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December 5, 2012

Cartmell/Schnieders Placed on Zoloft MDL Committees

The Honorable Cynthia Rufe recently named Tom Cartmell to the Plaintiff’s Steering Committee to act as leadership counsel on behalf of claimants across the nation in the Zoloft birth defects litigation. Judge Rufe oversees the Zoloft MDL # 2342, In Re: Zoloft (Sertraline Hydrochloride) Products Liability Litigation, pending in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern […]

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December 4, 2012

Cartmell & O’Connor Named “Lawyers of the Year”

Best Lawyers, the oldest peer-review publication in the legal profession, has named two Wagstaff & Cartmell lawyers as 2013 “Lawyers of the Year” in the Kansas City metropolitan area. This significant honor results from “exhaustive peer-review assessments” and reflects the high level of respect these lawyers have earned from other leading lawyers in the same […]

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September 20, 2012

Habitat for Humanity

A team from Wagstaff & Cartmell spent most of their day volunteering at Habitat for Humanity on Saturday, Sept. 15. The team consisted of Marc Erickson, Tina Ciarrocchi and her husband Stephen, Peggy Bradshaw, Mallory Nemmers, Linda Parsons and Shawn Shipp. The group was able to finish laying laminate flooring in two bedrooms, started and […]

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July 6, 2012

Henry Invited to Serve as Guest Lecturer at Duke University School of Medicine

Upon invitation of the faculty of the Department of Ophthalmology at Duke University School of Medicine (Durham, NC), Brandon Henry lectured to residents, fellows and attending physicians at Duke Eye Center. The presentation was focused on medicolegal and ethical considerations in medicine, with an emphasis on ophthalmology.

February 3, 2012

W&C To Try Bellwether Shoulder Pain Pump Case in California

Tom Cartmell and Jeff Kuntz are lead trial counsel in the first bellwether case set for trial in In Re: Infusion Pump Cases (JCCP 4615), a state-court consolidation of shoulder pain pump cases in Orange County, California. The judge is the Honorable Gail Andler. Trial is scheduled to begin on April 9, 2012. The case involves allegations […]

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