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3050 South Durango Drive
Las Vegas, Nevada 89117
Tel (702) 872-5555
Fax: (702) 872-5545

Complex Civil Litigation

An experienced attorney can make a difference in terms of literally millions of dollars. Whether your case can be handled through arbitration or you are compelled to proceed to the courtroom, thorough and careful case preparation and intelligent representation can make the difference between success and failure. The attorneys at Backus, Carranza & Burden have extensive experience handling and defending complex civil matters, cases involving mass torts and multi-district litigation. This experience includes some of the largest cases ever filed in both Nevada and the United States including:

Ø  Serving as court appointed liaison and lead trial counsel in MGM Grand Fire Litigation (MDL 453)

 

Ø  Lead counsel in May 4, 1988 Fire Litigation (Pepcon Plant Explosion) in which an $89 million recovery was secured

 

Ø  Regional counsel for one of the target manufacturer defendants in Orthopedic Bone Screw Litigation (MDL 1014)

 

Ø  Regional counsel for one of the tobacco defendants in Nevada state and federal courts for the tobacco litigation

 

Ø  Regional counsel for one of the target defendants in Nevada state and federal court Diet Drug Litigation

 

Ø  Regional counsel for one of the defendants in Nevada state and federal courts for the asbestos litigation

 

Ø  Regional counsel in the Agent Orange Litigation

 

Ø  Special counsel in Dupont Hotel Fire Litigation