What Can Insurers Do to Prevent Nuclear Verdicts®? CLM Digs In
Risk and Insurance – September 21, 2022
Massive awards to plaintiffs for non-monetary damages are increasing in frequency and severity. This CLM seminar aims to equip insurance professionals with the tools to prevent them...
When Non-Economic Damages Pack a Real Economic Wallop
Law.com – July 21, 2022
In part two of our conversation with Bob Tyson of Tyson & Mendes about defending against nuclear verdicts, we hone in the root of many high dollar damages awards: non-economic damages...
What Steps Should Defense Counsel Be Taking To Fend Off Nuclear Verdicts®
Law.com – July 20, 2022
Tyson & Mendes name partner Bob Tyson says that defense lawyers need to "embrace the awkward" to fight back against the growing number of nuclear verdicts...
Tyson & Mendes Graduates 25 Attorneys from 2022 Trial Academy: Civil Litigation and Insurance Defense Firm Thoroughly Prepares Attorneys for Trial
SAN DIEGO (July 11, 2022)
Leading civil litigation and insurance defense firm Tyson & Mendes announced the graduation of 25 attorneys from its second annual Tyson & Mendes Trial Academy...
Defense Attorneys to Help Each Other Fight ‘Nuclear’ Jury Verdicts
Daily Journal – March 21, 2022
A new trial program to teach defense attorneys how to fight excessive or runaway jury verdicts is set for June in San Diego, but plaintiffs' lawyers don't think it is needed...
Inaugural Nuclear Verdicts Defense Institute Announced: First and Only Trial Academy for Civil Defense Attorneys Set for June 23-26 in San Diego
SAN DIEGO (March 14, 2022)
The inaugural Nuclear Verdicts Defense Institute will take place June 23-26, 2022, in San Diego, led by an esteemed faculty of legal defense experts, including top trial attorneys, a specialist in jury psychology, and a certified faculty...
Uptick In Third-Party Litigation Financing Concerning Insurers
Law360 – February 9, 2022
The continued rise in insurance litigation and verdict size has the insurance industry searching for the reasons behind the trend, with third-party...
Shifting Defense Tactics for US Nuclear Verdicts®
Law 360 – December 23, 2021
The soaring costs of Nuclear Verdicts® have reached a point where transportation companies, product makers and other defendants are more likely to accept responsibility early, hoping to sway juries with their own suggestions of damage amounts...
Attorneys: Defuse Juror Anger, Show Humanity to Defuse Potential Nuclear Verdicts®
Claims Journal – November 4, 2021
William Tisdale made a poor choice by stopping late at night at convenience store and gasoline station in a sketchy neighborhood of Tacoma.
Costly Collisions: A Small-town Personal Injury Case Sends A Powerful Message to The Trucking Industry
ABA Journal – October 1, 2021
In Gadsden County, Florida, last October, six jurors and an alternate settled in for a long day in front of their home computers and mobile devices to hear a personal injury case...
Nuclear Verdicts® Drive Need For Insurers’ Litigation Change
Law360 – September 8, 2021
So-called Nuclear Verdicts®, jury awards of $10 million or more, have generated splashy headlines in recent years as plaintiffs lawyers have seized on jurors’ anger toward corporate defendants to secure such awards, signaling that a change...
Midsize Firm Tyson & Mendes Unveils High-Stakes Trial Subsidiary
Law.com The Recorder – July 21, 2021
San Diego-based midsize firm Tyson & Mendes has launched a new high-stakes trial business based out of the firm’s offices.
Tyson & Mendes Graduates First Trial Academy Class: Civil Litigation and Insurance Defense Firm’s Groundbreaking Course Prepares Attorneys for Future Trials
SAN DIEGO (July 28, 2021)
Leading civil litigation and insurance defense firm Tyson & Mendes announced today the graduation of 48 attorneys from an inaugural training program designed to deepen trial skills well beyond anything offered by other law firms...
TM HALO® Introduces Elite Trial Team for High-Risk Cases
Law 360 Pulse – July 14, 2021
Robert Tyson and Patrick Mendes established their firm, Tyson & Mendes, in a small space on La Jolla Boulevard in San Diego in 2002 to represent clients in the insurance industry.
Tyson & Mendes Launches New Subsidiary, TM HALO®, to Win Your Biggest Trials: New Trial Firm Devoted Solely to Winning Major Civil Jury Trials
SAN DIEGO - July 15, 2021
Leading insurance and civil litigation defense firm Tyson & Mendes LLP announced today the launch of TM HALO®.