DMC Named One of the Nation’s “Best Law Firms”
for 2018

Dickie McCamey received six national practice area rankings in the 2018 “Best Law Firms” list published by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®. The firm also appears on 26 regional lists.

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Handle Your Medicare Liens The "SMART" Way


Liens. No attorney likes dealing with them, but they are a seemingly omnipresent reality of litigation. In personal injury and workers’ compensation cases that involve a Medicare beneficiary, the parties should always protect Medicare’s interest, in accordance with the Medicare Secondary Payer Act (“MSP”), 42 U.S.C. § 1395(y)(b).

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Travelers Does Not Owe Pharmaceutical Company Defense, Indemnity, In Opioid Suits

At-the-Well:
Ohio Federal District Court Allows Post-Production Cost Deductions from Oil and Gas Royalties


An intermediate appeals court in California has ruled that Travelers and St. Paul Insurance companies owe no duty to defend or indemnify Watson Pharmaceutical in governmental suits against the pharmaceutical company over the deceptive marketing of opioids.

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In line with case law in Pennsylvania, Texas, and other states, an Ohio court held recently that lessees may deduct post-production costs from the royalties that landowners receive from oil and gas leases. An opinion in the case, Lutz v. Chesapeake Appalachia, LLC, No. 4:09-cv2256, was decided and filed by the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, Eastern Division, on October 25, 2017.

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