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Robert (Bob) Young
  • Personal Injury, Products Liability
  • Kentucky, Tennessee
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Summary

For most of his 27-year career, Bob Young has practiced extensively in the area of medical malpractice, pharmaceutical and medical device litigation. Because of his work in the field, he has at his disposal a growing database of top-notch national medical experts, often who are uniquely qualified to consult with the firm and sometimes provide expert testimony in a case. Bob also has handled other personal injury cases, including representing individuals who have been injured due to negligence or malpractice. Among the cases he’s handled was the firm’s complicated class-action lawsuits against pharmaceutical giant Merck for damages due to its drug Vioxx. He has also worked on cases against the makers of Avandia, Stryker hip replacement system and the ASR Hip Replacement system. In August 2014, he became Chair of the Law Practice Division of the American Bar Association. Bob is also a member of the American, Kentucky and Bowling Green-Warren County Bar Associations, American Association for Justice, and Kentucky Justice Association. He is licensed to practice in Kentucky and Tennessee, as well as federal courts.

Education
University of Louisville
J.D. (1990)
Western Kentucky University
B.A. (1986)
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Professional Experience
Partner
English Lucas Priest & Owsley, LLP
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Competing in a Changing Marketplace
American Bar Association, Law Practice Management Section
Chapter on Bar and Legal Associations
Leaders in Legal Business
Lawyers Must Keep Up With Technology
ABA Law Practice Magazine
Moving Ahead By Getting Involved
ABA Law Practice Magazine
Standing Out From the Competition
ABA Law Practice Magazine
Starting out as a Small Firm Owner
ABA Law Practice Magazine
Imagineering the Future of the Law
ABA Law Practice Magazine
Speaking Engagements
Creating and Growing Your Practice, Kentucky Law Update, Bowling Green, Kentucky
Kentucky Bar Association
Technology for Lawyers: What is My Ethical Duty and What Do I Need to Know?, Kentucky Law Update, Bowling Green, Kentucky
Kentucky Bar Association
Diversity and Inclusion for Mid-Sized Law Firms, Nashville
Middle Tennessee Association of Legal Administrators
Branding for the Reluctant Lawyer, Legal Marketing Association, Kentucky Chapter, Louisville, Kentucky
Legal Marketing Association
Technology for Lawyers, UK/CLE Consumer Bankruptcy Law Conference, Lexington, Kentucky
University of Kentucky
The Law Practice of the Future, Atlanta
Managing Partner Forum
Law Firm Strategic Planning
Managing Partner Forum
Implicit Bias and Personal Branding, American Bar Association Annual Meeting
American Bar Association
Awards
Top 100
National Trial Lawyers
Top 100
National Trial Lawyers
Top 100
National Trial Lawyers
Top 100
National Trial Lawyers
Professional Associations
Tennessee Justice Association
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Current
Bowling Green-Warren County Bar Association
Member
Current
Kentucky Bar Association
Member
Current
American Bar Association
Member
Current
American Association for Justice
Member
Current
Kentucky Justice Association
Member
Current
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Kentucky
Tennessee
Fees
  • Free Consultation
Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
Languages
  • English
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English Lucas Priest & Owsley, LLP Website
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Kentucky Personal Injury Attorneys Blog
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What are the life changing effects of a brain injury?

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What can I do if I believe the death of a loved one was caused by a defective product?

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What if the only survivors are children who are minors? Can they sue for wrongful death in Kentucky?

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What information is important to my case if I have been injured by a medical device?

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What is the time limit for filing a defective product lawsuit in Kentucky?

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What should I do if I have been injured by a defective product in Kentucky?

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What sort of situations might merit a Kentucky wrongful death lawsuit?

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What types of damages can be sought in a Kentucky defective product case?

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Are all on the job injuries in Kentucky covered by workers compensation?

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Are owners of swimming pools liable for drowning accidents and swimming injuries in their pool?

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Are punitive damages available in a Kentucky wrongful death case?

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Are there different types of brain injury?

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Are there time limits to sue for injuries in a Kentucky product liability case?

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How do brain injury lawsuit trial proceedings work in Kentucky?

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How do I know if I can sue in Kentucky courts based on a product suppliers breach of warranty?

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How do I prove a product is dangerous or defective?

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How do I prove that my injury is the result of a defective product in Kentucky?

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How important is it to have an attorney with experience in brain injuries?

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How long do I have to make my claim if my child is disabled as a result of a defective drug ..

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How much will it cost me to hire an attorney in Kentucky?

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How soon do I need to file a lawsuit in a Kentucky brain injury case?

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I believe the death of a loved one was caused by a defective product. What can I do?

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If the product manufacturers spend so much money defending cases, how does a plaintiff ever win?

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In addition to attorney's fees, may there be other expenses involved in pursuing a Kentucky claim?

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Is it difficult to file a Kentucky brain injury claim?

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