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Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against Hooters in Underage Drinking Death of Teenager

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The family of a teenager who was struck and killed by a vehicle in front of the Pelham, Alabama Hooters Restaurant has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Hooters, to hold the restaurant owners and operators accountable for the series of liquor law violations that led to the teen’s death. Ryan Rohr was struck by a...

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Best Lawyers in America Names Cory Watson Attorneys to 2017 Edition

Cory Watson Attorneys is pleased to announce that Best Lawyers in America has recognized both of our founding Principals Ernest Cory and Leila Watson to their 2017 edition. Founder and Managing Shareholder Ernest Cory is recognized for his work in Personal Injury Litigation- Plaintiffs. Co-founder and principal attorney Leila H. Watson is recognized for her work in Mass Tort...

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BHM BIZ MagazineNames 5 Cory Watson Attorneys to Top Lawyers List

Cory Watson Attorneys is pleased to announce that five Cory Watson attorneys have been named 2016 Top Lawyers by BHM BIZ Metro Birmingham Business magazine. Those on the list include Cory Watson principals Ernest Cory, Leila Watson, Doug Dellaccio, F. Jerome Tapley and Beth Chambers. Each year, BHM BIZ Metro Birmingham Business magazine publishes the annual 2016 Top Lawyers special...

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Cory Watson Principal Douglas A. Dellaccio, Jr. Appointed to Board of Alabama Association for Justice

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Cory Watson Principal Douglas A. Dellaccio, Jr. has been appointed to the Board of Directors for the Alabama Association for Justice. For more than 20 years, Doug has helped everyday people level the playing field against insurance companies, businesses, and major corporations. He has been recognized by Super Lawyers for the past three years and has...

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Cory Watson Attorneys Named 2016 “Top Litigation Firm” by the Birmingham Business Journal

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Birmingham Business Journal has named Cory Watson Attorneys a “Top Litigation Firm” for 2016. In an article accompanying the Top Litigation Firms announcement, the BBJ asked leading Birmingham attorneys to share industry insights on some of the common misconceptions their clients have when pursuing litigation. The BBJ featured Cory Watson Attorney Jon C. Conlin’s response:...

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Cory Watson Attorneys Announces New Principal, Adds New Associate

Cory Watson Attorneys, a nationally recognized personal injury law firm, has named Hirlye R. “ Ryan” Lutz III a Principal of the firm. Mr. Lutz is co-chairman of the firm’s Class Action litigation team focusing his practice on consumer protection and product liablity litigation. Ryan Lutz joined Cory Watson Attorneys in 2006. He has been recognized by Super Lawyers...

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10 Cory Watson Attorneys Named to Super Lawyers 2015 Edition

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Cory Watson Attorneys is pleased to announce the selection of 10 of the firm’s lawyers to the 2015 Mid-South edition of Super Lawyers. The attorneys were added to the 2015 Alabama Super Lawyers list, in the following categories: Ernest Cory – Class Action/Mass Torts Leila H. Watson – Class Action/Mass Torts G. Rick DiGiorgio – Personal...

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Attorney Ernest Cory Featured in National Forum on Drug Injury Law

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...

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Leila H. Watson Elected 2016 President- Elect of Birmingham Bar Association

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Cory Watson Attorneys Founding Principal Leila H. Watson has been elected 2016 President-Elect of the Birmingham Bar Association. Ms. Watson has practiced law for 31 years and has served the Bar Association and Birmingham Bar Foundation in various capacities. “I am honored to have the opportunity to serve the Bar and its mission of promoting justice...

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