Lloyd N. Bell
Lloyd Bell is an experienced medical malpractice and catastrophic injury trial attorney, who has been lead counsel in over 75 civil jury trials over his 25-year career. Mr. Bell is a member of The Inner Circle of Advocates, an invitation-only group limited to 100 of the leading plaintiffs lawyers in the United States.
After graduating with honors from the Virginia Military Institute, Mr. Bell attended Mercer University Law School where he graduated in 1992. Upon graduation, Mr. Bell began his legal career in U.S. Army JAG Corps, serving four years on active duty, first as a prosecutor and later as defense counsel, where he represented soldiers accused of felony crimes. Mr. Bell received an Honorable Discharge, and then entered private practice working for several large insurance defense law firms. He founded his own firm – Bell Law Firm – in 1999, and since that time, has dedicated his practice exclusively to representing people who have suffered serious injury or wrongful death due to medical malpractice and other catastrophic events. Mr. Bell has developed a particular expertise in representing people who have suffered catastrophic brain and spinal cord injury.
Over the past 5 years, Mr. Bell has obtained several of the largest verdicts in Georgia, including recently, a record $26 Million medical malpractice verdict in Muscogee County Georgia, for a client who suffered brain damage following neck surgery; a $15 Million medical malpractice verdict for client who suffered a spinal cord injury following a blood draw; $5.4 Million medical malpractice verdict for a woman who had her leg amputated after a botched procedure, $4.4 Million medical malpractice verdict for a client who suffered Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (“CRPS) following a blood draw, $3.8 Million against a restaurant chain for a client who suffered a crush injury to her foot and developed CRPS; a $3.9 Million verdict in a truck wreck case tried in federal court in Virginia; a $2 Million verdict against a grocery store after a customer slipped and fell leading to neck surgery and permanent nerve damage, a $2 Million verdict for slip and fall in a grocery store; and $1.2 Million verdict wrongful death trucking case tried in federal court in Georgia. Mr. Bell has recovered over $100 Million in settlements for his clients in both state and federal courts throughout the United States.
Mr. Bell has been recognized by Georgia Trend Magazine as Legal Elite every year since 2011, most recently in the December 2018 edition. He has been recognized by Atlanta Magazine as a Georgia “Super Lawyer” every year since 2005, and was listed by Atlanta Magazine as one of the “Top 100” lawyers in Georgia in every year since 2012.
The Inner Circle of Advocates
American Association for Justice (AAJ)
American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) (Chair of Membership, Georgia Chapter) Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (GTLA)
Southern Trial Lawyers Association
Atlanta Bar Association
Board Member, and former Chair of Side by Side Brain Injury Clubhouse
Supreme Court of The United States
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces Northern District of Georgia
Georgia Supreme Court
Georgia Court of Appeals
Georgia Superior and State Courts