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'Queen Of Torts' Named Ground Zero Fund Administrator
Posted on 19 May 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) A prominent New York attorney known as the "Queen of Torts" for her courtroom defense of some of the country's top companies is tackling a vastly different job running the $2.78 billion fund to compensate ground zero... Read More

J&J, FDA Leaders Take Heat For Phantom Recall'
Posted on 30 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) Johnson & Johnson executives and the Food and Drug Administration both shouldered the blame Thursday for a secret recall in which hired contractors quietly bought up defective painkillers to clear them from store shelves. J&J... Read More

A Look At J&J's Year-Long String Of Recalls
Posted on 30 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

(AP) Two top executives from Johnson & Johnson faced tough questions Thursday from lawmakers holding the second hearing on the company's unprecedented string of product recalls. The maker of trusted brands like Tylenol and Benadryl, J&J has... Read More

Toyota Safety In Spotlight After Fatal Utah Crash
Posted on 16 Nov 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SALT LAKE CITY - (AP) The deadly crash of a Toyota Camry in western Utah is being blamed on a sticky gas pedal, the same problem that led the world's largest automaker to recall the car for repairs early this year. The 2008 Camry slammed into a rock... 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

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

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

Williams Kastner Welcomes New Associate Anne M. Loucks
Posted on 2 Nov 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SEATTLE - The law firm of Williams Kastner has announced the addition of Anne M. Loucks as an associate in the Seattle office. Loucks will focus her practice at Williams Kastner on business litigation and business transactions as well as product liability... 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

Thompson Hine Announces Leadership Change For Atlanta Office
Posted on 15 Dec 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

ATLANTA - Russell Rogers, a partner in Thompson Hine LLP's Business Litigation and Product Liability Litigation practice groups, assumed leadership of the firm's Atlanta office effective Dec. 1. Rogers replaced Walt Addison Linscott, who will... 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

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