Wendell Gauthier, mastermind of the legal attack on the tobacco industry.
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The winter after Hurricane Sandy tore through their Long Beach, New York, neighborhood and filled the streets with thick sand, Deborah Ramey and her husband Robert Kaible tried desperately to reach their flood insurance carrier. They called Wright National Flood Insurance dozens of times. The yellow house they owned and rented to tenants, one block from the ocean, did not look right.
The lawsuits of superstorm Sandy will be argued in large part by a handful of Gulf Coast attorneys who fought the legal battles in the wake of hurricanes Katrina, Ike and other epic disasters.
"Buying insurance is like doing heart surgery, on yourself, blindfolded," attorney John Houghtaling told a crowd of about 300 residents and business owners in the packed Lindell School auditorium last Thursday night.
The law firm of Gauthier, Houghtaling and Williams hopes to encourage young high school students at St. Augustine in New Orleans to follow in the footsteps of Charles R. Jones, the first African-American male to ascend to Chief Judge of the Louisiana Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal.
Edward Downing has been representing plaintiffs for more than 20 years and is well known in the field of products liability. As a litigator, Downing has spent the better part of his career arguing for safer products and manufacturer accountability.
GHW is pursuing a case against Baja, Inc. alleging that leaking gasoline from a Mini Bike it manufactures caused a fire which resulted in severe burn injuries to a young child.