BENJAMIN J. WEIGELPartner



About

BEN WEIGEL represents clients in Kentucky and Indiana state and federal courts. His practice includes defense of physicians and hospitals in medical negligence claims, defense of first party and third party insurance bad faith claims and the defense of general liability claims. Ben also has substantial practice representing health care providers in professional licensing matters pending before various administrative agencies. Ben is a native of Somerset, Kentucky. He has been named a Kentucky Super Lawyers “Rising Star” for medical malpractice defense annually from 2013 to the present. Ben and his wife, Jennifer, and their children, Anna and Jack, also enjoy spending time with friends and family.
Significant Representation

  • Successfully defended physicians and hospitals in jury trials involving significant claimed injuries or wrongful death.
  • Substantial representation of insurers in first party and third party bad faith claims involving alleged violations of the Kentucky Unfair Claims Settlement Practices Act.
  • Extensive experience defending general liability, commercial liability, and motor vehicle liability claims throughout Kentucky and Southern Indiana.
  • Appellate success for individual and institutional clients before the Kentucky Court of Appeals, the Kentucky Supreme Court and the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Honors and Awards
Kentucky Super Lawyers Rising Star 2013-2019
Martindale-Hubbell A-V Rated

Educational Background
J.D. University of Louisville, cum laude
B.A. Xavier University, cum laude

Court Admissions
Supreme Court of Kentucky
Supreme Court of Indiana
Kentucky and Indiana Federal Courts
Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

Professional Memberships
American Bar Association
Kentucky Bar Association
Indiana State Bar Association
Louisville Bar Association

Trial & Professional Board Results

May 15, 2014

David Strite and Benjamin Weigel successfully defended a Lexington, Kentucky orthopedic surgeon [...]

April 17, 2014

Benjamin Weigel successfully defended a Memphis, Indiana general contractor during a recent [...]

November 5, 2013

James Grohmann and Benjamin Weigel successfully defended a Richmond, Kentucky hospital during a [...]

April 2013

Benjamin Weigel defended a Louisville-based chiropractor against allegations that she [...]

May 2012

Benjamin Weigel successfully negotiated an agreement for a Louisville-based chiropractor in [...]

April 2012

Benjamin Weigel obtained a dismissal of an administrative violation by the United States [...]

March 2012

Benjamin Weigel successfully obtained a dismissal of an administrative complaint against a [...]

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