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Mid-South Super Lawyers Announces 2017 Super Lawyers

Anderson, Murphy & Hopkins lawyers recently selected by their peers as Mid-South Super Lawyers for 2017 are: Overton S. Anderson, Randy P. Murphy, Mariam T. Hopkins, Michael P. Vanderford, David A. Littleton, and Jason J. Campbell. Mark D. Wankum was named as a Mid-South Rising Star.

Attorneys recognized by Mid-South Super Lawyers as top-rated attorneys in Medical Malpractice in the Little Rock, Arkansas, area are: Overton S. Anderson, Mariam T. Hopkins, David A. Littleton, Julie M. Hancock, and Mark D. Wankum.

Randy P. Murphy and Michael P. Vanderford were recognized as top-rated in Personal Injury Defense.

Jason J. Campbell was recognized as a top-rated attorney in Civil Litigation.

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Best Lawyers/U.S. News Press Release Recognizing Firm as a Tier 1 Firm

Anderson, Murphy & Hopkins, L.L.P., received a Tier 1 ranking in the 2018 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” in the following areas of practice:

Little Rock – Appellate Practice
Little Rock – Insurance Law
Little Rock – Litigation – Construction
Little Rock – Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
Little Rock – Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
Little Rock – Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants

The Tier 1 ranking was determined through the firm’s overall evaluation, which was derived from a combination of our clients’ impressive feedback, the high regard that lawyers in other firms in the same practice area have for our firm, and the information provided in response to a law firm survey.

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Summary judgment obtained in professional liability action

Jason Campbell and Adam Franks recently received summary judgment on behalf of a title company and its owners and agents in a suit filed in Van Buren County Circuit Court. The suit alleged breach of fiduciary duty and misrepresentation regarding title searches performed on an undeveloped tract of property in Van Buren County.

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Best Lawyers in America’s 2018 edition recognizes seven AMH lawyers

Best Lawyers has released its 2018 edition of Best Lawyers in America and has named seven Anderson, Murphy & Hopkins lawyers as Best Lawyers:

  • Overton S. Anderson
  • Randy P. Murphy
  • Mariam T. Hopkins
  • Michael P. Vanderford
  • David A. Littleton
  • Julie M. Hancock
  • Jason J. Campbell

In addition, three of our partners received 2018 Lawyer of the Year awards in the following categories:

Randy P. Murphy
Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers

Michael P. Vanderford
Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants

Jason J. Campbell
Litigation – Construction

Only a single lawyer in each practice area in each community is selected as a “Lawyer of the Year.”

Anderson, Murphy & Hopkins attorneys were recognized as 2018 Best Lawyers in America in the following categories:

Appellate Practice
Overton S. Anderson
David A. Littleton

Commercial Litigation
Jason J. Campbell

Insurance Law
Overton S. Anderson
Mariam T. Hopkins
Michael P. Vanderford

Litigation – Construction
Jason J. Campbell

Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
Overton S. Anderson
Mariam T. Hopkins
Jason J. Campbell

Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
Randy P. Murphy
Mariam T. Hopkins
Michael P. Vanderford
David A. Littleton

Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
Michael P. Vanderford
Julie M. Hancock

Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants
Michael P. Vanderford
David A. Littleton

Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers
Randy P. Murphy

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Jason Campbell speaking at the 2017 Arkansas AIA Convention

Jason Campbell has been selected to speak on the topic of materialmen’s liens at the 2017 Arkansas AIA Convention in Hot Springs, Arkansas.

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Adam Franks selected to present during The Rules of Evidence: A Practical Toolkit seminar

Adam Franks was among several Arkansas attorneys selected by the National Business Institute to present during its recent seminar, The Rules of Evidence: A Practical Toolkit, held in Little Rock. Mr. Franks presented to attorneys and judges from across the state and covered several evidentiary issues, both procedural and substantive, that arise before, during, and after trial.

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Jason Campbell was recently named a fellow of the Construction Lawyers Society of America (CLSA).

Jason Campbell was recently named a fellow of the Construction Lawyers Society of America (CLSA).

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Campbell selected by DRI to author Arkansas section of 2017 Construction Litigation Desk Reference

Jason Campbell has been selected to prepare the Arkansas section of the DRI 2017 Construction Litigation Desk Reference: A State-by-State Compendium.

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Tony DiCarlo elected to Arkansas Bar Association House of Delegates

Tony DiCarlo has been elected to the Arkansas Bar Association House of Delegates.

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Defense Verdict in Motor Vehicle Accident Case

Tony DiCarlo recently obtained a defense verdict in Craighead County, Arkansas, in a motor vehicle accident negligence case. Plaintiff filed a lawsuit against two defendant drivers alleging that either one or both contributed to the accident. Plaintiff specifically alleged that Mr. DiCarlo’s client was negligent by driving his vehicle into oncoming traffic and striking plaintiff’s vehicle.

Additionally, Mr. DiCarlo’s client filed a cross-claim against the co-defendant driver, alleging that she forced Mr. DiCarlo’s client to strike plaintiff’s vehicle, thereby causing the damages requested by the plaintiff in the case, as well as the damages to the vehicle driven by Mr. DiCarlo’s client.

Following a one-day jury trial, the jury returned a unanimous verdict for Mr. DiCarlo’s client, finding that his client was not negligent, assessing 100% negligence on the part of the co-defendant driver, and awarding damages to Mr. DiCarlo’s client for the necessary repairs to his vehicle.

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