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Asbestos/Toxic Tort

Twenty-Six Collins Einhorn Farrell PC Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers®

Collins Einhorn Farrell PC is proud to announce that 15 of its attorneys have been named to the 2019 Michigan Super Lawyers list, and an additional 11 attorneys were named to the 2019 Michigan Rising Stars list. In addition, Michael Sullivan, Melissa Graves, and Theresa Asoklis received additional accolades. Michael Sullivan was named to the…

Twenty-Seven Collins Einhorn Farrell PC Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers®

Collins Einhorn Farrell PC announced today that 15 of its attorneys have been named to the 2018 Michigan Super Lawyers list, and an additional 12 attorneys were named to the 2018 Michigan Rising Stars list. In addition, Michael Sullivan and Melissa Graves received additional accolades. Michael Sullivan was listed in the Top 100: 2018 Michigan Super Lawyers list and the Top 50: 2018 Michigan Business Super Lawyers list, and Melissa Graves was named to the Top 50: 2018 Women Michigan Super Lawyers list and the Top 25: 2018 Women Business Super Lawyers list. For full details and a list of all recipients, click on the headline.

Attorney Rick Braun Contributes to DRI Toxic Tort and Environmental Newsletter with Article Discussing Perchlorate

An article titled “Coming Soon to a Drinking Water Source Near You: EPA Regulation of Perchlorate” by Rick Braun was recently published in the DRI Toxic Tort and Environmental Newsletter. With the EPA scheduled to set a Maximum Containment Level in the fall of 2018, the article is a timely look at the Safe Drinking Water Act and EPA’s regulatory history of perchlorate, also known as the “rocket fuel chemical.”

16 Collins Einhorn Farrell PC Attorneys Named to 2019 Best Lawyers in America© List

Collins Einhorn Farrell PC is pleased to announce that 16 of its attorneys have been named to the 2019 edition of Best Lawyers in America©. Additionally, Deborah Lujan has been named the Best Lawyers 2019 Litigation – Insurance “Lawyer of the Year” in Michigan due to her exemplary work in defense litigation. For the full list of attorneys selected for this prestigious award, click on the headline.

Attorney Rick Braun to Speak at EECMA Conference on California’s Proposition 65 and Labeling Laws

On Friday, April 27, 2018, attorney Rick Braun will be speaking at the Environmental and Emerging Claim Manager Association Annual Conference, to be held in Orlando, Florida. The session is entitled “WARNING: This Subject Contains a Discussion of Chemicals Known to Cause Cancer – Proposition 65 and Labeling Laws: Who Actually Benefits in the Age of Over-Warning?” He will be joined by Christine D. Calareso, Esq. (CMBG3 LLC) and Ryan Landis, Esq. (Polsinelli).

Information covered will include a review of California’s Prop 65, the trend toward similar laws in other jurisdictions, and how to combat and prevent claims related to labeling and warnings.

Attorney Rick Braun to Speak at DRI Asbestos Medicine Seminar

Attorney Rick Braun will be a speaking on the topic of take-home asbestos exposure at the DRI Asbestos Medicine Seminar, taking place in Las Vegas, NV on November 2-3, 2017. Mr. Braun will be part of a panel at the Young Lawyers Breakout Session on November 2. The session, titled “Take Home” 101, will encompass a review of the scientific literature, the question of duty in various jurisdictions, experiments measuring take-home exposure potential, and strategies for using those experiments in discovery, including the examination of take-home case plaintiffs, family members, and co-workers.

Twenty-five Collins Einhorn Farrell PC Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers®

Collins Einhorn Farrell PC announced today that 16 of its attorneys have been named to the 2017 Michigan Super Lawyers list, and an additional nine attorneys were named to the 2017 Michigan Rising Stars list. In addition, Melissa Graves and Noreen Slank have received additional distinctions. Click on headline for full details.

17 CEF attorneys named to 2018 Best Lawyers List, including three receiving “Lawyer of the Year” distinction

Collins Einhorn Farrell PC is pleased to announce that 17 of its attorneys have been named to the 2018 edition of Best Lawyers in America©. In addition, three attorneys have received the high distinction of being named Metro Detroit’s 2018 “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers for their outstanding work. This marks the eighth year in a row that a Collins Einhorn lawyer has been so honored with this prestigious designation. Click on the headline to view the full list of recipients.

Paralegal Ann Coleman Recognized as a State Bar of Michigan Shining Star

We are pleased to announce that Ann Coleman, a paralegal in the firm’s Asbestos/Toxic Tort practice group, has been given the State Bar of Michigan Paralegal/Legal Assistant Section’s Shining Star Award.

Coleman has been with the firm since 1989 as part of its Asbestos/Toxic Tort team and has been instrumental in implementing and maintaining the protocols, reporting requirements and litigation-tracking systems that are in place for the numerous entities where Collins Einhorn serves as National Coordinating Counsel. This is in addition to her having systems in place to provide the detail on Michigan plaintiffs, both past and present. In addition to her paralegal work, Coleman is heavily involved in community service as the firm’s lead on the United Way Fund Drive Committee and other charitable initiatives.

Attorney Rick Braun to Speak at EECMA Conference on Topic of Rising Household Exposure Claims in Asbestos Litigation

On Thursday, April 27, 2017, attorney Rick Braun will be speaking at the Environmental and Emerging Claim Manager Association Annual Conference, to be held in Orlando, Florida. The session is entitled “Homeward Bound: The Rise of Household Exposure Claims in Asbestos Litigation.” He will be joined by Christine D. Calareso, Esq. (Selman Breitman LLP) and Elizabeth Sorenson Brotten, Esq. (Lind Jensen Sullivan & Peterson).

Information covered will include a review of scientific literature on take-home exposures, the latest decisions on the existence of a legal duty in various jurisdictions, understanding the impact of exposure assessment experiments to measure take-home exposure potential from chrysotile asbestos fibers, and using the findings to take effective depositions.

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