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Feb26

Alice Jones presents CLE on Arizona Appellate Law in 2020

On February 24, 2020, Alice presented to the Tucson Defense Bar at the Hotel Congress for their February CLE Luncheon.  Her presentation, “What New in Appeals? Appellate Law in Arizona 2020,” covered recent opinions issued in 2019 and early 2020 by the Arizona Court of Appeals and Arizona Supreme Court that are applicable to civil litigators.  She also discussed recent changes at the Arizona Court of Appeals and the Arizona Supreme Court as well as recent rule amendments.  The Tucson Defense Bar was very welcoming and Alice enjoyed meeting several Tucson practitioners.…

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Jan28

Comment authored by Leanne Hay is published in Jurimetrics

Law clerk Leanne Hay currently serves as the Senior Note & Comment Editor on the Jurimetrics Editorial Board. Her recently published Comment discusses how claims arising out of the off-label use of medical devices may be preempted by the Medical Device Amendments to the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act. In particular, Leanne argues that the circuit split over the parallel claims exception to the Supreme Court’s preemption jurisprudence should be resolved through an expansive view on the exception that will promote the off-label use of medical devices

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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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