Kent H. Ball

Kent H. Ball

Associate Attorney

Kent H. Ball

Associate Attorney
  • Overview

    Kent Ball is an Associate Attorney in our Oakland office. He joined LFLM in 2013 following four years as the Litigation Manager for a national workers’ compensation insurance company. He has worked as a workers’ compensation attorney since 1983 and has been a Workers’ Compensation Certified Specialist by the California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization since 1991. Mr. Ball enjoys a career of truth-seeking by representing employers, insurance carriers and third party administrators.

    Mr. Ball is a senior attorney with broad-based experience as outside counsel with prior management responsibilities for workers’ compensation insurance companies. He has a thorough understanding of the claims process, litigation management and the politics of California workers’ compensation. Mr. Ball served on numerous committees for industry organizations including the Association of California Insurance Companies, California Workers’ Compensation Institution and the California Workers’ Compensation Defense Attorneys’ Association. He was also Chairman of the Amicus Committee in the Almaraz/Guzman litigation.

  • Industry Involvement

    Professional or Trade Affiliations

    • Association of California Insurance Companies
    • California Workers’ Compensation Institute, Legal Committee
    • California Workers’ Compensation Defense Attorneys’ Association
    • Chairman of Amicus Committee in the Almaraz-Guzman litigation

    Honors & Awards

    • Super Lawyer, Northern California 2008, 2009

    Publications

    • Through the Looking Glass: The Epidemic of Therapeutic Opioids in Workers’ Compensation, Workers’ Compensation Quarterly, Workers’ Compensation Section of The State Bar of California, Vol. 28, No. 3, 2015