Mr. Artrip represents individuals injured both economically and physically.

Experienced Class Action Lawsuit Attorney

Over the past several years, Mr. Artrip has represented plaintiffs from all over the United States in a variety of consumer class actions against companies that have deceived and/or discriminated against their customers.

Mr. Artrip has been involved in more than 50 complex class action and multi-district litigation cases, including serving as lead counsel in the In Re Alabama CT Scan Litigation, CV-2010-900111, Circuit Court of Madison County, Alabama and In re: Vitamin Products Antitrust Litigation; MDL 1285, United States District Court for the District of Columbia.

Mr. Artrip and his firm are currently involved in 16 class actions, including certified classes involving employment practices and a variety of data breaches.

Recent settlements include those on behalf of consumers in the the AT&T Data Throttling case, in the Northern District of California, and on behalf of minors at a dance studio.  The firm is also involved with class actions against Uber, Nintendo, Apple, Equifax, and General Motors.

His firm also has named Plaintiffs in consolidated complaints in pending case In Re: Equifax, Inc. Data Breach Litigation and In re: Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep “EcoDiesel” Marketing, Sales Practices, and Products Liability Litigation.

His firm has been involved in other class actions involving complex litigation:

  • Adulterated products and mislabeling, Rogers, et al. v. Tyson Foods, Inc.
  • False advertising, Lynn, et al v. Hyundai Motor America;
  • Civil rights violation based on race based premium. Moore, et al. v. Liberty National Life Insurance Company
  • Product liability cases, In Re Vioxx Products Liability Litigation and In Re: Boston Scientific Pelvic Sling Litigation

Experienced Personal Injury Attorney

He also represents the survivors and victims of accidents in a wide range of personal injury claims including car and truck accidents, workplace accidents, accidents resulting from defective construction, and medical-related cases including nursing home abuse and neglect.

Mr. Artrip also provides representation in civil litigation involving business and commercial fraud.

Mr. Artrip has been a guest lecturer at legal education seminars and is a member of the Executive Board of the Alabama Association for Justice. He is also a member of the Huntsville and Alabama Bar Associations, and the American Association for Justice.

He has worked on personal injury cases in counties throughout Alabama and Tennessee and class actions in California, New York, Ohio, Illinois, Alabama, North Carolina and Mississippi.

Mr. Artrip volunteers in community service projects dedicated to aiding underprivileged and injured persons including the AAC – The Davis Clinic and the American Lung Association.

Federal court to hear Madison County V Hill

Hill v. Madison County School Board

In 2010 at Sparkman middleschool policy of only punishing sexual harassment if a student was “caught in the act” through witnesses, an admission, or physical evidence lead to the violation of an innocent student. Based on this policy, school officials failed to effectively address repeated sexual harassment of multiple female students by a male student. A 14-year-old female student was recruited by school officials sent her as bait in a sting operation to “catch him in the act.” Mr. Artrip and the firm are representing that student in a complaint against the administrators and schoolboard, and have been vocal advocates for the victim. Speaking about the case with CNN’s Anderson Cooper and Victor Blackwell, Mr. Artrip stated that the school board’s non-adherence to Title IX protections lead to the assault and are currently pursing the civil case to it’s rightful conclusion.

Reported Cases:

  • Williams v. Nat. Sec. Ins. Co., 237 F.R.D.685 (M.D.Ala. 2006)
  • Bradford v. Rent-A-Center East, Inc., 346 F.Supp.2d 1203 (M.D.Ala. 2004)
  • Rogers v. Tyson, 308 F.3d 785 (7th Cir. 2002)
  • Hill v. Cundiff, 797 F.3d 948 (11th Cir. 2015)
  • Maclin v. Hobbs, 519 Fed.Appx. 580 (11th Cir. 2013)
  • Ala. Educ. Assoc. v. State Super. Educ., 665 F.3d 1234 (11th Cir. 2013)
  • Hispanic Interest Coalition v. Governor of Ala., 691 F.3d 1236 (11th Cir. 2012)
  • In re: Aurora Milk Mktg & Sales Practices Litig., 621 F.3d 781 (4th Cir. 2010)
  • Rogers v. Tyson, 308 F.3d 785 (7th Cir. 2002)
  • State Farm Fire & Cas. Co. v. Evans, 956 So.2d 390 (Ala. 2006)
  • In re: Volkswagen “Clean Diesel” Litig., 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 145701 (N.D.Cal.)
  • Roberts v. AT&T, 2016 U.S.Dist. LEXIS 83253 (N.D.Cal.)
  • Ferguson v. Easton Tech. Prods., 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 169837 (N.D.Ala.)
  • Parker v. Ala. Space Sci. Comm’n, 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 166762 (M.D.Ala.)
  • Ingalls v. U.S. Space & Rocket Ctr., 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 97383 (M.D.Ala.)
  • Palm v. Streamline Automation, 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 122389 (N.D.Ala.)
  • McDonald v. Thomas, 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 82327 (N.D.Ala.)
  • In re: Household Goods Movers Antitrust Litig., 2011 U.S. LEXIS 21458 (D.S.Car.)
  • Penn v. USF Holland, Inc., 770 F.Supp.2d 1211 (N.D.Ala. 2010)
  • Thycon Constr., Inc. v. Nat’l Equip. Servs., 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 51180 (N.D.Ill.)
  • Williams v. Nat. Sec. Ins. Co., 237 F.R.D.685 (M.D.Ala. 2006)
  • Bradford v. Rent-A-Center East, Inc., 346 F.Supp.2d 1203 (M.D.Ala. 2004)
  • Carnegie v. Mut. Sav. Life Ins. Co., 2004 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 29404 (N.D.Ala.)

Education & Associations

  • J.D., The University of Alabama School of Law, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 1998
  • B.A., University of Alabama, Huntsville, Alabama, 1994
  • Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice Alabama, 1998
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court Professional & Bar Association Memberships
  • Alabama Trial Lawyers Association Executive Board Member
  • Huntsville Bar Association
  • Alabama Bar Association