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Durom Cup Lawsuits Filed Against Zimmer Allege Pain, Injuries From Artificial Hip
Posted on 23 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LOS ANGELES - The national plaintiffs' law firm Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP recently announced several lawsuit filings against Zimmer Inc., the nation's largest producer of orthopedic devices, over the allegedly defective hip implant... Read More

Tainted Egg Lawsuit Filed By Attorney Fred Pritzker
Posted on 15 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MINNEAPOLIS - PritzkerOlsen, P.A. , the national food safety law firm, has filed suit on behalf of a woman from Mantorville, Minn., who is a confirmed victim of the multi-state Salmonella Enteritidis outbreak linked to shell eggs ( Robin Shaffer, et al... Read More

Firm Files First Nationwide Class Action Lawsuit Over Salmonella Contaminated Eggs
Posted on 16 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

CHICAGO - THE LAW GROUP, LTD. filed the first nationwide class action lawsuit against Wright County Egg and Hillandale Farms on Sept. 15, a day after lab tests found hundreds of cases of salmonella contamination at the Wright County farm in a nearly two... Read More

Crumley Roberts Law Firm Names Brian L. Kinsley Practice Group Leader For Mass Tort And Product Liability
Posted on 10 Feb 2012 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Crumley Roberts LLP has named Brian Kinsley to Practice Group Leader for Mass Tort and Product Liability. Crumley Roberts is a North Carolina-based law firm that provides legal counsel on personal injury, workers' compensation and... Read More

Burg Simpson Adds Nationally Respected Trial Lawyer George E. McLaughlin
Posted on 24 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

DENVER - Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine P.C. has further strengthened the firm's litigation practice with the addition of George E. McLaughlin. McLaughlin, a nationally respected trial lawyer, joins Burg Simpson as special counsel from... Read More

R. Matthew Cairns Named President Of DRI - The Voice Of The Defense Bar
Posted on 10 Nov 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

CHICAGO - DRI - The Voice of the Defense Bar has named R. Matthew Cairns, a recognized civil defense attorney, as its president. Cairns was elected president of DRI at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the organization's 22,500 members, held this October... Read More

American Association For Justice Announces Gary M. Paul As President For 2011-2012
Posted on 14 Jul 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Gary M. Paul was announced as the new president of the American Association for Justice (AAJ) at their annual convention in New York City. Paul will lead AAJ in its continued mission to protect the legal rights of Americans when... Read More

Burg Simpson Attorney Joins American Board Of Trial Advocates
Posted on 10 Dec 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

DENVER - Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine P.C. has announced that shareholder Scott J. Eldredge has been invited to join the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). ABOTA is a national organization with chapters in all 50 states dedicated... Read More

Lanier Law Firm Expands Los Angeles Office With Latest Additions
Posted on 10 Nov 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LOS ANGELES - The Lanier Law Firm is expanding the firm's Toxic Exposure and Asbestos practice and adding two attorneys to the firm's recently expanded Los Angeles office. Trey Jones and Alexandra Shef have joined the firm in Los Angeles, where... Read More

Leslie D. Kelmachter Named President Of New York State Trial Lawyers Association
Posted on 28 Jun 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - The law firm of Jacob Fuchsberg, one of the leading trial law firms in the New York area, has announced that Leslie D. Kelmachter, a partner of the firm, was named president of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association. Kelmachter joined... Read More

Retired Judge Michael J. O’Malley Joins Carey, Danis & Lowe
Posted on 14 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

ST. LOUIS - Carey, Danis & Lowe, a personal injury, medical malpractice, pharmaceutical liability and product liability law firm, has announced that retired St. Clair County, Ill., Judge Michael J. O'Malley has joined the firm and will head the... Read More

Thompson Hine Expands Product Liability Practice Group
Posted on 29 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Fern Phillips O'Brian has joined the Washington office of the law firm Thompson Hine LLP. A partner in the firm's Product Liability practice group, O'Brian focuses her practice on health effects litigation and counseling... Read More

Trial Gets Under Way In Suit Alleging 2-Point Seat Belt Caused Paralysis
Posted on 5 Mar 2015 by Maureen McGuire

NASHVILLE, N.C. — (Mealey’s) Opening statements wrapped up March 3 in a suit alleging that the failure of Ford Motor Co. to include a three-point seat belt for center rear passengers in its 1999 model year Escort caused a teenager to become... Read More