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Charles Thronson has 35 years of experience in personal injury and medical malpractice, resulting in some of the largest verdicts and settlements in the Western United States. He represents victims of medical negligence resulting in serious permanent injury, including brain damage or paralysis, or death and believe they deserve the best possible legal representation in Utah.

His practice is limited to brain injury, paralysis and death. If you or a loved one has suffered from any of these as a result of medical negligence, contact Charles Thronson and the Parsons Behle & Latimer experts today for a consultation.

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Meet Charlie

Charles Thronson is the senior active shareholder at Parsons Behle & Latimer and head of the Personal Injury/Medical Malpractice Division. He has over 40 years of experience and practices throughout the United States in the areas of medical malpractice (especially birth injury cases), personal injury, and products liability cases. `

Major verdicts include the largest personal injury/medical malpractice verdict in the state of Utah’s history (2015 – $11,268,178) in a medical malpractice brain injury case.

He has been an Adjunct Professor of Law at the S.J. Quinney School of Law at the University of Utah. He is listed in the Top 100 Lawyers in Utah, Mountain States Super Lawyers, and has been recognized since 1995 in The Best Lawyers in America (2012, 2016 Plaintiffs’ Lawyer of the Year – Medical Malpractice (Salt Lake City); 2019 Lawyer of the Year – Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs (Salt Lake City). He was named 2020 Best Lawyers in America “Best of the Best” and 2021 National Alliance of Attorneys – Attorney of the Year – Personal Injury. 



Harvard University – Postgraduate (Fundamentals of Neuroscience, 2021)

Creighton University (J.D., magna cum laude, 1977; ranked 3rd in class of 172)

Practice Areas

Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury & Hospital Negligence

Personal Injury