RPWB is a 2017 US News Best Law Firm

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Richardson, Patrick, Westbrook & Brickman was named a 2017 Best Law Firm by U.S. News & World Report, recognizing the plaintiff firm for its work on product liability, securities and personal injury lawsuits.

RPWB was selected as a top-tier firm in two metropolitan areas, including product liability and securities litigation in the Charleston, S.C. market and personal injury litigation in the Augusta, Ga. market. The firm also was recognized for its work in railroad law, health care law and mass torts/class actions.

Nine RPWB attorneys are named to the 2017 Best Lawyers® list for their plaintiff work. They are:

Michael Brickman
Securities Litigation

Beth Burke
Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Plaintiffs

Blair Hahn
Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs

Kim Keevers Palmer
Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Plaintiffs

Charles Patrick
Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Plaintiffs
Products Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs

Terry Richardson
Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
Railroad Law

Hoyt Rowell
Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Plaintiffs
Health Care Law

Jay Ward
Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Plaintiffs
Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs

Ed Westbrook
Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Plaintiffs

RPWB Founding Member Terry E. Richardson, Jr. was named a 2017 “Lawyer of the Year” in the Augusta, Ga. market for his personal injury work. It is the second time he has received that honor for his work throughout South Carolina and the rest of the Southeastern United States.

About RPWB

Founded in 2002, RPWB is a leader in complex plaintiff litigation throughout the United States. The firm is frequently selected to hold leadership positions in nationwide lawsuits against the world’s largest and most powerful corporations. RPWB attorneys are assisting six Canadian provinces as foreign legal consultants in litigation to recoup public health spending on tobacco-related illnesses.

While RPWB takes pride in its work to help large groups of people who have been wronged by some of the biggest companies in the world, the firm is equally proud of its efforts to help individual clients seek justice. The firm represents individual plaintiffs in many practice areas, including: catastrophic personal injury, truck accidents, railroad accidents, construction defects, medical devices, medical malpractice, mesothelioma and other occupational lung disease.

About Best Lawyers®

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® is regarded as a definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. For the 2017 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, 7.3 million votes were analyzed. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor.

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