Nix Patterson partner Neil Smith worked with our good friend and co-counsel Cameron Spradling, representing school children who were victims of unwanted touching by a school volunteer. We established that the school violated state law by failing to properly report the abuse. Most importantly, we proved that the school violated the civil rights of the
Nix Patterson, LLP obtains $35 million verdict for sex abuse survivor. Nix Patterson argued to a jury in Thomson Falls, Montana that the Jehovah’s Witnesses worldwide organization values secrecy and its reputation over the safety of children. Nix Patterson clients Holly McGowan and Alexis Nunez testified that they were sexually abused by a member of
NPR client Pebbles Rodriguez appeared on the Today Show to discuss how she escaped from a religious cult. NPR partner Neil Smith represented Ms. Rodriguez in bringing the church to justice.
NPR clients Amy Eddy and Pebbles Rodriguez appeared on the cover of People Magazine this week. The article describes their lives as child brides in a religious cult and previews a new documentary about how they escaped and successfully sued the church. Mses. Eddy and Rodriquez were represented by NPR partner Neil Smith.
On April 5, 2018, Judge James Manley of Sanders County, Montana ordered the Jehovah’s Witnesses religious organization to produce documents and testimony related to internal reports and investigations into the childhood sexual abuse of NPR’s two clients. In this case, the two Plaintiffs were sexually abused as children by a member of the Jehovah’s Witnesses.
The claims submission process for all qualifying GranuFlo and NaturaLyte claims on file against Fresenius Medical Care officially ended on November 10, 2017. The Settlement Administrator, Epiq, continues processing all claims submitted by counsel for Plaintiffs. Epiq anticipates the claims will be processed sometime in January 2018. Upon determination by Epiq as to whether a
NPR, along with attorneys from six other law firms across the nation, filed suit in the Southern District of New York against 17 banks, including Deutsche Bank, HSBC, Commerzbank, Barclays, BNP Paribas, Standard Chartered, Royal Bank of Scotland, Credit Suisse, Credit Agricole, and Bank Saderat. The lawsuit, O’Sullivan, et al. v. Deutsche Bank, AG, et
The claims submission process for all qualifying GranuFlo and NaturaLyte claims on file against Fresenius Medical Care officially began on July 28, 2017. Counsel for Plaintiffs will have until November 10, 2017 to upload all claims into the settlement portal being administered by Epiq. Once all claims are submitted, Epiq will begin evaluating each claim
On July 14, 2017, NPR filed a lawsuit in Massachusetts State Court, Suffolk County, on behalf of a client against Philip Morris, Garber Brothers, and Shaw’s Supermarkets alleging, among other things, the tobacco companies engaged in a decades-long massive and misleading public relations campaign that intentionally minimized the significant health risks and addictive nature of
From the Perry Daily Journal: Oklahoma City – The family of a 12-year-old Perry girl has retained the legal services of attorneys Cameron Spradling of Oklahoma City and Neil Smith of the nationally recognized law firm of Nix, Patterson & Roach in regards to the recent arrest of Perry Upper Elementary teacher’s assistant, Arnold Cowen, for