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Thu 21st Jul | 2022

Ben J. Whitman Re-Elected to Board of Directors of Florida Justice Association

Partner News Personal Injury Press Release BY

West Palm Beach, FL – June 22, 2022 – Clark, Fountain, La Vista, Prather, and Littky-Rubin is pleased to announce that Partner Ben J. Whitman has been re-elected to the Board of Directors of the Florida Justice Association for his third term.

As a member of the Board, Mr. Whitman will assist in setting policy for the organization, act as a lobbyist on pertinent issues at the Florida Legislature, fundraise, and more. 

The election occurred on Thursday, June 16th, during the organization’s Annual Convention at The Breakers of Palm Beach. 

The Florida Justice Association (FJA) is dedicated to strengthening and upholding Florida’s civil justice system and protecting the rights of Florida’s citizens and consumers. 

In addition, the Florida Justice Association works in the legislative, political, and public arenas to ensure that all Floridians are informed of their rights to justice and understand the importance of these rights, which are at the very core of what it means to be American, are safeguarded and protected.

“The work of the Florida Justice Association and its members is paramount when it comes to protecting the citizens of Florida,” said Whitman. “The Board of Directors will help shape policies and rules that determine the way we work as attorneys and how our client’s cases are affected,” he continued.

Since joining the organization in 2016, Mr. Whitman has served on the Board of Directors of the Young Lawyers Section. He is also an active member of several committees including Auto Insurance, Construction Law, Sovereign Immunity, and the Vanguard. 

In 2018, Mr. Whitman was elected to the FJA’s Board of Directors, which he has maintained since. 

For two consecutive years, he earned the Bronze Eagle Award, an award given to members who are committed to defending civil justice at the Capitol, promoting lasting and meaningful reforms to protect injured victims, preserving the safety of Florida’s consumers, and ensuring the continued success of their practices for years to come.

Whitman is also a frequent lecturer for the FJA’s Annual Seminars and CLE courses where he provides expert analysis on Identifying and Handling complex injury case types such as Defective Roadway Design, Electrocution, Utility, and Aerial Lift Cases. 

Ben J. Whitman is a partner of the prestigious plaintiff injury firm Clark, Fountain, La Vista, Prather & Littky-Rubin and focuses his nationwide practice on catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases as a result of defective products, commercial trucking accidents, negligent security, and complex liability cases. 

About Clark Fountain

The attorneys at Clark, Fountain, La Vista, Prather & Littky-Rubin, a West Palm Beach law firm, have been representing clients in all areas of personal injury litigation, including automobile and trucking crashes, product liability, wrongful death, and medical malpractice law for three decades. Clark Fountain attorneys have secured more than one billion dollars in verdicts and settlements for their injured clients in Florida and throughout the United States. For more information, call our office at 561-899-2100.

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