Ian is rated as AV Preeminent®Martindale-Hubbell®PEER REVIEW RATINGS™ for the following practice areas: Personal Injury, Industrial Accidents and Criminal Law. The AV Preeminent rating signifies that a large number of Ian’s peers rank him at the highest level of professional excellence for his legal knowledge, communication skills and ethical standards.
Ian has tried civil jury trials in state courts in Alabama, Louisiana, Georgia and Mississippi, and has tried civil jury trials in federal courts in Mississippi. He has been either lead or trial counsel in at least 20 civil jury trials, and been selected to lecture at Continuing Legal Education courses on the topics related to automobile injury cases.
After previously representing civil defendants/insurance companies, he now devotes his law practice to helping injured human beings in Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Tennessee and Georgia recover for their harms and losses due to the fault of another.
Having taken nearly 1000 depositions in his law practice, Ian has extensive deposition experience; particularly, expert, medical and corporate depositions. Ian also has experience in complex litigation cases involving multiple defendants and parties involving defective products, wrongful death, automobiles, slip/trip fall, 18 wheeler cases and industrial accident/severe injury cases.
$2,529,229.00 jury verdict for an injured Plaintiff as trial counsel in a case tried to verdict in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana. The highest pretrial offer by the defense was $125,000.00.
$235,383 jury verdict for Plaintiff alleging chronic pain from whiplash injury in a car wreck. The top offer by the defense before trial was $11,500.00.
$215,000.00 jury verdict in Crenshaw County, Alabama in a contested damages underinsured motorist claim against Allstate with less than $700 in property damages to the Plaintiff’s vehicle. Highest pretrial offer was $35,000.00.
$127,000 jury verdict in a soft tissue contested liability and damages case in Mobile County, Alabama. Highest pretrial offer was $35,000.00
$100,000 verdict in a contested liability and damages auto case in Harrison County, Mississippi. No pretrial offer was made by the defendant.
$65,000 jury verdict in a soft tissue contested liability and damages case in Mobile County, Alabama. No special damages were introduced to the jury. The jury’s award was for only non-economic damages alone. The highest pretrial offer by the defense was $15,000.00.