Ron Diegel recently participated in the American Board of Trial Advocates Masters in Trial Demonstration at the University of South Carolina law school. The presentation involved a complete “mock trial” presentation in a sexual harassment case with live witnesses, experts, a presiding federal judge and actual jury deliberation. In addition to the live presentation at […]
Ron Diegel recently spoke at the South Carolina Bar CLE. The presentation was entitled Anatomy of a Truck Accident Case from Collision up to Trial and specifically addressed how to prepare for mediation and techniques for determining the value of a claim.
Ron Diegel recently spoke at the November 2014 meeting of the South Carolina Defense Trial Lawyers Association in Pinehurst, N.C. He spoke about effective defense of trucking law claims and combating the “reptile theory approach” which is frequently being used by Plaintiffs’ lawyers.
Anthony W. Livoti, shareholder, has been elected as secretary of South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys Association (SCDTAA), the pre-eminent defense attorney association in South Carolina. Livoti concentrates his legal practice in the areas of insurance defense, trucking and automobile defense, and premises liability. He also is a certified circuit court mediator and has experience in […]
Ron Diegel and Jason Luther recently spoke to attorneys and claims handlers at the 2014 South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys Association meeting in Asheville, North Carolina. Topics included defense of trucking law cases, strategies for combating the reptile theory litigation approach, pre-trial motion practice in defense of trucking cases and suggested approaches to defending depositions […]
Ron Diegel recently taught on the topic of “Direct Examination” at the Trial Academy sponsored by the South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys Association.
Brent M. Boyd was a panel speaker at the 2014 Annual Conference for the National Retail and Restaurant Defense Association. Brent was a panelist on a seminar entitled: Tap Dancing on a Minefield – the Potential Perils of Out-of-Date Employment Policies.
On February 4, 2014, John M. Grantland, Esq. was guest teacher at the University of South Carolina School of Law at the request of Circuit Judge James R. Barber. John assisted Judge Barber in his Trial Advocacy class and gave a presentation on Opening Statements. On another note, it was a cold, rainy afternoon, so […]
Brent M. Boyd has recently authored an article in the January 2014 National Retail and Restaurant Defense Association (“NRRDA”) newsletter entitled, “Employers – Under Certain Narrow Circumstances an Employee can be Treated Like a Supervisor for Title VII Liability.” In the August 2013 NRRDA newsletter, Brent authored an article entitled, “Premises Liability for Exterior Conditions […]
Murphy & Grantland, P.A. announces that Ronald B. Diegel has been certified as a Circuit Court Mediator by the SC Board of Arbitrator and Mediator Certification.
Anthony Livoti was recently certified as a Circuit Court Mediator by the South Carolina Board of Arbitrator and Mediator Certification.
Anthony Livoti has been selected by his peers to be incuded in The Best Lawyers in America, 19th Edition for his work in the practice areas of Commercial Litigation and Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants. For three decades, Best Lawyers has been regarded — by both the profession and the public — as the most credible […]
Amerisure Insurance Company asked Brent M. Boyd to provide a seminar on construction defect litigation to one of Amerisure’s largest brokers, BB&T / Boyle-Vaughan insurance, in Columbia, South Carolina. Brent covered some of the basics of construction defect litigation and some emerging trends in the area.
Attorney Brent Boyd has been selected to the Editorial Board for Construction and Real Estate Journal published by the Council on Litigation Management.
Adam Neil recently obtained summary judgment in a declaratory judgment action involving the issue of “personal and advertising injury” coverage for claims of copyright infringement of architectural works.
Ron Diegel addressed attendees at the National Business Institute Seminar in June, 2012, on “Truck Accident Litigation from Start to Finish.”
Ron Diegel was recently certified as a Circuit Court Mediator by the South Carolina Board of Arbitrator and Mediator Certification.
Tim Newton was recently admitted to the Bar of the United States Supreme Court and as an officer of the Supreme Court by the Chief Justice and Associate Justices.