C. Jeff Warren, Attorney
Since 1992, Jeff Warren has aggressively represented North Carolinians who have sustained severe and significant injuries whether in the workplace, at a hospital or nursing home, or on the highway. Jeff has obtained 13 verdicts and settlements in excess of $1 million on behalf of his clients in a wide variety of cases including negligent highway design, inadequate security and delayed cancer diagnosis. He brings to the firm a thorough understanding of the law regarding catastrophic auto and truck accidents, premises liability, medical negligence and construction accidents. His hard-earned track record of success on behalf of the firm's clients reflects his skill, dedication and conviction.
Jeff serves on the Board of Governors for the North Carolina Advocates for Justice, an organization that, like him, is dedicated to protecting the legal rights of those injured by the negligence of others. He also serves on the Advocates for Justice's Political Action Committee and is a charter member of its President's Club and Leader's Forum. He is quoted frequently in North Carolina legal publications on various legal issues, and has appeared frequently on Charlotte-area television and radio stations, providing legal advice to listeners and viewers on such subjects as medical negligence and workers' compensation. He is a sought after speaker for legal seminars.
An honors and Order of the Coif graduate from the University of North Carolina School of Law, Jeff brings a diverse background to the practice of law. Prior to law school, Jeff was a Captain in the U.S. Air Force, flying KC-135's throughout the world for six years. Jeff amassed over 2,500 flight hours providing air-to-air refueling to our nation's military aircraft. He won multiple awards and commendations for his service, and was honorably discharged in 1987. Before his military service, Jeff worked as a newspaper reporter for the Washington Star, at that time one of the country's largest daily newspapers, and was a radio news writer with the Voice of America, which broadcasts to millions of listeners worldwide. He received his undergraduate degree with high honors from Towson University, where he played varsity basketball.
After graduating from law school, Jeff started his legal career with one of the state's largest law firms, representing large corporations and insurance companies in litigation matters. The experience has given Jeff a unique and valuable perspective in his representation of clients against big businesses and those same insurance companies.
Jeff is admitted to practice in all North Carolina federal and state courts, and is a member of the North Carolina and Mecklenburg County Bar Associations.
Personal Injury Lawsuit
If you visit other parts of the world, you will find that they are maybe a running joke about Americans. I have friends from Australia, and they often tell me that suing someone seems to be the American way.
by Kevin Cortright
Defective Product Design Cases, Excluding Other Causes and Feasible Design Alternatives
A look at the requirement of Feasible Design Alternative, and the need to show that a product is unreasonably dangerous in order to recover in a Strict liability Case.
by John Cherundolo
Removable Guards and the Case for Liability. What Warnings?
A look at the American Airlines case involving a baggage handler rendered quadriplegic as a result of an alleged defect in the baggage cart.
by John Cherundolo