Adam W. Havens, Of Counsel

Mr. Havens is an experienced trial lawyer focusing on personal injury litigation. He has extensive in-court trial experience, having tried numerous medical negligence cases to verdict over the last 18 years. Additionally, Mr. Havens has experience with litigation involving insurance claims, premises liability, wrongful death, and products liability.

Prior to joining Whiteford, Mr. Havens was a partner in a professional negligence defense firm in Lexington, Kentucky.

Practices & Industries

  • Personal Injury Litigation


  • Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court: Western District of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court: Eastern District of Kentucky


  • University of Kentucky College of Law, 2003, J.D.
  • University of Kentucky, 2000, B.B.A.


  • Kentucky Super Lawyers®, Lexington, “Rising Star” (2017)

Memberships & Activities

  • Member: Kentucky Bar Association
  • Member: Fayette County Bar Association

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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