Tracy N. Hendrix

Shareholder

24 years experience

Phone: 205.980.5888

Fax: 205.980.1098

About

Tracy is a native of Geneva, Alabama. She enjoys spending time with her husband and two children. She is an avid University of Alabama football fan, and she enjoys supporting the University of Alabama women’s gymnastics team.

Practice Areas

Appellate advocacy, automobile litigation, construction litigation, funeral home liability, general civil litigation, insurance coverage, insurance defense, premises liability, trucking litigation, workers' compensation

Education

  • B.S., magna cum laude, University of Alabama (1992)
  • J.D., University of Alabama (1995)
Reported Cases & Notable Trials
Honors & Awards
Courts & Professional Associations

Notable Trials

  • Ellis v. Satterfield, Circuit Court of Etowah County, CV-02-1553, tried 2019. Verdict in favor of the Plaintiff for $12,500 where the last demand had been $85,000 and the last offer had been $15,000. Liability was not disputed as the Defendant cut across several lanes of traffic trying to get into the far left lane to make a U-turn. Causation and damages were disputed as there were several gaps in treatment dates.

  • Smith v. Coleman, Circuit Court of Etowah County, CV-18-900818, tried 2019. Defense verdict in a side swipe accident where Plaintiff claimed a rotator cuff tear and shoulder surgery were related to the accident. The Defendant disputed causation.

  • Efferson v. Ahn, Circuit Court of Shelby County, CV-15-900371, tried 2018. Defense verdict in a rear end collision with minor damage. Plaintiff had neck surgery, but Defendant disputed causation.

  • Burt v. Sharrow, Circuit Court of DeKalb County, CV-17-900201, tried 2018. Defense verdict in pedestrian case where the Plaintiff’s Estate alleged the Defendant pulled out in front of a co-defendant causing one of them to ultimately strike the Plaintiff. Co-defendant settled prior to trial. Plaintiff’s counsel alleged the Defendant was under the influence at the time of the accident, and the Defendant received a DUI, but that was ultimately dismissed as the Defendant insisted upon being arrested of being taken to the hospital to be tested.

  • Fuller v. Foreman, Circuit Court of Jefferson County, CV-15-902122, tried 2017. Defense verdict in an automobile case where the Defendant made a left hand turn at a green light failing to yield the right of way to the Plaintiff who was traveling straight. Defendant testified the Plaintiff was speeding. Liability and causation were disputed.

  • Guttery v. Cox, Circuit Court of Cherokee County, CV-15-900095, tried 2017. Defense verdict.

  • Sharp v. Benefield, Circuit Court of DeKalb County, CV-14-900250, tried 2017. Defense verdict.

  • Gallagher v. Biggs, Circuit Court of Jefferson County, CV-14-900712, tried 2016. Defense verdict in a case where the Defendant hit the Plaintiff’s vehicle in the rear in stop and go traffic on the interstate. There was moderate damage to the vehicles. Plaintiff ultimately had a fusion at C5-6, and there were no pre-existing issues.

  • Keath v. Keath and Seay, Circuit Court of Madison County, CV-12-9-1914, tried 2015. Defense verdict on a case where the guest passenger statute was argued as this was a single vehicle accident with allegations of Defendant having a seizure and questionable evidence of prior seizure acitivity.

  • Nelson v. Kyles, Circuit Court of Jefferson County, CV-13-905072, tried 2015. Defense verdict on a disputed liability case as to who ran a red light. Plaintiff claimed soft tissue injuries and his wife made a claim for loss of consortium.

  • Thompson v. Thomas, Circuit Court of Colbert County, CV-11-900244, tried 2015. Defense verdict in a rear end collision. Causation as to a neck herniation was disputed.

Professional

  • Rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell

  • Recognized as one of the most prolific trial attorneys in Alabama, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009

  • Recognized as the second most prolific lawyer in Alabama, 2002

  • Listed among “Top Rated Lawyers” 2010, 2012, and 2017 by B-Metro Magazine

  • Member, Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)

  • Recognized as one of America’s Top 100 Civil Defense Litigators in 2018 and 2019

  • Recognized by Lawyers of Distinction in 2018

  • Recognized by Best Lawyers, 2020

University of Alabama School of Law

  • Student Works Editor, Law and Psychology Review

Education

  • B.S., magna cum laude, University of Alabama (1992)

  • J.D., University of Alabama (1995)

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association

  • Alabama State Bar Association

  • Birmingham Bar Association

  • Shelby County Bar Association

  • Farrah Law Society

  • Phi Beta Kappa

  • Phi Alpha Delta

  • Member, Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)

Courts

  • Admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in Alabama

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama 1995