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Pipe-lift elevator fell on roughnecks foot

FACTS & ALLEGATIONS Plaintiff Joseph Bernard Jr. was a roughneck working on a jack-up rig in the Gulf of Mexico. On Sept. 30, 2000, while tripping pipe out of the drilling hole, the brakes on the pipe-lift elevator failed. It dropped onto Bernard’s foot, dragged him across the floor, and threw him against the drawworks.…Read More

Motorists claimed defective tire design caused tread separation

FACTS & ALLEGATIONS: Cynthia Doe, a 49-year-old music teacher and church choir director, was traveling on I-45 near Texas City when her Ford Explorer’s left rear tire had a tread separation which led to loss of control of the vehicle and rollover.  Doe’s seat belt inertially unlatched and she was ejected from the vehicle, suffering…Read More

18 Wheeler Kills Student – $8,000,000 Verdict

FACTS & ALLEGATIONS: On Nov. 27, 2005, Ellen Duensing, a 20-year-old college student, was stopped in a traffic jam while traveling south on Interstate 35 West through Hillsboro when her car was struck from behind by an 18-wheeler driven by Charles Lay. The impact severed Duensing’s left arm and leg and pushed her car more than…Read More

Pedestrian settles with truck driver that hit him in crosswalk

FACTS & ALLEGATIONS Alejandro Doe, a 74-year-old husband and father of seven, was pushing his bicycle across the crosswalk of Avenue S at the intersection of Wayside when a Yellow Freight truck driven by Henry Johnson hit him. Doe was drug along the ground underneath the wheel of the truck.  The plaintiffs alleged that Alejandro was properly…Read More

Pawn shop sold safety harness with warning tags removed

FACTS & ALLEGATIONS In August 2001, plaintiff Francisco Sarao, 24, a Mexican citizen, fell 30 feet when his safety harness gave way while he was trimming trees in Weslaco.  An investigation determined that Sarao fell because a safety ring broke on the used Buckingham 2000m Lineman’s Belt that his employer had purchased from a Cash America Pawn…Read More