John F. Townsend, III

ISLN: 910055060
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Practice Areas:
Automobile Accidents, Automobile Negligence, Insurance Claims, Product Liability, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Aviation Law, Wrongful Death, Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) Accidents, Animal Attacks, Aquatic Injuries, Bicycle Accidents, Boating Accidents, Bodily Injury, Brain Injury, Bus Accidents, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Catastrophic Injury, Commercial Vehicle Liability, Cumulative Trauma, Dog Bites, Electrical Injury, Head Injury, Motorcycle Accidents, Pedestrian Injuries, Power Line Contact Injury, Rental Vehicle Litigation, Psychological Injury, Repetitive Stress Injury, School Bus Accidents, Severe Burns, Sexual Abuse, Slip-and-Falls, Spinal Injury, Subway Accidents, Third-Party Wrongful Death, TMJ Dysfunction, Tourist Injuries, Transfusion-Associated AIDS, Traumatic Brain Injury, Whiplash

1996: Indiana; U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana; and U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit

Law School:
Indiana University, J.D.

Indianapolis, Indiana State and American Bar Associations; Indiana Trial Lawyers Association (Sustaining Member; Board of Directors, 2004–); American Association for Justice (Member, Board of Governors, New Lawyers Division, 2002–); Seventh Circuit Bar Association, American Board of Trial Advocates

Order of the Coif. Fellow: Indiana Bar Foundation
Inducted into Indiana College of Trial Lawyers

Indianapolis, Indiana


Crossno v. State, 726 N.E. 2d 375 (Ind. App. 2000); Sears Roebuck & Co. v. Manuilov, 742 N.E.2d 453 (Ind. 2001); Fort v. C.W. Keller Trucking 330 F. 3d 1006 (7th Cir. 2002); Carolina Casualty Insurance Company v. E.C. Trucking 396 F.3d 837 (7th Cir. 2005); Theofanis v. Boston Scientific Corp. 2005 WL 731080 (S.D. Ind. 2005); Connecticut General Life Ins. Co. v. Smith 2007 WL 854029 (S.D. Ind. 2007); State Farm v. Jakupko 856 N.E.2d 778 (Ind.App. 2006); 881 N.E.2d 654 (Ind. 2008); Harpold v. Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. 2009 WL 35277 (S.D. Ind. 2009).; Cincinnati Ins. Co. v. Trosky 918 N.E.2d 1 (Ind.App. 2009), trans. denied.; Wade v. Terex-Telelect, Inc. 966 N.E.2d 186 (Ind.App. 2012), trans. denied.