Why prepare for trial?

At James R. Murphy, Jr., A Law Corporation, we do not take your case expecting a quick settlement.  Quick settlements are usually low settlements. Instead, we devote the full resources of the firm to your case and then prepare the case aggressively for settlement and in some cases trial.  This approach to litigation insures the highest possible settlements when settlements can be achieved.  If a settlement cannot be achieved, aggressive litigation increases the potential for a substantially greater recovery at…

Drywall cases headed for resolution?

A federal district judge in New Orleans awarded $2.6 million in damages Thursday to seven Virginia families who sued a Chinese drywall manufacturer, in a case closely watched by homeowners, home builders and insurers. Click here for the WSJ story; here for the opinion, from Judge Eldon Fallon of the Eastern District of Louisiana.