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  • $2.5 Million Jury Verdict Rendered Against Keeble, Pinto and Star Transportation, Inc. - Greg Coleman announces that a 12-member jury in Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, returned a verdict on March 6, 2009 awarding a total of $2.5 million in compensatory damages to plaintiff Sally Jenkins against defendants Keeble, Pinto and Star Transportation, Inc. in the personal injury trial entitled, Sally Jenkins v. Lawrence Keeble, Marcelo Pinto and Star Transportation, Inc.; Davidson County Circuit Court No. 03c2578. The verdict was reached after a week-long trial and a six hour deliberation by the jury. Plaintiff Jenkins was driving a motorcycle when the driver of a Star Transportation truck waved Mr. Keeble into the path of Plaintiff. Seventy-seven percent on Star Transportation who disputed involvement of its truck; twenty percent on Mr. Keeble; and three percent on plaintiff. The trial team was led by attorney Gregory F. Coleman, co-counsel for plaintiff was attorney A. Thomas Monceret.

 

  • Gregory F. Coleman from Greg Coleman Law PC was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America© 2012 (Copyright 2011 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C).  Greg Coleman was honored in Personal Injury Litigation. Gregs practice focuses on personal injury litigation, products liability litigation, medical malpractice, complex multi-district litigation, toxic torts, premises liability, class actions, ERISA, ERISA class actions, drug and medical device litigation and workers compensation.  Since its inception in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.  Because Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which more than 41,000 leading attorneys cast almost 3.9 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.

 

  • AK retirees settle in fight for benefits. Last week, a federal judge in Cincinnati approved a $178.6 million class action settlement to a lawsuit filed by the retirees in 2009. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 16, 2011 -district litigation, toxic torts, premises liability, class actions, ERISA, ERISA class actions, drug and medical device litigation and workers' compensation.

     
  • Greg Coleman Law PC is pleased to announce the firm founder Gregory F. Coleman has earned a spot as one of the top attorneys in the country for 2011 by Newsweek magazine. Each year Newsweek magazine identifies no more than 40 law firms nationwide for recognition for excellence in their profession. The top attorneys in the country were included in the March 28, 2011 issue. Greg represents plaintiffs in general civil litigation, personal injury medical malpractice, products liability, wrongful death lawsuits, ERISA, class actions and mass actions. March 2011

 

  • Gregory F. Coleman voted one of Knoxville's Top Attorneys in 2011 in Class Action; Consumer Protection Plaintiff;  Employee Benefits ERISA Plaintiff; Personal Injury Automobile Accidents; and Wrongful Death Plaintiff.  Cityview Magazine July-August 2011

 

  • Gregory F. Coleman voted one of Knoxville's Top Attorneys in 2010 in Personal Injury; Wrongful Death; Class Action; Personal Injury Auto; Consumer Protection; Product Liability; Employee Benefits ERISA Plaintiff. Cityview Magazine July-August 2010

 

  • Tennessee Jury Verdict 2009- Tennessee's largest auto negligence verdicts. Greg Coleman along with co-counsel Tom Monceret received Tennessee's largest auto negligence verdict in 2009

 

  • Andesine-Labradorite Class Action Settlement - On October 22, 2008, the Circuit Court for Knox County, Tennessee certified a settlement class and granted preliminary approval to a settlement reached in Hurd v. America's Collectibles Network, Inc. d/b/a/ Jewelry Television, No. 225508

 

 

 

  • Former Alcoa Worker Weeps Over Supreme Court Ruling on Asbestos. WBIR Channel 10 Knoxville 09-10-08. VIDEO

 

 

  • Supreme Court Rules Against Alcoa in Asbestos Suit. The Daily Times 09-10-08

 

 

 

 

  • AP Wire - Tennessee Supreme Court Rule Against Alcoa in Asbestos Lawsuit Filed by Employee's Daughter - Knoxville News-Sentinel;CNBC.COM; Yahoo Finance; The Daily News Journal; AOL Money & Finance; The Dallas Post; Law.Com - The Legal Intelligencer; CNN Money; The Tennessean; WATE Channel 6 Knoxville; Forbes.Com; and Netscape Money & Business. 09-10-08 to 09-12-08

 

 

 

 

  • Ground Breaking Decision in Mesothelioma Case. Mesothelioma Resource Center 09-11-08

 

 

 

 

  • Alcoa Retiree Benefit Case Appears Headed for Trial. The Daily Times 08-27-08

 

 

 

 

  • Gregory F. Coleman voted one of Knoxville's Top Attorneys 2008 in Appellate Practice; Consumer Protection; Environmental; and General Civil Litigation. CityView Magazine 08-2008

 

 

  • Adam A. Edwards voted one of Knoxville's Top Attorneys 2008 in Automobile Accidents. CityView Magazine 08-2008

 

 

 

 

  • Jewelry Television Responds to $5 Million Lawsuit Over Gem. Knoxville News-Sentinel 06-02-08

 

 

  • Class Action Lawsuit Claiming False Advertising Filed Against Jewelry Television. Personal Injury Lawyer News, Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune 06-02-08

 

 

  • Calif. Woman Sues Shopping Channel Over Gemstones. International Business Times 06-02-08

 

 

 

 

  • Shopper Says Knoxville-Based Jewelry TV Falsely Advertised. The Tennessean 06-03-08

 

 

  • Consumer Sues Jewelry Television Over Treated Gems. National Jewelry Network 06-04-08

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Tennessee Associated Press Photo of the Month - January 2008. Joy Kimbro of the Maryville Daily Times is the winner of the Tennessee member photo contribution of the month for January. Her pictures shows Doug Satterfield, of Maryville, wiping away tears during a hearing at the Tennessee Supreme Court building in Knoxville, Tenn., as his daughter, Amelia, 18, leans on his shoulder January 7, 2008. The court is considering his late daughter Amanda's lawsuit against Alcoa Inc. The court will decide whether Alcoa is responsible for the asbestos-related death of Amanda Satterfield, who died from the disease in 2005 at age 25. The Satterfields are represented by Attorney Gregory F. Coleman of Coleman & Edwards, P.C., Knoxville, Tennessee.

 

 

 

 

  • Supreme Court Hears Alcoa Asbestos Suit, The Daily Times, Rick Laney, 01-09-2008

 

 

  • Tenn. Supreme Court to Decide Asbestos Suit, AOL Money & Finance, AP 01-09-2008

 

 

 

 

  • High Court Hears Argument in Amanda Satterfield Asbestos Case, WBIR.COM, Emily Stroud, 01-08-2008

 

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