2018, Utah Trial Journal
    • Co-Authors: Emily D. Holt, Charles H. Thronson, Utah Trial Journal, Vol. 36, No. 2 (Spring/Summer 2013)
    • American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 1983 
    • Utah Medical Records Association, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1986 
    • Primary Children's Medical Center, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1999 
    • University of Utah, Department of Bioengineering, 1988 
    • American Bar Association National Institute, Snowbird, Utah, 1990 
    • Paralegal Seminars, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1994 
    • Association of Nurse Life Care Planners, Salt Lake City, 2007 
    • Intermountain Health Care, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2001 
    • National Business Institute, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2002 
    • Annual Northern Perinatal Outreach Conference, Jackson, Wyoming, 2002 
    • Arizona State University School of Law, Phoenix, Arizona, 2003-2007 
    • United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2004 
    • Intermountain Healthcare Park City Nursing Conference, Park City, Utah, 2004 
    • Utah Association for Justice, Salt Lake City, 2005 
    • Utah Association for Justice, Salt Lake City, 2006 
    • Utah Association for Justice, Salt Lake City, 2007 
    • Adjunct Professor, Advanced Torts Practice, University of Utah, College of Law, 1999 - 2003
    • National Institute of Trial Advocacy, Salt Lake City, 2007 
    • Utah Association for Justice, Salt Lake City, 2009 
    • Utah Association of Justice, Salt Lake City, 2013 
    • Utah Association of Justice, Salt Lake City, 2012 
    • Utah State Bar, Salt Lake City, 2013 
    • Utah Association for Justice, 2015
    • Combined Grand Rounds, University of Utah Medical Center, 2016 
    • Adjunct Professor, Westminster College, 1986 - 1988

    Educational Background:

    • University of Washington, Major: Business Administration, Athletics: Freshman and Varsity Crew, (B.A., 1972)
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    201 South Main Street
    Suite 1800
    Salt Lake City, UT 84111

    Phone: 801-536-6833

    Fax: 801-536-6111

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