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Heninger Garrison Davis, LLC Welcomes Kathryn Harrington

May 8, 2012

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., May 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — The law firm of Heninger Garrison Davis is pleased to announce that Kathryn Harrington has joined the firm. Kathryn’s practice focuses on representing individuals in the areas of pharmaceutical and medical device litigation where she is currently a member of a team of lawyers working on litigation involving Depakote, a drug which can cause major birth defects when taken by women during pregnancy.

Kathryn Harrington is a passionate believer in service to her country and service to those who are in need. Kathryn received a BA degree from the University of South Alabama in 1972. She served her country as an active duty Naval officer from 1972 until 1980. In 1980 she received an MS from Rollins University in Winter Park Florida and 1983 received a JD from Cumberland Law School at Samford University.

Over the course of her 29 years as a plaintiff’s attorney, Kathryn has represented individuals and families who have been victims of aviation accidents, train, truck and automobile accidents as well as industrial accidents. Her years serving in a Navy aviation squadron have given her unique insight into the causes of aviation accidents.

Kathryn has also focused her practice on helping individuals and families who have been victims of health care related negligence. Throughout her many years of practice, Kathryn has been a leader in the field of complex plaintiff’s health care litigation. Pharmaceutical class actions and mass tort cases as well as hospital and nursing home negligence and cases which involve negligent care of the mentally ill are among the areas in which Kathryn has successfully represented her clients at both the trial court and appellate levels.

Among her accomplishments as a lawyer, Kathryn is most proud of being a part of the team of attorneys representing mentally ill adults and children in the State of Alabama in the landmark case Wyatt V. Stickney, a case that changed the law across the United States and established the constitutional rights of the mentally ill to receive adequate mental health treatment. She was one of the very first attorneys to litigate a Depakote case of this nature against Abbott Pharmaceuticals. (Rix v. Abbot et al.) filed in state court in Alabama.

To learn more about Kathryn, please visit the Heninger Garrison Davis website: http://www.hgdlawfirm.com/attorneys/kathryn-harrington/.

“We think Kathryn has the experience needed to provide valuable assets to our clients, especially in our pharmaceutical litigation practice,” said Lew Garrison, partner of Heninger Garrison Davis, of Robertson’s move to the firm. Heninger Garrison Davis is headquartered in Birmingham with offices in Atlanta, New Jersey and New York and focuses on Business Litigation, Class Actions and Mass Torts, Intellectual Property and Personal Injury. Please visit http://hgdlawfirm.com to learn more about the firm.

Kristi Ozley
Heninger Garrison Davis
2224 1st Avenue North
Birmingham, Alabama 35203
(205) 326-3336
Toll Free: 1-800-241-9779

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