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Lawline, the premier online continuing legal education system (CLE) for attorneys across the United States, asked veteran plaintiff-side mass tort litigators and consumer advocates Michael Brady Lynch along with Brenda Fulmer to lecture on MDL litigation. These courses will feature an in-depth view of the entire process of Multi-District Litigation (MDL) and state-coordinated proceedings for pharmaceutical and medical device mass torts for beginners and experts alike.

About Michael Brady Lynch

MBL SmallerSince 1997, Michael has been actively involved in almost every major pharmaceutical and medical device mass tort in the United States. Michael has played leading roles in numerous pharmaceutical litigations including Paragard, Zantac, Pradaxa, Actemra, TDF, Opioid litigation,  SSRI birth defects, Sulzer hips, Vioxx, Baycol, Ortho Evra, Trasylol, Fosamax, Testosterone Replacement Therapy, Viagra, Transvaginal Mesh (TVM), Xarelto, Onglyza, Invokana, Essure, and Zofran
The Michael Brady Lynch Firm is also a Patron of the prestigious Leaders Forum of the American Association for Justice (AAJ). This selective group of national firms helps AAJ protect the civil justice system by increasing financial resources for public relations, legislative advocacy and public education efforts on Capitol Hill and in the court of public opinion. He also serves on the Executive Committee of AAJ’s Section on Toxic, Environmental and Pharmaceutical Torts (STEP).
In August 2017, the American Association for Justice honored Michael as a 2017 Trial Lawyers Care Finalist for his various charitable contributions. This highly selective award is given to an attorney who demonstrates a commitment to serving the community as a trial lawyer and fostering positive relationships that benefit the public through volunteer opportunities.
Attorney Michael Brady Lynch is frequently sought out as a lecturer at national conventions and seminars on pharmaceutical, medical device and complex litigation for groups such as Mass Torts Made Perfect, the American Association for Justice, HB Litigation Conferences, Mass Tort Nexus, Mealey Publications and Harris Martin.  And in recognition of his leading role as an educator of his fellow attorneys in the area of pharmaceutical mass tort litigation, Michael was appointed to the Advisory Board of The 360 Advocacy Institute, the leading attorney seminar and educational group in the country.
Michael Brady Lynch holds leadership positions in numerous State and Federal mass tort products liability actions, including:

  • Plaintiff’s Steering Committee (“PSC”) of In re Pradaxa Products Liability Litigation MDL #2385, which resulted in a global settlement of claims in excess of $650 million.
  • Plaintiff’s Executive Committee (“PEC”) in California coordinated Pradaxa litigation JCCP 4863, ongoing litigation representing victims of Pradaxa uncontrollable bleeding events post-MDL settlement.
  • Plaintiff’s Leadership Committee (“PLC”) of In re Pradaxa Connecticut State Court Consolidated Proceeding, ongoing litigation representing victims of Pradaxa uncontrollable bleeding events post-MDL settlement.
  • Plaintiff’s Steering Committee (“PSC”) of In re Viagra Products Liability Litigation MDL #2691, representing victims of melanoma associated with the erectile dysfunction drug Viagra.
  • Bellwether Committee for In re Xarelto Products Liability Litigation MDL #2592, responsible for the analysis and selection of trial cases in the Xarelto MDL.

Formerly a trial attorney in the Florida-based national mass tort litigation firm Levin, Papantonio P.A, Michael founded The Michael Brady Lynch Firm to provide aggressive, dedicated trial advocacy in client-oriented, complex litigation specialized setting. His tireless work ethic has garnered him the respect and recognition of his peers and his success as an advocate speaks for itself with over $200 million in recoveries and verdicts on behalf of his clients.
In addition to specialty work on SSRI birth defects, Xarelto bleeding, Actos bladder cancer, employment concerns (Sexual Harassment and Qui Tam), personal injury (Birth Injury, Cruise Ship Injury, Food Poisoning lawsuits, Paragrad IUD T-Arm breaks, Mesothelioma, and Opioid litigation), The Michael Brady Lynch Firm is also litigating and accepting Testosterone Replacement Therapy cardiac injuries, Invokana ketoacidosis injuries, Granuflo and Naturalyte dialysis cardiac events, DePuy ASR and Pinnacle hip, Yaz, NuvaRing and Mirena IUD birth control cases, Zofran cleft lip and Transvaginal Meshinjuries. Active in many consumer and trial lawyer organizations, Michael formerly served as Chair of the American Association for Justice’s (AAJ) Crestor and Nexium/Proton Pump Inhibitor Litigation Groups.

About Brenda Fulmer

Brenda Fulmer 2Brenda S. Fulmer is a Partner, Shareholder, and member of Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley. She joined the firm in September of 2008 and helped to expand the firm’s dedicated Mass Tort Unit, which provides representation to clients in state and federal courts for various product liability, pharmaceutical, and medical device claims as well as working with other members of the law firm on personal injury, medical malpractice, and wrongful death cases. Current and past mass torts projects include lawsuits involving 3M Combat Arms Earplugs; Abilify; Actos; AMO and Bausch & Lomb Contact Lens Solution; Avandia; Baycol; Bextra; Biomet Metal on Metal Hip Implants; Breast Implants; CardioGen PET scans; Cialis; DePuy ASR and Pinnacle Metal on Metal Hip Implants; DePuy Attune Knee Implants; Digitek; Drospirenone Birth Control Pills (Yaz, Yasmin, Ocella, Gianvi, Beyaz, Safyral, and Loryna); Fen-Phen Diet Drugs; Fosamax and other bisphosphonates; Gadolinium; Gulf Coast Oil Spill; Guidant and Medtronic Pacemakers and Defibrillators Heparin; Hormone Replacement Therapy; Hernia Mesh; Invokana; IVC Filters; Levaquin; Mirena; NuvaRing; Ortho Evra; Pain Pumps; PPA; Power Morcellator devices; Pradaxa; Propulsid; Proton Pump Inhibitors; Reglan; Smith & Nephew Birmingham and R3 Hip Implants; SSRI Antidepressant Birth Defect Cases; Stockert 3T heating/cooling devices; Stryker Rejuvenate, ABG II, Accolade, and LFIT V40 Modular Hip Implants; Sulzer Hip and Knee Implants; tobacco; Transvaginal Mesh and Bladder Slings (including products sold by Bard, Caldera, Coloplast, Johnson & Johnson/Ethicon, Mentor, Boston Scientific, Cook Medical, Neomedic, Covidien, AMS, ARIS, Sofradim, and ProteGen); Trasylol, Viagra; Vioxx; Wright Medical Metal on Metal Hip Implants; Xarelto; Zimmer-Biomet Reverse Shoulder Implants; Zimmer Durom Cup Hip Implants; Zimmer M/L Taper Hip Implants; Zimmer NexGen Knee Implants; and Zofran.

Premier Education Experience on Lawline

LawlineOn May 18th, Michael Brady Lynch along with Brenda Fuller will be live webcasting all about MDLs. This includes the legal basis and requirements for MDL formation, an overview of the Judicial Panel on Multi-District Litigation (JPML) process, and more. This is a chance for attorneys across the nation to learn about mass tort litigation from the leading experts in the country.
The two classes are Introduction to Multidistrict (MDL) Mass Tort Litigation and Advanced Techniques for Success in Multidistrict (MDL) Mass Torts Litigation. The classes start at 10 am and 11:30 am Eastern respectively and will be recorded for later on-demand viewing.

About Lawline

Established in 1999, Lawline has rapidly become a leading provider of Online Continuing Legal Education courses for attorneys across the country. Focusing on its customers, technology, and content has always been its primary mission. In 2009, Lawline was nominated as a finalist for Best Practices in Customer Service by the New York Enterprise Report, and it was named a top Online CLE Provider by the National Law Journal two years in a row. In addition to producing its own high-quality programming, Lawline has partnered with bar associations, law schools, and CLE providers across the country to bring the best possible course catalog to its diverse customer base of attorneys.
For more information on Lawline or questions about these classes, please contact Sarah Mills at Sarah.Mills@Lawline.com.

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