The Creighton Law Review held its 2017 Symposium on Thursday, March 16. Lamson, Dugan & Murray sponsored the event, which focused on The Lawyer’s Leadership Role: A Tour of Legal Ethics. The speakers included Professor John McKay, Arnold J. Johnson, J. Scott Paul, and Adam White. Over 300 attorneys attended the Symposium and a reception was held afterward to celebrate Creighton Law Review’s fiftieth anniversary. Spencer Murphy, a former law [...]
In January 2017, Anne Marie O’Brien and Daniel J. Hassing received a defense verdict after a five day jury trial in Douglas County District Court. The Plaintiff had sued under the Federal Employer’s Liability Act, a federal statutory scheme governing workplace injuries for railroad employees working in furtherance of interstate commerce. The Plaintiff alleged that he had suffered whiplash injuries to his cervical spine when the locomotive he was sitting [...]
Congratulations to John M. Walker and Catherine E. French for obtaining a verdict, after a two day bench trial, finding that a petition filed against their client was frivolous. This resulted in an award of attorney’s fees and significant savings for their client.
Congratulations to Patrick G. Vipond and John M. Walker for obtaining a defense verdict after an 8-day medical malpractice trial. Plaintiff’s counsel requested the jury return a verdict in the amount of $7-15 million, but the jury returned a unanimous defense verdict after less than 3 hours of deliberations.