Carl Frederick's practice is concentrated in the litigation of serious personal injury and wrongful death claims resulting from medical malpractice, auto accidents and defective products.
He also litigates bad faith cases against insurance companies for wrongful denial of claims, as well as business disputes and construction law/surety law.
He is certified as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, and is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbel. He is a member of the Million Dollar Roundtable, having obtained numerous million dollar verdicts and settlements.
Mr. Frederick has written and edited the following books:
Kentucky Auto Case Essentials (published by the Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys)
Medical Malpractice in Kentucky(published by L. Smith Publishing, Nashville, Tennessee)
Law and Practice of The Traumatic Brain Injury Case (published by KATA)
Mr. Frederick has spoken at numerous seminars, for both state and national trial lawyer organizations, on personal injury, medical malpractice, and insurance related issues.
He received his undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from Vanderbilt University, and his law degree from the Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville. He has been licensed to practice in Kentucky, including all state and federal courts, since 1973.
He served for many years as the 4th District Vice President of the Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys, and was on the Board of Governors of that organization for 17 years. He is also a member of the Association on Trial Lawyers of America, the Kentucky Bar Association and the Louisville Bar Association.
Supreme Court of the United States
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky
United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky
"Settlement Malpractice" - KATA Seminar - June 17, 2005
"Sovereign Immunity" - KATA Destin Seminar - April 6, 2005
"Medical Depositions" - KATA Seminar - April 16, 2004
Medical Malpractice in Kentucky, authored by Carl D. Frederick
Handling the Brain Injury Case, edited by Carl D. Frederick, Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys
KATA Auto Forms Manual, authored and edited by Carl D. Frederick
|IN||Temporary Admission Excluded||2007||07/03/2022|
|KY||Authorized to Practice Law||1973||06/21/2022|
|Award name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|AV Preeminent Rated||Martindale-Hubbel AV Peer Review Rated||2017|
|Fellow||Litigation Counsel of America||2000|
|Fellow - Civil Trial Practice||National Board of Trail Advocacy||1988|
|Million Dollar Advocate||Million Dollar Advocates Forum||1985|
|Louisville's Best Lawyers||Louisville Magazine||N/A|
|Attorney||Seiller Handmaker, LLC||2000 - 2010|
|Attorney||Weiss and Frederick||1990 - 2000|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Million Dollar Advocates Forum||Million Dollar Advocate||1985 - Present|
|American Association for Justice||Member||1975 - Present|
|Kentucky Justice Association||Member||1975 - Present|
|Kentucky Justice Association||Board of Directors / District Vice President||1991 - 2005|
|Kentucky Justice Association||Handling the Brain Injury Case: A Legal and Medical Primer for Lawyers||2007|
|Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys||Kentucky Auto Case Essentials||1997|
|Lee Smith Publishing||Medical Malpractice in Kentucky: Practical Considerations, Forms and Sources of Information||1990|
|University of Louisville||JD - Juris Doctor||1972|
|Vanderbilt University||Bachelor Engineering||1967|
|Kentucky Justice Association Annual Convention||Statutes of Limitation in Kentucky||2005|
|Louisville Bar Association||Medical Malpractice in Kentucky||2000|
|Kentucky Justice Association||Closed Head Injury: a Medico-legal Approach - Preparing, Presenting and Winning the Plaintiff's Case||1996|
|NBI Seminar||Trying the Automobile Injury Case||1996|
|ATLA Annual Convention||Litigating the Orthopedic Implant Case with a Physician Defendant||1995|