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Georgia Judge Refuses to Throw Out Defective Paragard IUD Claims

A Georgia federal judge has decided not to throw out claims made by nearly 500 plaintiffs alleging defective Paragard birth control devices broke inside their bodies. In September, Teva Pharmaceuticals and The Cooper Companies – makers of the Paragard intrauterine birth control devices (IUDs) – asked U.S. District Judge Leigh Martin May in the Northern District of Georgia to...

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Stay Safe this Labor Day Weekend

As the summer comes to an end and students head back to school, many families celebrate their final days of freedom together over Labor Day weekend. Unfortunately, many people sustain serious personal injuries from easily preventable accidents during this holiday weekend. Cory Watson attorneys have provided several safety tips to help you make the most of this time with...

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Important Coronavirus Update

During this time of growing concern and uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 virus, we want to assure our existing and future clients that there will be no disruption in legal services from our firm. Cory Watson is fully prepared to continue to provide the same superior customer service, expertise, and experience you would expect from your lawyers in the...

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Make Your Voice Heard in the 2018 Mid-Term Elections

“Nobody will ever deprive the American people of the right to vote except the American people themselves and the only way they could do this is by not voting.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt. Tomorrow is Voting Day! The 2018 Mid-Term Elections are here for Alabamians. Now, more than ever before, Cory Watson encourages each of you to go to...

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It’s a Great Time to Be a Football Fan in Alabama

If you’re a fan of football, winning championships, and great leadership ­– or if you live in Alabama, then you’re in the right state at the right time. First, the University of Alabama dominated this past weekend, securing its record 13th SEC Championship berth with a decisive 29-0 win over the Bayou Bengals of LSU. This is certainly turning...

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Cory Watson Attorneys is More Than Pink at Komen Race for the Cure 2018

It’s one thing to wear pink ribbons and talk about supporting a cause. It’s another to do something about it. That’s why Cory Watson Attorneys race for the cure as a proud sponsor of Susan G. Komen. 2018 marks Cory Watson Attorneys’ 19th year in the fight against breast cancer in our community and as a sponsor of the...

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Cory Watson Attorneys Gives Away 150 Helmets to Encourage Bicycle Safety

On Saturday, October 6, Cory Watson attorneys and staff gave away 150 free bicycle helmets to children at Read and Romp Birmingham. The event was held from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Five Points West Public Library. It was coordinated by United Way of Central Alabama, Reach out and Read-Alabama and Alabama Public Television. Each child was fitted...

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Cultural Heritage and Coffee in Hawaii

Co-founder Leila H. Watson is a staunch supporter of minorities in the business world due to her own cultural and familial background. Leila’s parents, Chikara Hirayama and Kikuyo Imamura, were born to Japanese immigrants in the early 1900s on the beautiful Hawaiian Islands of Oahu and Molokai.  They were raised to value family and their cultural heritage, values that were...

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The Summer of Salmonella: How This Bacteria Dominated Headlines in 2018

For years, salmonella scares have centered on raw or undercooked foods such as chicken, eggs or meat. But this summer, there’s concern that the bacteria may have found its way into the kind of packaged products where one would never expect it – Pepperidge Farm Goldfish, Ritz Crackers, and Kellogg’s Honey Smacks. These recent outbreaks and recalls have raised nationwide concerns about salmonella,...

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