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January 10, 2017

FormanWatkins.com Receives Two More National Awards

Forman Watkins & Krutz’s recently launched website adds two more national awards to the existing two won in late 2016. The firm is extremely proud of the countless hours and creative effort our team put toward the website, including creative direction and development by Paperstreet Design, Patrick Kolts Photography, and the incredibly dedicated Forman Watkins team.

December 2, 2016

“Direct-to-Consumer 3D Printing Protection,” by Fyke, McGuffey, & Smith Published by DRI

The potential for 3D printing, formally known as additive manufacturing, to forever change traditional manufacturing processes has been well documented. Once merely a hobbyist’s niche, 3D printing has opened the door for individuals and businesses to “manufacture” products, ranging from replacement cabinet hardware to component car parts, from the comfort of their own homes or on-site in an office, simply by downloading computer-aided design (CAD) files and clicking “print.”

November 28, 2016

Krutz and Mulholland Persuade Court to Vacate Sanctions Order

Fred Krutz and Daniel Mulholland successfully argued that the judge who preceded Judge Simpson and entered the sanctions award erred in doing so because a reasonable person could have perceived that the judge had developed a bias against defendants.

November 8, 2016

FormanWatkins Website Wins National W³ Award

Forman Watkins & Krutz LLP is proud to announce that its recently overhauled website (www.formanwatkins.com) won its first national award, the W³. Out of over 5,000 entries for 2016, the firm was chosen for the General Website – Legal Services Silver Award along with a Silver Award for Website Photography.

November 8, 2016

FormanWatkins Announces 2016 Mid-South Super Lawyers

The firm is proud to announce our Super Lawyers, Fred Krutz, Trey Watkins, and WG Watkins and Rising Stars: Mary Clift Abdalla, Mimi Arthur, Tanya Ellis, Nick Giallourakis, Brian Hannula, Ruth Maron, Vernon McFarland, Joshua Metcalf, Mandie Robinson, and Caroline Upchurch.

October 31, 2016

“In Most States, Bankruptcy Trust Information Remains Elusive” by Jennifer Studebaker, guest writer for KCIC Blog

Bankruptcy trust transparency, or lack thereof, is one of the most hotly contested issues in asbestos litigation today. Repeated attempts at federal legislation have not been successful. However, legislatures in Georgia, Ohio, Oklahoma, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Arizona, Texas, Tennessee, and Utah have enacted laws that entitle defendants to information regarding plaintiffs’ bankruptcy trust submissions.