H. David Blair

H. David Blair


Blair & Stroud

Recognized since 1993

Batesville, Arkansas

Practice Areas

Bet-the-Company Litigation

Commercial Litigation

Litigation - Construction

Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs

Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs

Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs

Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants

Professional Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2012 - Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2009 - Personal Injury Litigation
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I have fifty years experience representing clients, both plaintiffs and defendants, in a wide variety of litigation matters from local court through the United States Supreme Court. The subject matter of cases include:

Personal Injury and Wrongful Death

Medical Negligence

Product Liability

Aviation Accidents

Motor Vehicle Accidents

Industrial Injuries

Boating Accidents

Medical Devices

Directors and Officers Liability

Contractual Disputes

General Business/Corporate Issues

Gas Royalty Disputes

Insurance Policy Disputes

Securities Issues

Real Property Use and Title Questions

Probate Disputes

Enviornmental Damage

Equitable Remedies

In the early years of my practice I handled the defense of a number of federal and state criminal prosecutions.

My significant professional activites, apart from client representation, include election of Editor in Chief, Arkansas Law Review (1964-65), Member of Arkansas Supreme Court Civil Jury Instruction Committe (Chairman 1990-2000) Member of Arkansas Supreme Court Civil Procedure Committee (1974-1998) and Special Justitce, Arkansas Supreme Court.

Contact & Links

Location

  • 500 East Main Street, Suite 201
    P.O. Box 2135
    Batesville, AR 72501

Languages

  • English

Education

  • University of Arkansas, LL.B, graduated 1965
  • Hendrix College, BBus, graduated 1962

Bar Admissions

  • Arkansas, Supreme Court of Arkansas
  • Arkansas, US District Court Eastern & Western Districs of Arkansas
  • Arkansas, 8th Circuit US Court of Appeals
  • United States, United States Supreme Court
  • United States, US Tax Court
  • Tennessee, US District Court Western District of Tennessee
  • Texas, US District Court Western District Texas
  • Wisconsin, US District Court Eastern District Wisconsin
  • United States, 10th Circuit US Court of Appeals

Affiliations

  • American Bar Association - Member
  • American Board of Trial Advocates - Diplomate
  • American College of Trial Lawyers - Fellow
  • Arkansas Bar Association - Member
  • International Academy of Trial Lawyers - Fellow

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2012 - Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2009 - Personal Injury Litigation

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

  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs, Jonesboro (2012)
  • Personal Injury Litigation, Little Rock (2009)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
  • Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
  • Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Professional Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs

Special Focus

  • Automobile Collision
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Product Liability

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