Kim E. Evers

For over 27 years, Ms. Evers has represented clients across the nation in a variety of class action cases involving product liability for defective pharmaceutical drugs and defective products, environmental damage and consumer fraud. She served on the discovery and science committees for a number of national cases, including the BP Oil Spill, Diet Drugs, Rezulin, Propulsid, Avandia, Breast Implant and PPA, and is a frequent guest speaker at
national conferences regarding mass torts. Her practice also includes representation of individuals injured as a result of motor vehicle accidents and nursing home negligence and abuse.


Published cases:
White v. Hattiesburg Cable Co. 590 So. 2d 867 (Miss. 1991)


Bar Admissions
Florida, 1994
Mississippi, 1990

Jake Evers

Jacob Evers graduated from Western Michigan Law School in 2010. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Evers was a legal assistant with the nationally recognized mass tort firm of Aylstock Witkin Kreis & Overholtz. He worked on
a variety of mass tort projects, including the Engle Trust (tobacco litigation). His responsibilities included the management of huge numbers of complex cases.


Mr. Evers was also tasked with legal research and analyses of potential mass tort cases which lawyers across the U.S. would ask the firm to undertake. His extensive experience before law school prepared him well for his current practice, including representation of victims of defective drugs and defective products. Since becoming licensed to practice law in the State of Florida, Mr. Evers has focused his practice on mass torts and medical malpractice.  Mr. Evers is the firm’s lead attorney in the Escambia County Jail Explosion and medical malpractice cases.  He is the firm’s lead attorney and participates on a national level in the discovery and/or trial package information for the following mass torts:

BP OIL SPILL:  In re Deepwater Horizon (BP) Oil Spill in the Gulf, MDL 2179 (E.D. LA) (Outreach Committee, Science Committee)

TRANSVAGINAL MESH LITIGATION:  In re Ethicon, Inc. Pelvic Repair Systems Prods. Liab. Litig., MDL 2327 (S.D. WV) (Discovery/Litigation Support)

AVANDIA:  In re Avandia Marketing, Sales Policies and Products Liability Litig., MDL 1871 (E.D. PA) (Discovery Committee)


Areas of Practice
Environmental Law
Pharmaceutical Products
Recreational Products
Chemicals & Cosmetics
Motor Vehicle Accidents


Bar Admissions
Florida, 2011


Education
Western Michigan Law School, Lansing, Michigan
J.D.
University of West Florida
B.A.
Major: Pre-Law