Dismissal for Ford in a design defect case in Louisiana
Mary Kay Hill
Tom Bazemore works tirelessly to learn everything he can about his clients and the challenges they face. He thoroughly investigates their operations, their employees and their policies. In the areas of fraud, bad faith, product liability defense and insurance defense, Tom brings extensive litigation experience and a proven track record to the representative process.
Since joining the firm in 1996, Tom has successfully defended clients in various trial venues at both the State and Federal levels, in both rural and urban court systems. Tom is motivated by the unpredictability and problem-solving opportunities that come with practicing law. Understanding the time and effort that goes into being an efficient and effective advocate, Tom is quick to remind people that a quick fix serves no one. His commitment to creating value for clients has led to his admission to the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel, which is composed of recognized leaders in the legal community who have achieved professional distinction.
Tom spends time away from the office hunting, golfing and fishing with his wife and two children, Thomas and Mills.
Tom earned his BS from The University of Alabama and his JD from Cumberland School of Law at Samford University.
Bar & Court Admissions
Alabama State Bar
Alabama Defense Lawyers Association
American Bar Association
Association of Trial Lawyers of America
Birmingham Bar Association
Defense Research Institute
Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel
Defense verdict for Allstate in a case involving arson and “bad faith” arising from a fire at an investment property03
Represented numerous insurance agents and construction companies under their policies04
Represented numerous insurers in State and Federal Court when attacked over premium changes, adjusting policies, alleged wrongful denials05
Tom has tried cases to defense verdicts in Alabama, Louisiana, West Virginia, and Missouri.
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Distinctions & Contributions
Author, “Picking Up the Tab When You Weren’t Invited to Dinner: An Insured’s Effort to Collect a Consent Judgment to the Surprise of the Insurer,” FDCC Insights: A Journal for Defense and Corporate Counsel, June 201702
Listed by The Best Lawyers in America since 2016 for Insurance Law, Litigation - Insurance, Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants and Product Liability Litigation - Defendants03
Speaker, RIMS Alabama Chapter 2017 Seminar (April 2017)04
Listed by Super Lawyers (2010, 2014-2017)