Medical Malpractice, Defective Products, Professional Negligence, Automobile Accident, General Negligence, Sexual Abuse by Members of the Clergy, Commercial/Business Disputes, General Civil Law, Trucking Company Negligence, 18-wheeler Negligence

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5915 Silver Springs, Bldg.2
El Paso, Texas 79912
www.gilstraplaw.com

Phone: 915.581.0020


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


Hospital/Physician Negligence
El Paso, Texas

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

Hospital/Physician Negligence
Las Cruces, New Mexico

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

Hospital/Physician Negligence
El Paso, Texas

Radiologist fails to recognize colon tumor in x-ray resulting in spreading of cancer to liver and other organs.

Hospital/Physician Negligence
El Paso, Texas

Failure to diagnose and treat internal bleeding in hospital emergency room results in death.

Physician Negligence
El Paso, Texas

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

Hospital/Physician Negligence
El Paso, Texas

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

Physician Negligence
El Paso, Texas

Surgical error results in infant's death.

Hospital Negligence
El Paso, Texas

Hospital nurse infects patient with virus causing patient lifelong injuries.

Physician Negligence
Las Cruces, New Mexico

Physician fails to timely diagnose prostate cancer resulting in patient's death.

Physician Negligence
Texas and New Mexico

Physician's negligence during breast implant procedure results in disfigurement.

Hospital/Physician Negligence
El Paso, Texas

Surgeon's poor eyesight and hospital's negligent credentialing of that physician results in severed bowel during hysterectomy procedure.

Hospital/Physician Negligence
El Paso, Texas

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.

Rehabilitation Facility
El Paso, Texas

Nursing staff's failure to monitor catheter results in severe injuries to penis.

Product Liability


Vehicle Manufacturer Product Liability / Negligence
El Paso, Texas

Defective roof of vehicle causes roof crush and severe paralyzing injuries and death to occupants.

Vehicle Manufacturer Product Liability / Negligence
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Defective roof of vehicle causes roof crush and death to driver.

Vehicle Manufacturer Product Liability / Negligence
Santa Fe, New Mexico

Defective seat belt causes ejection of driver resulting in death.

Vehicle Manufacturer Product Liability / Negligence
Las Cruces, New Mexico

Defective tire causes blowout and rollover resulting in death and severe injuries to occupants.

Mesothelioma Claims
El Paso, Texas

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

Defective Cooking Product
El Paso, Texas

Defective pressure cooker explodes causing severe burns and injuries.

Defective Bicycle
Ruidoso, New Mexico

Defective mountain bike causes severe injuries to rider.

Defective Medical Product
El Paso, Texas

Defective medical device causes severe burning of prostate and urethra.

Defective Breast Implants
El Paso, Texas

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

Malpractice


Legal Malpractice
Albuquerque, New Mexico

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.

Legal Malpractice
Las Cruces, New Mexico

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

Legal Malpractice
Las Cruces, New Mexico

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
El Paso / Dallas, Texas

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

Legal Malpractice
Las Cruces, New Mexico

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.

Legal Malpractice
El Paso, Texas

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

Stockbroker Malpractice
El Paso / Dallas, Texas

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.

Securities Broker / Life Insurance Agent Malpractice
El Paso, Texas

Securities broker / life insurance agent induces Juarez widow to over invest husband's life insurance benefits in inappropriate and unsuitable investments.

Stockbroker Malpractice
El Paso, Texas

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
El Paso, Texas

Stock brokerage firm wrongfully allows corporate insider to divert corporate funds to shareholder's personal accounts.

Accountant Malpractice
El Paso, Texas

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

Accountant Malpractice
El Paso, Texas

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

Car Accidents


Negligent Police Vehicle
El Paso, Texas

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

Negligent Motorist
El Paso, Texas

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

Negligent Motorist / Underinsured Motorist / Wrongful Death
Chaparral, New Mexico

Reckless teenage driver swerves into oncoming traffic causing head-on collision resulting in death of driver.

Negligent Motorist / Wrongful Death
Las Cruces, New Mexico

Elderly driver with poor eyesight causes death of pedestrian.

Negligent Motorist / Negligent Entrustment
Las Cruces, New Mexico

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

Negligent Motorist / Wrongful Death
Las Cruces, New Mexico

Intoxicated and drug-impaired driver drags female occupant to her death.

Personal Injury & Wrongful Death


Premises Liability & Wrongful Death
El Paso, Texas

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.

Electrocution
Las Cruces, New Mexico

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.

Premises Liability
El Paso, Texas

Child suffers near-drowning at apartment complex in which the pool area was not secured or supervised.

Premises Liability
San Antonio, Texas

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

Vicious Dog Attack
Las Cruces, New Mexico

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

Child Molestation & Sexual Abuse


Sexual Abuse of Minors
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


International Manufacturing Contract Disputes
El Paso, Texas Juarez, Mexico

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

Corporate Officer / Director Breach of Fiduciary Duty
El Paso, Texas

Federal court litigation involving corporate insider conversion of corporate assets.

Partnership Litigation
Texas and New Mexico

Multiple cases of partnership dissolution litigation.

Truck Accidents


18-Wheeler Negligence
St. Louis, Missouri

18-wheeler negligently collides with vehicles on shoulder resulting in severe impact, explosion, fire and multiple deaths

18-Wheeler Negligence
Sierra Blanca, Texas

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

18-Wheeler Negligence
Albuquerque, New Mexico

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

Commercial Vehicle Negligence
El Paso, Texas

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

Commercial Vehicle Negligence
El Paso, Texas

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).

18-wheeler Negligence
El Paso County, Texas

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