Kenneth White

Contact

Of Counsel
Toledo
Four Seagate
Eighth Floor
Toledo, Ohio 43604

Overview

Ken White is head of the firm’s Insurance Recovery Practice with over forty years of experience in representing clients in various insurance related matters. His practice includes the preservation and recovery of insurance related assets for individual and business policyholders and he has helped secure millions of dollars of insurance coverage for his clients. He also counsels and assists clients in other insurance areas, such as scope of coverage determinations, reservation of rights situations and policy coverage reviews.

In addition to handling a variety of general litigation matters, Ken has extensive experience in the professional liability arena, having represented physicians, hospitals and attorneys, collectively, in hundreds of lawsuits and claims. He has made numerous presentations on medical-legal issues and was a Clinical Assistant Professor at the Medical College of Ohio.

Ken also has training and experience in alternative dispute resolution, encompassing mediation training provided through various programs, including Harvard Law School’s PIL, and serving as a neutral both privately retained and in mediation programs for courts.

Awards / Recognition

  • AV Rated, Martindale-Hubbell®          
  • Diplomate, Court Practice Institute, 1978
  • Award of Merit, Ohio Legal Center Institute, 1981
  • President’s Award, PIE Mutual Insurance Company, 1995

Professional / Community

  • The University of Toledo, College of Law Alumni Association:
    • Board of Governors - 1993-1999
    • President - 1997-1998
  • President’s Club, The University of Toledo, 1992-Present
  • Charter Member, The Fornoff Society, The University of Toledo College of Law, 1992-Present
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Medical College of Ohio
  • Anthony Wayne School System, Superintendent's Advisory Committee, 1993-1995
  • Anthony Wayne Education Foundation
    • Founding Member and Trustee, 1994-1998, 1999-2003
    •  Vice Chairman 1994-1998, 1999-2002
  • National Collegiate Wrestling Association
    • Judicial Committee, 2007- 2010
    • Co-Chairman, Quality Enhancement Committee, 2007- 2010
    • Assistant Chairman, Clinics Committee, 2007- 2010
  • NCWA North Central Conference
    • Board of Directors, 2006-2010
    • Commissioner, 2008-2010
    • Sports Information Director, 2006-2008
    • Co-Coach of the Year, 2007
  • Bowling Green State University Wrestling Club
    • Founding Organizer 2005
    • Alumni Advisor 2005-2009
    • Coach 2005-2009
    • Sports Information Director 2005-2009
  • Lake Erie Wrestling Club, Inc.
    • Board of Directors 2004-2009
    • President 2003-2004
  • Northern Lakes League Wrestling Corporation
    • Founding Organizer and Director, 2004-2009

Judicial Clerkship

  • Hon. Nicholas J. Walinski, U.S. District Court, Northern District Of Ohio, Western Division, 1974-1976

Published Works / Presentations

  • Author, Case Note:  Federal Jurisdiction - Section 1983; Government Immunity and Pendent Jurisdiction, (4 Toledo L. Rev. 201, 1973)
  • Contributing Author:  Appellate Practice, Ohio Legal Center Institute, 1981
  • Contributing Author:  Martin, J.T., Warner, M.A. (eds.):  Positioning In Anesthesia And Surgery, 3rd Edition, Chapter 21, "Medicolegal Aspects of Patient Positioning."  Philadelphia, W.B. Saunders Co., 1996
  • Oral Arguments, Ohio Appellate Practice, Ohio Legal Center Institute, Toledo and Columbus, Ohio, 1981
  • Selected Problems In Product Liability Litigation, Panelist, Products Liability For The General Practitioner, Toledo Bar Association and The University of Toledo, College of Law, May 20, 1982
  • The Physician And The Hospital, Bryan Community Hospital, November 16, 1982
  • Appeal Briefs, Handling The Appeal, Kiroff Trial Advocacy Seminar, March 19, 1986
  • Medical Malpractice, Parkview Hospital, September 14, 1988
  • Medical Malpractice, Osteopathic Techniques Plus Malpractice Update, Parkview Hospital, December 9, 1989
  • Medical Malpractice And Radiology, St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center, Department of Radiology, November 8, 1991
  • Breast Cancer and Medical Malpractice, Breast Cancer Forum, The Toledo Hospital, April 27, 1994
  • Breast Cancer Seminar, Moderator, Jacobson, Maynard, Tuschman & Kalur Nurse Paralegals, October 3, 1996
  • Patient’s Bill of Rights Act and Managed Care Consumer Protection Act, The Doctor’s Company Town Meeting, Medical College of Ohio, October 7, 1998
  • Medical Legal Issues, Office Based Medicine For The Primary Care Physician, Medical College of Ohio, March 5, 1999
  • Medical Legal Issues, Orientation To Clinical Clerkships, Medical College of Ohio, July 6, 1999
  • Medical Malpractice Lecture, Managed Care College, Medical College of Ohio, Annual Lecture Series with Others, 1999 – 2004
  • Complications of Positioning, Medical Malpractice Seminar, Medical College of Ohio and The University of Toledo, College of Law, January 8, 2000
  • Avoiding The Things That Can Get You Sued, Williams County Medical Society, May 16, 2000
  • The Physician Patient Relationship and Informed Consent, The Toledo Clinic, October 12, 2000
  • Mock Trial Presentation, Associated Physicians of Medical College of Ohio, October 24, 2000
  • Legal and Medical Records Issues, Ethics and Professionalism For Lawyers, Doctors and Health Care Professionals, Medical College of Ohio and The University of Toledo, College of Law, October 28, 2000
  • Medicine and The Law Course, Developer And Lecturer with Others, Medical College of Ohio, 2000
  • Terminating The Patient Physician Relationship, Medical College of Ohio, Department of Neurology, May 25, 2001
  • Defending The Care Givers, Medical Malpractice Seminar, Medical College of Ohio and The University of Toledo, College of Law, October 6, 2001
  • Make Sure Your Interests Are Protected:  Know Your Lawyer, Medical Malpractice Seminar, Medical College of Ohio and The University of Toledo, College of Law, February 2, 2002
  • Trial Overview and Mock Trial Presentation, W.W. Knight Family Practice Residents, The Toledo Hospital, June 17, 2004
  • Medical Malpractice, St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center, Emergency Physician Residents, November 9, 2004
  • Medical Malpractice Litigation, Medical College of Ohio, Orthopedic Residents, February 8, 2007
  • Mock Trial Presentation, The University of Toledo, Health Science College, Medical College of Ohio Physicians, April 26, 2007
  • Overview of Medical Malpractice, The University of Toledo, Health Science College, Orthopedic Residents, March 19, 2009
  • Medical Malpractice Basics, The University of Toledo, Health Science College, Orthopedic Residents, February 11, 2010
  • The Medical Malpractice Trial Process, The University of Toledo Medical Center, Orthopedic Residents, February 10, 2011
  • Insurance Coverage Basics, William Vaughn Company, June 23, 2014
  • Insurance Coverage Basics, Gilmore Jaison & Mahler, Ltd., July 23, 2014
  • Agriculture Insurance Basics, First Federal Bank Agricultural Workshop, September 17, 2014
  • Agriculture Insurance Basics, Genoa Bank Agricultural Workshop, March 24, 2015
     

education

J.D., 1974, cum laude, The University of Toledo, College of Law, Articles Editor, The University of Toledo Law Review
B.S., Journalism, 1970, cum laude, Bowling Green State University, Phi Kappa Phi, National Academic Honorary

admissions

Ohio
United States Supreme Court
United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio