Partner John Minier Featured in Attorney At Law Magazine

Yates, McLamb & Weyher, L.L.P. Partner and ’88 Duke Law graduate John Minier was featured in the latest issue of Attorney At Law Magazine. The article focuses on his devotion to healthcare providers, highlighting his unique ability to explain complicated medical processes to jurors in a simplistic fashion. To view the article, click here.   … Continued


John Minier and Rod Pettey Honored as America’s Top 100 Attorneys

YMW attorneys John Minier and Rodney Pettey were recently selected as “America’s Top 100 Attorneys”. The Honor of Membership Membership in America’s Top 100 Attorneys is limited to the top 100 attorneys from each state in each category of practice who best exhibit excellence and the highest ethical standards in their respective professions.  Accordingly, in … Continued


Bo Thompson Presents at North Carolina Bar Association

On May 23, 2017, Bo Thompson served as a co-panelist at a gathering of newly-admitted North Carolina lawyers hosted by the North Carolina Bar Association.  The discussion included issues arising from lawyers’ use of smart phones, social media, and storage devices/media as well as how lawyers assist clients with predictable and unpredictable events focusing on … Continued


Ryan Shuirman and Dan McLamb Successfully Defend Neurosurgeon at Trial

Ryan Shuirman and Dan McLamb successfully defended a state-employed neurosurgeon in a medical malpractice trial in the North Carolina Industrial Commission.  The plaintiff had been treated by the neurosurgeon in the distant past for a cerebral AVM after which residual AVM remained.  Fifteen years later, the plaintiff was again seen by the neurosurgeon following an … Continued


John Honeycutt Gets No Negligence Defense Verdict

Personal injury defense attorney John Honeycutt received a favorable defense verdict in a negligence case. Plaintiff, a truck driver in his 50’s, sought to recover for a lower leg fracture he suffered in a collision on the interstate. Plaintiff’s vehicle overturned in the crash. Plaintiff alleged that defendant had rear-ended him in the left lane … Continued


Dan McLamb and Ryan Shuirman Successfully Defend General Surgeon

Dan McLamb and Ryan Shuirman successfully defended a general surgeon during a nearly two week medical malpractice trial.  The plaintiff was a woman in her mid-40s who had acute gall bladder disease and was admitted to the hospital by the defendant surgeon for a laparoscopic gall bladder removal procedure.  The plaintiff’s ductal anatomy caused the … Continued


YMW Founders Top N.C. Super Lawyers List

  Yates, McLamb & Weyher, L.L.P., a Raleigh, North Carolina-based litigation firm, announces today that seven YMW partners have been honored by North Carolina Super Lawyers.  For an eleventh consecutive year, founding partner Dan McLamb has been honored on “North Carolina Super Lawyers Top 100” list. In addition, founding partner Bonnie Weyher was named to … Continued


Mindi L. Schulze Named Partner

Yates, McLamb & Weyher, L.L.P., is pleased to announce that Mindi L. Schulze has been named a partner in the firm. Ms. Schulze joined Yates, McLamb & Weyher, L.L.P. in 2010. Since that time she has successfully defended physicians in all aspects of medical malpractice and nursing home liability. Ms. Schulze also has extensive experience … Continued


YMW Welcomes Three Lawyers to the Firm

Yates, McLamb & Weyher, L.L.P., a Raleigh, North Carolina-based litigation firm, announces today that Justin M. Osborn, Denaa J. Griffin and Alex L. Couch have joined the firm. Justin M. Osborn practices in the areas of construction defects, professional malpractice, bar/restaurant liability, commercial disputes, fraternity hazing, catastrophic injury, class actions, products liability, and trucking and … Continued


Michael Gruman Named Partner

Yates, McLamb & Weyher, L.L.P., is pleased to announce that Michael C. Gruman has been named a partner in the firm. Michael Gruman began practicing with the firm after being admitted to the North Carolina Bar in 2005. Since that time, Mr.Gruman’s practice has been concentrated in a broad range of matters including premises liability, … Continued


Fourth Circuit Affirms Summary Judgment Ruling in Favor of Debt Collector

The Fourth Circuit recently affirmed a summary judgment ruling obtained by Sean Partrick, Jennie Maldonado, and Allison Becker in a case where Plaintiffs alleged violations of the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act (FDCPA) and the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).  Plaintiffs claimed that Defendant tried to collect a debt that did not belong to Plaintiffs. … Continued


Two Partners Admitted to Virginia Bar

The firm of Yates, McLamb & Weyher, LLP is pleased to announce that two of its partners, John Minier and Erin Young, have been admitted to practice law in the state of Virginia.  Mr. Miner has practiced law for twenty-five years.  After practicing briefly in New York, he passed the North Carolina Bar exam in 1990 and … Continued


Five Partners Named Best Lawyers® in the U.S. News and World Report

Founding partner Dan McLamb is named 2014 Lawyer of the Year for Raleigh in the category “Professional Malpractice Law – Defendant” by Best Lawyers® and U.S. News & World Report. He has been included in the list of Best Lawyers® for the past 18 consecutive years.  McLamb and four other partners were named Best Lawyers® in the U.S. … Continued


Dan McLamb Named Professional Malpractice Lawyer of the Year for Raleigh

Dan McLamb Named Professional Malpractice Lawyer of the Year for Raleigh Founding partner Dan McLamb is named 2014 Lawyer of the Year for Raleigh in the category “Professional Malpractice Law – Defendant” by Best Lawyers® and U.S. News & World Report. He has been included in the list of Best Lawyers® for the past 18 … Continued


Chambers USA Lists Dan McLamb as a Top Litigator in Healthcare in North Carolina

Yates, McLamb & Weyher, L.L.P., a Raleigh, North Carolina-based litigation firm, announces today that founding partner Dan McLamb continues his Band 1 ranking by Chambers and Partners U.S.A. for 2013. Mr. McLamb received Band 1 recognition in the category “Litigation: Healthcare and Medical Malpractice” for North Carolina. He first earned this honor in 2007. In addition … Continued


Bo Thompson and Suzanne Walker Named 2013 Legal Elite Young Guns

Yates, McLamb & Weyher, L.L.P., a Raleigh, North Carolina-based litigation firm, announces today that Bo Thompson and Suzanne Walker have been selected as 2013 Legal Elite Young Guns by Business North Carolina magazine. The honor recognizes the best attorneys in North Carolina under the age of 40.  “The Legal Elite Young Gun distinction is confirmation of … Continued


Three YMW Attorneys Present at Corporate Counsel Event

Yates, McLamb & Weyher, a Raleigh, North Carolina-based litigation firm, announces today that three firm attorneys will serve as featured speakers for a continuing-legal-education lunchtime program presented by the Research Triangle Area Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel. Rod Pettey, Sean Partrick and Erin Young will discuss Following the Tragedy: How Responsible Businesses can … Continued


Seven YMW Attorneys Listed as Top Rated Lawyers by ALM

Yates, McLamb & Weyher, L.L.P., a Raleigh, North Carolina-based litigation firm, announces today that seven firm partners are listed as Top Rated Lawyers by ALM. In conjunction with the December 2012 distribution of the North Carolina Top Rated Lawyers advertising supplement, ALM has established an online list of North Carolina Top Rated Lawyers. Based on … Continued


Shirley Pruitt to Present a Full-Day Continuing Education Seminar

Shirley Pruitt, attorney and registered nurse will present a full-day continuing education seminar on October 1, 2012, for the staff at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro, N.C. The seminar will provide nurses with strategies to protect their nursing license, prevent being named in a malpractice suit and assist in their own defense if named. Sessions … Continued


Bonnie Weyher Named a Woman of Justice

Founding partner Bonnie Weyher has been recognized as one of the first North Carolina Women of Justice award recipients by North Carolina Lawyers Weekly. Sixteen attorneys, five district court judges, two law school professors and two law students were honored. “Bonnie is an outstanding litigator, a staunch proponent for diversity and the ethical practice of … Continued


Maldonado and Partrick to Serve as Presenting Faculty for the National Business Institute Raleigh Seminars

YMW partners Jennifer Maldonado and Sean Partrick will serve as presenting faculty for the National Business Institute Raleigh seminars on October 31 at the North Raleigh Hilton. The one-day seminar for attorneys and insurance professionals is titled “Advanced Personal injury: Mastering Your Practice.” Partrick will teach two sessions of the institute’s curriculum. The first is … Continued


Lori Abel Meyerhoffer to Serve as Program Faculty for the American Educational Institute

YMW partner and physician Lori Abel Meyerhoffer will serve as program faculty for the American Educational Institute. In August, Meyerhoffer recorded two lectures to be used as part of the 2012-13 Medical-Dental-Legal update educational program. The first lecture is titled Electronic Medical Records: Malpractice Liability Pitfalls. The second is named RAC Audit Appeals: A Practical … Continued


John Ward Joins YMW

Yates, McLamb & Weyher, L.L.P., a Raleigh, North Carolina-based litigation firm, announces today that John Ward has joined the firm as an associate. John will be working on civil litigation matters in a number of the firm’s practice areas. Ward is a 2012 graduate of the University of North Carolina Law School. In 2011, he … Continued


YMW Sponsored the North Carolina Judicial Candidates’ Forum by the Association of Defense Attorneys

YMW sponsored the North Carolina Judicial Candidates’ Forum by the Association of Defense Attorneys on September 28 in Greensboro, N.C. It featured judicial candidates running in statewide elections for seats on the North Carolina Supreme Court and the North Carolina Court of Appeals. The Judicial Candidates’ Forum provided members of the bar, the business community … Continued


Barry Cobb Named a 2012 Leader In Law by NC Lawyers Weekly

YMW Partner Barry Cobb has been named a 2012 Leader In Law by NC Lawyers Weekly. The award recognizes those individuals whose leadership, both in the legal profession and in the community, has made a positive impact on our state. Recipients of this award demonstrate outstanding achievement in these key areas: achievement in law; involvement … Continued