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Complimentary Webinar – Crisis Response: What to do When the Media, Law Enforcement, and Regulatory Agencies are at the Front Door

Michael A. Airdo

On Tuesday, March 13, 2018,  Kopon Airdo, LLC presented our Complimentary Webinar – Crisis Response: What to do When the Media, Law Enforcement, and Regulatory Agencies are at the Front Door. Crises come at the worst times, and pre-planning for a variety of emergency situations will best position any organization for a brighter recovery.  You must […]

Kopon Airdo Wins Summary Judgment for Its Client Based on the “Learned Intermediary” Doctrine

Andrew Kopon Jr., and Michael A. Airdo recently won summary judgment for its pharmacy client. Plaintiff, a 42 year old union electrician, alleged that he suffered tardive dyskinesia as a result of taking the medication Reglan for an extended period of time. Tardive dyskinesia causes uncontrollable stiff, jerky movements of various parts of the body. […]

Kopon Airdo LLC Announces New Partner

Kopon Airdo is pleased to announce that Ryan E. Larson joined its partnership on January 1, 2018. Ryan’s  practice is focused on advising not-for-profit religious organizations in the areas of corporate matters and litigation.

National Pro Bono Celebration October 22-28, 2017

Lynn Semptimphelter Kopon

In Celebration of National Pro Bono Week, Kopon Airdo, LLC recognized Lynn S. Kopon, who was successful in obtaining asylum status for her pro bono clients, Karen H. and Victor P., before the Immigration Court of the United States Department of Justice, Executive Office for Immigration Review in Chicago, in June 2017. Lynn successfully argued and presented evidence […]

Complimentary Webinar: Nursing Home Best Practices for Charting, Care Plans, and Incident Reports

On Tuesday, October 24, 2017, Kopon Airdo, LLC  presented our Complimentary Webinar, Nursing Home Best Practices for Charting, Care Plans, and Incident Reports.  While nursing home documents should be the key to a winning defense, too often, they end up being used against the facility when a lawsuit is filed.  Errors in documentation can sabotage […]

Kopon Airdo Selected to Present at 2017 FETTI Conference

Mollie Werwas was selected by the National Forum for Environmental & Toxic Tort Issues (FETTI) to present its National FETTI Annual Conference, on October 5, 2017, at the Union League Club in Chicago, Illinois. Mollie presented a session entitled, “The Dog Ate My Policy: Determining Coverage When the Policy is Lost,” that addressed the perspectives of both […]

Andrew Kopon Jr. Elected President of the International Association of Defense Counsel

Kopon Airdo, LLC is pleased to announce that Andrew Kopon Jr. has been elected to serve as the next President of the International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC). The IADC has a distinguished international membership of insurance and corporate lawyers and executives who are world leaders in their fields. Membership in the IADC is subject to a rigorous […]

Lynn S. Kopon Wins Asylum Case Before Immigration Court of the U.S. Department of Justice

Lynn Semptimphelter Kopon

Recently, Lynn S. Kopon was successful in obtaining asylum status for her pro bono clients, Karen H. and Victor P., before the Immigration Court of the United States Department of Justice, Executive Office for Immigration Review in Chicago. Lynn successfully argued and presented evidence that the mother and her sixteen-year-old son were fleeing gang persecution […]

Mollie Werwas Presents at PRIMA Conference

On June 5 and 6, Mollie Werwas presented at the annual Public Risk Management Association (PRIMA) Conference, in Phoenix, Arizona.  Attendees at the conference included claims professionals and risk managers for municipalities, school districts, and other public entities from across the country.  Mollie presented three education sessions, on topics including spoliation of evidence, managing social […]

Andrew Kopon Jr. Wins Appeal Before U. S. Seventh Circuit

Andrew Kopon Jr. won an appeal before the United States Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals on March 29, 2017.  The Court found in favor of all the defendants, including the private Catholic school, the school’s religious sponsor, and the school’s guidance counselor, and against the  seven plaintiffs in the case, who had alleged that the mandatory drug testing program at the […]