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Ronald Johnson Jr

Ronald Johnson Jr

Louisville Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Products Liability
  • Kentucky
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Biography

Ronald Johnson, a highly experienced trial lawyer based in Kentucky, specializes in advocating for individuals and families impacted by various legal issues such as defective drugs, medical devices, chemicals, hazardous property conditions, semi-truck collisions, automobile wrecks, medical malpractice, and product liability claims. In 2021, Johnson secured the 4th largest personal injury verdict in Kentucky's history, obtaining a $74 million award from a Boone County jury, later settling for a confidential amount. His extensive career includes successfully trying complex cases in Kentucky, Illinois, and Ohio, notably achieving a federal court verdict exceeding $7 million in a medical device case. Johnson has also negotiated numerous settlements, some valued up to $230 million.

Recognized for his legal prowess, Johnson holds an "AV" rating (pre-eminent) from Martindale and has been honored as a "Super Lawyer" by fellow attorneys. Having served as the former president of the Kentucky Justice Association, he has assumed leadership roles in nationwide litigation, appointed by federal judges. Distinguished as the sole practitioner in Kentucky currently appointed as lead or co-lead counsel in multiple Multi-District Litigations (MDL’s) in Federal Courts, Johnson is a sought-after speaker, regularly sharing insights on complex case litigation and effective courtroom strategies. His achievements underscore his remarkable success, extensive experience, and prominent position within the legal community.

Practice Areas
Medical Malpractice
Personal Injury
Products Liability
Additional Practice Area
  • Car Accidents
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Kentucky
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
President
Kentucky Justice Association
Current
Board Member
Louisville Bar Association
Current
Attorney Advertising Commission
Kentucky Bar Association
Current
Barrister Fellow
Louisville Bar Foundation
- Current
Peter Perlman Outstanding Trial Lawyer Award
Kentucky Justice Association
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Plaintiff Trial Lawyer of the Year
Kentucky Trial Court Review
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Awards
Peter Perlman Outstanding Trial Lawyer Award
Kentucky Justice Association
Plaintiff Trial Lawyer of the Year
Kentucky Trial Court Review
Professional Associations
Kentucky State Bar
Member
Current
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Hendy Johnson Vaughn Emery's Website
Website
Attorney Ronald Johnson's Bio
Blog
Our Personal Injury Blog
Contact & Map
Hendy Johnson Vaughn Emery - Louisville, KY Office
600 W Main St
Ste 100
Louisville, KY 40202
Telephone: (502) 540-5700
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM (Today)
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Sunday: Closed
Hendy Johnson Vaughn Emery - Fort Mitchell, KY Office
2380 Grandview Dr
Fort Mitchell, KY 41017
Telephone: (859) 578-4444
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM (Today)
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Sunday: Closed