Brittany Pettingill is a litigation associate focusing in the areas of pharmaceutical and products liability, nursing home, and general insurance defense litigation. Brittany also regularly works on other litigation matters including class action litigation and defending insurance companies against bad faith claims.
Brittany has worked on several large electronic discovery projects in multi-district litigation cases, and works directly with clients to answer and resolve discovery disputes. She has experience drafting civil pleadings and briefs, and reviewing medical and pharmaceutical records and provides summaries to work up multi-district cases for defense at trial.
In her work with nursing home litigation clients, Brittany travels to nursing homes all over Arkansas to meet with employees and administrators to guide them through the litigation process. She works directly with nursing home corporate employees to gather corporate information and analyze defense strategies and has drafted numerous nursing-home related civil pleadings and briefs, including pleadings associated with a nursing home class action. Brittany has experience in overseeing discovery in a nursing home class action case, and provides reports to her nursing home clients to analyze the case and assist with settlement negotiations.
Brittany has experience defending insured individuals and entities against claims associated with premises liability, employer liability, and general allegations of negligence or intentional acts of misconduct. Her insurance defense litigation experience includes drafting civil pleadings and briefs, working up cases for settlement and defense at trial, and communicating directly with clients and experts to analyze and provide insight on litigation strategy. Brittany's recent experience includes working an amusement ride safety expert on defending a case involving an inflatable amusement ride.
Brittany also works with clients with regard to bad faith insurance cases and has experience in drafting civil pleadings, and performing detailed reviews and investigations of the underlying claims to gather information to rebut the bad faith claims.