A sampling of some H&B’s recent cases:

Personal Injury Cases

  • Premise Liability Matter. House explosion due to gas leak resulted in severe burns to minor child and family. Case settled for a confidential amount with multiple defendants after extensive litigation.
  • Dram Shop Case. Motorcycle accident occurring as a result of over-serving of alcohol by multiple bar/restaurant establishments. Litigation resulted in a confidential settlement on behalf of minor client whose parent suffered catastrophic injuries.
  • Product Liability Action. Playground accident resulting in severe head trauma to our client as a result of the negligent design of playground equipment at local park. Litigation led to the removal of the playground equipment and a confidential settlement with the manufacturer and installer.
  • Car Wreck in Parking Lot. Client’s vehicle was rammed by a negligent driver travelling through a parking lot causing substantial injuries to client and client’s vehicle. Settled for a confidential amount.
  • Slip and Fall accident. Client fractured hand in fall at a local shopping center due to debris from a nearby construction project. Case was settled for a confidential amount.
  • Automobile Accident. Client’s vehicle was hit by a drunk driver and she suffered significant injuries that affected her ability to work and perform other essential functions. Matter was settled for a confidential amount.
  • Negligent Forklift Operation. Work-site injury caused traumatic injuries to our client who was a bystander. Settled for a confidential amount.
  • Non-ADA-Compliant Ramp. Disabled, wheelchair bound client suffered multiple fractures and related injuries due to a fall on a non-compliant ramp. Settled for a confidential amount.
  • Dog Attack in Collin County. Elderly client was attacked by neighbor’s dog while walking in neighborhood.  Client suffered serious injuries including a broken hip.  Case settlement for the policy limits on the homeowner’s insurance policy.

Criminal Defense Cases

  • DWI - Dallas. Blood test of .21 (nearly three times the legal limit.) Case was dismissed after Motion to Suppress was granted due to illegal stop.
  • Aggravated Assault with Deadly Weapon. Second-Degree Felony. Client faced up to 20 years in prison. Charge was reduced to a Class C Misdemeanor and dismissed with fine only.
  • Felony Evading Arrest. Client faced 10 years in prison. Charge was reduced to Class C Misdemeanor and dismissed. No jail time.
  • DWI – Rockwall.  Jury Trial Verdict, Not Guilty. Client was arrested after being found passed out in vehicle. Client refused breath and blood test.
  • Drug Possession Charge. All charges dismissed pursuant to successful Motion to Suppress due to illegal search of vehicle.
  • Assault Family Violence - Dallas. Jury Trial Verdict, Not Guilty. Successfully argued self-defense based on the specific circumstances of the case.
  • BWI - Rockwall. Jury Trial Verdict, Not Guilty. Local game warden arrested client based on allegation of boating while intoxicated. Client refused blood and breath test.
  • Felony Assault. 3rd Degree Assault causing bodily injury. Charge was reduced to a fine-only misdemeanor offense and subsequently dismissed.
  • DWI – Dallas - .17 BLOOD TEST.  Jury trial verdict, Not Guilty.  Client consented to a blood test with a result of .17 (the legal limit in Texas is .08).  We successfully challenged the evidence and presented reasonable doubt.
  • DWI – Dallas - .14 BREATH TEST.  Jury trial verdict, Not Guilty. Client was arrested after police saw her driving erratically.  Client consent to a breath test that registered .14 (the legal limit in Texas is .08).  We successfully challenged the evidence and presented reasonable doubt.