Over the last 25 years, Liam has successfully defended civil cases involving personal injury, wrongful death, product liability, construction defects, trucking accidents, and commercial and business disputes. In addition to his civil litigation practice, Liam has advised clients on a variety of insurance coverage issues arising in personal injury, commercial, intellectual property, and construction matters.
Torts and General Casualty
Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith
Products Liability Litigation
University of Notre Dame Law School
Year Degree Obtained: 1990
UNDERGRADUATE UNIVERSITY AND DEGREE
Queen’s University of Belfast, L.L.B.
Year Degree Obtained: 1986
NOTABLE CASES AND CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
Encon International, Inc.: Summary judgment granted on behalf of surety in professional liability case alleging breach of contract, negligence, fraud, and deceptive trade practices.
Putman: Summary judgment obtained in a wrongful death case against national transportation company.
Hale: Dismissal of personal injury claims against entity providing maintenance and repair services to a national trucking company.
Hedden: Successful defense of national transportation company in personal injury case alleging traumatic brain injury following accident involving wheelchair lift.
Danny Fredrich: Successful defense of national wheelchair manufacturer in a personal injury case alleging product liability.
PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS
“A Second Chance for Kansas Attorneys: Supervision as an Alternative to Suspension or Disbarment.” Vol. 70, No. 10, Journal of the Kansas Bar Association.