Law School - Cumberland, Samford University (AL)
Bar Admission - 9/24/1993
Law Office Locations:
Geographic Areas Served:
All Alabama Counties, Beasley Allen also handles cases throughout the United States.
Ben Baker specializes in products liability with secondary specialties nursing home litigation, aviation crashes and construction site injuries.
Areas of Practice:
New York (2002)
United States Supreme Court (1999)
Washington D.C. (1994)
Alabama, all State and Federal Courts (1993)
Georgia, Eleventh Circuit (1993)
Tennessee Association for Justice
Birmingham Bar Association
Montgomery County Bar Association
Montgomery County Trial Lawyers Association
Alabama Trial Lawyers Association (Executive Committee)
American Association for Justice
Ben graduated from the Cumberland School of Law in 1993 and began his law practice with the Birmingham firm Emond &Vines. Although Ben's practice has always focused on products liability and crashworthiness cases, his secondary specialties are in the areas of nursing home litigation, aviation crashes and construction site injuries. Ben is a former partner in the Birmingham firm of Hogan, Smith & Alspaugh.
Ben has frequently lectured on legal topics for various organizations including: the Alabama Trial Lawyer Association, the Birmingham Bar Association, the Cumberland School of Law, the National Business Institute, the Southern Trial Lawyers Association and Jones School of Law.
Ben Baker recently obtained a $2.75 million verdict against Ford Motor Company in a Montgomery, AL wrongful death case. In 2009 he also obtained a $3.5 million verdict in a Chilton County, Alabama wrongful death case. Ben Baker was also part of the trial team that obtained a $4 million verdict in Montgomery county against Walmart in a defective tire case.
Ben Baker has also obtained a $12 million record verdict against against a cab guard manufacturer, involving a defective product in a crashworthiness case. He has also settled many crashworthiness cases which have resulted in multi-million dollar recoveries for his clients.
Ben Baker has also been selected to Super Lawyers 2010, published by Business Alabama magazine.
In December 2010, Ben Baker was selected as Beasley Allen's Lawyer of the Year for the Product Liability Section.