Mr. Brenes earned his Juris Doctorate from Loyola Law School in 2006. While obtaining his law school education, Mr. Brenes externed for the Cancer Legal Resource Center, providing free help to those with cancer-related legal issues. Mr. Brenes previously worked with a national multi-district litigation law firm in Newport Beach, California. While there, he worked on a variety of high-profile, complex-litigation projects including pharmaceutical and medical-device litigations across the country. Mr. Brenes is a member of the American Association for Justice, Trial Lawyers for Public Justice (TLPJ), American Bar Association (ABA), and the Orange County Trial Lawyers Association (OCTLA). In 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016, Mr. Brenes was listed by Thomas Reuters’ Super Lawyers publication as a Super Lawyers Rising Star.
As a young litigator at Drinker Biddle & Reath, he focused his practice on product liability and class actions. As a law clerk to the Honorable Marina Corodemus in New Jersey Superior Court’s mass tort division, he worked on the national diet drug class action, the national breast implant litigation, the national defective tire litigation, the tobacco litigation, and numerous drug and medical device class actions.
He has authored numerous articles on litigation, e-discovery, international e-discovery, and privacy. He is also a frequent lecturer on the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and e-discovery. He has served on the faculty of Georgetown Law School’s Advanced E-Discovery Institute and recently joined the faculty of a joint project between EDI and Duke Law School. He is a member of The Sedona Conference® Working Group 1 on Electronic Document Retention and Production and Working Group 6 on International Electronic Information Management, Discovery and Disclosure.
Mr. Cowper has spent his life giving back to his community. He has taught constitutional law to inner city kids through the Constitutional Rights Foundation. He has served as a volunteer attorney for The Public Counsel Law Center in Los Angeles representing an individual in U.S. Immigration Court. He co-founded and developed a charitable organization called City to the Sea in order to get inner city kids interested in triathlon. From 2013-2016, he served as a Board Member for LA’s BEST – a nationally recognized after school enrichment program run out of the Los Angeles Mayor’s office.
Before starting his own firm, Mr. Dalimonte lead an effort to collect strategic data for use in the nationwide asbestos personal injury litigation in which he coordinated local counsel and more than five hundred paralegals throughout the United States. He also supervised processing a global settlement of over 50,000 asbestos cases.
Dave has represented thousands of injured plaintiffs in pharmaceutical and product liability cases. His current involvement in multi-district pharmaceutical and medical device litigation includes:
• Member of Science and Experts committee and in charge of Secondary Science Document Review In re Benicar (Olmesartan) Products Liability Litigation, MDL 2606 (D. NJ)
• Member of Medical Monitoring Class Action committee In re Bard Filters Product Liability Litigation, MDL 2641 (D. Ariz.)
• Member of Plaintiff’s Steering Committee In re Cook Medical, Inc., IVC Filters Marketing, Sales and Products Liability Litigation, MDL 2570 (S.D. Ind.)
Ms. Flaherty is a member of the American Association for Justice ("AAJ"), numerous AAJ committees, co-chairs the Electronic Discovery Committee, and is the past Chair of the Women’s Trial Lawyers Caucus. She also serves on the Minnesota Association for Justice Board of Governors and Executive Committee and is a member of the Minnesota State, Hennepin County and Federal Bar Associations.
Adam has always been a trial lawyer. Soon after graduating from Law School, Adam immediately went to work at a prestigious firm representing the injured. Adam represented those injured by negligent drivers, by medical professionals, and by huge pharmaceutical corporations. Adam obtained favorable outcomes in trial verdicts and settlements and in his first few years out of law school. His experience led him to be named a Rising Star by Texas Super Lawyers (a Thomson Reuters service) in 2012, 2013, 2017, and 2018.
In 2011, Adam expanded his client base to include Texas and New Mexico. He became an expert in the laws of both states. He spent half his time in Texas and the other half in New Mexico. Throughout his legal career, Adam has only represented those who were personally injured.
Adam has represented thousands of clients who have been injured. Whether he tried their case to a jury or reached a settlement, each client was met with respect, transparency, and honesty. Due to confidential settlement provisions, attorney-client privileges, and Rules of Professional Conduct, Adam cannot specifically list his successes but refers you to his numerous positive client reviews on various websites.
Adam has practiced in 27 different states, 24 federal courts, and has even appeared at the U.S. Supreme Court. He has handled cases involving medical malpractice, car accidents, pharmaceutical products, medical devices, oilfield accidents, birth injuries, and more. Adam’s cases have ranged from leading the fight on behalf of 3,500 clients injured by the pharmaceutical drug Reglan® in Philadelphia Common Pleas Court to trying a case in front of a New Mexico jury on behalf of a widow who lost his spouse due to medical malpractice, and many, many cases in between.
Adam’s greatest joy is fighting zealously for his clients to obtain a favorable result in their case. In his spare time, Adam enjoys spending time with his wife and two young daughters, reading, running, and tracking the success of Lobos football and Houston Rockets basketball.
Stuart founded GoldenbergLaw in 1986 with the belief that injury law should be practiced with client service and dignity. Since then he has handled some of the largest pharmaceutical, personal injury, medical malpractice, and product liability cases in the country- including cases involving wrongful death, brain injury, and injuries causing paralysis. Stuart has led or helped to lead drug and device cases around the United States. For his success in winning million- and multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements for his clients, Stuart has been elected to the Multi-Million-Dollar Advocates Forum and top 100 trial lawyers by American Trial Lawyers Association.
Currently, Stuart is the Co-Lead Counsel in 850 Medtronic Infuse Bone Graft cases. Stuart is on the Plaintiff’s Steering Committee in Benicar (Olmesartan) Products Liability Litigation and in Re Bard IVC filter Products Liability Litigation.
Among his pro bono work, Stuart served as a volunteer attorney for victims of the I-35W bridge collapse and victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
Jeff leads investigations into dangerous drug and medical device litigation for the firm. He has written articles that have been published in nationally recognized legal journals and has served as a lecturer at national AAJ conventions. Recently, Jeff spoke at Mass Torts Made Perfect providing a GranuFlo/NaturaLyte litigation update.
In addition to writing for national legal journals, Jeff contributes to the Cohen & Malad, LLP blog and writes about the FDA and product liability issues and concerns.
Jaycox received the American Association for Justice NLD Excellence Award (2012-13 and 2013-14). She is a board member of the Minnesota Justice Foundation and active with the University of Minnesota Law School Alumni Relations and Annual Giving Committee.
Larry has been actively involved in numerous multi-district litigation (MDL) cases, including most recently: In Re: DePuy Orthopaedics ASR Hip Implant Litigation MDL 2197 In Re: Biomet M2A Magnum Hip Implant Products Liability Litigation, MDL 2391 In Re: In re: Yasmin and Yaz (Drospirenone) Marketing, Sales Practices and Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2100 In Re: Mirena IUD Products Liability Litigation, MDL 2434 In re: Chantix (Varenicline) Products Liability Litigation, MDL 2092 In re: Digitek Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 1968 In Re: Total Body Formula Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 1946 In Re: Avandia Marketing, Sales Practices and Products Liability Litigation MDL 1871 and In re: Prempro Products LIability Litigation MDL 1507 In Re: Stryker Rejuvenate and ABG II Hip Implant Products Liability Litigation, MDL 2441 Larry currently serves on the Plaintiff’s Steering Committee in the Biomet MDL, and served on the Plaintiff’s Steering Committee in the Total Body Formula MDL. He was also selected by lead counsel to assume an active role in the In re: Oil Spill by the Oil Rig “Deepwater Horizon” in the Gulf of Mexico on April 20, 2010 MDL 2179 litigation. Larry is currently lead counsel on approximately 100 Reglan/Metoclopramide cases that he is litigating in Philadelphia, Boston, St. Louis and Atlanta. He is pursuing both the generic drug manufacturers and the product education monograph (PEM) companies for failing to warn his clients about the risk of tardive dyskinesia. In a class action lawsuit in Kentucky and Florida against BP and the other parties responsible for the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, Larry was co-lead counsel. Along with a consortium of nationally-renowned mass tort attorneys, Larry also represents numerous individual claimants in the Gulf states for claims ranging from lost employment opportunities and lost rental income to lost business income and diminished property values. Larry is also co-lead counsel in an antitrust class action lawsuit against Anthem Blue Cross & Blue Shield, a financial services fraud class action lawsuit against a university financial aid disbursement services company, a train derailment environmental class action lawsuit, and a FLSA overtime class action lawsuit.
DEFECTIVE HIP REPLACEMENT LITIGATION EXPERIENCE
Walter’s firm has been a national leader in defective hip implant litigations over the past decade. The firm continues to litigate cases across the Country against all the major manufacturers. Many of the litigations they are handling do not involve recalled products or consolidated litigation. The firm has retained a stable of world-class experts who support them in cases often overlooked by other firms.
Mark is also presently responsible for the coordination and oversight of litigations involving the ingestion of anti-depressants (including Zoloft (Pfizer) and Lexapro/Celexa (Forest Labs)) by pregnant women, resulting in serious birth defects. Those litigations are consolidated in St. Louis, Missouri and Cole County, Missouri.In addition to his oversight and pursuit of national litigations, Mark has recently litigated and resolved a number of complex injury matters resulting in millions of dollars awarded to the seriously injured, including multiple forklift accident death cases, trucking accident death cases, medical malpractice infant death cases, carbon monoxide poison death cases, highway construction/design injury cases, as well as an excessive force death case involving a taser device.
Brian proudly serves on the Illinois Trial Lawyer’s Association’s Board of Managers and is actively involved in his community through both pro bono legal work and community service. Other professional memberships include, American Association for Justice, Workers Injury Law & Advocacy Group, American Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association, DuPage County Bar Association, and Kane County Bar Association.
Over the course of his career, Steve has concentrated on pharmaceutical product liability litigation, representing plaintiffs who suffered devastating injuries or loss of life from unreasonably dangerous drugs. He has served (and currently serves) on discovery and science committees, or performed common benefit work in several pharmaceutical and medical device multi-district litigations. (e.g.., In re Zofran Products Liability Litigation; In re: Phenylpropanolamine (PPA) Products Liability Litigation; Pradaxa Products Liability Litigation; In re Hormone Replacement Therapy Litigation; In re Fresenius Granuflo/Naturalyte Dialysate Products Liability Litigation; Mirena IUD Products Liability Litigation; and In re Diet Drugs).
Ben is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association and the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, among many other organizations. He has been a frequent speaker at various CLE programs and seminars. After growing up in Missouri and Kansas, Ben attended the University of Missouri – Columbia for his undergraduate studies in philosophy. While attending Southern Illinois University School of Law to receive his law degree, Ben served as an articles editor for the SIU Law Journal and was a member of the ATLA regional trial advocacy team. He graduated law school with honors, finishing in the top ten percent of his class.
Mr. Schosheim earned a JD/MBA from the University of Miami where he graduated with honors. Mr. Schosheim is admitted to practice in state court in Florida as well as the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida. He is a member of The Florida Justice Association, National Trial Lawyers, and the American Association for Justice.
Dr. Schosheim was an assistant clinical professor of the Department of Orthopedics, University of Miami School of Medicine from 1989 to 2002, where he taught arthroscopic surgery and performed clinical research. He was a consultant to numerous professional sports teams during his residency. He is a past president of the medical staff of Boca Raton Community Hospital and sat on its board of trustees from 1998 to 2004. In 2000 and 2001, Dr. Schosheim was featured in Miami Metro magazine as one of "South Florida’s Top Doctors," in the field of orthopedic surgery. He was also recognized as one of U.S. News & World Report’s "Top 1,000 Surgeons in the U.S."
Dr. Schosheim is a diplomate of the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons. He is a past fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the American College of Surgeons and the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine. He is a member emeritus of the American College of Sports Medicine and the Arthroscopy Association of North America.
After retiring from active orthopedic practice in 2002, Dr. Peter M. Schosheim identified a need within the legal community to help attorneys better understand the medical aspects of their medically related cases.
As a result of this need, Dr. Schosheim founded Physicians Medical Review (PMR) in January of 2003. He has served as CEO since its inception. Physicians Medical Review is committed to excellence. It provides its clients with the quality and personalized service expected from a leader in this industry.
Bar Admissions: South Carolina, 1989 Oklahoma, 1982 U.S. Supreme Court U.S. District Court District of South Carolina U.S. District Court Northern District of Oklahoma U.S. District Court Western District of Oklahoma U.S. District Court Eastern District of Oklahoma U.S. Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit