Tyson & Mendes Head Talks Contingency-Based Subsidiary

Law 360 - October 4, 2023

Two years after launching its subsidiary aimed at preventing "nuclear verdicts" for its clients, insurance defense firm Tyson & Mendes LLP has announced the cases it handles through the TM HALO...

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TM HALO Celebrates Second Anniversary; Moves to 100% Contingency Fee Payment Model

SAN DIEGO (September 13, 2023)

TM HALO, a subsidiary of leading insurance and civil litigation defense firm Tyson & Mendes LLP focused on defending corporations, insurance companies, and insureds in their cases with the highest risk for Nuclear Verdicts®...

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Million-Dollar Wrongful Death Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Results in Non-Suit Mid-Trial: Tyson & Mendes Orange County Office Secures Non-Suit for Clients

LOS ANGELES (August 31, 2023)

Nationwide civil litigation and insurance defense firm Tyson & Mendes LLP recently obtained the mid-trial non-suit in a million-dollar wrongful death medical malpractice lawsuit in favor of three Orange County-area healthcare clients.

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The BI Interview with Bob Tyson of Tyson & Mendes

Business Insurance – July 21, 2023

Bob Tyson, strategic managing partner at law firm Tyson & Mendes, discusses the growth of so-called nuclear verdicts and what strategies insurers and corporate defendants can adopt to lower the likelihood of facing a big jury award…

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Tyson & Mendes Graduates 23 Attorneys from 2023 TM Trial Academy: Nationwide Civil Litigation and Insurance Defense Firm Teaches Advanced Methods for Defending Against Nuclear Verdicts®

SAN DIEGO (June 22, 2023)

Leading civil litigation and insurance defense firm Tyson & Mendes announced the graduation of 24 attorneys from its 2023 Tyson & Mendes Trial Academy, a rigorous eight-week training program offered each year for a group of the firm’s aspiring...

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Second Annual Nuclear Verdicts Defense Institute Celebrates 2023 Graduates: Tyson & Mendes Trains Attorneys in Its Innovative Methods for Defending Against Outsized Jury Awards

SAN DIEGO (June 12, 2023)

Nationwide civil litigation and insurance defense firm Tyson & Mendes LLP announced today the conclusion of its second annual Nuclear Verdicts Defense Institute, the only advanced trial academy in the country designed specifically for the...

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Nuclear Verdicts®: How Can Insurers Protect Themselves?

Insurtech - April 13, 2023

How can insurance carriers protect themselves against the rising tide of 'nuclear verdicts', and what should they do if the worst comes to pass So-called 'nuclear verdicts' – jury trials that result in an award of at least US$10m – are the latest..

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Second Annual Nuclear Verdicts Defense Institute Set for June 8-11 in San Diego: Leading Litigation Defense Firm Tyson & Mendes Offers Competitors Intensive Trial Academy Focused on Driving Down Damages

SAN DIEGO (February 28, 2023)

Seeking to put an end to the surge of skyrocketing jury verdicts across the country, nationwide civil litigation and insurance defense firm Tyson & Mendes LLP announced today its second annual Nuclear Verdicts Defense Institute...

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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...

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When Non-Economic Damages Pack a Real Economic Wallop – 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...

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What Steps Should Defense Counsel Be Taking To Fend Off Nuclear Verdicts® – 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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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.

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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...

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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...

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Midsize Firm Tyson & Mendes Unveils High-Stakes Trial Subsidiary 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.

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