Injured by another's negligence in Indiana or Kentucky? Attorney Todd Barsumian is here to help.
Todd C. Barsumian is an experienced litigator and trial attorney who helps the seriously injured in Evansville, Newburgh, Boonville, Princeton, Mt. Vernon, and Tell City, Indiana. He is also licensed in Kentucky and often practices in Henderson and the surrounding counties.
Todd was selected by Indiana Super Lawyers as a Rising Star in 2009, 2011, 2012 and 2013. The Rising Star designation is an honor bestowed on no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the State of Indiana by their peers. Todd was selected to The National Trial Lawyers Association: Top 40 under 40 Civil Plaintiff Attorneys for the State of Indiana in 2012 and to its Top 100 Indiana Civil Plaintiff Attorneys in 2016. Todd has achieved Martindale Hubbell's Preeminent AV Peer Rating and a 5.0 out of 5.0 Client Rating, a 10 out of 10 Avvo Rating, and is Lead Counsel Rated in areas of Personal Injury and Elder Law.
After spending 12 years at the Evansville law firm of Kahn, Dees, Donovan & Kahn, LLP, where he was a litigation partner, he established Barsumian Law in 2010.
In addition to wrongful death and serious injury cases arising out of premises liability, automobile, bicycle, construction site and motorcycle accidents, Todd's litigation experience includes cases of commercial and semi truck accidents, underinsured and uninsured motorist insurance coverage cases, asbestos exposure, consumer product liability, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, and employment discrimination. Todd's experience in a variety of cases even includes the defense of a fraud claim involving the authenticity of marginal notations claimed to have been made by Leonardo da Vinci.
Todd also has experience representing small businesses. He obtained a six figure negligence and nuisance jury verdict and judgement on behalf of a local manufacturer in an 8-day jury trial against a municipality and its water and sewer utility for damages sustained by the manufacturer arising out of flooding caused by a poorly maintained creek channel.
Todd is a former board member of the Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana, 2008-2010, and was Chair of the Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana Product Liability Section in 2007. He is admitted to practice in Indiana and Kentucky and before various federal courts, as well as the United States Supreme Court. He is a member of the Indiana Trial Lawyer's Association, Kentucky Justice Association and American Association for Justice. Todd is experienced with the concerns of both sides, which helps him approach a case slightly differently than others might. He is also a registered mediator in Indiana and embraces alternative dispute resolution when it is in his client's interest.
|KY||Authorized to practice law||2001||11/07/2019|
|IN||Active In Good Standing||1998||10/26/2019|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Super Lawyer: Plaintiff's Personal Injury||Super Lawyer||2018|
|Lifetime Achievement Award||America's Top 100 Attorneys||2017|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers||The National Trial Lawyers||2016|
|Rated Attorney||Lead Counsel||2015|
|Rising Stars||Super Lawyers||2013|
|Rising Stars||Super Lawyers||2012|
|Top 40 Under 40||The National Trial Lawyers||2012|
|Rising Stars||Super Lawyers||2011|
|Rising Stars||Super Lawyers||2009|
|Property Law Tutor||Drake University Law School||1997|
|Member||Drake University Law Review||1997|
|Owner||Barsumian Law||2010 - Present|
|Partner||Kahn, Dees, Donovan & Kahn, LLP||2006 - 2010|
|Associate||Kahn, Dees, Donovan & Kahn, LLP||1998 - 2005|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Association for Justice||Member||2014 - Present|
|Kentucky Justice Association||Member||2010 - Present|
|Indiana Trial Lawyers Association||Member||2010 - Present|
|United States Supreme Court||Admitted||2010 - Present|
|Kentucky Bar Association||Member||2001 - Present|
|Evansville Bar Association||Member||1998 - Present|
|Indiana Bar Association||Member||1998 - Present|
|United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana||Admitted||1998 - Present|
|United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana||Admitted||1998 - Present|
|Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana||Board of Directors||2008 - 2010|
|Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana||Chair - Products Liability Section||2007 - 2008|
|Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana||Member||1998 - 2010|
|Defense Research Institute||Member||1998 - 2010|
|Indiana Lawyer||Practice Makes Privileged: Protecting the Testifying Expert||2009|
|Drake Law Review||Bail Bondsmen and Bounty Hunters: Re-Examining the Right to Recapture||1999|
|Drake University Law School||JD - Juris Doctor||1998|
|Hanover College||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1995|
|DTCI Annual Conference||Issues Facing the Defense Lawyer in the Tri-Partite Relationship: Excess Judgments and Reservations of Rights Letters||2009|
|DTCI Annual Seminar||Recovery of Non-Personal Injury Damages in Products Liability||2005|
|ICLEF Direct and Cross-Examination of Experts||The Law of Experts in Indiana||2004|
|DTCI Annual Seminar||Products Liability Legislative Update and Electronic Discovery||2004|
|Walker v. George Koch Sons, Inc., 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 25879 (S.D. Miss. 2009)||Plaintiff's motion to strike affirmative defenses denied and defendant's motion for fees granted.|
|Black v. AC&S, Inc. et al., 785 N.E.2d 1084 (Ind. 2003)||Plaintiff's claims dismissed.|
|Harris v. AC&S, Inc. et al., 785 N.E.2d 1087 (Ind. 2003)||Plaintiff's claims dismissed.|
|Vaughn v. Daniels Co., 841 N.E.2d 1133 (Ind. 2006)||Plaintiff's product liability claims dismissed against designer, but negligent design claims allowed to proceed.|
|Hitachi Constr. Machinery Co. Ltd. v. Amax Coal Co., 737 N.E.2d 460 (Ind.Ct.App. 2000)||Plaintiff's product liability claims dismissed after application of economic loss rule.|
|Swift v. Pirnat, 828 N.E.2d 444 (Ind.Ct.App. 2005)|
|Knoy v. Cary, 813 N.E.2d 1170 (Ind. 2004)|
|Airgas Mid-America v. Long, 812 N.E.2d 842 (Ind.Ct.App. 2004)|
|Ross Bros. Constr. Co., Inc. v. Int'l Steel Services, Inc., 282 F.3d 867 (7th Cir. 2002)||Secured reversal of district court order.|
|Austin v. Vanderburgh County Sheriff Merit Com'n, 761 N.E.2d 875 (Ind.Ct.App. 2002)|
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