Masten Childers, III, Of Counsel

Mr. Childers is a seasoned trial lawyer who over the past decade has built a national practice representing insurance, healthcare, banking and general business clients, both as plaintiffs and defendants. His experience extends across an array of complex business disputes, including matters of lender liability, breach of contract, shareholder disputes, breach of fiduciary duty, breach of non-competes, insurance coverage, and slander and libel. In addition, he is deeply experienced in evaluating and pursuing claims of personal injury, medical malpractice, wrongful death and toxic tort.

Mr. Childers has extensive in-court trial experience in state, federal and appellate courts. Clients turn to him for his ability to develop creative and effective litigation and, when needed, trial strategies. His insurance litigation and defense experience includes coverage disputes, automobile liability, premises liability, products liability, municipal liability, public sector liability, Section 1983 litigation, professional liability, employment matters, coverage, pre-litigation assessment, mediation, arbitration, and administrative hearings.

 

Education

  • Northern Kentucky University, Salmon P. Chase College of Law, 2011, J.D.
  • University of Kentucky, 2002, B.A.

Bar Admission

  • Kentucky
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals: District of Columbia Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals: Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court: District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court: Eastern District of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court: Western District of Kentucky

Legal & Firm News

Can You Still Recover Compensation If You Weren’t Wearing a Seat Belt?

Since seat belts became standard in new cars, the number of injuries has decreased. According to data compiled by the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety, the seat belt usage rate is around 89.8 percent. Sadly, half of all fatal road accidents happen to motorists who don’t buckle up. Whether a motorist or passenger uses those […]

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What Are the Elements of Negligence in a Personal Injury Claim?

A lot of personal injury claims can become quite complex early on in the process and one of the main reasons for this is the need to prove negligence. Proving negligence caused an accident can be the deciding factor in the success of some cases, such as in a wrongful death claim, or if the […]

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How Are Noneconomic Damages for Mental Anguish Calculated?

Two assessments occur with any severe accident: Who is at fault, and what will the remedy be for the victim? That reward is where the concept of pain and suffering comes into play. Compensation for an injury encompasses physical and emotional trauma. It is easy to assess the medical expenses, but how are noneconomic damages […]

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