John C. Whitfield in Kentucky


John C. Whitfield

For over 40 years, John Whitfield has been one of the premier trial attorneys in Kentucky and Tennessee. He has represented numerous injured parties in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, Tennessee, and throughout the southeastern United States. He has concentrated primarily on complex civil litigation cases, and over his career has brought to settlement or judgment over 55 cases in excess of a million dollars each.

Mr. Whitfield is certified as a civil trial specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and has represented individuals in all walks of life against negligent workplace practices, reckless physicians, predatory businesses, and inattentive truck and automobile drivers among many others. He has an additional concentration in the Nashville, Tennessee area of representing motorcyclists who have been injured through no fault of their own.

Mr. Whitfield graduated with distinction from the University of Kentucky with his undergraduate degree before attending law school at the university. Throughout his career, he has represented scores of individuals who have been the victims of medical negligence, defective drugs, and medical devices, obtaining verdicts and settlements in both state and federal courts. He has handled cases for landowners victim to fraudulent mine royalty practices, for homeowners whose homes and business contained defective concrete or were damaged by coal mining subsidence, and for Kentucky residents who were overcharged for premium insurance taxes.