Did Exposure to Chemicals Cause My Leukemia?

I was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia over one year ago.  After multiple rounds of chemotherapy and a stem cell transplant, I am happy to report that I am in complete remission.  As a trial attorney who has represented consumers for more than 30 years, I want to understand what caused my leukemia.  I will […]

Nettles and GTECH File Post Submission Briefs in Dallas

Attorney Peter Kelly, appellate counsel for Dawn Nettles, filed Nettles’Post Submission Brief with the Dallas Court of Appeals.  The brief deals with the question of whether the Texas Legislature intended for GTECH to have derivative governmental immunity.  In response, GTECH’s appellate counsel filed GTECH’s Response to Nettles’ Post Submission Brief.  In its response, GTECH argued that the Texas […]

Mark Lanier Obtains $1 Billion Verdict for Clients Against Johnson & Johnson for Defective Hip Implants

Houston attorney, Mark Lanier, obtained a $1 Billion jury verdict today for his clients against Johnson & Johnson, the manufacturer of DePuy Pinnacle hip implants.  The Dallas federal court jury found that Johnson & Johnson’s hip implants were defectively designed and that the company failed to properly warn consumers of their dangers.  Details of the […]

GTECH Files Reply Brief

GTECH filed its Reply Brief in the Austin Court of Appeals.  In its brief, GTECH maintains that it did not exercise any discretion in deciding to use misleading language on the Fun 5’s scratch-off tickets.  GTECH urges the Court of Appeals to overrule the trial court and to hold that GTECH is entitled to immunity […]

Plaintiffs and Hiatt Intervenors File Amended Pleadings

The Plaintiffs in the Fun 5’s lottery game lawsuit against GTECH (International Game Technology) have filed their Fourth Amended Petition along with an Exhibit “A” which lists the names of the Plaintiffs who have sued GTECH.  The Hiatt Intervenors have also filed a Second Amended Petition and 7th Supplemental Petition that lists the names of […]