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Attorney Ernest Cory Featured in National Forum on Drug Injury Law

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Cory Watson Attorneys founding Principal Ernest Cory will address attorneys from across the nation at the annual Mass Torts Made Perfect conference on April 21, 2016.

More than 800 plaintiff attorneys are expected to attend the Las Vegas forum focused on mass torts and multidistrict litigation concerning prescription drugs and defective medical devices linked to patient injuries and deaths.

Cory serves as a panelist in a session on the drug Abilify, which is prescribed to treat mental illnesses including depression, bipolar disorder, Tourette syndrome, and schizophrenia. Scientific studies have linked Abilify to potentially devastating side effects including compulsive gambling, hypersexuality, compulsive spending, and overeating.

The Cory Watson Attorneys litigation team represents Abilify patients from across the U.S.  Plaintiffs contend Abilify maker Bristol-Myers Squibb failed to warn Abilify users of the link between the drug and the increased risk of developing compulsive behaviors.

Ernest Cory is a founding Principal of Cory Watson Attorneys, a nationally-recognized personal injury law firm in Birmingham, Alabama. Mr. Cory has practiced law for more than thirty years and has devoted his practice almost exclusively to mass torts, class actions and complex litigation involving defective medical devices, drugs, and environmental toxins.

He is recognized nationally for his role in landmark pharmaceutical and defective medical device litigation, including silicone breast implants and diet drug litigation. Mr. Cory has been appointed to serve as Lead Counsel and to chair numerous Plaintiffs’ Steering Committees in high profile multidistrict litigation.


Cory Watson Attorneys is a Birmingham, Alabama personal injury law firm recognized nationally for its practice areas of complex litigation including class actions and mass tort litigation involving pharmaceutical drugs and defective medical devices. The firm has an extensive practice in environmental law and individual personal injury cases including those involving automobile accidents, product liability, sexual abuse, catastrophic injury and wrongful death.

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