Representative Cases

Reported Cases

  • Compaq Computer v. Hal LaPray et al, 135 SW3d 657 (Tex. 2004)
  • Plummer vs. Plummer, 551 S.W.3d 840 (Tex.App Beaumont, 2001)
  • Shaw v. Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., et al., 2000 WL 224,225 (E.D. Tex.2000)
  • Schwartz v Neches-Gulf Marine, Inc., 67 F.Supp.2d 768 (S.D.Tex. 1999)
  • Shaw v. Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., et al., 1999 WL 1486295 (E.D.Tex. 1999)
  • Exxon Corporation v Dow Chemical Company, 24 F. Supp.2d 688 (E.D.Tex. 1998)
  • Keeton v Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., 21 F.Supp.2d 653 (E.D.Tex,1998)
  • Bush v. Tidewater Marine Alaska, Inc., 1998 WL 560048 (E.D.Tex. 1998)
  • In re Colonial Pipeline Company, 968 S.W.2d 938 (Tex. 1998)
  • In re Colonial Pipeline Company, 960 S.W.2d 272 (Tex.App. Corpus Christi, 1997)
  • AGIP Petroleum Company, Inc. v. Gulf Island Fabricators, Inc., 3 F.Supp.2d 754 (S.D.Tex. 1997)
  • American Tobacco Co., Inc. v. Grinnell, 952 S.W.2d 420, Prod.Liab.Rep. (CCH) P 14,992 (Tex 1997)
  • Senigar v Waterman S.S. Corp., 945 S.W.2d 900 (Tex.App.-Beaumont 1997)
  • Hart v U.S., 945 F.Supp. 1009 (E.D.Tex. 1996)
  • Barrineau v Sub Sea Intern., Inc., 940 F.Supp. 153 (E.D.Tex. 1996)
  • U.S. v. Quadro Corp., 928 F.Supp. 699 (E.D.Tex. 1996)
  • U. S. v Quadro Corp., 916 F.Supp. 613 (E.D. Tex. 1996)
  • Miller v American Foreign S.S.Corp., 902 F.Supp. 118 (E.D.Tex 1995)
  • Bliss v Samson Resources Co., 163 F.R.D. 3 (E.D.Tex. 1995)
  • Tanner v Academy Tankers, Inc., 898 F.Supp. 421 (E.D.Tex. 1995)
  • Arceneaux v Lykes Bros. S.S.Co., 898 S.W.2d 313 (Tex.App.- Beaumont 1995)
  • Meaux Services, Inc. v. Dao, 160 F.R.D. 563 (E.D.Tex. 1995)
  • Rich v Southern Gulf Operators, 879 F.Supp. 49 (E.D.Tex. 1995)
  • Arceneaux v Lykes Bros. S.S. Co., 890 S.W.2d 191, Prod.Liab.Rep. (CCH) P 14,131
    (Tex.App.-Beaumont 1994)
  • Grinnell v American Tobacco Co., Inc., 883 S.W.2d 791, Prod.Liab.Rep. (CCH) P14,068 (Tex.App.-Beaumont 1994)
    General Elec. Co. v. Inter-Ocean Shipping, 862 F.Supp. 166, 1995 A.MC. 871 (S.D. Tex. 1994)
  • Jefferson County Drainage Dist. No. 6 v Lower Neches Valley Authority, 876 S.W.2d 94 (Tex.App.-Beaumont 1994)
  • Idoux v Lamar University System, 828 F.Supp. 1252, 129 Lab. Cas. P57,800 (E.D.Tex. 1993
  • Idoux v Lamar University System 817 F. Supp. 637, 82 Ed. Law Rep. 410 (E.D.Tex. 1993)
  • DeBello v Brown & Root, Inc., 809 F. Supp. 482 (E.D.Tex. 1992)
  • Thibodeaux v Lamar University, 805 F. Supp. 21, 79 Ed. Law Rep. 55 (E.D. Tex. 1992)
  • Dayton Independent School Dist. v. U. S. Mineral Products Co., 789 F. Supp. 819 (E.D.Tex. 1992)
  • Dayton Independent School Dist. v. U. S. Mineral Products Co., 800 F. Supp. 1430, 78 Ed. Law Rep. 341(E.D.Tex. 1992)
  • Alphin v Marquesa Maritime, S. A., 747 F. Supp. 1223 (E.D.Tex. 1990)
  • W. R. Grace & Co. v. Continental Cas. Co., 896 F2d 865, 58 USLW 2576 (C.A.5 (Tex.) 1990)
  • Tillman v Lykes Bros. S.S. Co., Inc., 732 F. Supp. 1402 (S.D.Tex. 1990)
  • In re Wilson Industries, Inc., 886 f.2d 93, 1990 A.M.C. 1520 (C.A.5 (Tex.) 1989)
  • Davenport v Phillip Morris, Inc., 761 S.W.2d 70, Prod.Liab.Rep. (CCH) P.12,016 (Tex.App.-Hous. (14 Dist 1988)
  • Rogers v R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., 762 S.W.2d 788, Prod.Liab.Rep. (CCH) P.12,003 (Tex.App.-Beaumont 1988)
  • Hughes v Santa Fe Intern. Corp., 847 F.2d 239, 1993 A.M.C. 1519 (C.A.5 (Tex.) 1988)
  • Dayton Independent School Dist. v. National Gypsum Co., 682 F.Supp. 1403, 46 Ed. Law Rep. 266 (E.D.Tex. 1988)
  • Thompson v Brown & Root U.S.A., Inc., 830 F.2d 52, 1988 A.M.C. 1143 (C.A.5 (Tex.) 1987)
  • Davis v Newpart Shipbuilding and Repair, Inc., 659 F.Supp. 155, 1988 A.M.C. 1262 (E.D.Tex. 1987)
  • Yates v Board of Regents of Lamar University System, 654 F.Supp. 979, 38 Ed. Law Rep. 176 (E.D.Tex. 1987)
  • Sun Exploration & Production Co. v Jackson, 729 S.W.2d 310 (Tex.App.-Hous. (1 Dist) 1987)
  • Budro v Brown & Root, Inc., 109 F.R.D. 619 (E.D.Tex. 1986)
  • Bass v Phoenix Seadrill/78, Ltd., 749 F.2d 1154 (C.A. 5 (Tex.) 1985)
  • Wilkins v P.M.B. Systems Engineering, Inc., 741 F.2d 794 (C.A.5 (Tex.) 1984)
  • Wilcox v Carina Maritime Corp. 586 F.Supp. 1745 (E.D.Tex. 1984)
  • State of Texas v Secretary of Interior, 580 F.Supp. 1197, 20 ERC 2145 (E.D.Tex. 1984)
  • Bass v Phoenix Seadrill/78, Ltd., 562 F. Supp. 790 (E.D.Tex. 1983)
  • T.N.T. Marine Service, Inc. v. Weaver Shipyards & Dry Docks, Inc.,702 F.2d 585, 1984 A.M.C. 1341 (C.A.5(Tex.) 1983)
  • Wilkins v P.M.B. Systems Engineering, Inc., 553 F. Supp. 201 (E.D.Tex. 1982)
  • Barger v Petroleum Helicopters, Inc., 692 F.2d 337 (C.A.5 (Tex.) 1982)
  • Barger v Petroleum Helicopters, Inc., 514 F. Supp. 1199 (E.D.Tex. 1981)
  • Lumberton Municipal Utility Dist. v. Cease, 596 S.W.2d 601 (Tex.Civ.App.- Beaumont 1980)
  • Ross Industries, Inc.v. M/V Gretke Oldendorff, 483 F.Supp. 195 (E.D.Tex. 1980)
  • Continental Grain Co. v. Martin, 536 F.2d 592, 19 UCC Rep. Serv. Rep. Serv. 1056 (C.A.5 (Tex.) 1976)
  • Neveaux v Central Gulf S.S. Corp., 503 F.2d 961 (C.A.5 (Tex.) 1974)
  • Orient Mid-East Lines, Inc. v. Shipment of Rice on Board S.S. Orient Transporter, 496 F.2d 1032 (C.A.5 (Tex.)1974)
  • Harris v Lykes Bros. S.S. Co., Inc., 375 F. Supp. 1155 (E.D.Tex. 1974)
  • Broussard v Marine Transport Lines, Inc., 369 F. Supp. 103 (E.D.Tex. 1974)
  • Clary Towing Co., Inc. v. Port Arthur Towing Co., 367 F.Supp. 6 (E.D.Tex. 1973)

National Classes Certified, on appeal:

  • Alvis v Hewlett Packard Co., A164,880 in the 58th District Court, Jefferson County, Texas
  • Albanese v Compaq Computer Corp., D164,939, in the 136th District Court, Jefferson Count, Texas
  • Packard v e-Machines, Inc., E165,336 in the 172nd District Court, Jefferson County, Texas

Appointed Class Counsel on the following:

  • Cause No. 1:99cv0120; Ethan Shaw, et al. v. Toshiba America Information Systems, et al; In the United States District Court for The Eastern District of Texas;
  • Cause No. A-162,152; Hal LaPray, et al v. Compaq Computer Corporation; In the 60th Judicial District Court of Jefferson County, Texas;
  • Cause No. A-164,880; Muzette Alvis, et al v. Hewlett-Packard Company; In the 58th Judicial District Court of Jefferson County, Texas;
  • Cause No. D-164,939; Albanese v. Compaq Computer Corp., In the 136th Judicial District Court of Jefferson County, Texas;
  • Cause No. E-165,336; Packard v. eMachines, Inc., In the 172nd Judicial District Court of Jefferson County, Texas

 

 
   

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