Tag: settlement

  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 […]

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 […]

Bard settles second bellwether mesh case after plaintiff verdict in first trial By Courtney L. Davenport Following a plaintiff verdict in the first transvaginal mesh bellwether trial in a federal MDL against C.R. Bard, Inc., the device maker settled the second bellwether case shortly after jury selection. About 4,400 suits are pending in that MDL, […]

We obtained a settlement for a man and his 14 year old son who were hit by a drunk driver. The drunk driver‚Äôs insurance¬†company paid the maximum policy limits that were available to settle the case. The drunk driver¬†attempted to flee the scene of the wreck but our client, and a good Samaritan who witnessed […]