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February Jury Verdict Round-Up: Top 5 Personal Injury Verdicts
Posted on 7 Mar 2014 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

During February, the attorney editors on the LexisNexis Jury Verdict team covered several notable personal injury verdicts from across the country. We’ve come up with an informal list of the top five cases that really captured our attention this... Read More

John K. Rabiej On The 2010 Amendments To Rule 26 Of The Federal Rules Of Civil Procedure
Posted on 9 Dec 2010 by John K. Rabiej

Important amendments to Rule 26 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure became effective Dec. 1, 2010. The amendments extend work-product protection to the discovery of draft reports by a testifying expert witness and, with three important exceptions... Read More

Washington Legal Foundation: The Legal Pulse
Posted on 19 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

The Legal Pulse is a project of Washington Legal Foundation. It features original, moderated commentary on legal and regulatory developments that impact the free enterprise system, and provides a platform to keep friends and allies of WLF's public... Read More

Jackson on Consumer Class Actions & Mass Torts
Posted on 14 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

Skadden partner J. Russell Jackson defends companies’ products and advertising in trial and appellate courts. He represents clients in state and federal class actions and multidistrict litigations involving products liability, mass torts, consumer... Read More

Baron & Budd’s Russell W. Budd Wins Prestigious Harry Philo Award From AAJ
Posted on 16 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

DALLAS - Russell W. Budd, shareholder and managing director of law firm Baron & Budd P.C., was awarded the prestigious Harry M. Philo Award Trial Lawyer of the Year Award from the American Association for Justice (AAJ). The award was presented in... 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

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

In-House Litigation Director Rudy Perrino Joins Fulbright
Posted on 12 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LOS ANGELES — Rudy Perrino, a litigator with experience handling bet-the-company cases, especially those involving cross-border and international mass tort claims, has joined Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. as a partner. Perrino joins Fulbright’s... Read More

Russell Budd Announces Opening Of Baron & Budd P.C. Office In Miami
Posted on 10 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MIAMI - Russell Budd has announced the opening of plaintiff's law firm Baron & Budd, P.C. 's new office in Miami. The new office will offer its services to individuals and businesses with environmental issues as well as those victimized... 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

AAJ Announces C. Gibson Vance As President For 2010-2011
Posted on 16 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - C. Gibson Vance was announced July 14 as the new president of the American Association for Justice (AAJ) at the organization's annual convention. Vance will spearhead AAJ's mission of making sure people have a fair chance to... Read More

Crowell & Moring Adds Torts Partner Kevin C. Mayer In Los Angeles
Posted on 17 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Crowell & Moring LLP has announced the addition of partner Kevin C. Mayer to the firm's Torts Group. Based in the firm's Los Angeles office, Mayer brings more than 25 years of litigation and trial experience to the firm's... 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

J. Michael Weston, Laura E. Proctor Elected DRI Officers
Posted on 10 Nov 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

CHICAGO - DRI - The Voice of the Defense Bar recently announced that J. Michael Weston and Laura E. Proctor have been elected to the DRI Executive Committee as second vice president and secretary-treasurer, respectively. Weston and Proctor became the... Read More

Documents: Chinese Drywall Supplier Agreed Not To Discuss Risks
Posted on 8 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MIAMI - (AP) A South Florida construction supplier that purchased faulty Chinese drywall made an agreement with the manufacturer not to make any statements regarding the plasterboard's possible smell or health risks, according to court documents released... Read More