Mother of Bullied Student Sues Chicago School Over Suicide

BlogPersonal InjuryWrongful death   |   November 21, 2014

The mother of a sixth grader who hanged herself after being bullied by fellow students has filed a wrongful death suit against the Chicago Public Schools for failing to provide a safe and secure learning environment. McKenzie Philipot was a Chicago … Continue reading

$26M Verdict for Electrician Crushed by Negligently Repaired Garage Door

BlogPersonal Injury   |   November 20, 2014

An Indiana jury awarded $26 million in favor of an electrician eight years after he was crushed by a negligently repaired garage door. He fell head-first to the floor 16 feet below and suffered a spinal cord injury that left … Continue reading

Slides for NTL Webinar: How to Overcome the Challenges Facing Female Attorneys

BlogMarketingTrial Practice   |   November 19, 2014

Responding to popular demand, we have posted the slides presented by attorney Lyndsay Markley in her National Trial Lawyers webinar, How to Overcome the Challenges Facing Female Attorneys on Nov 18, 2014. You can view and download the slides at: We … Continue reading

Defense Verdict in First Whirlpool Mold Litigation Case

BlogClass ActionsConsumer ProtectionProduct Liability   |  

In the first of many federal class action suits pending against Whirlpool Corp, a federal jury in Ohio rejected a class action charging Whirlpool’s washing machines developed mold and odors. Commenting on the recent verdict, plaintiffs’ lead counsel, Jonathan Selbein stated, “We think … Continue reading