R. Paul Williams
Personal Injury Attorney in Jackson
Paul has recovered millions of dollars on behalf of his clients. As a result of the millions of dollars obtained in settlements and verdicts, Paul has been certified as a Life Member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum® and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum®. The attention to detail and tireless effort put into each case he handles has allowed Paul to become one of the preeminent elder abuse lawyers in the country. Paul is passionate about his work and devoted to obtaining justice for his clients. Paul takes extreme pride in holding nursing home companies responsible when they neglect and abuse our nation’s most vulnerable population – the elderly.
Paul has a specific focus on representing victims of nursing home abuse and neglect. Paul understands the unique complexities of elder abuse law, which allows him to effectively represent his clients’ interests against these large companies. As a result of his ability to obtain exceptional value for his clients, Paul has been asked by attorneys throughout the country to assist in representing victims of nursing home abuse and neglect.
Paul has represented victims of nursing home abuse who have experienced severe and debilitating pressure sores, infections, and amputations, as well as suffered broken bones, physical abuse, dehydration and malnutrition, medication errors, failure to obtain medical treatment, misplaced feeding tubes, and wrongful death.
Paul is a member of the American Association for Justice and their Nursing Home Litigation Group, where Paul has been invited to speak on numerous occasions regarding issues in elder abuse law. Additionally, Paul is a member of the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers.
Paul also represents individuals who have suffered catastrophic injuries as a result of trucking collisions, automobile collisions, and offshore incidents. Additionally, he represents families who have been injured by defective medical devices and drugs against large pharmaceutical and medical device companies.
Paul graduated law school from Mississippi College with honors in the top 10 percent of his class. While in law school, Paul was Executive Editor of the Mississippi College Law Review and was a member of the Mississippi College Moot Court Board. Paul is licensed to practice law in Mississippi, California, and Arkansas before the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, as well as before the United States Supreme Court.