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Jon's primary practice is in the area of civil litigation involving mass torts related to defective medical devices & dangerous prescription drugs. Jon also handles cases involving products liability, class actions, wrongful death, auto/trucking accidents, commercial disputes, consumer protection, insurance fraud, and general personal injury matters.


 


Jon is currently representing clients nationwide who received defective medical devices such as recalled hip replacements, metal-on-metal hip implants, recalled knee replacements, and transvaginal mesh. Jon is also representing clients who suffered serious side effects from numerous prescription drugs.


Jon handles cases not only throughout the State of Alabama, but also throughout the entire Country. He is admitted to practice before the Alabama Supreme Court as well as the United States District Courts for the Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Alabama. He is a member of the Alabama State Bar Association, Birmingham Bar Association, Alabama Association for Justice and American Association for Justice.


 


Outside of work, Jon enjoys traveling, spending time outdoors, and being on the water either boating, skiing, or fishing. He is an avid follower of college and professional football and basketball. Jon is an Eagle Scout and continues to volunteer and support many civic organizations.


 



Pittman, Dutton & Hellums, P.C. is a full-service plaintiff’s law firm that has tenaciously represented the rights of thousands of individuals, consumers and small businesses injured or killed by defective products, auto or trucking accidents, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, medical malpractice, construction accidents, or nursing home abuse, and those defrauded by insurance companies.

Since this may be considered lawyer advertising, Alabama State Bar rules require the following: "No representation is made that the quality of legal services performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers"

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  1. Defective Products: 60%
  2. Class Action: 10%
  3. Wrongful Death: 10%
  4. Mesothelioma: 10%
  5. Personal Injury: 10%

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Contingent (33-45%)

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  • Michael P. Mcgartland

    I have worked with Jon on several cases and other matters and I endorse him. He is a dedicated and skilled attorney who cares about his cases.

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    Michael Mcgartland Defective and dangerous products Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Christopher Sean Hamer

    Jon is a smart and talented lawyer. In working with him on various matters, I have always been impressed with his technical acumen and eye for detail. I strongly recommend this lawyer.

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    Christopher Hamer Probate Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
ALAuthorized to practice law201108/13/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuperLawyers2016
Rising StarSuperLawyers2015
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyPittman, Dutton & Hellums, P.C.2011 - Present
Law ClerkPittman, Dutton & Hellums, P.C.2008 - 2011
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Alabama State Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
Birmingham Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
Alabama Association for JusticeMember2011 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember2011 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Defective Hip ImplantsSettled
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Samford University, Cumberland School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2011
Samford University, Cumberland School of LawN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts2005