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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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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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Defense verdict in Medical Malpractice Suit

Jason Campbell and Michael Vanderford recently obtained a defense verdict in White County, Arkansas, in a medical malpractice and wrongful death lawsuit filed against a cardiologist.

The patient’s estate alleged that the defendant physician violated the standard of care during a heart catheterization procedure which led to the patient’s death from a retroperitoneal bleed.

After three days of testimony and evidence, the jury returned with a defense verdict, exonerating Mr. Campbell and Mr. Vanderford’s client.

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