Twin Cities Medical Malpractice Lawyer

  • Contact Info & Practice Areas

    • Full Name: Robert J. King
    • Office Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
    • Email: bob@lommen.com
    • Phone: 612.336.9348
    • Fax: 612.339.8064
    • Vcard:
    • Aviation Accidents
    • Bad Faith
    • Class Actions
    • Commercial Litigation
    • Complex Litigation
    • Defamation & Privacy
    • Medical Malpractice
    • Medical Products & Devices
    • Motor Vehicle Accidents & Injuries
    • Personal Injury Litigation
    • Premises Liability
    • Products Liability
    • Professional Malpractice
    • Railroad Law
    • Trial Practice
    • Wrongful Death
  • Profile

    Bob King has represented personal injury and wrongful death victims and their families for over 25 years in state and federal courts throughout the region. His practice focuses on medical malpractice and product liability and industrial accidents. He also has considerable experience in railroad and aviation cases, car accidents, and all variety of other types of personal injury claims. A significant portion of his work comes on referral from other attorneys. Mr. King is recognized in The Best Lawyers in America and has repeatedly been listed on the Top 100 Minnesota Super Lawyers® list. Mr. King is certified as a Civil Trial Specialist both nationally (by the National Board of Trial Advocacy) and in Minnesota (by the Minnesota State Bar Association) and is also certified as a Medical Professional Liability Specialist by the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys. Mr. King is a Fellow of the International Society of Barristers and an Associate in the American Board of Trial Advocates, organizations in which membership is by invitation only and is active in numerous professional and community organizations. He is rated AV® Preeminent™ 5.0 out of 5 by Martindale–Hubbell.

  • Bar Admissions

    • Minnesota, 1980
    • Wisconsin, 2003
    • North Dakota, 2008
    • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 1980
    • U.S. Court of Appeals Eighth Circuit, 1983
    • U.S. Supreme Court, 1994
  • Published Works

    • Comparative Fault Quagmire — Settlements and Releases Common Carrier’s Liability, Legislative update, Demonstrative Evidence, MTLA, 1982–1991
    • Products Liability — Liability Theories, Products Liability–A Mock Trial (cross–examining the corporate representative), MILE
    • Products Liability — Discovery, Trial & Settlement, MILE
    • Products Liability — A Focus on Expert Witnesses, MILE
    • Products Liability — The Anatomy of a Products Liability Case, MILE
    • Insurance Litigation — Bad Faith Claims, Plaintiff’s Perspective, MILE
    • Preparing the Personal Injury Case — Case Theory Development, MILE
    • Products Liability Law in Minnesota, MILE
    • Demonstrative Evidence, Basic Skills Series — Courtroom Practice, MILE
    • Chronic Pain Syndrome, Drug & Medical Devices, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Medical Malpractice, MILE
    • Proving Personal Injury Damages — Future Damages, MILE
    • Products Liability — Handling the Plaintiff’s Case, William Mitchell College of Law
    • Uninsured and Underinsured Motorists Claims, Steele County Bar Association
    • Medical Negligence Litigation, Minneapolis Community Television
    • Asbestos and other Environmental Diseases — Legal Basis of Liability, University of Minnesota Medical School
  • Representative Cases

    • Hawkins v. Fontaine, 2008 WL 4006749 (Minn. Ct. App. 2008)
    • Harrison ex rel. Harrison v. Harrison, 733 N.W.2d 451 (Minn. 2007)
    • Harrison ex rel. Harrison v. Harrison, 713 N.W.2d 74 (Minn. Ct. App. 2006)
    • Beaudoin v. South Texas Blood & Tissue Center, 699 N.W.2d 421 (N.D. 2005)
    • Beaudoin v. South Texas Blood & Tissue Center, 676 N.W.2d 103 (N.D. 2004)
    • Olmanson v. Le Sueur County, 673 N.W.2d 506 (Minn. Ct. App. 2004)
    • Bielke v. Regents of the University of Minnesota, 2003 WL 2234892 (Minn. Ct. App. 2003)
    • Carstens v. Mayers, Inc., 574 N.W.2d 733 (Minn. Ct. App. 1998)
    • Westbrock v. Marshalltown Mfg. Co., 473 N.W.2d 352 (Minn. Ct. App. 1991)
    • West Bend Mut. Ins. Co. v. Armstrong, 419 N.W.2d 848 (Minn. Ct. App. 1988)
    • Huver v. Opatz, 392 N.W.2d 237 (Minn. 1986)
    • Huver v. Opatz, 372 N.W.2d 95 (Minn. Ct. App. 1985)
    • Wohlfeil v. Murray Machinery, 344 N.W.2d 869 (Minn. Ct. App. 1984)
  • Memberships

    • Blaisdell YMCA — Member, Board of Directors, 1985–1991
    • Blaisdell YMCA — President, 1987–1989
    • Blaisdell YMCA — Chair, Campaign Committee, 1993–1995
    • Fund for the Legal Aid Society — Member, Board of Directors, 1993–Present
    • International Society of Barristers — Fellow; State Membership Chair, 2009–Present
    • American Board of Trial Advocates — Associate; Minnesota Chapter Treasurer, 2011; Vice President, 2012; President, 2013
    • Academy of Certified Trial Lawyers of Minnesota — Member; Board Member; Dean, 2005
    • Minnesota Association of Justice (formerly the Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association), 1980–present
    • Leaders Forum Member of the American Association for Justice (formerly the Association of Trial Lawyers of America)
    • William Mitchell College of Law Alumni Association, Past President
    • Hennepin County, Minnesota State, American and Federal Bar Associations