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Charles E Floyd Jr.

Charles E Floyd Jr.

Floyd And Floyd Attorneys
  • Social Security Disability, Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation...
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Grew up in Phenix City, Alabama and Columbus, Georgia area. Married to childhood sweetheart, Norma Wells Floyd, in 1959 until she died in 2011. Remarried to Martha Tomlin Floyd in 2013. Father dentist, mother housewife,grandfather medical doctor and long time mayor of Phenix City, and four uncles medical doctors or dentists. Three children, Gypsy retired high school teacher, Charles III, law partner since 1992, and Jennifer private school math teacher. All graduated from Auburn University. Seven grandchildren and two great grand daughters.All family lives in Phenix City area. Started as a criminal and divorce lawyer and evolved to personal injury lawyer representing clients in motor vehicle wrecks, insurance claims, serious injury cases, worker compensation and social security disability. I have always tried to be accessible to my clients by telephone, keep them informed, and put their interests first. Most recently completed course work to be registered with Alabama Center for Dispute Resolution and Georgia Commission on Dispute Resolution as a Mediator and Arbitrator in the areas of law I have practiced in Alabama and Georgia for 44 years. years. I have secured multiple jury verdicts in Alabama and Georgia in excess of $1 million. My web page shows in more detail the variety of settlements and jury verdicts I have recovered for clients over my +40 years of litigation practice. I am licensed in both Alabama and Georgia and have concentrated on personal injury, worker compensation and social security disability claims.

Practice Areas
  • Social Security Disability
  • Personal Injury
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Insurance Claims
  • Products Liability
Additional Practice Area
  • Car Accidents
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
11th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Floyd And Floyd Attorneys
- Current
I passed the Alabama exam and began practice in Phenix City,Alabama in 1969. For a year I was trained by a criminal and civil trial attorney, Frank P. Samples, who I have always considered to be one of the best trial lawyers I have ever seen. I then entered solo practice and began to take criminal, domestic, probate, insurance, personal injury and social security disability cases. I also wrote a legal brief reviewing the history of a lien statute from early 1800's and received a favorable decision of the Alabama Supreme Court in a landmark decision--Harrelson vs. Empire Home Loans--on priority of lien holders. I convinced the Court that the law was changed by statutory amendment in 1933 and thereafter gave banks priority over material lien holders if the improvements could not be severed from the land.The prevailing view before the decision was the opposite and a Virginia Law review article even supported the wrong view of the law. In 1971 I passed the Georgia exam when the pass rate was in the 20% range. Then I expanded my practice to Columbus, Georgia. I recovered a jury verdict in 1970 for $30,000 for termination of the electrical power of a client.My first personal injury trial resulted in a jury verdict of $30,000 in 1972 when the liability coverage was only $10,000. I sued the liability insurer of the negligent driver and recovered the balance of $20,000. I tried and won a will contest in 1972 valued at over $1 million. I tried a bus wreck in case in Federal Court in Columbus in 1973 and the jury returned a verdict of $300,000. Next was an arm injury in the local mill and a jury verdict in Columbus Federal court of $150,000 in 1975. Then I filed and tried a wrongful death case of a young worker at a local paper mill in Columbus Federal Court and a predominately female jury awarded the young wife and mother of two small sons $1 million in 1979. At the time it was the largest death verdict in Georgia history. Over the years I have recovered multiple death and serious injury verdicts in excess of $1 million. During that time I have also handled motor vehicle wreck claims of $500,000 down, work injuries of $750,000 down, product liability injuries of $400,000 down, fall down of $50,000 down, discrimination cases, and hundreds of worker compensation claims and social security disability claims before judges in Alabama and Georgia. I have successfully written many legal briefs convincing appellate courts of the correctness of the claims of my clients when the lower courts and judges disagreed. I love my work and the intellectual challenge and have no plans to quit, as being very avid at running, weight training and fitness, my health is excellent.
Auburn University
B.A. | History, Business
Honors: Accounting
Activities: I was a young married man with a very young daughter, commuted to school every day and worked in the afternoon, and did not have time for social activities.
Professional Associations
Georgia Bar Associaion
- Current
Amrican Trial Lawyers Association
- Current
Alabama Bar Association
- Current
American Bar Association
- Current
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Activities: Rated AV Preminent which is the highest rating an attorney can attain for experience, skill and financial
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Lawyer Licensed Ala and Ga
1000-14th Street
Phenix City, AL 36868
Telephone: (334) 297-3378
Cell: (706) 573-4032
Fax: (334) 298-0176