Tried wrongful death claim in Georgia to defense verdict. Obtained dismissal of negligent hire and entrustment claims on basis of federal preemption of specific claims by Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.
Defense of the world's largest pork producer and processor in a claim for private temporary nuisance arising from large swine confined animal feeding operation, alleging numerous personal and emotional injuries, as well as damage to property, livestock and water quality. Defense verdict.
Representation of multiple defendants including one of the largest producers and transporters of energy in the United States in a high-profile nuisance suit in federal district court in Mississippi asserting that the defendants’ air emissions are contributing to global warming.
Successfully mediated catastrophic injury case where the plaintiff lost her nose, all of her teeth and her vision following nasal cancer allegedly as a result of her exposure to our client’s wood dust.
Representation of world leader in the manufacture of heavy duty diesel engines in a wrongful death asbestos case. Obtained summary judgment for our client despite specific identification of our product as a product used by the decedent and despite strenuous opposition from plaintiff.
Courtney Shytle, Top Automotive Trial Lawyer, Joins McGuireWoods’ Product Liability Practice
December 17, 2018
McGuireWoods’ Mark Anderson Honored Among North Carolina’s Leaders in the Law
September 18, 2017
Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act of 2017 Faces Uncertain Future in Senate
March 30, 2017
Tobacco Trial Sheds Light on Punitive Damages Process
November 29, 2016
The Impact of the FDA Banning PHOs in the US
June 17, 2015
'Lone Pine' Orders and Proposed New Rule 26
What If States Opt Out Of EPA’s Existing Source Rule?
November 24, 2014