Daniel Clayton
Kinnard Clayton & Beveridge
127 Woodmont Blvd
Nashville, TN 37205-2240
Work Phone: (615)297-1007
Fax Phone: (615)297-1505
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I have been a trial attorney in Tennessee for the past 28 years and have been blessed to meet and represent some wonderful people and families throughout those years. During that time, I've been honored to receive several awards and recognitions. Recent Verdicts: Oct 2014: $5,000,000.00 (Davidson County: Medical Malpractice) for wrongful death of 22 month old from undiagnosed Tick Infection June 2014: $2,960,000.00 (Rutherford County: Automobile Wreck) for injuries sustained by Scott Summerville and the wrongful death of Mr. Jackson following a wreck on I-24 in Murfreesboro. (Jackson family represented by Bill Ramsey) March 2010: $22,000,000.00 (Chattanooga - Federal Court: Medical Malpractice) for injuries following a surgery for a broken leg. Randy Kinnard and Daniel Clayton represented the plaintiffs. 2012 and 2015 Lawyer of the Year (Nashville)- Best Lawyers - Plaintiff Medical Malpractice I limit my practice to helping individuals and families with personal injury and wrongul death claims, medical negligence matters, product liability cases and automobile/bus/tractor-trailer litigation. Past President of the Tennessee Association for Justice. Member: Circle of Advocates, Tennessee Bar Foundation and the Nashville Bar Foundation. Senior Counsel member of the American College of Barristers. Appointed by the Tennessee Supreme Court to serve as a hearing officer for the Tennessee Board of Professional Responsibility. Experience includes multiple presentations to lawyers, legal professionals, health care professionals and judges; featured guest Editorialist for The Tennessean on Nursing Home issues; and have testified numerous times before State House and Senate Legislative Committees. Presentations include: 2014: Essentials of Depositions 2013: Medical Malpractice Update Tennessee Rules of Evidence Civility and Professionalism in the Practice of Law The Essential Elements of Handling the Automobile Collision Case Hot Topics in Medical Malpractice Medical Malpractice – Staying up with the New Medical Malpractice Law The Law of Subrogation in Tennessee Effectively Handling Medical Malpractice Cases in Tennessee Introduction to Nursing Home Litigation Tort Law Update – The Most Important Cases of the Year Three Important Aspects of Voir Dire Seven Steps Followed by Highly Effective Legal Nurse Consultants Winning Ways of Master Trial Lawyers: Walking the Walk; Talking the Talk Trial Practice Changes after the Jury Reform Commission Report Effective Opening Statements HIPPA – New Regulations Impacting our Practice Standard of Review on Appeal Planting the Seed: The Effective Use of Voir Dire Auto Torts Litigation: Resolution by Settlement, Mediation or Trial

Additional Information

TBA Membership Status: Member : 2015 - 2016
Legal Education: Tennessee College of Law
Year Licensed: 1987
Year Licensed in Tennessee: 1987
Section Membership(s): TBA Members
Practice Areas/Areas of Interest: Health & Hospital Law, Insurance Law, Litigation - General Civil Practice, Tort & Personal Injury