Perry M. Bentley


Perry is a Member in Stoll Keenon Ogden's Lexington office and has been with the firm since 1984. He serves as chair of the Tort, Trial & Insurance Services practice and co-chair of the Arbitration & Mediation practice. Perry's practice focuses on professional negligence (non-medical), personal injury, products liability, fire and explosion, insurance coverage and defense, insurance bad faith, and mediation.Perry is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®, is listed in The Best Lawyers in America®, is honored as a Kentucky Super Lawyer and recognized by Benchmark Litigation as a "Local Litigation Star" for his many legal accomplishments. When an explosion caused by a vendor's product destroyed his client's factory, he secured the client with a compensatory award of $122 million, the largest in state history. The verdict included damages for the destruction of the plant and lost profits. The jury also awarded $1.3 million dollars in punitive damages. As a result, Perry is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, an achievement for trial lawyers who receive a trial verdict or settlement of one million dollars or more.


300 West Vine Street Suite 2100
Lexington , Kentucky , 40507-1801
United States

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