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Kentucky Medical Lawsuit Defense Attorneys

At Darby & Gazak, P.S.C., our seasoned litigators have more than fifty years combined experience focused on insurance defense, the area of law around which our entire firm was built. We prepare each case, including those involving the following, as though it is going to trial. Contact our Kentucky medical lawsuit defense lawyers, who possess the experience and advanced degrees to understand medicine, drug interactions, and the inner workings of the medical field from a unique perspective.

Honor, loyalty, professionalism, and hard work are the cornerstones of this boutique litigation firm. The attorneys, paralegals, and support staff, listed below, function cohesively within these principles to the mutual benefit of clients and insurers.

Attorney Darryl W. Darby Since founding Darby and Gazak, P.S.C. in 1998, Mr. Darby has provided exemplary service to each and every client. He retired in December 2015 and will be greatly missed as he moves into the field of mediation.
Attorney Daniel B. Gazak Senior Partner, has a Ph.D. in Pharmacology and Toxicology, and extensive litigation and trial experience.
Attorney Darby G. White Partner, is a trial attorney with extensive appellate experience.
Attorney James E. Smite Partner, has been with the firm over seven years and is also a registered nurse.
Attorney Ronald J. Smyth Partner, has been promoted to Partner.
Attorney Nicholas K. Holtor Partner, is also admitted to practice in Ohio.
Attorney Remi T. Warner Associate,  is also admitted to practice in Indiana.
Attorney Scott Reginald Wilson Associate,  joined the firm in 2013.

Our attorneys practice on a state and federal level.

Sharon Stauble-Smite is our office manager, billing administrator, and a paralegal with more than fourteen years of experience in malpractice litigation, all with our firm.

Andrea Wassel is a paralegal with over nine years experience in the legal field and is the paralegal for Attorney Daniel Gazak.

Anne J. Watson BSN, RN serves as a Nurse Paralegal for the firm. She has over 30 years experience in the healthcare field.

Shannon Jacobs-Valdes serves as Paralegal to senior partner Darryl W. Darby and partners Darby G. White, James E. Smite and Ronald J. Smyth.

Scherri Kayrouz, BSN, RN, serves as a nurse consultant with over 30 yrs experience in healthcare, primarily acute hospital care and neuro rehab.

All are committed to the satisfaction and success of our clients. Contact Darby & Gazak, P.S.C., for focused, responsive legal representation.

Darby & Gazak, P.S.C., in Louisville, Kentucky, represents clients in Louisville, Lexington, Owensboro, Bowling Green, Covington, Hopkinsville, Paducah, Ashland, Pikeville, and throughout Jefferson County, Franklin County, Fayette County, McCracken County, Warren County, Christian County, Kenton County, Davies County, and Henderson County.

3020 Office Point Plate,
Suite 205
Louisville, KY 42020
Phone: 205-426-8778
Toll Free: 826-276-9666
Fax: 205-412-1209
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