Awards & Accolades

  • Medical Malpractice Trial Lawyers – Top 25
  • ABA
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • AV Preeminent
  • American Society of Legal Advocates
  • The Best Lawyers in America
  • Best Lawyers 2019 - Lawyer of the Year
  • Best Lawyers 2018
  • Americas Top 100 Attorneys
  • American Association for Justice
  • American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Multi-Million Advocates
  • American Judicature Society
  • US News Best Law Firms 2019
  • Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Benchmark Litigation
  • Alabama Association for Justice
  • International Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • International Society of Barristers
  • Kentucky Justice Association
  • Lawdragon 2017
  • National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys
  • National Law Journal Top 100 Verdicts
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • Top 40 Under 40
  • NBLSC Board Certified Lawyers
  • Phoenix Club of Birmingham
  • Plaintiffs Steering Committee
  • SuperLawyers
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star
  • Tennessee Trial Lawyers
  • Top Ranked USA Chambers
  • Arkansas Magazine - Very Best Award
  • National Featured Verdict
  • Best Lawyers Lawyer of the Year 2019
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Nationally-Recognized Personal Injury Trial Lawyers

Serving the Injured Since 1890 with Offices in Birmingham AL and Lexington KY

At Hare Wynn, we are committed to helping individuals from every walk of life stand up for their rights and fight for the justice they deserve. For more than 125 years, our firm has helped people of all ages, from infants to the elderly, navigate the legal system after suffering serious injuries. Regardless how devastating your situation, our dedicated team of personal injury lawyers is prepared to fight for you. Unexpected accidents can have disastrous results—if you or a loved one has been harmed by the negligent or careless behavior of another person or entity, remember that you have important legal rights. Our firm is here to help you fight for those rights.

If you or a loved one has been seriously injured in an accident caused by someone else’s negligence, contact our firm. Call (855) 997-9319 to schedule a free consultation with our team.

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Our Results

  • $2,860,000,000 Securities Fraud

    Hare Wynn obtains a $2.86 billion judgment in compensatory damages against Richard M. Scrushy, the largest judgment against an individual in history in any American jurisdiction....More

  • $750,000,000 GMO Rice Contamination

    Hare Wynn represents more than 2,500 rice farmers in a historic $750 million settlement against Bayer Cropscience....More

  • $422,000,000 Whistleblower

    Hare Wynn attorneys Scott Powell and Don McKenna represent one of four whistleblowers who brought False Claims Act suits against Novartis Pharmaceuticals for off-label marketing of Trileptal and paying illegal kickbacks to doctors in ass...More

  • $410,000,000 Qui Tam

    U.S. ex rel. Johnson v. Shell, resulting in the company’s agreement to pay $410 million to resolve claims that it underpaid royalties due for oil produced on federal leases...More

  • $310,000,000 Corporate Fraud

    In 2016, a team of Hare Wynn lawyers, including Scott Powell, John Haley, Bruce McKee, Ralph Cook, Brian Vines, and Tempe Smith secured a $310 million dollar settlement on behalf of a nationwide class of investors who had been defrauded...More

  • $218,000,000 Syngenta GMO Corn

    Scott Powell and three long-time colleagues are responsible for securing a $217.7 million dollar verdict on behalf of a class of more than 7,000 Kansas farmers. This was the first of a number of trials against Syngent....More

  • $133,000,000 Securities Fraud

    This was a shareholder derivative suit on behalf of HealthSouth Corporation. It alleged that UBS Securities knew about Richard Scrushy’s accounting frauds at HealthSouth, yet helped Scrushy to continue to make acquisitions and to c...More

  • $40,250,000 Wrongful Death

    Hare Wynn has obtained a $40.25 million jury verdict in Jefferson County, Alabama, in a case involving the death of Derric Rush, a Hoover resident killed on his way home from Wednesday night service at the church where he worked....More

  • $40,000,000 Whistleblower

    Healthways Inc. will pay $40 million to end a lawsuit alleging the company’s Diabetes Treatment Center of America received kickbacks for paying doctors to send their patients to hospitals that are the unit’s clients....More

  • $37,500,000 Death of a Police Officer

    Hare Wynn lawyers, Matt Minner and Jamie Moncus, obtained a large punitive damages verdict from a Madison County jury in a case involving the death of a Huntsville Police Officer. The family of slain Officer, Daniel Golden, bro...More

  • Alva C. Caine

    Trial Lawyer

    Attorney Alva Caine has been with Hare Wynn since 1971 and now serves as Of Counsel for the firm. He was admitted to the Alabama Bar in 1970 and has worked in several practice areas including product liability, contract disputes, and catastrophic injury. He has many years of legal experience under his belt, but his background as a Harvard ...

  • D. Leon Ashford

    Managing Partner,
    Trial Lawyer

    For more than 40 years, Trial Attorney D. Leon Ashford has been fighting for the rights of injured victims. Throughout his extensive career, he has consistently fought for and won multi-million dollar jury verdicts on behalf of his clients and their families. Over the course of four decades in the courtroom, Leon has helped individuals...

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Deeply Rooted in our community

The trial lawyers at Hare Wynn have been serving the local community for more than a century. We’ve helped farmers, small business owners, and ordinary individuals stand up to insurance companies and the world’s largest corporations. Our firm believes in doing things the right way and we’ve made it our mission to fight for the rights of our neighbors, friends, and local families. Our commitment to the community extends beyond the walls of the courtroom—we’re proud to partner with a number of organizations that directly support the people we serve, including the American Heart Association, Boys and Girls Ranches of Alabama, The YMCA of Greater Birmingham, Ronald McDonald House, Children’s Hospital of Alabama, and many more.

Call (855) 997-9319 to get started with a free initial case evaluation. We proudly offer all our services on a contingent fee basis—if we don’t obtain recovery on your behalf, you don’t pay.


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