By | June 17, 2022

Following the Incredible Example of Judge Luther W. Simmons on Juneteenth 2022

In 2021, at long last, Juneteenth became a federal holiday in the United States when President Joe Biden signed the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act into law after unanimous Congressional support. Rightly… Read More

By | March 3, 2022

In the News: Shareholder Ellyn Hurd Makes Cover of Boston College Law Magazine

Recognized for her invaluable contributions in the landmark six-month New York State opioid trial, which concluded at the end of 2021, Simmons Hanly Conroy Shareholder Ellyn Hurd was recently featured in the… Read More

By | January 13, 2022

In the News: New York State Jury Finds Remaining Defendants Liable in Conclusion of New York State Opioid Trial

The landmark New York State opioid trial reached its conclusion on Dec. 30, 2021 after the jury found drugmaker Teva Pharmaceuticals and distributor Anda Inc. liable for helping to fuel the nation’s… Read More

By | December 16, 2021

In the News: Simmons Hanly Conroy Shareholder Jayne Conroy Delivers Closing Arguments in New York State Opioid Trial

Shareholder Jayne Conroy in the New York opioid trial courtroom set up in Touro College’s law school auditorium earlier this summer. The trial proceedings have since returned to Suffolk County State Supreme… Read More

By | December 13, 2021

Judge Permits Two Controversial Opioid Sales Training Videos to Be Shown to Jury in New York State Opioid Trial

On Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2021, the jury in the New York State opioid trial viewed two controversial internal sales-training videos from Teva Pharmaceuticals that had previously been under seal. The jury’s viewing… Read More

By | October 28, 2021

In the News: Sanctions Recommended Against Law Firm Representing Endo Pharmaceuticals in New York State Opioid Trial

As the sprawling New York State opioid trial heads into the last week of October, attention has shifted toward a court-commissioned referee report recommending sanctions against the defense law firm Arnold &… Read More

By | September 16, 2021

In the News: Endo Pharmaceuticals Agrees to $50M Settlement With New York State, Suffolk and Nassau Counties

Thursday, Sept. 9, marked a major breakthrough in the New York State opioid trial as defendant Endo International Pharmaceuticals and its subsidiaries settled with New York State and Suffolk and Nassau Counties… Read More

By | July 5, 2019

Initiative Seeks to Pursue Justice for Victims of Childhood Sexual Abuse

The most traumatic part of sexual abuse is recounting it – having to live through it again when all you want to do is move on. You may have been told to… Read More

By | January 18, 2017

Initiative Seeks to Pursue Justice for Victims of Childhood Sexual Abuse

The most traumatic part of sexual abuse is recounting it – having to live through it again when all you want to do is move on. You may have been told to… Read More

By | January 5, 2017

Has Bare Metal Defense in Asbestos Finally Run Its Course?

The tide might be turning regarding what is known as the “bare metal” defense that turbine, boiler, valves, and pump manufacturers have traditionally used to avoid responsibility for injuries people have suffered… Read More

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