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  On July 2, 2014, our client, was operating a 10-wheeler truck on Interstate 20 West in Harrison County, Texas. The defendant¬†was operating a Ford F-350 pickup truck, hauling a load of drill pipe on a flatbed trailer¬†for an oilfield service company. The defendant¬†negligently rear-ended our client, whose in-cab video camera recorded the violent jarring […]

Derryberry Zips Wade Lawhorn, PLLC successfully negotiated a substantial confidential settlement in the high six figures for our female client who was involved in a violent rear end wreck with a ¬†large oil field service truck in Corpus Christi, Texas.¬† The oil field service company hired a 23 year old employee and allowed him to […]

On May 18, 2014, plaintiff Lisa M. Brewer (“Brewer”),52, was driving a 2005 Chevrolet 1500 pickup north on State Highway 80 in Luling, Texas. Gerardo Sandoval (“Sandoval”) was southbound in a 2007 Freightliner owned by Downing Transportation Inc. Sandoval suddenly and unexpectedly attempted a left turn in front of Brewer, and the vehicles collided. Sandoval […]

Top 10 things to do if you are injured by a product: by Daryl L. Derryberry, Member of Derryberry Zips Wade Lawhorn, PLLC Contact a lawyer immediately to prevent the product from being destroyed or disposed of.¬† An attorney can send a spoliation letter to preserve the product for inspection which is crucial to your […]

On May 21, 2011, seventeen year old Martin Blea, Jr. entered the business premises of The Pussycat Lounge, an after-hours BYOB establishment located in Odessa, Texas.¬† The Pussycat Lounge was located less than a half mile from an adult cabaret known as Jaguars Gold Club.¬† The Pussycat Lounge and Jaguars Gold Club essentially had the […]

GM Halts Pickup Sales While Searching for Air-Bag Fix By Jeff Plungis and Madeline O‚ÄôLeary Oct 3, 2014 11:00 PM CT General Motors Co. (GM), already reeling from a record number of vehicle recalls this year, is halting sales on two new pickup truck models after discovering an electrical flaw that could cause the air […]

Tyler Morning Telegraph – Family gets $18.6M Goodyear mesothelioma case The family of a Tyler man, who died after contracting mesothelioma after years of exposure working at the Kelly Springfield/Goodyear plant, was awarded $18.6 million by a Dallas County jury last week, and attorneys for the plaintiff said the amount was warranted. Christopher J. Panatier, […]

Our client, age 52, and employed as an inventory specialist, was turning into her employer’s parking lot from a two-lane road in Tyler, Texas. Austin Gray, in a Ford F-350 pickup, attempted to pass her on the right, and the vehicles collided. Our client was in a mid-size sedan. Gray was in the course and […]

From Bloomberg News: C.R. Bard Inc. and four other makers of vaginal-mesh implants accused of injuring women are in talks to settle thousands of lawsuits, people familiar with the discussions said. Lawyers for Bard,¬†Endo Health Solutions Inc. (ENDP),¬†Boston Scientific Corp. (BSX)¬†and two other companies making vaginal inserts to support women‚Äôs pelvic muscles and treat incontinence […]

By Tab E. Lawhorn Last year, I authored an article on how criminal background checks are used and what you can do to make sure yours is as clean as possible. One of the aspects of that article mentioned how third party data collection companies are profiting from selling background checks on individuals to employers, […]