I represent people that have been injured by defective medical devices and bad drugs let me help you
I joined Robert DeBry in November 1997 after working as in house counsel for a nutraceutical company where I was in charge of FDA compliance, patent and trademark procurement, and outside litigation.
As the lead attorney for Mass Torts at Robert DeBry & Associates, I have dedicated my career to helping people that have been injured by dangerous drugs and unsafe medical devices. My practice includes complex civil litigation, pharmaceutical and general products liability, multi-district litigation, consumer protection, personal injury, wrongful death, and class action litigation. I have successfully represented clients in claims against pharmaceutical giants such as Bayer, Johnson & Johnson, GlaxoSmithKline and Pfizer as well as medical device manufactures Bard, Boston Scientific, Medtronic, Zimmer, and DePuy.
I am actively representing clients injured by Actos, Avandia, Fosamax, Granuflo, Januvia, Nuvaring, Testosterone replacement therapies, Xarelto, Yasmine, Yaz, and Zofran. She is also pursuing claims against the makers of Metal on Metal Hips (MOM) including Biomet M2a Magnum, DePuy ASR, DePuy Pinnacle, Stryker ABG II, Stryker Rejuvenate, Wright Medical Conserve, and Wright Medical Profemur. In addition, I represent women that have suffered life altering consequences from failed trans-vaginal mesh products, used to treat stress urinary incontinence (leakage of urine during moments of physical activity, such as coughing, sneezing, laughing, or exercise) and Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP).
I earned my bachelor’s degree from the University of Utah in 1988 in Political Science and Economics. I completed post-graduate work in Economics before attending law school. I graduated from the University of Idaho, College of Law in 1992 and was admitted to the Utah State Bar that same year.
I am an avid equestrian. I own Quarter Horses and am a member of the American Quarter Horse Association and serve as a board member for the Utah Quarter Horse Association. I enjoy trail riding with my daughter and friends and attending horse shows. During the winter I enjoy watching my son compete in men’s gymnastics.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|AV Peer Review Rating||Martindale-Hubbell||2015|
|AV Peer Review Rating||Martindale-Hubbell||2008|
|Attorney||Robert J. Derby & Associates||1998 - Present|
|Law Clerk||Brown Larson & Holliday||1992 - 1993|
|In-House Counsel||Neways International||1992 - 1993|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Association for Justice||Member||1998 - Present|
|Utah State Bar||Member||1998 - Present|
|University of Idaho College of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1992|
|University of Utah||BS - Bachelor of Science||1990|
|University of Utah||BS - Bachelor of Science||1989|
|Neways v. McCausland||Reversed and remanded. The record persuades us that Neways has made a prima facie showing of specific personal jurisdiction.|
|Thornock v. Jensen||Reversed and remanded.|
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