Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young LLP obtained a unanimous defense verdict for a major manufacturer of automobiles in a high-risk breach of warranty case in the Superior Court of California for Los Angeles County.
It is with deep sadness that Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young LLP announces the passing of our beloved partner and dear friend, H. Lane Young, II. His loss will be deeply felt within the firm as well as among his professional colleagues and many friends across the country.
- June 21, 2018
Bryan Grantham won a defense verdict in an automobile accident case in Bibb County, Georgia.
- June 2018
Last month, the Supreme Court added BNSF v. Loos to the October term, scheduling a resolution to the issue of whether a railroad’s payment to an employee for time lost from work is subject to employment taxes under the Railroad Retirement Tax Act. Far from a one-off tax matter, the case impacts thousands of claims from railway workers each year and raises interesting questions about history, statutory construction, and the proper deference to administrative agencies.
- May 14, 2018
The Supreme Court granted a petition for writ of certiorari on an issue of great consequence in asbestos litigation — the bare metal defense. Although the Court will decide this critical issue under maritime law alone, its decision will have implications far beyond cases involving this particular body of law.