Personal Injury Attorney

A. Charles Ellis

Post Office Box 8088, Greenville, NC 27835-8088

Charles’ practice experience encompasses federal and state court litigation in various areas, including claims for wrongful death and serious personal injury.

He has also litigated numerous cases involving complex insurance coverage issues, products liability, and professional malpractice.

Charles is a frequent lecturer and has written extensively on a wide range of litigation topics, including “The Nuts and Bolts of Coverage Under the Homeowner Policy,” “Depositions . . . Advanced Civil Procedure,” and “Insurance Coverage for Intentional Acts and Punitive Damages.”

Experience
  • Representation of large hospital in substantial recovery (in excess of $2 million) in medical malpractice claim for contribution
  • Representation of families in $10 million recovery for wrongful deaths stemming from aircraft collision
  • Representation of individual healthcare client in recovery in excess of $6 million for severe injuries received in motor vehicle collision
  • Representation of family in substantial recovery (in excess of $1.7 million) in wrongful death medical malpractice claim
  • Representation of hospital in recovery of substantial sum (in excess of $4 million) in claim against a professional liability insurance carrier for denial of liability coverage in multiple underlying medical malpractice claims

 

Affiliations
  • American Association for Justice
  • American Bar Association — Sections: Litigation; Tort Trial and Insurance Practice
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Eastern North Carolina Inn of Court
  • Lenoir Community College Paralegal Program, Advisory Board of Directors
  • Literacy Volunteers of America, Board of Directors: president 1999-2000
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice — Sections: Auto Torts; Professional Negligence
  • North Carolina Bar Association — Sections: General Practice; Health Law; Litigation (council member)
  • Pitt Community College, Board of Trustees
  • Pitt County Bar Association (past president)
  • Pitt County Health Education Foundation, Board of Directors: president 1997-2000
  • United Way, Board of Directors, 2016

Get to Know Charles

From Our Clients

Charles and Lynwood did an exceptional job for my family. I felt completely comfortable with their skills and opinions during a difficult time. Both were instrumental in helping us through it
Chris Gauquie
Not only have I personally worked with Ward and Smith on medical malpractice cases, I refer them cases due to their expertise and success with this difficult area of practice.
Harry Albritton
Irons & Irons
Outstanding firm. I have in the past worked cases with their attorneys and they do a great job. We frequently refer cases to them.
John Warlick
The Law Offices of John Drew Warlick, P.A.
The team at Ward and Smith in Wilmington were great! They were caring, responsive, competent, thorough and effective. I can’t ask for anything more.
Chris Barclay

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