Joseph G. Baladi

Joseph G. Baladi: Attorney with Watkins & Eager
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  • The Emporium Building, 400 East Capitol Street, Jackson, MS 39201
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Joseph G. Baladi was admitted to the Missouri Bar in 2000 and the Mississippi Bar in 2001. Since joining Watkins & Eager, Joe's experience has included numerous pharmaceutical litigations, medical malpractice bench and jury trials, and product liability trials. Joe's involved in several professional organizations and serves as co-chair of Watkins & Eager's Mass Tort and Repetitive Exposure practice group. Joe regularly speaks and presents on the subjects of science at trial, Daubert issues, damages in personal injury, and discovery issues. He also serves the local community as a member of the St. Joseph Catholic School Board.


•AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
Best Lawyers in America 2018, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions - Defendants
Mid-South Super Lawyers (2011 - 2017, Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice)
Mid-South Super Lawyers, 2010 Rising Star


Building Castles Made of Glass-Security on the Internet , University of Arkansas at Little Rock Law Review (Winter 1999)

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Healthcare Litigation
  • Mass Tort and Repetitive Exposure
  • Pharmaceutical and Medical Device
  • Product Liability
  • Tort and General Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
601.965.1801  Phone
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 650, Jackson, MS 39201
University Attended:
Millsaps College, B.B.A., 1989; Millsaps College, M.B.A., 1992
Law School Attended:
University of Arkansas at Little Rock, J.D., with high honors, 1999
Year of First admission:
2000, Missouri; 2001, Mississippi

Professional And Community Involvement

•Capital Area Bar Association
•Defense Research Institute
•Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association
•St. Joseph Catholic School Board
•The Mississippi Bar

Birth Information:
West Lafayette, Indiana, 1967
Reported Cases:
REPRESENTATIVE CASES: Eldridge v. UMMC, Hinds County Circuit Court, 251-09-910 (July, 2012) (Defense verdict); Richard Pierce v. 3M Company, et al. : Circuit Court of Jones County, Mississippi, Second Judicial District; Civil Action No. 2012-73-CV7 (March, 2013) (Defense verdict); Beneficiaries of Lawrence Armstrong, Deceased v. Pangborn Corporation, et al. : Circuit Court of Clairborne County, Mississippi; Civil Action No. 2011-189 (September, 2013) (Defense verdict); Billy George Wachter v. American Optical Corporation, et al., Circuit Court of Washington County, Mississippi; Civil Action no. 2012-0038 Cl (November 2013) (Voluntarily, and without settlement, dismissed client with prejudice before we put the last defense witness on the stand. Sole remaining defendant obtained a defense verdict.); Banks v. 3M Company, et. al., Circuit Court of Hinds County, Mississippi, Civ. No. 251-12-201 (December, 2014) (Defense Verdict); Parks v. Altcon, Inc. 161 F. Supp. 2d 645 (M.D.N.C. 2001) (Summary judgement granted in case involving pharmaceutical clinical trial); Langston v. Pangborn, Corp. 2014 347718. *1 (S.D. Miss. Jan, 31, 2014) (Summary judgment granted in silica case on statute of limitations); Clanton v. 3M Company, et. al. Circuit Court of Hinds County, Mississippi; 251-12-720-CIV (Summary judgement granted in silica case on design defect and failure to warn)
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  • Peer Reviews

    • 4.5/5.0 (15 reviews)
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    • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Judge on 02/20/12 in Litigation

    • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Managing Partner on 02/11/12 in General Liability

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