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880 Montclair Road Suite 100 Birmingham, AL 35213
Jamie Isbell
Legal Assistant
Practice Areas:
General Liability
Insurance Fraud/Special Investigations
Workers' Compensation
bio image John C. Webb, V

John is a Shareholder with LGWM, heads both LGWM's Workers Compensation Practice Group and LGWM's Insurance Fraud/SUI Practice Group and is a member of LGWM's Executive Committee. John's practice focuses on workers compensation defense, as well as ancillary claims of retaliatory discharge, outrage, bad faith and other tort claims that may arise out of claims for workers compensation benefits.

John also has vast experience defending federal black lung (pneumoconiosis) litigation and handling claims involving coal mining operations. He has tried over 100 black lung cases before federal Administrative Law Judges in Alabama, West Virginia, Louisiana and Florida.

John also assists insurance carrier's Special Investigative Units (SIU) in investigating suspicious fire and theft claims, including conducting Examinations Under Oath (EUO) and preparing opinion letters regarding coverage.

John also frequently contributes in the areas of trucking, construction defect, product liability and personal injury litigation.

Professional Profile
AV Preeminent Martindale Hubbell Rating
Member, Alabama Bar Association
- Member, Workers' Compensation Section
- Former Member, Alabama State Bar Leadership Forum
- Former Co-Chair, Dispute Resolution Section
Member, Birmingham Bar Association
- Member, Workers' Compensation Section
- Former President, Workers’ Compensation Section
- Former Member, Executive Committee
- Former Member, Birmingham Bar Foundation
- Former Member, Young Lawyers’ Executive Committee
Registered Mediator on the Alabama State Court Mediator Roster
Member, Alabama Defense Lawyers Association
Member, Alabama Workers’ Compensation Organization
Member, Alabama Self-Insured Association
Member, International Association of Special Investigative Units (IASIU)
Member, Alabama Association of Arson Investigators (AAAI)
Member, International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI)

  • All Alabama State Courts
  • The United States District Court for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Alabama
  • The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
University of Alabama School of Law, J.D. (1995)

- Member, ATLA National Trial Team – national tournament champions
- Recipient, George Peach Taylor Award recognizing outstanding trial team

University of Alabama, B.S., cum laude (1990)