Significant Cases

Our Commitment to Clients

The personal injury attorneys in our Austin law firm are committed to prevailing in the fight for the rights of those who have been harmed, and in doing so, obtain the best possible recovery for our clients. The achievement of this goal is largely evidenced by our attorneys' outstanding record of excellent settlements and top verdicts.

While recent rules set forth by the State Bar of Texas prohibit us from disclosing the amounts of these recoveries, we have included the following cases to serve as a sample of the types of cases we have handled successfully in the past.

Hospital / Physician Negligence
Bexar County, TX
Hospital staff and physicians negligently failed to timely deliver infant, resulting in brain injury at birth.

Gas Company Negligence
Potter County

Gas Company provided natural gas to hotel with unvented gas heater that resulted in the death of two guests.

Product Liability / Defective Ladder
Travis County, TX
Extension ladder was defectively designed resulting in "false lock" appearance of the rungs.

Physician Negligence
Bexar County, TX
Physicians negligently failed to timely diagnose bacterial endocarditis resulting in a minor child's stroke.

Texas State Park Negligence
Travis County, TX

Park negligently failed to warn patrons of impending flash flood that resulted in death by drowning.

Hospital / Physician Negligence
Lubbock County, TX

Patient had surgery for removal of infected mesh from a failed pelvic surgery. Physician and/or hospital personnel failed to obtain a culture and sensitivity on the removed infected mesh and the patient developed Toxic Shock Syndrome.

Hospital Negligence
Hidalgo County, TX

Hospital staff negligently failed to communicate evidence of fetal distress to physician, resulting in brain damage.

Hospital Negligence
Webb County, TX

Hospital staff negligently failed to timely identify patient in respiratory distress resulting in brain damage.

Rehabilitation Home Negligence
Lubbock County, TX

Defendant's staff negligently failed to insure that young man with seizure disorder wore his helmet to protect from injury.

Death of hospital patient
Lubbock County, TX
Patient died as a result of complications following hysterectomy. Various physicians and hospital staff were negligent in failing to properly care for complications following the hysterectomy, including punctured bowel, delayed recognition of sepsis, and improper intensive care unit management allowing for clogs in endotracheal tube.

Surgical Malpractice
Tom Green County,TX

Rupture of coronary vessel during coronary stint placement resulted in death.

Hospital Negligence
Williamson County,TX

Hospital staff negligently injected medication to which patient was allergic.

Physician Negligence
Travis County, TX

Doctor negligently caused infection in foot of elderly woman resulting in the amputation of her foot.

Clinic Negligence / Nursing Negligence
Potter County, TX

Patient was being treated for a positive reaction to tuberculosis testing with liver toxic medication. Patient developed side effects from the medication and subsequently died.

Hospital / Physician Negligence
Craighead County, AR

Nursing staff gave high blood pressure medication to patient who was experiencing Hypotension that resulted in his death. Case was brought against the hospital and the physician who ordered subsequent care without being aware of blood pressures.

Birth Trauma / Physician Negligence
Gray County, TX

Physician failed to timely perform C-section and ruptured uterus occurred. Physician released patient from hospital in early stages of labor. Uterus ruptured resulting in injury to child.

Physician Negligence
Travis County, TX

Doctors negligently failed to diagnose infant's eye disease resulting in visual impairment.

Medical Equipment Product Liability
Tom Green County, TX
Sixty-seven-year-old patient died as a result of failure of intra-aortic balloon pump.

Oil Field Explosion
Brazos County, TX

Negligent handling of oil field equipment resulted in explosion.

Physician Negligence
Travis County, TX

Emergency room physician failed to diagnose signs and symptoms of pulmonary embolus resulting in patient's death.

Physician / Hospital Negligence
Limestone County, TX

Emergency room physician failed to diagnosis impending myocardial infarction from EKG.

Hospital Negligence
Brazos County, TX

Hospital staff negligently gave multiple shots in same area, causing abscess to form that became infected.

Nursing Home Negligence
Travis County, TX

Nursing home staff failed to properly supervise patient, permitting patient to escape facility and sustain injuries.

Radiology Malpractice
Lubbock County, TX
Failure to properly read MRA and thereby resulting in failure to diagnose stroke in a teenage boy.

Physician Negligence / Birth Trauma
Lynn County, TX

Physician and nurse failed to recognize labor and timely perform cesarean section resulting in ruptured uterus and hypoxic injury to the baby.

Pet Owner Negligence
Travis County, TX

Young woman injured by dog bite, jury found animal unreasonably dangerous.

Physician Negligence
Tarrant County, TX

Doctor negligently caused injury to patient by poor placement of breast implants.

Physician Negligence
Taylor County, TX

Doctor negligently failed to make a timely diagnose of breast cancer.

Physician Negligence / Birth Trauma
Brazos County, TX

Physicians failed to recognize fetal heart changes and failed to timely move forward to cesarean resulting in hypoxic injury.

Physician Negligence / Birth Trauma
Bastrop County, TX

Physician failed to recognize and treat maternal acidosis during pregnancy that resulted in hypoxic injury to the fetus.

Physician Negligence / Birth Trauma
Bell County, TX

Physician failed to timely deliver infant resulting in brain injury at birth.

Neurosurgical Negligence
Lubbock County, TX

Neuro-surgeon negligently performed interior cervical fusion resulting in constriction of vertebral artery resulting in partial blindness. Able to prove doctor was ostensible agent of hospital.

Anesthesia Malpractice
Moore County, TX

Failure to properly do rapid sequence induction resulting in aspiration and death of appendectomy patient.

Physician Negligence
Tarrant County, TX

Physician negligently failed to timely identify spinal cord pressure after cervical operation, resulting in residual paresis.

Hospital Negligence
Lubbock County, TX

Hospital staff negligently failed to properly count sponges, resulting in retained sponge after operation.

Railroad Crossing Collision
Williamson County, TX

Railroad crossing warning system failed to work properly.

Hospital Negligence
Travis County, TX

Hospital staff negligently failed to prevent patient from extubating herself when suffering from pneumonia.

Physician / Hospital Negligence
Williamson County, TX

Negligent performance of a cholecystectomy (gall bladder removal).

Anesthesia Malpractice
Lubbock County, TX

Failure to adequately monitor blood pressure of patient in beach chair position resulting in hypoxic injury to the patient.

Nursing Home Negligence
Travis County, TX

Nursing home staff negligently failed to obtain necessary laboratory work for patient resulting in stroke.

Attorney Malpractice
Bexar County, TX
Attorney negligently failed to sue proper parties.

Attorney Malpractice
Travis County, TX

Negligence in real estate transactions.

Attorney Malpractice
Bexar County, TX

Attorney negligently failed to properly prosecute client's claim.

Attorney Malpractice
Negligence in foreclosing on properties resulted in foreclosure being set aside.

Rehabilitation Facility Negligence
Travis County, Texas

Rehabilitation facility failed to timely transfer patient to hospital resulting in his death.

Surgeon / Hospital Medical Negligence
Travis County, Texas

Surgery team left a sponge in the patient during bowel surgery.

Physician / Pharmacy Negligence
Wood County, Texas

Patient was prescribed excessive amount of methadone which resulted in his death.

Physician Negligence
McLennan County, Texas

Physician stuck a needle in the Patient's eye while anesthetizing her eye lid.

Emergency Physician Negligence
Travis County, Texas

Emergency room physician failed to diagnose the patient's pneumonia and, instead, sent the patient home. Soon thereafter she died of pneumonia.

Surgeon / Medical Negligence
U.S. District Court

Spinal surgery was performed on the wrong level, resulting in patient's foot drop.

Product Liability / Roller walker
U.S. District Court

Defectively designed roller walker tipped over causing injury to client.

Surgeon Negligence
Travis County, Texas

Surgeon erroneously removed the patient's healthy kidney.

Physician Negligence
U.S. District Court

Physician failed to diagnose HITTS (Heparin induced thrombocytopenia) resulting in patient's loss of extremities.

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