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Tyson & Mendes Wins on Summary Judgement in an $8 Million Traumatic Brain Injury Case: Court Rules in Favor of Indiana-Based Pool Design Company

Featured: Scott Ruksakiati

CHICAGO  (June 16, 2022) – In another defense victory for nationwide civil defense firm Tyson & Mendes LLP, a motion for summary judgment has been granted by Indiana’s St. Joseph Superior Court in favor of firm client Spear Corporation, a design/build company sued for alleged faulty design after a purported brain injury occurred in a newly constructed swimming pool (CAUSE NO. 71D04-1804-CT-000160).

Professional Skaters Association Dismissed from High Profile Sexual Abuse Case: Defense Firm Tyson & Mendes Obtains Dismissal with Prejudice

Featured: William Johnson

NEW YORK (May 10, 2022) – Marking another victory for nationwide civil defense firm Tyson & Mendes LLP, a high-profile childhood sexual abuse lawsuit has been dismissed against the Professional Skaters Association (PSA), which was being sued by one-time Olympic hopeful Craig Maurizi for the unlawful sexual acts of a famed skating coach.

Inaugural Nuclear Verdicts Defense Institute Announced: First and Only Trial Academy for Civil Defense Attorneys Set for June 23-26 in San Diego

Featured: Robert Tyson

SAN DIEGO (March 14, 2022) – The inaugural Nuclear Verdicts Defense Institute will take place June 23-26, 2022, in San Diego, led by an esteemed faculty of legal defense experts, including top trial attorneys, a specialist in jury psychology, and a certified faculty member for the National Institute of Trial Advocacy and professor at the University of San Diego School of Law. The Nuclear Verdicts Defense Institute is the only trial academy uniquely developed to teach experienced defense attorneys how to stop Nuclear Verdicts® – large, unsubstantiated jury awards that typically exceed $10 million.

Tyson & Mendes Adds Team of Five Trial Attorneys in New York: Powerhouse Team of Trial Partners Join Growing Civil Defense Firm to Lead the Region

Featured: Randy Faust, Kristina Milone

NEW YORK (February 11, 2022) –Tyson & Mendes LLP, a national civil defense firm, announced today the addition of a team of five highly regarded trial attorneys to its triumvirate of offices in the tri-state area. The New York-based team is led by partners Randy Faust and Kristina Milone. Faust will take charge as Managing Partner of Tyson & Mendes’ New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut offices.

Tyson & Mendes Announces Two New Equity Partners: Daniel Fallon in San Diego and Jacob Felderman in Denver Promoted

Featured: Daniel Fallon, Jacob Felderman

SAN DIEGO (January 14, 2022) – National civil defense firm Tyson & Mendes LLP announced today the promotion of two long-time partners to equity partner: Jacob Felderman and Daniel Fallon. These new additions bring the firm’s total equity partnership to 10, including Robert Tyson, Patrick Mendes, Mina Miserlis, James Sell, Susan Oliver, Cayce Lynch, Kristi Blackwell and Lynn Allen.

Tyson & Mendes Receives 2021 Liberty Mutual Insurance Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Award

SAN DIEGO (January 4, 2022) – National civil defense law firm Tyson & Mendes LLP is honored to have been awarded the 2021 Liberty Mutual Insurance Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Award. This award is given annually to law firms that have significantly embodied Liberty Mutual Insurance’s goal of embracing diversity and fostering equity and inclusion. One law firm in America is selected each year to receive the award.

Tyson & Mendes Successfully Defends Washington Healthcare Group in $111 Million Medical Malpractice Case, Defeating Junk Science Attack on Abusive Head Trauma

Featured: Bertha Baranko Fitzer, Jennifer Merringer Veal

SEATTLE (November 15, 2021) – In a high-profile medical malpractice case against a pediatric cardiologist and his group, as well as a local children’s hospital, a Pierce County Superior Court jury returned a defense verdict in Link v. MultiCare Health System, et. al. The jury returned a unanimous defense verdict on October 29, rejecting the plaintiff’s $111 million damages claim in which plaintiff’s experts alleged that dysphagic choking, cerebral venous thrombosis (CVST) or reflex apnea could explain the infant’s grave neurological injuries.

Tyson & Mendes Graduates First Trial Academy Class: Civil Litigation and Insurance Defense Firm’s Groundbreaking Course Prepares Attorneys for Future Trials

SAN DIEGO (July 28, 2021) – Leading civil litigation and insurance defense firm Tyson & Mendes announced today the graduation of 48 attorneys from an inaugural training program designed to deepen trial skills well beyond anything offered by other law firms. Known as the “Tyson & Mendes Trial Academy,” or “TM Trial Academy” for short, the robust and rigorous program will serve as an integral tool for training the firm’s up-and-coming attorneys each year moving forward.

Tyson & Mendes Expands Healthcare Practice, Appoints Margaret Holm as Chair: Two Additional Attorneys Brought on to Expand Practice Group Capabilities

Featured: Margaret M. Holm, Bertha Baranko Fitzer, Jennifer Merringer Veal

SAN DIEGO (July 20, 2021) – Tyson & Mendes LLP announced today the expansion of its Healthcare Practice Group with the appointment of industry-leading trial and appellate litigator Margaret “Peggy” Holm as chair and the addition of two new attorneys joining the firm’s rapidly-growing specialty practice group.

Tyson & Mendes Launches New Subsidiary, TM HALO®, to Win Your Biggest Trials: New Trial Firm Devoted Solely to Winning Major Civil Jury Trials

Featured: Robert Tyson, Damian M. Fletcher, Margaret M. Holm, Edward R. Leonard, Mina Miserlis, Kara Pape

SAN DIEGO (July 15, 2021) – Leading insurance and civil litigation defense firm Tyson & Mendes LLP announced today the launch of TM HALO®, a new high-stakes trial firm that uses value billing when parachuting in to defend corporations, insurance companies, and insureds in major civil jury trials.

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