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Oct19

Nick Scavio earns defense ruling at arbitration

Nick Scavio successfully defended a retail operation in a premises liability action at arbitration.  Plaintiff asserted the maximum damages at arbitration of $50,000.00.  Nick not only achieved a defense verdict for his clients, but also obtained an award of costs and expert fees for his client.…

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Aug29

Kate Corcoran and Jessica Kokal defense a $6 million medical malpractice suit

Following a nearly three-week trial, Kate Corcoran, Jessica Kokal, and Terrilee Prentiss received a unanimous defense verdict in the initial portion of a bifurcated wrongful death medical negligence case in which Plaintiffs had asked for $6 million in compensatory damages.  This success negated the need for the second portion of the trial regarding punitive damages and resulted in the possible award of both costs and offer of judgment sanctions for Defendants.…

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Aug15

Broening Oberg Woods & Wilson shareholders and firm recognized by The Best Lawyers in America for 2020

Broening Oberg Woods & Wilson proudly announces that the firm and five of its shareholders were recognized by The Best Lawyers in America for 2020, a prestigious distinction based entirely on peer review. The award is a recognition of the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical area and legal practice area.

Don Wilson was awarded Lawyer of the Year for Arizona, the highest honor conferred by the Best Lawyers in America, in the category for Professional Malpractice Defense. Mr. Wilson has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America since …

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Jun27

Jathan McLaughlin presents CLE on the administrative hearing process

On June 27, 2019, Jathan McLaughlin presented an in-house CLE regarding the administrative hearing process in Arizona.  The presentation covered how to represent licensed professionals in actions brought by Arizona’s administrative agencies before the Office of Administrative Hearings.  Mr. McLaughlin discussed best practices for mitigating a client’s potential damages at the outset of an administrative matter, handling the administrative hearing, and appealing an adverse ruling to the Lower Court and the Court of Appeals. …

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May15

Broening Oberg Woods & Wilson attorneys receive professional recognition from Super Lawyers

Super Lawyers identifies lawyers in a community who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement in a practice area. The selection process involves peer nomination, independent review, and peer evaluations. We are proud to announce that several attorneys at the firm were recognized by Super Lawyers in 2019.

Jim Broening, Don Wilson and Bobby Sullivan were each selected by Super Lawyers for recognition in 2019.

Furthermore, Alicyn Freeman, Jathan McLaughlin, Michelle Donovan, Nicholas Scavio and Jason Kasting were each recognized by Super Lawyers as Arizona Rising Stars.

Congratulations to each of our distinguished attorneys.…

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May3

Don Wilson presents before the Association of Defense Trial Attorneys in St. Andrews, Scotland

Don Wilson presents before the Association of Defense Trial Attorneys in St. Andrews, Scotland

On May 2, 2019 Don Wilson presented in St. Andrews, Scotland to a group of distinguished American and UK trial layers on the subjects of legal malpractice avoidance and defense, and common ethics pitfalls for lawyers. The occasion was the 28th Annual Meeting of the Association of Trial Defense Attorneys, a premier, invitation only, national organization associated with the Defense Research Institute.…

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