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Scott Philip Whonsetler


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Practice Areas:

  • Medical Malpractice Defense


Over the last twelve years, Scott has concentrated his practice in the areas of medical malpractice and long term care defense. He is licensed to practice in the States of Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio. In Kentucky, he was the retained attorney for the 1,600 physicians insured by the PIE Mutual Insurance Company.

Scott handles cases of a minimal severity of $300,000 or more and has handled cases in almost every medical specialty. Particular areas of concentration have been Surgery-General/Vascular, Obstetrical, Neurological, Urological, Orthopedic/Hand/Plastic, Cardiology and Radiology as well as Family Practice.  He is also listed in the top 20 "Most Prolific Trial Attorneys from 1998 to 2008" by The Kentucky Trial Court Reporter.  He was selected by Law & Politics Magazine's as one of Kentucky's 2009 Super Lawyers and named to Cambridge's Who's Who's in Professionals in 2009.


  • University of Louisville School of Law, Louisville, Kentucky
    • J.D. - 1983
  • University of Kentucky College of Law, Lexington, Kentucky
    • 1979
  • University of Exeter, England
    • 1980
  • Wittenberg University, Springfield, Ohio
    • B.A. - 1980

Bar Admission

  • Indiana, 1983
  • Kentucky, 1984
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana, 1983
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky, 1984
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1984

Professional Associations

  • Louisville Bar Association, Member
  • Kentucky Bar Association, Member
  • Indiana Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member

Current Employment Position

  • Attorney