Kent Buckingham is a board-certified, AV rated attorney—earning the highest possible rating from Martindale-Hubbell. In addition, he practiced for several years as an eye doctor before beginning his legal career. This experience has endowed him with the unique insight necessary to effectively represent plaintiffs in medical malpractice cases. His firm has obtained numerous multi-million-dollar settlements and judgments. He is a member of the American Association for Justice, a member of the Birth Trauma Litigation Group, and a Diplomate of the National Board of Trial Advocacy.
Mr. Buckingham is also an internationally-recognized speaker, having presented lectures on the area of professional malpractice to the British Contact Lens Association Annual Conference in Bournemouth, England; to the Bausch & Lomb European Symposium On Contact Lenses in Seville, Spain; to the International Contact Lens Congress in Australia; and to several Annual Symposiums on the Cornea, Contact Lenses & Contemporary Vision Care. He has published numerous articles in the field of medical negligence.
His cases have been profiled in such media as Time magazine, the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Drug Topics, the National Law Journal, and People magazine. He has been asked to discuss his medical malpractice cases on national programs such as CBS Evening News, MSNBC, ABC News, and Good Morning America.
Professional Distinctions & Achievements
Martin Hubbell.com & Lawyers.com, 2013 – Client Distinction Award
Martin Hubbell Peer Review, 2012 – Highest Possible Rating in both Legal Ability and Ethical Standards
Lexis Nexis and Martindale Hubbell, 1995-2010, Peer Review Rating-AV Rated, 15-year Anniversary
The National Law Journal, Nov 18, 2002 – Verdicts and Settlements
The National Law Journal, Nov 8, 1999 – Misread Prescription $450K award