Joseph C. Klausing >> Partner
Joseph Klausing is licensed in both Kentucky and Indiana and he represents clients in a variety of litigation matters. Joey is AV rated by his peers which reflects the combination of the highest general ethical and legal ability ratings. His practice currently includes the defense of physicians and hospitals in malpractice claims, the defense of employers in workers’ compensation actions and various general litigation matters. He has defended numerous physicians in product liability and medical malpractice litigation involving Cox-2 inhibitors, as part of multi-district litigation in San Francisco and New Orleans. Joey graduated from Centre College with a Bachelor of Arts degree and from University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law, with his Juris Doctorate. Joey is happily married to his college sweetheart, Jessica. He enjoys spending time at home with his children, Luke and Emma, watching sports, and helping coach football at St. Agnes grade school.
He has defended numerous physicians in product liability and medical malpractice litigation involving Cox-2 inhibitors, including coordinating discovery in cases pending in state and federal courts. The claims are part of multi-district litigation in San Francisco and New Orleans. He is national counsel on behalf of prescribing physicians for a medical malpractice insurance company in the Cox-2 litigation.
In the past year he has obtained five defense verdicts for physicians practicing in Kentucky and Indiana.
Mr. Klausing has successfully defended local employers from workers’ compensation suits obtaining complete dismissals by the Kentucky Workers’ Compensation Board.
Negotiated a favorable settlement in a multiple casualty, tractor trailer accident.
J.D. University of Louisville 2004
B.A. Centre College 2001
United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
The Supreme Court of Kentucky
United States District Court for Western District of Kentucky
United States District Court for Eastern District of Kentucky
The Supreme Court of Indiana
United States District Court for Northern District of Indiana
United States District Court for Southern District of Indiana
United States District Court for Eastern District of Louisiana
United States District Court for Northern District of California
American Bar Association
Defense Research Institute
Kentucky Bar Association
Kentucky Defense Counsel, Inc.
Indiana State Bar Association
Louisville Bar Association
Prescription Drug Litigation in the MDL: The Need for Trial Lawyers, DRI: Rx For the Defense, Winter 2007.
Chair Elect of Trinity High School Alumni Board
Board of Directors Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Board of Directors St. Joseph Children’s Home
Volunteer Football Coach at St. Agnes
Honors and Awards
Kentucky Super Lawyers 2015-2016
Super Lawyers Rising Star award 2013 and 2014