Since then, our firm has continued a tradition of providing experienced legal council resulting in the recovery of hundreds of millions of dollars for clients in Texas and throughout the nation. Below are case verdicts that have achieved notable results.
$130,000,000 – Bell v. Dresser Industries
2001 Orange County verdict against NARCO and Dresser. Five workers (2 non-malignancies, 1 other cancer and 2 lung cancers). National Law Journal; Thirteenth largest verdict in the U.S. in 2001
$52,000,000 – Edwards v. Pittsburgh Corning
2000 Jefferson County verdict against Pittsburgh Corning and W.R. Grace. Five workers (4 non- malignancies and 1 lung cancer)
$30,000,000 – Douglas v. North American Refractories Company
2001 Orange County verdict against NARCO. 6 workers (4 non-malignancies and 2 lung cancers).
$30,000,000 – Laird v. E-Z Mart Stores
1994 verdict regarding rape of store employee by third person. Inadequate security.
$16,000,000 – Parsons v. Owens Corning
2000 settlement after 2 weeks of trial. 7 workers (4 non-malignancies, 1 other cancer, 1 lung cancer and 1 mesothelioma).
$12,000,000 – Wrench v. Pittsburgh Corning
1998 verdict against Pittsburgh Corning. 5 workers (2 non-malignancies, 2 lung cancers and 1 mesothelioma).
$8,708,000 – Cimino v. Raymark
Consolidation of asbestos trials in the Eastern District of Texas. 166 cases were tried to 2 juries in two courtrooms. The verdicts were against Celotex, Pittsburgh Corning and Fibreboard.