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Kopon Airdo Presented at LeadingAge Illinois’s 2018 Annual Meeting & Expo

Michael A. Airdo

Michael Airdo and Mollie Werwas  presented at LeadingAge Illinois’s 2018 Annual Meeting & Expo, which ran from April 17-19, 2018, at the Schaumburg Convention Center.  Michael and Mollie  spoke on two topics: Defending the Wound Care Case and Resident Privacy: Minimizing the Risks of Identity Theft.  For more information regarding LeadingAge Illinois and the 2018 […]

Andy and Lynn Kopon Received the Founder’s Award from De La Salle Institute at its Great Futures Gala

Kopon Airdo, LLC  is pleased to announce that  Andy and Lynn Kopon received the Founder’s Award from De La Salle Institute at its Great Futures Gala on April 20, 2018. Congratulations! If you are interested in information regarding the  Great Futures Gala, please click here.

Michael A. Airdo Moderated a Panel Entitled, “Innovations in ADR,” at the IADC’s Midyear Meeting

Michael A. Airdo

Michael A. Airdo moderated a Panel entitled, “Innovations in ADR,” at the IADC’s Midyear Meeting in La Quinta, California, on February 12, 2018.  The panelists discussed mediation and arbitration in Asia, using a “mock arbitration” in the UK and Middle East, and techniques to settle difficult cases.  Mr. Airdo also held a workshop on Board […]

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. […]

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 […]