Crestview Hills, KY; Aug. 7, 2006 – Gerald Benzinger, managing partner of the law firm of Deters, Benzinger and LaVelle (DBL), has been named the honoree of the American Cancer Society’s Fore A Cure Corporate Golf Classic held Aug. 6-7 at Belterra Casino Resort and Spa.
Benzinger practices in the areas of healthcare law, litigation, corporate law, estate planning and probate. For more than 35 years, he has handled the defense of hundreds of medical negligence claims and advised health care providers on all aspects of their operations. He has been listed numerous times in Best Lawyers in America in the field of health care law.
A four-year survivor of Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma, Benzinger began a personal mission to find a cure to another form of cancer when his 2-year-old granddaughter Malia Heck was diagnosed with intramedullary astrocytoma, a rare cancer that strikes the spinal cord. The Benzinger and Heck families formed Malia’s C.O.R.D. Foundation in 2004, with Benzinger serving as vice president. In addition to his work with the Foundation, Benzinger serves as a trustee of the Catholic Men’s Fellowship of Greater Cincinnati, president and director of Trinity World Missions, Inc. and board member of the St. Elizabeth Medical Center Foundation.
Benzinger lives in Edgewood Kentucky with his wife, Linda.
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