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Colin King obtains important verdict in "pain pump" litigation

24 July 2012 Published in News
Dewsnup, King & Olsen's Colin King, joining forces with senior litigators of Parsons Behle & Latimer, obtained an important verdict against Breg, Inc., an orthopedic product manufacturer, in the nationwide "pain pump" products liability litigation. Hundreds of orthopedic surgery patients across the country, including many young patients, such as the plaintiff, Eric Hackett, suffered chondrolysis, a disabling and irreversible destruction of the shoulder joint, caused by the continuous infusions of toxic anesthetic medications via "pain pumps" following surgery.

Alan Mortensen invited into the Mountain States Super Lawyers

24 July 2012 Published in News
Alan Mortensen was recently selected to the 2012 moutain States Super Lawyers list. This honor is awarded to only 5 percent of attorneys in Utah each year. Selection for the list is transparent and inlcues a multiphase process. The objective is to create a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of outstanding attorneys that can be used as a resource for attorneys and consumers searching for legal counsel.

Alan Mortensen made Life Member of the Utah Association for Justice

24 July 2012 Published in News
Alan Mortensen was recently granted lifetime membership status for his outstanding service and contributions to the Utah Association for Justice.

Edward B. Havas and Alan W. Mortensen Inducted to the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum

23 July 2012 Published in News
Edward B. Havas and Alan W. Mortensen recently became members of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Havas was inducted into the Million Dollar Advocates Forum simultaneously. Prior to this membership, Mortensen maintained a membership in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. The forum is one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the United States, limited to attorneys who have won million or multi-million dollar cases