Ernest Cory

Cory Watson Attorneys
2131 Magnolia Avenue S
Birmingham, AL 35205
(205) 328-2200
www.corywatson.com


AREAS OF PRACTICE

Class Actions

Toxic Tort Litigation

Defective Medical Devices

Product Liability

Pharmaceutical Litigation

Personal Injury

Bar Admission

       
  • Alabama State Bar

Court Admissions

       
  • The Supreme Court of the United States
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  • The Supreme Court of Alabama
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  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Alabama
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  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Alabama
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  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Alabama
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  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida
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  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Oklahoma
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  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana
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  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Tennessee
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  • U.S. District Court Western District of Tennessee
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  • U.S. District Court of Rhode Island

Appointments

       
  • Plaintiffs Steering Committee In Re: MDL No. 2502, Lipitor (Atorvastatin Calcium) Marketing, Sales Practices and Products Liability Litigation
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  • Lead Counsel and Plaintiffs'Executive Committee , In Re: Chantix (Varenicline) Products Liability Litigation MDL 2092
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  • Plaintiffs'Steering Committee, In Re: Trasylol Products Liability Litigation MDL No. 1928
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  • Plaintiffs' Steering Committee and Co-Chair for Discovery Committee, In Re: Bausch & Lomb Contact Lens Solution Products Liability Litigation, MDL No.1785
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  • Co-Lead Counsel, In Re: Kugel Mesh Hernia Patch Product Liability Litigation, MDL No.1842
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  • Plaintiffs' Executive Committee, In Re: General Motors Corporation Dex-Cool Products Liability Litigation, MDL 1562
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  • Lead Counsel and Plaintiffs'Liaison Counsel-In Re: ProteGen Sling and Vesica Systems Products Liability Litigation, MDL 1387
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  • Plaintiffs'Executive Committee, In Re: General Motors Corporation Dex-Cool Products Liability Litigation, MDL No.1562
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  • Class Counsel, Denney v. Jenkins & Gilchrist, et al, USDC Southern District of New York, CV 03-5460

Honors, Awards and Accomplishments   

       
  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
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  • Best Lawyers in America, 2014
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  • Super Lawyers, 2008-2013
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  • Super Lawyers, Top 50 Alabama Attorneys
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  • Best Lawyers in America, Best Law Firms
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  • Birmingham Magazine - Top Birmingham Attorneys, 2009-2012
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  • Benchmark Litigation - Local Litigation Stars , Personal Injury, 2010-2013
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  • The American Trial Lawyers Association, Top 100 Lawyers 2007-2012
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  • Cumberland School of Law Advisory Board- 2009-2013

Professional Affiliations   

       
  • American Association for Justice-Sustaining Member, Member of Aviation Section and Product Liability Section
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  • Birmingham Bar Association

Education   

       
  • Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, J.D.
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  • University of Alabama, Summa cum Laude, B.S.