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KBR is proud to support the National LGBTQ+ Bar Association and Tyron Garner Memorial Scholarship Fund. 

The Tyron Garner Memorial Scholarship honors Tyron Garner, a pivotal LGBTQ+ rights advocate known for his role in overturning sodomy laws across 13 states in the historic Lawrence v. Texas case. The scholarship supports Black LGBTQ+ law students enrolled in ABA-accredited law schools. We invite and encourage those eligible for the scholarship to apply here.

Congratulations to KBR partners Andrew S. Kaufman and Betsy D. Baydala on obtaining another defense verdict in a Medical Malpractice matter in Kings County!

The case involved a patient who underwent a surgery at our client’s facility and claimed permanent incontinence after suffering from complications. Andy and Betsy skillfully argued that our client treated the patient in full conformance with the standards of care, and the jury unanimously agreed. Great work, Andy and Betsy!

Congrats to KBR attorney Lindsey Nourse on obtaining two dismissals, one in a Medical Malpractice matter and the other in a Long Term Care matter!

In the Medical Malpractice matter, Lindsey successfully resolved two separate claims against our clients, a medical center and an OB-GYN specialist. The claims focused on the alleged improper placement of a pigtail drain and allegedly failing to diagnose a ruptured appendicitis. As a result of Lindsey’s skillfully written motion, the court granted a dismissal in… Read more »

Last week, KBR attorney Diana-Marie Laventure had the opportunity to connect with bar leaders and DEI advocates at the New Jersey State Bar Association’s Diversity Summit.

Diana-Marie had the privilege to moderate a panel discussion on the topic, “Building and Expanding the Pipeline in a Post SFFA v. Harvard/UNC World,” alongside Anna Maria Tejada – Saul Ewing, Kirsten Branigan – KS Branigan Law P.C., Robert Johnson – Gibbons P.C., and Cliff Dawkins – Rutgers Law School Minority Student Program. Reflecting on… Read more »

On February 6th, KBR attorney Lauren M. Lundquist presented a CLE titled, “Reptilian Tactics in First-Party Insurance Litigation: Lessons for Insurers” along with Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm, Ph.D of Persuasion Strategies and Robert T. Horst of Horst Krekstein & Runyon.

The course went over trial strategies and best practices insurers can apply to neutralize an insured’s use of “reptile” theory and tactics in first-party insurance litigation. They also addressed what to do if the court overrules insurer challenges to reptile tactics and how to preserve the issues for appeal.