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Feeding the Hungry One Family at a Time

For the third-straight year, IB members Hugh Robert, Noble McIntyre and David Bernstein spread Thanksgiving cheer to Oklahomans, distributing turkeys and food boxes to more than 4,000 families across the state through their initiative, Lawyers Against Hunger, a nonprofit whose sole mission is to provide food to the less fortunate. Through the work of dedicated […]

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‘Blanketing’ the East Coast with Love After Hurricane Sandy

Washington IB member The Greaney Law Firm has joined up with an 8-year-old who’s on a mission to bring much-needed help to those whose homes were ravaged by Hurricane Sandy. Ella, a local third-grader, has founded the project, “Ella Blankets the East Coast with Love,” a grassroots project dedicated to making and/or donating fleece blankets […]

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IB Member Wins Significant Faulty Care Trial in Georgia

Jarome Gautreaux recently received a $5 million verdict in a significant medical negligence suit. Gautreaux, of Gautreaux & Adams, along with three other lawyers — Virgil Adams, Tracey Dellancona and Caroline Herrington — represented a Georgia woman who had both of her legs amputated as a result of faulty care. On Thanksgiving Day 2008, the […]

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IB Member Paul Oliveri Pushes Bill Passage to Better Protect N.Y. Consumers

New York-based Injury Board member Paul Oliveri’s recent work to lobby the New York State Legislature for passage of a consumer-friendly underinsured/uninsured motorist law has paid off. The N.Y. State Congress and Senate recently passed a bill that will better protect consumers. Oliveri, of Oliveri & Schwartz, P.C., along with 200 N.Y. State Trial Lawyer […]

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J.R. Boyd’s Tenure as WILG President Coming to an End

After a fulfilling and eventful year at the helm, Injury Board member J.R. Boyd’s tenure as president of the Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group (WILG) is soon coming to an end. A member since its inception in 1995, Boyd, of Kansas City, Mo.-based Boyd & Kenter, P.C., has dedicated himself to the nonprofit, a network of […]

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KidsAndCars Canada Trumping Up Awareness for Child Safety

Injury Board member John McKiggan, of Nova Scotia-based Arnold Pizzo McKiggan, was recently interviewed on Canada’s CBC News about the dangers of motor vehicles and his efforts to educate the public on rollover accidents involving children through the nonprofit organization KidsAndCars Canada. McKiggan teamed up with the U.S. nonprofit KidsAndCars.org in 2011 to heighten awareness […]

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Oklahoma Injury Board Members Help Raise Money for ‘Lawyers are Cool’ Campaign

IB members David Bernstein and Noble McIntyre were recently part of a group of lawyers from the Oklahoma Association for Justice that raised money to buy air conditioners for needy Oklahoma families this summer. In a 24-hour period, Bernstein, McIntyre and other Oklahoma lawyers raised enough funds to donate 100 air conditioners to Oklahoma families […]

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Two Injury Board Members Elected to Lead American Association for Justice (AAJ)

Two Injury Board members were elected to top leadership positions with the American Association for Justice (AAJ) for the 2012-2013 term. At the recent AAJ annual convention in Chicago, longtime AAJ member Mary Alice McLarty was sworn in as president after fulfilling her duties as president-elect, while Lisa Blue Baron won a contested election to […]

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Scott Cooper at the Helm as President of PAJ

Newly installed president of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice (PAJ) Scott Cooper has distinct goals for continuing the organization’s mission of promoting a fair and effective justice system, while supporting attorneys as they work to ensure that any person injured by others’ misconduct or negligence can obtain justice in Pennsylvania’s courtrooms. Cooper, a longtime, well-reputed […]

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EXCUSEMAN™ Tackles Human Resources to Create Positive, Successful Work Environments

Injury Board member Jordan Margolis’ superhero tendencies run deep. By day, the Chicago personal injury attorney pursues justice by fighting danger, accidents and crime. But when he steps out of his (attorney) suit and into his alter ego, Margolis is EXCUSEMAN™, a fictional character who battles empty excuses and lame apologies to bring accountability to […]

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