Troy Stafford is a civil litigator who focuses his practice on representing individuals or families who have suffered catastrophic injury or wrongful death as well as business litigation in State and Federal courts. He also represents several NASCAR teams and individual licensees regarding their contracts, sponsorships and business endeavors.
Throughout his distinguished legal career, he has served as lead attorney in many court actions involving catastrophically injured individuals, wrongful death claims, as well as multi- plaintiff actions including but not limited to medical negligence claims, prescription drug errors, faulty medical device claims, breach of contract claims, bad faith insurance claims, and construction defect claims. Recently, Troy served as lead counsel for a multi-plaintiff medical negligence court action that yielded a $3 million resolution for his clients. He and his co-counsel, E. Troy Blakeney, represented a six- year old boy who was catastrophically injured as a result of a spinal surgery error and resolved the case for $6.5 million. Additionally, he and his firm were lead counsel representing a client and his family injured in an automobile accident and who was rendered a quadriplegic; that case yielded a $10 Million settlement with multiple parties.
Troy has been recognized by his peers for his professional achievement and rated as one of the Top Attorneys in North Carolina, as published in Charlotte Magazine in 2012-2014 and listed as Highest in Ethical Standards and Professional Excellence in The Legal Network, 2013. He has also been recognized for his legal abilities and selected as a Super Lawyer for three consecutive years, 2012-2014, by his colleagues and peers and as published by Reuters/Thomson. In 2013, the SBIEC presented Troy and the firm with the North Carolina Excellence Award for outstanding legal services. Troy has also been recognized by the North Carolina Advocates for Justice for outstanding service, and presented with the Kellie Crabtree Award for outstanding representation that helped protect people’s rights in 2011.