Notable Cases

Failure to Yield Results in Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Case Title: Rodriguez v. The United States of America On November 14, 2006, a retired US Army veteran, Jesse Albert Rodriguez, was riding his motorcycle in Fort Hood, Texas. He was returning to work after lunch and was wearing a helmet and a reflective vest. As he approached the intersection of…

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Contamination in Generic Drug Results in Class Action Lawsuit

Case Title: In re: Valsartan Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2875 (D.N.J.) High blood pressure, or hypertension, is a common medical condition affecting approximately 103 million Americans. Valsartan is a generic drug version of the brand name drug Diovan, which was originally developed and sold by Novartis to treat hypertension. Valsartan…

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Tanker Truck and Freight Train Accident Results in Catastrophic Personal Injury Lawsuit

Case Title: Camacho, et al. v. Penn Octane International, L.L.C., et al. On August 11, 2005, a tanker truck loaded with liquid propane was hit by a freight train in the town of Lucio Blanco in Mexico. The accident killed six people and injured over 40 residents of the town. Ten…

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Severe Environmental Contamination Results in Class Action Lawsuit

Case Title: New Jersey v. ExxonMobil (N.J.) Oil refineries and processing facilities have been an iconic part of New Jersey’s scenery for many years. Along with those oil production facilities, oil spills and contaminants have polluted the area. Officials estimate that seven million gallons of oil may have spilled or leaked…

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Prescription Drug Monopoly Results in Class Action Lawsuit

Case Title: Barba, et al. v. Shire US Inc., et al. (S.D. Fla.) Adderall XR is an extended-release version of a drug commonly used for treating attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). In 2016, two plaintiffs sued Shire U.S. Inc., the company that makes and distributes Adderall XR, in a class action…

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Hotel Shuttle Van Catastrophic Personal Injury

Case Title: Smith v. DFW Joseph Investments On May 9, 2019, Mr. Smith was exiting the Atrium Hotel and Suites in Irving, Texas. He had been at the hotel with his wife for a business meeting. A hotel shuttle van was driving through the parking lot and proceeded toward the front…

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Improper Defective Warning Label Results in Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Case Title: Mitchell/Speegle v. TR International Trading Company et al On March 15, 2018, Tri-Chem Specialty Chemicals LLC had a massive explosion in their facility in Cresson, Texas. The chemical plant purchased, blended and resold chemicals for various customers. On this particular day, two employees were mixing a batch of sodium…

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Negligent Seatbelt Manufacturing Results in Catastrophic Personal Injury Lawsuit

Case Title: Anchondo v. DaimlerChrysler, et al. On February 14, 2003, a six-year-old child riding in the car with a friend of the family suffered life-altering injuries when the car was in a head-on collision with another vehicle. The child was seated behind the driver and belted in with the standard…

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Oilfield Injury Results in Catastrophic Personal Injury Lawsuit

Case Title: Martin v. XTO Energy, Inc. On February 11, 2008, Chris Martin, an oilfield worker, was struck by highly pressurized fluid that escaped from a well site in Tarrant County, Texas. The Maudie Walsh Roe B#1 well site was on property owned by XTO Energy, Inc. XTO had hired a…

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