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Congratulations to Steve Heninger and Drew Haskins!

July 9, 2014

Steve Heninger and Drew Haskins recently settled a medical malpractice suit against an Alabama hospital in a confidential amount for…  Learn More

Jeff Leonard to serve on UA Student Affairs Leadership Council

July 8, 2014

Jeff Leonard has been selected to serve on the University of Alabama Student Affairs Leadership Council.  The Student Affairs Leadership…  Learn More

HGD Welcomes The Exceptional Foundation for Annual office chili cookoff

June 26, 2014

Update on Actos Trials

June 25, 2014

The Circuit Court of Cook County today indicated that the next trial will be in early 2015.  It is a…  Learn More

Dr. Blaudeau featured in AAJ article on Morcellator case

June 24, 2014

HGD attorney, Dr. Francois Blaudeau, is quoted in a recent article in the American Association for Justice (AAJ)’s magazine Trial….  Learn More

Taylor Bartlett to present in Illinois on Actos Bladder Cancer Lawsuit

June 23, 2014

On June 25, 2014, Taylor Bartlett will present oral argument in the Circuit Court of Cook County Illinois on behalf…  Learn More

Brandy Robertson elected as next officer of ALAJ Emerging Leaders

June 20, 2014

HGD attorney, Brandy Robertson, has been elected Second Vice Chair of the Public Service Section and is now in rotation to…  Learn More

HGD attorneys to speak at national conference

June 19, 2014

Lewis Garrison and Dr. Francois Blaudeau have been selected to speak at HarrisMartin’s CLE Summit on Major Developments in Drug…  Learn More

Lew Garrison to speak at ALAJ Annual Convention

June 9, 2014

HGD Partner, Lew Garrison, has been selected to speak at the Alabama Association for Justice Annual Convention in Destin, Florida…  Learn More

Spotting IP Infringement In Cyberspace

May 28, 2014

By: Graham Firestone There are many ways to obtain rights in your intellectual property.  You can copyright your website, trademark…  Learn More

Jeffrey P. Leonard receives “AV” Peer Review Rating from Lexis Nexis® Martindale-Hubbell®

May 20, 2014

LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell has recognized Jeffrey P. Leonard with a Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating™.  {Name of Your Firm/Name of Lawyer} was given an…  Learn More

Female Cancer Patients Sue Morcellator Manufacturers

May 5, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   Female Cancer Patients Sue Morcellator Manufacturers BIRMINGHAM, ALA  The first Federal lawsuit has been filed against…  Learn More

Eight HGD attorneys selected to the 2014 Alabama Super Lawyers & Rising Stars List

April 28, 2014

Four attorneys from Heninger Garrison Davis, LLC. have been selected to the 2014 Alabama Super Lawyers list. No more than…  Learn More

Bill Bross Receives “AV” Peer Review Rating from LexisNexis® Martindale-Hubbell®

March 17, 2014

LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell has recognized Bill Bross with a Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating™.  {Name of Your Firm/Name of Lawyer} was given…  Learn More

Gayle Douglas & Erik Heninger recognized by B-Metro Magazine

March 14, 2014

Congratulations to Gayle Douglas and Erik Heninger!  They were recently voted Rising Stars by B-Metro magazine in a survey of Birmingham-based…  Learn More

Brandy Robertson and Caroline Hollingsworth attend Women’s Lobby Day

March 11, 2014

Two HGD attorneys, Brandy Robertson and Caroline Hollingsworth recently attended Women’s Lobby Day, which is an educational program sponsored by the…  Learn More

Steve Heninger to represent Retired NASA manager over Challenger disaster movie

March 4, 2014

Steve Heninger has chosen to represent Judson A. “Jud” Lovingood in a defamation suit against Discovery Communications. Mr. Lovingood is…  Learn More

Lew Garrison talks about Wyeth v. Weeks in the ABA Journal

February 24, 2014

HGD partner Lew Garrison is featured in this month’s American Bar Association Journal discussing his landmark case Wyeth v. Weeks….  Learn More

Steve Heninger to speak at The Rotaract Club of Birmingham

February 18, 2014

Steve Heninger has been selected to speak at The Rotaract Club of Birmingham‘s weekly luncheon on February 20, 2014.  Steve…  Learn More

Erik Heninger to speak at the AAJ Mid-Winter Conference

February 7, 2014

HGD partner, Erik Heninger, has been selected to speak at the American Association for Justice Mid-Winter Conference in New Orleans…  Learn More

Honza Prchal recognized as a “Help Desk Hero”

February 6, 2014

HGD attorney Honza Prchal was recently recognized by the Birmingham Bar Volunteers Lawyers Program as a Help Desk Hero. As a…  Learn More

HGD goes over the edge!

November 25, 2013

HGD’s Vicki Parker rapelled down the One Federal Place building on Friday for Laps for CF Goes Over the Edge! …  Learn More

al.com: Judge dismisses trademark lawsuit filed by University of Alabama against artist Daniel A. Moore

October 1, 2013

By Kent Faulk | kfaulk@al.com  In this 2005 file photograph, artist Daniel Moore, left, discusses his work with Daphne Mayor Fred…  Learn More

Steve Heninger wins trademark lawsuit filed by University of Alabama against artist Daniel Moore

September 30, 2013

HGD attorney, Steve Heninger, has successfully ended an eight year court battle on behalf of his client, Daniel Moore, against…  Learn More

Heninger Garrison Davis, LLC welcomes René A. Vazquez

September 24, 2013

Trial firm welcomes new patent litigation attorney The law firm of Heninger Garrison Davis is pleased to announce that René…  Learn More

Lipitor Use is No Walk in the Park

August 6, 2013

In 1996, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the cholesterol lowering drug Lipitor. Since then Lipitor advertisements have told…  Learn More

Now I lay me down to sleep… Regulations governing children’s sleepwear.

June 17, 2013

By:  Gayle Douglas I have represented several children who have suffered extensive burns.  These are some of my saddest cases. …  Learn More

HGD verdict affirmed by Alabama Supreme Court

June 11, 2013

On Friday, June 7, 2013, the Alabama Supreme Court affirmed the class certification in favor of HGD’s client, Paperyard.  Our…  Learn More

Steve Heninger featured on Texas news station for Mike Leach case

May 23, 2013

HGD attorney, Steve Heninger was interviewed by several Texas news outlets regarding his client, former Texas Tech football coach Mike…  Learn More

Don’t Be Fooled

May 9, 2013

By: Christopher B. Hood A bill before the Alabama Legislature threatens to deny our citizens the right to sue drugmakers…  Learn More

Indefiniteness: Satisfying 35 U.S.C. § 112(f) for Means Plus Function Claim Elements in Software Patents

May 6, 2013

By:  Joseph Gabaeff Recent developments in case law surrounding the application of 35 U.S.C. § 112(f) to software patents have…  Learn More

Alabama Supreme Court affirms HGD courtroom victory

May 2, 2013

The Alabama Supreme Court, on April 19, 2013, affirmed in full the 2.3 million dollar jury verdict won by our…  Learn More

Selecting the best nursing home for yourself or a loved one

April 2, 2013

PART IV: SOURCES AVAILABLE TO ASSIST IN SELECTING A NURSING HOME By:  William L. Bross From our previous installments, it…  Learn More

Taylor Bartlett to go before Illinois state court on behalf of Actos bladder cancer plaintiffs

March 28, 2013

On April 3, 2013, Taylor Bartlett will present oral argument in Cook County, IL state court on behalf of all…  Learn More

Selecting the best nursing home for yourself or a loved one

March 20, 2013

PART III: COMMONLY ENCOUNTERED STANDARDS OF CARE AND WHAT YOU SHOULD LOOK FOR ON A VISIT By: William L. Bross…  Learn More

HGD’s Lucky Palace Verdict named as one of the Top 100 Verdicts of 2012

March 14, 2013

Legal publication The National Law Journal has selected Heninger Garrison Davis’ $64 million verdict in the Lucky Palace case as one of the Top…  Learn More

HGD welcomes Jeanie Sleadd as a new associate

March 13, 2013

Heninger Garrison Davis is pleased to announce that Jeanie S. Sleadd has joined the firm as an associate.  “We are…  Learn More

Selecting the Best Nursing Home for Yourself or a Loved One

March 12, 2013

PART II: WHAT A NURSING HOME IS REQUIRED TO PROVIDE By:  William L. Bross As mentioned in the previous installment,…  Learn More

Selecting the Best Nursing Home for Yourself or a Loved One

March 5, 2013

PART I: THE CHALLENGE By:  William L. Bross Quality care for the aging population is becoming increasingly important as the…  Learn More

THE SPLIT OF OPINIONS FOR MOTIONS TO DISMISS WHEN PLEADING INDIRECT INFRINGEMENT IN PATENT CASES: WILL THE COMPLAINT STAY OR MIGHT IT BE FORCED TO GO?

March 1, 2013

By:  Blair Clinton Over the last decade, patent law has experienced its share of significant changes. In the context of…  Learn More

Timothy Davis selected to be a speaker at National Conference

February 28, 2013

Timothy Davis, Managing Partner, recently gave a presentation at the American Association for Justice (AAJ) Winter Conference in Miami, Florida. …  Learn More

Congratulations Jeff Leonard!

February 18, 2013

Jeff Leonard obtained a jury verdict in favor of his client in a heavily-contested premises liability case.  Jeff successfully tried…  Learn More

After Akamai – Additional Clarity on Divided Infringement

February 12, 2013

By:  Dara Jeffries As technology has evolved, particularly with the advent of the Internet, patent law has had to take…  Learn More

The Dangers of Vaginal Mesh

February 11, 2013

By:  Caroline Hollingsworth Vaginal mesh was introduced in the late 1990s to correct pelvic organ prolapse and stress urinary incontinence…  Learn More

Kathryn Harrington to speak at the Alabama Farmers Federation Organization annual meeting

February 4, 2013

Kathryn Harrington has been elected to the 2013 Board of Directors of the Alabama Horse Council. The Alabama Horse Council…  Learn More

Behind the Landmark Weeks Case

January 29, 2013

The plaintiff’s attorneys examine the Alabama Supreme Court’s decision on brand-drugmaker liability BIRMINGHAM, ALA: In a landmark decision, the Alabama…  Learn More

HGD Courtroom Victory Covered by the New York Times

January 14, 2013

Congratulations to HGD attorney Christopher B. Hood on his latest victory in the Alabama Supreme Court. On Friday, January 11th, the…  Learn More

Jacqueline Knapp Burt named as Partner

January 7, 2013

The law firm of Heninger Garrison Davis is pleased to announce that Jacqueline Knapp Burt has been named as a…  Learn More

A Brief Look At The “First Responder” Regulation Under The FLSA

December 21, 2012

By:  Lee Gresham Our firm currently represents a class of more than 40 Fire Suppression Lieutenants in a case seeking…  Learn More

Erik Heninger inducted into the American Board of Trial Advocates

November 30, 2012

Heninger Garrison Davis is proud to announce that Erik Heninger was recently inducted as a new member to the American…  Learn More

Medicare Fixed Percentage Option- The Basics

October 22, 2012

By:  Amanda Williamson In an effort to streamline Medicare’s recovery process the Medicare Secondary Payer Recovery Contractor (MSPRC) has introduced…  Learn More

Congratulations to Jeff Leonard and Erik Heninger!

October 9, 2012

Jeff Leonard and Erik Heninger successfully settled a case on behalf of a high-net-worth depositor against an out-of-state bank.  The…  Learn More

THE FEDERAL TORT CLAIMS ACT – A PRIMER

October 1, 2012

By:  J. Callen Sparrow The Federal Tort Claims Act (hereinafter FTCA) provides a vehicle whereby claims can be brought against…  Learn More

Yaz, Yasmin and Ocella: We’re Not Gonna Take It!

September 17, 2012

Birth Control with “Cure All” Promises and Life Altering Side Effects By:  Brandy Robertson Many young women may remember the…  Learn More

Congratulations Kathryn Harrington, Indian Spring’s Newest City Council Member!

August 29, 2012

Heninger Garrison Davis is proud to announce that attorney, Kathryn Harrington, is an elected official.  On Tuesday, August 28, 2012,…  Learn More

Join HGD Attorneys for a live CLE Seminar on Litigating the Prescription Drug Case

August 28, 2012

Christopher Hood and Taylor Bartlett have been selected as speakers for upcoming continuing legal education seminar on Litigating the Prescription…  Learn More

GranuFlo Recall and How Potential Overdosing can occur

August 16, 2012

By: Lewis Garrison Fresenius Medical GranuFlo Dialysis Treatment Recall HGD attorneys are currently pursuing potential lawsuits for individuals who have…  Learn More

15 Ways Patients Can Help Prevent Medical Errors

July 23, 2012

By:  Erik Heninger The Institute of Medicine (IOM) seminal study of preventable medical errors estimates that as many as 98,000…  Learn More

Johnson & Johnson Recalls 4 Transvaginal Mesh Products, Asks FDA for Waiver

July 11, 2012

Transvaginal mesh manufacturer Johnson & Johnson is recalling four of its mesh products following lawsuits filed by hundreds of women who say…  Learn More

A WORD FROM ARTIST DANIEL A. MOORE ON THE RECENT APPELLATE COURT RULING

June 26, 2012

After over seven years of litigation brought by my alma mater, I am very pleased that the Eleventh Circuit Court…  Learn More

What you need to know about food poisoning

June 19, 2012

BY:  HONZA PRCHAL                The June 8th Wall Street Journal wrote “A mysterious and scattered outbreak of the E. coli bacteria…  Learn More

Daniel Moore thanks Steve Heninger in The Birmingham News article

June 11, 2012

Artist Daniel Moore wins key issues in appeals case over Alabama paintings Published: Monday, June 11, 2012, 12:58 PM    …  Learn More

Steve Heninger wins Federal Court Appeal in Daniel Moore Case

June 11, 2012

The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals released their opinion today in favor of artist Daniel Moore in his case against…  Learn More

Cirrex Systems selects HGD for long-term patent portfolio licensing program

June 11, 2012

ALPHARETTA, Ga.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cirrex Systems, LLC announces today the implementation of a long-term patent licensing program through which companies can gain legitimate…  Learn More

HGD wins $64 million settlement in Lucky Palace case

May 25, 2012

Federal jury awards $64 million verdict against VictoryLand and Milton McGregor in civil lawsuit By: Kent Faulk MONTGOMERY, Alabama —…  Learn More

Actos: The Facts

May 18, 2012

By:  Taylor Bartlett Actos is a single ingredient brand name drug composed of Pioglitazone.  Pioglitazone was developed, manufactured, and advertised…  Learn More

LUCKY PALACE UPDATE: Lucky Palace investor says work was done both with and against Sheriff Warren

May 18, 2012

By JoBeth Davis - bio | email MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) – The seventh day of testimony in the Macon County Casino Civil Suit…  Learn More

LUCKY PALACE UPDATE: Developers hoped to make Macon County a major gaming destination

May 17, 2012

By JoBeth Davis - bio | email MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) -On the sixth day of testimony in the Macon County Casino civil trial,…  Learn More

LUCKY PALACE UPDATE: Lucky Palace President says Sheriff wasn’t ‘reasonable’

May 16, 2012

By JoBeth Davis - bio | email MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) -The fifth day of testimony in the Macon County casino civil trial ended…  Learn More

LUCKY PALACE UPDATE: McGregor on stand for 5 hours

May 15, 2012

By JoBeth Davis - bio | email MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) – Testimony for the third day of the civil case between 17 Macon…  Learn More

Five HGD attorneys named as Super Lawyers® and Rising Stars

May 9, 2012

Stephen D. Heninger, W. Lewis Garrison, Jr. and Timothy C. Davis have been named to the Alabama Super Lawyers list…  Learn More

HGD welcomes Kathryn Harrington

May 8, 2012

The law firm of Heninger Garrison Davis is pleased to announce that Kathryn Harrington has joined the firm. Kathryn’s practice…  Learn More

HGD Welcomes Dara T. Jeffries

April 4, 2012

Heninger Garrison Davis is pleased to announce that Dara T. Jeffries has joined the firm. Dara is an attorney in…  Learn More

WSJ: Who owns Crimson and White?

March 22, 2012

By:  Allen Barra On the football field, the University of Alabama had a great season, winning the BCS national championship…  Learn More

Heninger Garrison Davis welcomes Mark Ekonen

March 14, 2012

Trial firm welcomes new pharmaceutical litigation attorney The law firm of Heninger Garrison Davis is pleased to announce that Mark…  Learn More

Heninger Garrison Davis, LLC welcomes Jonathan Miller

March 13, 2012

Trial firm welcomes new patent litigation attorney The law firm of Heninger Garrison Davis is pleased to announce that Jonathan…  Learn More

5 members of the 1977 class of Cumberland School of Law named BBA Presidents.

March 7, 2012

Congratulations to the Cumberland School of Law Class of 1977!  In a rare feat, five members of the class have served as President…  Learn More

Appeals court set to hear Alabama trademark suit

February 1, 2012

A federal appeals court is set to hear arguments in the trademark infringement case between sports artist Daniel Moore and the University of Alabama, whose football program is portrayed in a number of his works.

Listen to Steve Heninger on the Paul Finebaum Radio Network

February 1, 2012

HGD attorney, Steve Heninger, was a special guest on the Paul Finebaum Radio Network last week to discuss the ongoing Mike Leach case against Craig James, ESPN and Spaeth Communications.

Watch Lee Gresham on The Attorneys

January 31, 2012

Recently, HGD partner Lee Gresham appeared as a special guest on the television show The Attorneys. Watch the video below to hear Lee talk about Asbestos and Mesothelioma.

Steve Heninger in New York Times: Free Speech vs. Infringement in Suit on Alabama Artwork

January 31, 2012

In the specialized field of sports art, Daniel Moore is well known for his paintings of the University of Alabama football team in action. But he soon may become similarly recognizable in legal circles as his fight against the university’s charge of copyright infringement heads to the Alabama Appeals Court.

Mike Leach’s Lawyer On Finebaum: Craig James Called Texas Tech Staff From ESPN Booth

January 26, 2012

Mike Leach’s new lawyer stayed on the offensive this week, taking his tour to — where else? — Paul Finebaum’s show on Wednesday. In just about a week of work, Stephen Heninger, formerly lawyer for Mike Price and current lead attorney for Leach, has already sent out a press release accusing Craig James of making conflicting statements and called into The Finebaum Show. There’s probably not a better way to get started than this.

Alabama’s embarrassing lawsuit against artist Daniel Moore continues

January 26, 2012

What’s an Alabama national championship without another Daniel Moore painting? The latest one revealed this week will be called “Restoring the Order.” Now, if only order got restored to Moore’s career. The University of Alabama’s embarrassing lawsuit against Moore over trademark rights remains alive seven years later.

Steve Heninger to be on the Paul Finebaum show

January 25, 2012

Steve Heninger will be on the Paul Finebaum show on Wednesday, January 25th at 4:00pm Central time to discuss the Craig James and Mike Leach case.

Craig James made conflicting sworn statements regarding Mike Leach

January 20, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Craig James made conflicting sworn statements regarding Mike Leach BIRMINGHAM, AL On December 12, 2011, Craig James…  Learn More

Steve Heninger to represent Mike Leach

January 20, 2012

Leach adds to legal team By Kirk Bohls | Thursday, January 19, 2012, 03:34 PM Article courtesy of statesman.com Washington…  Learn More

Lee Gresham to be featured on The Attorneys.

January 20, 2012

Please tune in this Sunday at 10:30pm Central Time on NBC 13 to see HGD partner Lee Gresham as a…  Learn More

HGD reaches 100% participation in the Cumberland School of Law Annual Fund Drive.

January 19, 2012

Heninger Garrison Davis, LLC is one of the first Birmingham law firms to reach 100% participation in the Cumberland School…  Learn More

Heninger Garrison Davis, LLC welcomes M. Blair Clinton

January 18, 2012

The law firm of Heninger Garrison Davis is pleased to announce that M. Blair Clinton has joined the firm. Blair…  Learn More

William L. Bross and Gayle Douglas named as partners.

January 17, 2012

The law firm of Heninger Garrison Davis is pleased to announce that William L. Bross and Gayle Douglas have been…  Learn More

Enrollment in process for iTunes Class Action Settlement

October 27, 2011

Enrollment has begun for the iTunes Class Action Settlement. The Lawsuit claimed that Apple advertised, distributed, and sold gift cards…  Learn More

Heninger Garrison Davis, LLC welcomes Taylor Bartlett

October 25, 2011

The law firm of Heninger Garrison Davis is pleased to announce that Taylor Bartlett has joined the firm. Taylor’s practice…  Learn More

Congratulations to Caroline Hollingsworth!

September 30, 2011

Heninger Garrison Davis is proud to announce that Caroline Hollingsworth has passed the Alabama State Bar.  Congratulations Caroline!

Jeffrey Leonard selected by the National Business Institute to be a presenting speaker.

September 16, 2011

Jeffrey Leonard will be a presenting speaker discussing Managing Liens and Subrogation in Auto Accident Litigation, sponsored by the National…  Learn More

Ken Henry joins the HGD Team

September 2, 2011

Ken grew up in Selma, Alabama and has lived in Birmingham for the last 30 years.  He has been in the legal industry 28…  Learn More

Gayle Douglas selected to speak at Teen Court.

August 31, 2011

Gayle Douglas spoke at the swearing in ceremony for Teen Court, held at Samford University on August 25th.  Teen Court…  Learn More

Heninger Garrison Davis, LLC welcomes Amanda S. Williamson

August 30, 2011

The law firm of Heninger Garrison Davis is pleased to announce that Amanda S. Williamson has joined the firm.  Amanda’s…  Learn More

Heninger Garrison Davis, LLC welcomes Brandy Robertson

August 17, 2011

The law firm of Heninger Garrison Davis is pleased to announce that Brandy L. Robertson has joined the firm. Brandy’s…  Learn More

Caroline Hollingsworth joins the HGD team

August 12, 2011

Heninger Garrison Davis proudly welcomes Caroline Hollingsworth.  Caroline is a 2007 graduate of the University of Alabama and a 2011…  Learn More

Maureen V. Abbey joins the firm

July 5, 2011

Heninger Garrison Davis, LLC. is proud to welcome Maureen V. Abbey to the firm.  Maureen is a seasoned patent litigator, who, in addition to…  Learn More

Former defendant turns plaintiff in Hyundai property litigation

June 9, 2011

Steve Heninger was recently interviewed in a Montgomery Advertiser article concerning the ongoing Hyundai property litigation.