Charles H. Thronson

Charles H. Thronson


Parsons Behle & Latimer

Recognized since 1997

Salt Lake City, Utah

Practice Areas

Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs

Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2016 - Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2012 - Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
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Charles Thronson is the active senior partner at Parsons Behle & Latimer and head of the Personal Injury Division. Parsons Behle & Latimer is the largest law firm in the state. He has over 43 years of experience and practices throughout the United States in the areas of medical malpractice (especially birth injury cases), whistleblower (Qui Tam), personal injury, sexual assualt and products liability cases. Mr. Thronson has been involved in a number of cases for personal injury, birth injury and medical malpractice clients that have generated some of the largest verdicts and settlements in the region.

He has been an Adjunct Professor of Law at the S.J. Quinney School of Law at the University of Utah, an Adjunct Professor at Westminster College, a long-time member of the Utah Association for Justice (president, 2009-2010) and a frequent lecturer. He is listed in the Top 100 Lawyers in Utah, Mountain States Super Lawyers and he has been recognized since 1995 in The Best Lawyers in America (2012, 2016 Plaintiffs' Lawyer of the Year -- Medical Malpractice (Salt Lake City); 2019 Lawyer of the Year -- Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs (Salt Lake City)); Nation’s Top One Percent, National Association of Distinguished Counsel; Best Lawyers’ “Best of the Best;” ACQ Law Awards Utah Leading Lawyer of the Year, 2013-2020.

Major verdicts include the largest personal injury/medical malpractice verdict in the state's history (2015 - $11,268,178) in a medical malpractice brain injury case.

Location

  • 201 South Main Street, Suite 1800
    Salt Lake City, UT 84111

Education

  • Creighton University , J.D., magna cum laude, graduated 1977
  • University of Washington, B.A., graduated 1972

Bar Admissions

  • Utah, Utah

Court Admissions

  • U. S. District Court, District of Utah
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims

Parsons Behle & Latimer
Headquarters: Salt Lake City, Utah

43 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

7 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2016 - Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2012 - Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs, Salt Lake City (2019)
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs, Salt Lake City (2016)
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs, Salt Lake City (2012)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs

Special Focus

  • Birth Trauma
  • Brain Injury
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Hospital Malpractice
  • Mass Tort
  • Medical Devices
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Medical Negligence
  • Personal Injury
  • Product Liability
  • Wrongful Death

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