Dan Fulkerson – Car Accident Injury Attorney
Dan Fulkerson is an auto accident injury attorney with years of experience helping his clients recover millions in settlements. Additionally, he has served as an invited speaker at Texas Trucking Law Institute and State Bar of Texas Collections and Creditor’s Rights Conferences.
He graduated with 25 years of experience from Indiana University School of Medicine (IU SCH OF MED). Now practicing at Goodman Campbell Brain and Spine in Indianapolis, IN.
Early Life and Education
Daniel was an ideal family man who valued spending quality time with his wife Courtney and children Carter and Emily. From watching football on Sundays, to playing guitar with their daughter Emily or making silly jokes at Carter’s expense – they found enjoyment in everyday activities together, always making sure to kiss one another good-bye and let each other know they cared.
Fulkerson was born and raised on a farm near Arnegard, North Dakota by Bill and Nancy Chamness. Beginning violin lessons at four and guitar lessons at twelve, Fulkerson enjoyed playing baseball for Arnegard Spuds as well as helping with farm chores. Later he graduated with two bachelor’s degrees from Notre Dame before serving in the Air Force before entering medical school at Indiana University.
Dan Fulkerson has over 24 years of experience. A graduate from Indiana University School Of Medicine, he now practices at Franciscan Health Michigan City and Memorial Hospital Of South Bend where he specializes in Pediatric Neurosurgery.
He had an epiphany during his third year of medical school when he realized his calling: neurosurgery. The specialty is both intriguing and demanding, yet he believes he can make an impactful difference in patients’ lives through this career path.
He sits on the boards of six charities, such as Active Valor for Gold Star Families and Roadogs dog rescue, while spending time with his family and five bulldogs.
Achievement and Honors
Fulkerson, an internationally-recognized surgeon specializing in patellofemoral instability, was the founding president of both the International Patellofemoral Study Group and Patellofemoral Foundation.
He enjoys an excellent reputation in practice and earned a Superb 10.0 rating on Avvo. Additionally, he was honored as Rising Star by both Elite Trial Lawyers and Texas Super Lawyers.
Dan’s love for rock music inspired him to form ensemble classes for electric guitar, bass and vocals at Old Town School of Folk Music for years now. Students have enjoyed learning songs by Pearl Jam, Black Keys and other popular bands he taught his classes for. Some have even formed bands which now play at bars and restaurants around Chicago!
Daniel Fulkerson had dreams of becoming a military pilot while growing up, yet his desire to help others guided him towards medicine instead. Now with over 24 years of experience as a doctor – having graduated from IN UNIV SCH OF MED in 1998 with a specialization in Neurosurgery – Fulkerson now practices neurosurgery exclusively.
His book chronicles all the joys, tragedies and hopeful moments associated with practicing pediatric neurosurgery – from early days on a military base to his current work at a dedicated children’s hospital.
Fulkerson recounts tales of his amazing professors and patients in his writing, sharing memories from both their dedication. Fulkerson is survived by Courtney, Carter and Emily – his legacy will carry on!
Dan is actively engaged with various charitable organizations such as Active Valor for Gold Star Families and Roadogs Dog Rescue, serving on their boards respectively. Furthermore, he serves on five other company boards. During his free time he enjoys spending time with his wife and bulldogs.
He currently resides at 8294 South High Crt in Centennial, CO 80122-3673 with his three children and 35-year-old spouse.
He holds both his Bachelor’s in Government and Aerospace Engineering from Notre Dame University as well as his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine. After completing residency training for Neurological Surgery from 2003-2009 at Indiana, and fellowship training in Pediatric Neurosurgery at Texas Children’s Hospital at Baylor College of Medicine; he returned back to IU where he served as Associate Professor and received multiple Faculty Teaching Awards.