The ravages of the nation’s opioid crisis are regular topics in the news today. The costs in damaged lives, health-care expenses, lost productivity, and criminal activity are ever-growing. Now a new avenue for recouping those costs is opening: the plaintiffs’ bar is actively recruiting state and local governments to sue opioid manufacturers to recover the costs of combating the use of opioids.
The best trial counsel is well prepared and open for improvement. At Rasmussen Dickey Moore we pride ourselves on continuously looking for innovative ways to improve our trial expertise. Recently a member of our team attended the DRI Trial Tactics Seminar in Las Vegas.
RDM’s trial victory for Lincoln Electric and Hobart Brothers in Laningham v. Hobart Brothers and Lincoln Electric was named as a “2017 Top 5 Defense Verdict” by Missouri Lawyers Weekly. Partners Kurt Rasmussen and Dyanna Ballou and associate Justin Ijei represented Hobart Brothers and Lincoln Electric in a jury trial in Jackson County, Missouri in May 2017.