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  • 20 Dec. 2016

    Essure Lawsuit Remanded to St. Louis Circuit Court

    Posted By Fibich, Leebron, Copeland & Briggs

    Fibich, Leebron, Copeland & Briggs along with a team of other product liability firms recently obtained a remand of their Essure medical device cases back to a St. Louis, Missouri state court. Essure is a method of permanent birth control that has come under fire for the number of safety concerns raised by patients and cited in Medical Device Reports (MDRs) to the Food & Drug ...
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  • 15 Dec. 2016

    Erin Copeland Speaks at Emory Law Next Generation Conference

    Posted By Fibich, Leebron, Copeland & Briggs

    Attorney Erin Copeland of Fibich, Leebron, Copeland & Briggs spoke this week on “Getting Selected for Leadership” at the Next Generation Conference hosted by the Institute for Complex Litigation and Mass Claims at Emory Law in Atlanta. Erin Copeland, along with senior members of the federal judiciary and other notable attorneys from both the Plaintiffs and Defense bar, was invited ...
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  • 28 Nov. 2016

    FDA Updates Warning for Birth Control Device Essure

    Posted By Fibich, Leebron, Copeland & Briggs

    Essure is marketed as a form of permanent birth control device made of metals, including nickel and titanium. The device consists of two coils that are implanted into a woman’s fallopian tubes and are intended to remain there for the life of the patient blocking sperm from reaching the eggs. A number of risks have been associated with the device, including, but not limited to, pain following ...
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  • 28 Nov. 2016

    Erin Copeland of Fibich, Leebron, Copeland & Briggs to Speak at Diversity in the Law Seminar

    Posted By Fibich, Leebron, Copeland & Briggs

    Attorney Erin Copeland of Fibich, Leebron, Copeland & Briggs will speak on the topic of Ethical Dilemmas in the Perpetuation of Unfair Stereotypes of Women & How to Change the Dialogue at the Diversity in the Law seminar at the Charlotte Marriott City Center in Charlotte, North Carolina this week, November 29-30, 2016. This seminar will put forth the importance of diversity in the law and ...
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  • 6 Oct. 2016

    Erin Copeland Stands at Forefront of Essure® Litigation

    Posted By Fibich, Leebron, Copeland & Briggs

    According to a new press release, a judge in California has ordered all cases in the state against Bayer Corporation regarding the Essure® permanent birth control device be consolidated before a single judge in the Alameda County Superior Court. The plaintiffs in the litigation are represented by a team of national leaders in the fight against Essure®, including Fibich, Leebron, Copeland ...
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Our firm is proud to have three lawyers on our team who are board certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Tommy Fibich is a board certified civil trial law specialist, and Russell Briggs and Jay Henderson are board certified personal injury trial law specialists. Board certification is a great honor-in fact-only 10% of practicing attorneys in the state have earned the right to be publicly recognized as certified specialists in their respective fields.