Case Results

General Negligence

Commercial Property Owner hired A/C repair company to install new A/C system in his convenience store – negligently installed it such that the building partially collapsed. 
Case Type: $200,000 settlement.  Negligence.
(Total attorney fees and expenses were approx. $67,000)

Insurance Bad Faith Claim

Injured Busboy Settles with UIM Carrier
Case Type: $210,000 Settlement – Auto Accident
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Breach of Contract and Bad Faith Case Against State Farm Lloyds Settled
Case Type: $295,000 Settlement – Insurance Bad Faith Claim
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Disability Insurance Provider wrongfully denied benefits under a policy. Settled for $250,000 cash, plus future benefits, plus letter of apology to client.
Case Type: $250,000 cash Settlement.  Breach of Contract and Bad faith.
(Total attorney fees and expenses were $110,000.)

Life Insurance Provider wrongfully denied benefits under a policy.  Settled for $1.45mm.
Case Type: $1.45mm Settlement.  Breach of Contract and Bad faith.
(Total attorney fees and expenses were $488,500.)

Homeowner Insurance Provider (State Farm) wrongfully denied benefits for Hail and Wind storm Damage.
Case Type:
 Confidential Settlement.  Breach of Contract and Bad faith.

Homeowner Insurance Provider (AllState) wrongfully denied benefits for Hail and Wind storm Damage.
Case Type:
 Confidential Settlement.  Breach of Contract and Bad faith.

Homeowner Insurance Provider (State Farm) wrongfully denied benefits for Hail and Wind storm Damage.
Case Type:
 Confidential Settlement.  Breach of Contract and Bad faith.

Homeowner Insurance Provider (Safeco) wrongfully denied benefits for Hail and Wind storm Damage.
Case Type:
 Confidential Settlement.  Breach of Contract and Bad faith.

Trucking Accidents

Wife Saw Trucker Run Red Light and Hit Her Husband
Case Type: $1 million settlement – 18 Wheeler Wreck
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18-Wheeler Case Settled for $100,000
Case Type: $100,000 Settlement – 18 wheeler accident
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Garbage Truck Crash (defective brakes; tired driver) – Settled for 8 Figure Confidential Amount
Case Type: Confidential Settlement – traumatic brain injury;  multiple injuries.

Shuttle Van Collision – Driver Fell asleep and ran off the road in Florida- Settled for $2.8m
Case Type: $2.8m Settlement – wrongful death; multiple injuries
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Dump  Truck Slams into side of auto (illegal passing; going too fast) – Settled for $190,000.
Case Type: $190,000 Settlement – minor physical injuries; severe psychological injuries
(Total attorney fees and expenses were $84,000)

18 Wheeler Crash (not paying attention) – Settled for Confidential Amounts
Case Type: Confidential Settlement – wrongful death; multiple injuries.

18 Wheeler Crash (Improper lane change)- Settled for $800,000.
Case Type:
$800,000 Settlement – broken leg; multiple injuries
(Total attorney fees and expenses were $364,392)

18 Wheeler Ran a Red light causing crash. Settled for $450,000
Case Type:
$450,000 Settlement – cervical injury; multiple injuries
(Total attorney fees and expenses were $174,168)

Premises Liability

Minor Child injured at McDonald’s when given cup of cleaning solution instead of iced tea.
Case Type: Confidential Settlement.  GI Tract injuries.

Minor Child injured at Daycare facility when she fell off a chair.
Case Type: $65,000 Settlement.  Minor injuries.
(Total attorney fees and expenses were $22,114)

Client injured when slipped and fell in an elevator that was improperly maintained by management company.  Settled for $95,000.
Case Type: $95,000 Settlement.  Minor injuries.
(Total attorney fees and expenses were $38,722)

Guest of Home Depot injured by a falling object off the shelf inside the store. 
Case Type:
 Confidential Settlement.  Cervical Surgery.

Hot Water Set Too High, Burns Group-Home Resident
Case Type: 
$480,000 Jury Verdict – Premises Liability
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Vehicle Crashed into Donut Shop, Fatally Injuring Customer
Case Type: $220,000 settlement – Wrongful Death – Premises Liability
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Auto/Motorcycle Accidents

2 Pickup trucks racing slammed into pedestrian on side of 610 Loop. 
Case Type: $310,000 settlement (policy limits) –  Wrongful death
(Total attorney fees and expenses were approx. $105,000)

Rear End auto collision while at stop light. 
Case Type: $30,000 settlement (policy limits) –  whiplash and psychological damages.
(Total attorney fees and expenses were approx. $15,000)

Drunk Driver ran stop sign and collided with another driver. 
Case Type: $62,580 settlement (policy limits) –  neck injury.
(Total attorney fees and expenses were approx. $19,500; medical bills paid back total $10,000)

Drunk Driver ran stop sign and collided with another driver with family of 3 inside. 
Case Type: $70,426 settlement (policy limits) –  neck and back injuries.
(Total attorney fees and expenses were approx. $21,500; medical bills paid back total $8600 approx)

Drunk Driver collided with another driver on Highway 45. 
Case Type: $36,851.56 settlement (policy limits) –  neck and back injuries and property damage.
(Total attorney fees and expenses were approx. $8,700)

Over-Medicated Driver swerved into another lane colliding with another driver. 
Case Type: Jury Verdict including a Gross Negligence Finding.
Confidential Settlement Post verdict.

Alleged Erratic Driver And Employer Settle Injury Case
Case Type: 
$290,000 Settlement – Auto Accident
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Offshore/Maritime

Able Bodied Tankerman slipped and fell on ice on the dock. Settled for Confidential Amount.
Case Type: Confidential Settlement – broken leg.

Maritime worker killed in a crane collapse accident while working offshore.
Case Type: Confidential Settlement for Parent  – wrongful death

Workplace/Construction Accidents

Construction Worker killed when he fell at a construction site.
Case Type: $650,000 Settlement for minor child of the killed worker.  Wrongful death
(Total attorney fees and expenses were $225,764.)

18 wheeler driver hurt by improperly loaded truck.
Case Type:  $207,000 jury verdict.  Broken ankle.
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Oil Field Crane Operator injured in the workplace by a defective pump.
Case Type: $800,000 Settlement.  Broken leg.
(Total attorney fees and expenses were $264,000.)

Construction worker killed when he fell 30 ft. through a concealed skylight opening at the jobsite.
Case Type:
Confidential Settlement.  Wrongful Death; Gross Negligence.

FedEx driver severely injured making a delivery to a warehouse — forklift driver ran him over.
Case Type:
 Confidential Settlement.  Lumbar surgery.

Commercial & Business Litigation

Parties Fought Over Who Owned the Legal Title to Property
Case Type: Judgment – Legal Title to Real Estate
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Complex Partnership dispute settled for cash consideration and dissolution of real estate partnerships.
Case Type: Settlement

Represented Roofing Company against an apartment complex for breaching the contract for failing to pay for repairs post-hail storm.
Case Type: $85,000 Settlement.

Partnership dispute settled for cash consideration, stock and dissolution of restaurant partnerships.
Case Type: Settlement

Complex Fraud dispute settled for cash consideration and dissolution of real estate assets.
Case Type: Confidential Settlement

Complex Fraud/Commercial Litigation case.  $507,000 jury verdict.

Engineer was terminated by the employer 6 months into an 18 month employment contract. 
Case Type:
 $90,000 settlement.  Breach of contract.
(Total attorney fees and expenses were approx. $29,000)

A nationwide water remediation company did work for homeowners for flood damage (plumbing leak while on vacation).  Company refused to return personal items, made threats against homeowners, and damaged property.   
Case Type:
 $125,000 settlement.  Breach of contract, Negligence, DTPA. Property Damage and Emotional Distress damages.
(Total attorney fees and expenses were approx. $67,750)

A nationwide retail clothing chain sued a company for breach of contract.     
Case Type:
 Confidential settlement.  Breach of Contract.

Partners in a Commercial Real Estate venture sued one another for not honoring agreements. Case Type: Confidential settlement.  Breach of Contract and Breach of Fiduciary duties.

Roofing Contractor was not paid for work performed on Commercial Properties. 
Case Type: $160,000 settlement.   Breach of Contract.
(Total attorney fees and expenses were approx. $50,000)

Enforcement of Non-compete Agreement agasint former employee 
Case Type: Bench Trial.  Breach of Contract.  Court Awarded $60,000 in damages.
Confidential Settlement post verdict.