Starnes Davis Florie

Allen C. King


Allen C. King

Allen C. King


100 Brookwood Place
7th Floor
Birmingham, AL 35209

Allen King is partner at Starnes Davis Florie and serves as the firm’s Co-Hiring Partner.  Allen’s practice has been devoted to civil litigation to include professional medical liability, healthcare litigation, and general business litigation.

Professional Recognition

  • Rising Star by Mid-South Super Lawyers® magazine.
  • Best Lawyers in America® "Ones to Watch" (2021-2023)

Community Involvement

Allen and his wife, Natalie, are active members at Redeemer Community Church.


  • Secured a defense verdict on behalf of a urologist and his practice group in a case where the plaintiff alleged medical malpractice arising from a urological surgery and the scope of preoperative consent relative to surgery.
  • Enforced binding arbitration agreement after evidentiary hearing in case alleging sexual assault of a nursing home resident (affirmed on appeal) Czoka v. Life Care Centers of America, Inc., et al.
  • Obtained judgment as a matter of law in favor of a family medicine physician and his medical assistant following the trial of a combined personal injury and wrongful death case.
  • Obtained a defense verdict in favor of two OB/GYNs in a two-week maternal death trial alleging negligent management of gestational hypertension and negligence in failing to administer diuretics in the postpartum period.
  • Obtained a defense verdict in favor of a neurosurgeon in a wrong level spinal surgery case involving allegations of a breach in the standard of care by operating at the T8-9 level instead of the intended T9-10 level.
  • Obtained defense verdict  for a Birmingham internal medicine physician in a lawsuit alleging wrongful death of a 26 year old mentally disabled female.
  • Obtained a judgment as a matter of law in favor of an emergency room physician in a wrongful death case alleging negligence in the work-up of a patient who presented to the emergency department.
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Presentations and Publications

  • “Responding to Discovery Subpoenas: Alabama,” Practical Law Litigation (Spring 2015).
  • A Practice Manager’s Guide to Medical Malpractice Lawsuits, Medical Group Management Association, Alabama (October 18, 2016)

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