Gregory S. Young

Gregory S. Young

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As a leader in Hinkle Law Firm LLC’s litigation practice group, Mr. Young has handled a variety of cases, including numerous complex cases in medical malpractice, wrongful death and commercial disputes. He has represented hospitals, practice groups, and individual healthcare providers of all disciplines; nursing and assisted living facilities; and pharmacies, as well as numerous other professional and business entities.

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Gregory S. Young contact information

Phone: 316-660-6222
Fax: 316-264-1556

Email: gyoung@hinklaw.com
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As a leader in Hinkle Law Firm LLC’s litigation practice group, Mr. Young has handled a variety of cases, including numerous complex cases in medical malpractice and commercial disputes. He has represented hospitals, practice groups, and individual healthcare providers of all disciplines; nursing and assisted living facilities; and pharmacies, as well as numerous other professional and business entities. In addition to his focus on the representation of healthcare providers, Greg has experience and expertise in other complex liability issues such as construction, transportation, and commercial litigation.

He has represented numerous clients before government regulatory agencies in health care and other industries. He often represents health care providers in peer review and risk management hearings and with the state board of healing arts. He has served as a fair hearing officer for administrative hearings.

He is a frequent speaker on medical/legal topics, complex litigation, insurance issues, and risk management. He is an author for the Kansas Association of Defense Counsel Journal on the subjects of spoliation of evidence, independent medical examinations and arbitration agreements. Greg is also a submitting author for the Defense Research Institute on matters related to young lawyers’ medical malpractice defense. He often makes presentations to health care providers regarding defense of medical malpractice lawsuits and preventive measures to avoid legal pitfalls.

He is an active member of the Federation of Defense & Corporate Council (FDCC), a widely recognized defense organization composed of leaders in their practice area who have achieved professional distinction. The FDCC membership is highly selective and by nomination only.

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Presentations
  • Greg is a frequent speaker on medical/legal topics, complex litigation, insurance issues, and risk management. He often speaks to hospital staff, nursing home staff and physicians to assist in risk management and complex litigation.
publications
  • Author for the Kansas Association of Defense Counsel Journal
    regarding spoliation of evidence, independent medical examinations
    and arbitration agreements.
  • Submitting author for Defense Research Institute related to young lawyers’ medical malpractice defense manual.
  • ALFA submitting author for Kansas Medical Malpractice law for 50 state comparisons
significant cases
  • Greig v. Botros, 52015WL 2169098 (2013)
  • Mills v. Mangosing, Kan. App 2d 399;238 P.2d 293 (2010)
  • Heffington v. Bush, 337 F. Appíx 741 WL1803282 (10th Cir. 2009)
  • Hale v. Brown, 287 Kan. 320, 197 P.3d 438 (Kan. 2008)
  • Corl v. Kansas Heart Hosp., 165 P. 3d 320 (Kan. Ct. App. 2007)
  • Cunningham v. Riverside Health System, Inc., 33 Kan. App. 2d 1,99 P. 3d 133 (2004)
  • Midwest Iron & Metal, Inc. v. Zenor Electric Company, Inc., 28 Kan. App. 2d 353 19 P.3d 181 (2000)
Affiliations, Activities & Honors
  • Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel (FDCC), Member
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI)
  • Kansas Association of Defense Counsel (KADC)
  • ALFA Health Care Working Group, Member
  • Kansas Bar Association
    — Committee: Health Law, Construction Law
  • Kansas Bar Foundation Fellow
  • Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers 2010 – Present
    – (Personal Injury Defense/Medical Malpractice)
  • Best Lawyers 2010 – Present
    – (Medical Malpractice Law)
  • Wichita Bar Association
    — Committee: Medical-Legal (Former Chairperson); Civil Practice
    Committee
  • Wichita Business Journal “40 Under 40” Honoree 2007
  • Cerebral Palsy Research Foundation, Champions for Children with Disabilities Annual Fund Advisory Council (past)
  • American Heart Association, Board of Directors (past)
  • Children’s Miracle Network, Board of Directors
  • Chapel Hill Fellowship United Methodist Church

Education 

  • University of Nebraska School of Law, J.D., 1995
  • University of Kansas, B.A., political science, 1992

Bar Admissions 

  • Kansas Supreme Court
  • Missouri Supreme Court
  • Texas Supreme Court (inactive)
  • United States District Court, District of Kansas; 10th Circuit Court of Appeals and United States Supreme Court.