NTL member Jonathan Pope gets $1.7M verdict for wreck victim

Jonathan Pope

National Trial Lawyers member Jonathan Pope has secured a $1,706,000 verdict for a Georgia woman injured when a driver struck her car after running a red light on Halloween in 2014. According to Pope, his client Donna Harry was injured … Continue reading

Passenger Who Survived Crash of Flight 2431 Files Suit Against Aeromexico

Corboy & Demetrio filed a lawsuit today on behalf of Nestor Martinez, a passenger on Aeromexico Flight 2431, which crashed after an attempted take-off in a heavy storm including severe wind, rain, and hail, on July 31, 2018, in Durango, Mexico. The … Continue reading

NTL Executive Committee member Kimberly Dougherty talks about Essure

Kimberly Dougherty

We are pleased to advise that recently Bayer announced by the end of December, they would be discontinuing the sale of Essure®, a permanent contraceptive. Many women decided to go with the Essure® implant because it was marketed as a … Continue reading

NTL Past President Tom Girardi honored as top consumer attorney

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Thomas Vincent Girardi, Attorney and Founding Partner of Girardi & Keese, was recently featured in the Wall Street Journal on a full page for his selection as “Top National Consumer Trial Attorney of the Year” for 2019 by the International … Continue reading

Teen Secures $25.3 Million Verdict in California Molestation Case

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A Los Angeles jury returned a $25.3 million verdict on behalf of S.W., a victim of sexual abuse against his former supervisor and coach, Scott Durzo, and the Westerly School in Long Beach, California. Durzo abused Plaintiff for three years … Continue reading

NTL member Bert Louthian urges his state to improve road safety

Bert Louthian

National Trial Lawyers member Bert Louthian says his state must improve the safety of its roads after being ranked at the bottom of a recent study from WalletHub in which South Carolina fared poorly. The study ranked states based on a … Continue reading

Top 40 Under 40 President Stephen Burg obtains $146K verdict for rear-end collision victim

National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 President Stephen Burg secured a verdict plus interest and costs of $146,000 for the victim of a rear end collision in Colorado. Burg says his client, David Jimenez-Santana was driving his pickup truck and was … Continue reading

NTL Top 40 Under 40 President Stephen Burg obtains $1.3M verdict for motorcycle accident victim

Stephen Burg

National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 President Stephen Burg secured a $1.3 million verdict for a Colorado motorcyclist injured in a 2014 collision. According to Burg, the plaintiff was riding his motorcycle eastbound on Highlands Ranch Parkway in Highlands … Continue reading

How texts can help keep people out of jail

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A simple solution could help keep defendants from failing to appear in court: texts. Court date reminders sent via text in pilot projects are proving to be a good way to bring down the number of bench warrants that can … Continue reading

Video: Georgia cops used app to decide whether to arrest

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Two Roswell, Georgia police officers are on administrative leave after bodycam video showed them using a coin toss app to decide whether to arrest a woman they caught speeding, according to WXIA-TV and Think Progress. Officers Courtney Brown and Kristee Wilson … Continue reading