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Cory Watson Attorneys Announces New Shareholder Stephen Hunt

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Cory Watson Attorneys, a nationally-recognized personal injury law firm, is proud to announce Principal Attorney Stephen Hunt, Jr. as a firm shareholder. Stephen serves as co-chair of the Drug and Medical Device Litigation practice, where he focuses his practice on complex products liability, pharmaceutical and medical device litigation, among others. His versatile knowledge base has been pivotal to...

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2021 Cory Watson Year in Review

For our firm, community, and nation, 2021 brought new sets of challenges and obstacles. It marked a year of perseverance, resilience, and growth following a tumultuous 2020. Ultimately, we reflect on the year with gratitude for the opportunity of another year with our loved ones. The Cory Watson family remained dedicated and committed to our community and our clients....

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Seventeen Cory Watson Attorneys Honored in 2021 Super Lawyers Edition

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Cory Watson Attorneys is proud to announce that 17 attorneys have been honored in the 2021 edition of Mid-South Super Lawyers. Seven attorneys were named “Super Lawyers” and ten were named “Rising Stars.” In addition, Ernest Cory, Leila H. Watson, Elizbeth Chambers, Douglas A. Dellaccio, Jr., and G. Rick RiGiorgio were ranked among the Top 50 in the State...

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B-Metro Magazine Recognizes Six Cory Watson Attorneys for Top Flight Awards

Birmingham-based B-Metro magazine has named six Cory Watson Attorneys as “Top Flight Lawyers.” Ernest Cory, Leila Watson, Jerome Tapley, Beth Chambers, Doug Dellaccio, and Nina Herring received the honor and are featured in the Top Flight Lawyers list published in the magazine’s November 2021 edition. B-Metro’s Top Flight Lawyers are recognized based upon their body of work including successful outcomes...

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Cory Watson Ranked in 2022 “Best Law Firms” by U.S. News – Best Lawyers®

Cory Watson Attorneys is proud to receive top-tier rankings from U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” 2022 edition that recognizes four of the firm’s practice areas. Firms included in the “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving top-tier ranking signals a unique combination of high-quality law...

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Two Cory Watson Attorneys Recognized as NextGen: Law 2021 by Birmingham Business Journal

Cory Watson Attorneys is proud to congratulate two attorneys recognized as “NextGen: Law” for 2021 by The Birmingham Business Journal. The award recognizes Birmingham lawyers for their dedication to serving as leaders in the practice of law as well as their contributions to their respective firms. These two attorneys are part of a select, deserving group of lawyers who have handled...

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Cory Watson Welcomes Associate Attorney R. Akira Watson

Cory Watson Attorneys, a national personal injury law firm with offices in Birmingham, Alabama; Memphis and Nashville, Tennessee, is proud to welcome R. Akira Watson as a new associate attorney. Akira Watson earned his undergraduate degree in International Relations from the University of St. Andrews in Scotland before going on to earn his Juris Doctor degree from the University of...

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Andy Jones Named to Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee for Paragard Litigation

Cory Watson attorney R. Andrew Jones has been named to the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee (PSC) for In Re: Paragard IUD Products Liability Litigation; the multidistrict litigation involving serious complications linked to the Paragard IUD. Mr. Jones is one of 17 attorneys appointed by U.S. District Judge Leigh Martin May. The PSC will continue to investigate and develop the Paragard IUD injury claims. The...

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Nina Towle Herring Named To Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee for Elmiron Litigation

Cory Watson attorney Nina Towle Herring has been named to the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee (PSC) for In Re: Elmiron (Pentosan Polysulfate Sodium) Products Liability Litigation; the multidistrict litigation involving Elmiron medication linked to serious eye damage. Mrs. Herring is one of 25 attorneys appointed by U.S. District Judge Brian R. Martinotti. The PSC will continue to investigate and develop the Elmiron (Pentosan Polysulfate...

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Cory Watson Investigates Wrongful Death Lawsuit on Behalf of Family of Koby Edwards

Cory Watson, a nationally distinguished personal injury firm, has been retained by the family of Koby Edwards to investigate a wrongful death lawsuit against the Cuthbert Police Department. Koby Edwards was shot to death by two Cuthbert Police Department officers. The following statement is issued on behalf of his family: We remain heartbroken in the aftermath of Koby’s tragic...

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