Complex Litigation

December 07, 2010

Littleton Joyce is thrilled to announce the opening of its Philadelphia, PA office, managed by C. Scott Toomey.

December 03, 2010

Littleton Joyce is pleased to announce that C. Scott Toomey has joined us as the Managing Partner of our new Philadelphia office. For almost two decades, Scott has successfully defended companies faced with personal injury, death and property damage lawsuits. He has tried major cases and argued appeals in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and, as product line defense counsel, throughout the United States. Scott also serves as a Member of the Board of Directors of the Pennsylvania Defense Institute and Co-Chair of its Products Liability Committee. He is active in the Defense Research Institute and the Philadelphia Association of Defense Counsel and has published and lectured extensively to legal and industry groups.

October 15, 2010

Jim Ughetta and Scott Toomey (formerly with the Campbell firm) obtained a dismissal in a motorcycle helmet product liability wrongful death case pending in the Court of Common Pleas, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania. The 24 year old motorcyclist sustained serious head injuries when his motorcycle collided with a motor vehicle at a street intersection. The motorcyclist was in a coma until he passed away 4.5 months following the accident. Plaintiffs contended that a defectively designed helmet retention system allowed the helmet to come off during the accident.

July 15, 2010

Littleton Joyce is pleased to announce that Ken Peterson has joined us as the Managing Partner of our new Los Angeles office. Mr. Peterson has extensive trial and appellate court experience. His practice is focused on product liability, high exposure personal injury defense, insurance coverage disputes and complex commercial litigation.

June 15, 2010

Littleton Joyce is thrilled to announce the opening of its Los Angeles, CA office, managed by Kenneth A. Peterson. Ken is joined by associate Jessica Hernandez who received her B.A. from UCLA in 2003 and graduated from USC Law School in 2006.

April 30, 2010

The Purchase and New Jersey Offices secured a dismissal on the pleadings for our client, an electronics manufacturer. A homeowner alleged that a retailer sold him a home automation system that was incompatible with his home. The homeowner alleged that the retailer was an agent of our client and that our client negligently failed to educate the retailer. Although our client's website listed the retailer as an outlet for our client's products, we satisfied the court that our client made no representations as to the retailer's judgment and that our client had no general duty to educate every retailer of its products.

February 17, 2010

Following a lengthy trial, Jin Park and Michael Bai secured a defense verdict and recovered costs in a products liability action involving an allegedly defective light fixture.

January 27, 2010

Rob is a graduate of Princeton University and the University of Virginia Law School. For the past 25 years he has been a corporate litigator at Patterson Belknap, defending prescription drugs, medical devices, cosmetics, food products and consumer appliances for domestic and global clients at the trial and appellate levels. Mr. Wilson currently serves as national coordinating counsel for two major pharmaceutical manufacturers, as well as a major cosmetics company Mr. Wilson has extensive experience in complex product liability, class action, MDL and mass tort litigation including the development of defense strategies, supervision of the discovery process and organizing and coordinating the defense of multiple concurrent lawsuits throughout the country involving pharmaceuticals and medical devices. He can be reached through our Purchase Office.