Aaron M. Oppegard, Of Counsel

A Kentucky trial lawyer, Mr. Oppegard focuses his practice on personal injury litigation. He handles a wide variety of cases including motor vehicle accidents, trucking, toxic environmental torts, products liability, and medical malpractice. He is licensed to practice in the state courts of Kentucky as well as the federal courts in the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky. Prior to joining Whiteford, he was a staff attorney in the Fayette County Circuit Court and the Pulaski County Judicial Center.


  • University of Kentucky School of Law, 2019, J.D.
  • Coe College, 2017, B.S.

Bar Admission

  • Kentucky

Legal & Firm News

What’s a Medical Malpractice “Never Event?”

In the realm of health care, patient safety is paramount. Yet, despite most providers making their best efforts to avoid medical errors and other types of malpractice, they still occur, often leaving behind devastating consequences. Unfortunately, these incidents happen more often than most of us would like to believe. Medical malpractice and mistakes are now […]

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Who Investigates Nursing Home Abuse?

When you make the decision to place a loved one in a nursing home facility, you expect them to be treated with respect and dignity. Unfortunately, nursing home abuse is a prevalent problem in Kentucky and around the United States. Unfortunately, we have seen many heartbreaking cases of nursing home abuse from our clients at […]

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Can Soft Tissue Damage Be Permanent?

Soft tissue injuries can happen to anyone, no matter their age or physical activity level. While they can be caused by a variety of factors, such as sudden twisting forces and overuse, direct blunt trauma from an accident is the most concerning. Can soft tissue damage be permanent? When the tissue is damaged, it can […]

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