Significant Cases

El Paso, Texas and New Mexico Lawfirm

The personal injury attorneys in our El Paso, Texas and New Mexico law firm are committed to fighting for the rights of those who have been harmed by the negligence of others.

Medical Malpractice

Texas and New Mexico

 

Physician Negligence: Physician’s negligence during breast implant procedure results in disfigurement.

Physician Negligence: Physician fails to timely diagnose prostate cancer resulting in patient’s death.

Las Cruces, New Mexico

Hospital/Physician Negligence: Recovery room nurses and physician overdose patient with narcotic/drug (Fentanyl) resulting in life-long persistent vegetative state/coma.

El Paso, Texas

Physician Negligence: Surgical error results in infant’s death.

Physician Negligence: Physician fails to diagnose and treat lymphatic cancer evident in blood workup.

Rehabilitation Facility: Nursing staff’s failure to monitor catheter results in severe injuries to penis.

Hospital/Physician Negligence: Hospital staff and physician negligently fail to timely deliver infant, resulting in severe brain damage at birth.

Hospital/Physician Negligence: Failure to diagnose and treat internal bleeding in hospital emergency room results in death.

Hospital/Physician Negligence: Radiologist fails to recognize colon tumor in x-ray resulting in spreading of cancer to liver and other organs.

Hospital/Physician Negligence: Hospital staff and physician fail to report signs of and timely diagnose and treat post-surgical infection.

Hospital/Physician Negligence: Physician fails to arrive timely for delivery of infant, hospital staff fails to provide alternate physician after inducing labor resulting in severe injury during birth to macrosomic infant.

Hospital/Physician Negligence: Surgeon’s poor eyesight and hospital’s negligent credentialing of that physician results in severed bowel during hysterectomy procedure.

Hospital Negligence: Hospital nurse infects patient with virus causing patient lifelong injuries.


 

Product Liability

Product Liability
Texas and New Mexico

-El Paso, Texas

Mesothelioma Claims: Multiple cases involving exposure to asbestos resulting in asbestosis, lung injuries, mesothelioma (lung cancer) and death.

Vehicle Manufacturer Product Liability/Negligence: Defective roof of vehicle causes roof crush and severe paralyzing injuries and death to occupants.

Defective Medical Product: Defective medical device causes severe burning of prostate and urethra.

Defective Breast Implants: Multiple cases involving implantation of defective implants resulting in disfigurement and unnecessary follow-up surgical procedures.

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Vehicle Manufacturer Product Liability/Negligence: Defective roof of vehicle causes roof crush and death to driver.

Santa Fe, New Mexico

Vehicle Manufacturer Product Liability/Negligence: Defective seat belt causes ejection of driver resulting in death.

Las Cruces, New Mexico

Vehicle Manufacturer Product Liability/Negligence: Defective tire causes blowout and rollover resulting in death and severe injuries to occupants.

Ruidoso, New Mexico

Defective Bicycle: Defective mountain bike causes severe injuries to rider.

 

Malpractice

Malpractice
Texas and New Mexico

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Legal Malpractice: Bankruptcy attorney fails to adequately represent southern New Mexico dairy owner in Chapter 11 Bankruptcy resulting in client’s loss of business, homes and all assets.

Las Cruces, New Mexico

Legal Malpractice: Law firm negligently fails to defend client resulting in large judgment and financial ruin to client.

Legal Malpractice: Lawyer breaches fiduciary duties to clients by entering into business transaction with clients, drafting legal documents in the transaction and wrongfully suing clients.

Legal Malpractice: Denver and Santa Fe lawyers negligently represent out-of-state company in contract dealings with a municipality involving the development of a water and water treatment project.

-El Paso, Texas

Legal Malpractice: Lawyer negligently fails to appear at court hearing resulting in adverse judgment against client.

Stockbroker Firm Malpractice: Stockbroker invests three (3) retired persons’ retirement savings in unsuitable, high-risk investments causing considerable losses. Brokerage firms fail to adequately supervise broker.

Stockbroker Firm Malpractice: Stock brokerage firm wrongfully allows corporate insider to divert corporate funds to shareholder’s personal accounts.

Accountant Malpractice: Corporate accountants negligently fail to detect insider financial misconduct involving Mississippi company resulting in loss of bank credit, IRS penalties, and resulting corporate bankruptcy.

Accountant Malpractice: Accounting firm negligently assists in public bank stock offering resulting in total loss to investors.

Security Broker/Life Insurance Agent Malpractice: Securities broker / life insurance agent induces Juarez widow to over invest husband’s life insurance benefits in inappropriate and unsuitable investments.

-Dallas and El Paso, Texas

Legal Malpractice: Lawyers on board of directors of bank commit legal malpractice involving insider transactions and stock sales.

Stockbroker Malpractice: Stockbroker induces widow to transfer securities to his name resulting in substantial losses to client’s portfolio and largest NASD arbitration award at the time against individual broker and write up in Wall Street Journal.

Car Accidents

Texas and New Mexico

 

Las Cruces, New Mexico

Negligent Motorist/Wrongful Deaths: Intoxicated and drug-impaired driver drags female occupant to her death.

Negligent Motorist/Wrongful Deaths: Elderly driver with poor eyesight causes death of pedestrian.

Negligent Motorist/Negligent Entrustment: Incompetent teenage driver with history of drug abuse negligently rear-ends female classmate causing severe neck and back injuries.

Chaparral, New Mexico

Negligent Motorist/Underinsured Motorist/Wrongful Death: Reckless teenage driver swerves into oncoming traffic causing head-on collision resulting in death of driver.

El Paso, Texas

Negligent Motorist: Negligent and inattentive driver rear ends vehicle causing severe injuries requiring future surgeries.

Negligent Police Vehicle: Police vehicle fails to utilize siren and emergency lights, runs stop sign and collides with vehicle causing ejection of passenger and severe injuries.


 

Personal Injury & Wrongful Death

New Mexico and Texas

 

Las Cruces, New Mexico

Vicious Dog Attack: Owner of vicious dog fails to secure dog and warn of danger resulting in severe dog bite injuries to child.

Electrocution: Local greenhouse employee electrocuted with 13,800 volts of electricity from a defective highline wire and power pole resulting in brain damage, amputation burns and other severe personal injuries.

San Antonio, Texas

Premises Liability: Child struck by vehicle on storefront sidewalk, propelled through plate glass window, and dragged through the store due to strip center failure to install vehicle intrusion barriers.

El Paso, Texas

Premises Liability: Child suffers near-death drowning at apartment complex in which pool area was not secured or supervised.

Premises Liability: & Wrongful Death: Couple falls off second story balcony of apartment home due to defective railing and violations of municipal building codes resulting in severe injuries and death.


 

Child Molestation & Sexual Abuse

Texas and New Mexico

 

This firm has successfully undertaken litigation and claims settlement in Texas and New Mexico involving sexual abuse of minors by clergy members. We have undertaken claims and litigation against the Catholic Diocese of El Paso, the Catholic Diocese of Las Cruces and others stemming from abuse by its priests. This firm has represented the victims of abuse as well as the victim’s immediate family. We currently represent and have represented sexual abuse victims in El Paso, Texas and Las Cruces, New Mexico and elsewhere involving claims against the Catholic Church, the Assemblies of God and other denominations and churches.


 

Commercial/Business Disputes

Texas and New Mexico

 

Partnership Litigation: Multiple cases of partnership dissolution litigation.

-El Paso, Texas

Corporate Officer/Director Breach of Fiduciary Duty: Federal court litigation involving corporate insider conversion of corporate assets.

-El Paso, Texas and Juarez, Mexico

International Manufacturing Contract Disputes: Multiple cases in state and federal court involving international manufacturing contract disputes, all of which were successfully resolved.


 

Truck Accidents

Texas, New Mexico and Missouri

 

El Paso County, Texas

18-Wheeler Negligence: 18-wheeler driver negligently rear-ends vehicle in stalled traffic on interstate causing severe injuries.

Commercial Vehicle Negligence: Commercial truck driver negligently rear-ends vehicle in a travel lane resulting in severe neurological injuries to driver. Trucking company engages in multiple violations of state and federal laws (DOT violations).

Commercial Vehicle Negligence: Commercial truck driver negligently runs stoplight striking vehicle carrying Hollywood stunt men causing ejection of passenger through windshield and severe injuries to both occupants.

Sierra Blanca, Texas

18-Wheeler Negligence: 18-wheeler negligently rear-ends vehicle in a travel lane as a result of driver fatigue resulting in rollover and severe injuries.

Albuquerque, New Mexico

18-Wheeler Negligence: 18-wheeler driver negligently changes lanes striking vehicle resulting in rollover and death followed by truck driver fleeing scene.

St. Louis, Missouri

18-Wheeler Negligence:18-wheeler negligently collides with vehicles on shoulder resulting in sever impact, explosion, fire and multiple deaths.