We are pleased to announce the selection of Attorney Tim Karns to America’s Top 100 Personal Injury Attorneys® for 2021. Selection to America’s Top 100 Personal Injury Attorneys® is by invitation only and is reserved to identity the nation’s most exceptional litigators for high-value personal injury, catastrophic injury, wrongful death, product liability, and medical malpractice matters.
Tim is an experienced, aggressive, and tactical trial lawyer with a passion for helping personal injury victims and their families. Tim has significant experience in every facet of the litigation process and has spent numerous hours honing his trial skills before a variety of state and federal courts. Additionally, through strategic and zealous advocacy, Tim routinely resolves many cases before trial by utilizing alternative dispute resolution mechanisms such as mediation.
Before joining Wagner Reese, Tim spent nearly eight years as a trial attorney with one of the largest law firms in the United States, where he defended several of the world’s largest and wealthiest corporations in product liability cases, wrongful death lawsuits, and other litigation involving catastrophic personal injuries. Due to the nature of his practice, Tim has acquired extensive knowledge of the Indiana Products Liability Act and the case law governing it. Tim now uses the knowledge and experience he gained representing manufacturers, sellers, and distributors of consumer and industrial products to aid individuals that have been harmed by defective and unreasonably dangerous products.
To be considered for selection to America’s Top 100 Personal Injury Attorneys®, an attorney must focus more than 50% of their active legal practice on personal injury, catastrophic injury, wrongful death, product liability, and/or medical malpractice matters. These minimum qualifications are required for initial consideration. Thereafter, candidates are carefully screened through Advanced Data Analytics evaluating a broad array of criteria, including the candidate’s professional experience, litigation experience, significant personal injury settlements and/or verdicts, peer reputation, and community impact in order to rank the candidates throughout the state. Only the top 100 qualifying attorneys in each state will receive this honor and be selected for membership among America’s Top 100 Personal Injury Attorneys®. With these extremely high standards for selection to America’s Top 100 Personal Injury Attorneys®, less than one-half percent (0.5%) of active attorneys in the United States will receive this honor — truly the most exclusive and elite level of attorneys in the community.