The firm, led by trial lawyer Derrick Boyd, was the first in the country to satisfactorily settle a major injury lawsuit alleging ET Plus design defects. In these cases, investigations often reveal that design defects cause the guardrail to bend the wrong direction and further harm the vehicle and passengers.
David Bagwell is a real estate developer who was working to build three luxury subdivisions in Tarrant County, Texas. Mr. Bagwell entered into modification negotiations with his bank, BBVA Compass, to refinance the loans which were funding the new developments. Compass repeatedly told Mr. Bagwell that his loans would be renewed. However, after secretly negotiating with one of his competitors, those same loans were sold off at a discounted rate.
We represented a 15-year old girl and her family who were involved in a horrific accident while driving through Wise County, Texas. The young woman, nearing completion of her driver’s education requirements, was in the driver’s seat of her family’s 2005 Suburban. At some point in their drive, the SUV drifted off the road.
Daniel Rosa was on his way home for the day when he stopped to talk to a crew performing maintenance on what they thought was an abandoned ejection line. In reality, the line was very much active, and exploded as the crew was attempting to remove a pipe coupler. The line struck Mr. Rosa, breaking his left ankle. He was struck again, causing permanent injuries to his back and arm, as he tried crawling away.