Birmingham
Alabama

Birmingham ALABAMA

  • Address:
    • 2001 Park Place North, Suite 870
      Birmingham Alabama, 35203
  • Phone:
    • 205-533-6950
  • Schedule:
    • Monday: 08:00:00 - 17:00:00
    • Tuesday: 08:00:00 - 17:00:00
    • Wednesday: 08:00:00 - 17:00:00
    • Thursday: 08:00:00 - 17:00:00
    • Friday: 08:00:00 - 17:00:00
  • Law Firm:

ABOUT Mr. Robert L. Williams

Robert L. Williams has represented hospitals, physicians, nursing homes and other healthcare providers and insurers in the defense of professional liability claims since 1981. His litigation practice also encompasses other professional liability matters, surplus lines and reinsurance matters, and the defense of personal injury and wrongful death claims. Active in the defense and healthcare liability bar, he is a frequent speaker on medical malpractice, personal injury and wrongful death litigation. He is a member of the Alabama Defense Lawyers Association, and the Defense Research Institute, among others.

A graduate of Auburn University and the University of Alabama School of Law, Mr. Williams holds a master’s degree in psychology and taught psychology at LaGrange College in LaGrange, Georgia before beginning his law practice. He is also an accomplished photographer, licensed Realtor and FAA Certified Remote (drone) pilot.

EXPERIENCE

Mr. Williams has tried numerous jury cases to verdict over the past three decades.

PUBLICATIONS

•“Unnecessary Surgery Based on a False Positive Diagnosis”, “Failure to Identify, Isolate and Protect Vital Structure During Surgery”, “Erroneous Medication Prescription” and “Medical Device Malfunction”, Common Themes and Defenses in Medical Malpractice, National Business Institute, December 2008
•“Your Legal Position: Issues in Healthcare Litigation”, Alabama Ophthalmology Administrator Seminar, Fall 2008
•“Dynamic Techniques for Using Expert Witnesses” and “Settlement Strategies in Complex Malpractice Cases”, Tackling Advanced Medical Malpractice Issues, National Business Institute, September 2008
•“Perinatal Risk Management”, 4th Annual Alabama Perinatal Conference, August 2008
•“Successful Medical Malpractice Suits”, National Business Institute, December 2007
•“Effectively Using Medical Evidence in Court”, National Business Institute, May 2007

Recognitions

•Best Lawyers In America , Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants 2010-2019
•Best Lawyers Lawyer of the Year 2016, Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants, Birmingham
•Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Twenty Year Award
•America’s Most Honored Professionals Top 1% 2018
•America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators 2018
•Corporate Intl Magazine Global Award: Professional Liability Defense Lawyer of the Year in Alabama 2019

PRESENTATIONS

•Unnecessary Surgery Based on a False Positive Diagnosis”, “Failure to Identify, Isolate and Protect Vital Structure During Surgery”, “Erroneous Medication Prescription” and “Medical Device Malfunction”, Common Themes and Defenses in Medical Malpractice, National Business Institute, December 2008
•“Your Legal Position: Issues in Healthcare Litigation”, Alabama Ophthalmology Administrator Seminar, Fall 2008
•“Dynamic Techniques for Using Expert Witnesses” and “Settlement Strategies in Complex Malpractice Cases”, Tackling Advanced Medical Malpractice Issues, National Business Institute, September 2008
•“Perinatal Risk Management”, 4th Annual Alabama Perinatal Conference, August 2008
•“Successful Medical Malpractice Suits”, National Business Institute, December 2007
•“Effectively Using Medical Evidence in Court”, National Business Institute, May 2007

In The News

Hall Booth Smith Attorneys Honored By The Best Lawyers In America 2020

August 15, 2019
Hall Booth Smith, P.C. (HBS) is pleased to announce 24 lawyers from the firm were honored in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in

Robert Williams and Andrew Knowlton Join Hall Booth Smith

August 9, 2017
Hall Booth Smith, P.C. is delighted to announce Robert L. Williams has joined its Birmingham office as a partner and Andrew Knowlton has joined as an associate.Williams, partner, concentrates

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Areas of LAW

  • Business Litigation
  • Health Care
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Medical Negligence
  • Dental Negligence
  • Hospital Law
  • Insurance
  • Real Estate
  • Drone law

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