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Dallas firm handling suits for California residents affected by TCE plume

Tricia Erickson Jul. 19, 2017, 11:38am

EL CAJON, Calif. – What started as just a concerned mother calling Dallas-based law firm Baron and Budd because her child’s elementary school popped up on a list of polluted schools turned into an investigation that revealed a California community is sitting on top of a toxic plume.

Baron & Budd investigating potential lawsuits alleging pharmaceutical distributor negligence

David Yates Jul. 10, 2017, 10:42am

DALLAS – On July 7, Baron & Budd announced the law firm is investigating potential lawsuits related to allegations that pharmaceutical distributors deliberately failed to monitor and report suspicious orders of opioids, potentially playing a central role in creating an opioid addiction epidemic throughout the U.S.

Dallas law firm announces it's looking at potential suits against GM over defeat device allegations

Kacie Whaley Jun. 20, 2017, 10:26am

DALLAS – Law firm Baron and Budd is looking at potential lawsuits over allegations that General Motors manufactured trucks that cheat on emission tests.

The Legal 500 recognizes Baron & Budd for mass tort and class action expertise

David Yates Jun. 7, 2017, 2:20pm

DALLAS - On June 7, The national law firm of Baron & Budd announced it has been honored by The Legal 500 for its work representing plaintiffs in product liability, mass tort and class action cases.

Baron & Budd investigating potential lawsuits regarding alleged GM emissions fraud

David Yates Jun. 1, 2017, 11:28am

DALLAS – On May 30, Baron & Budd announced it is investigating potential lawsuits related to recent allegations that General Motors installed “defeat devices” on more than 705,000 GM Duramax branded diesel trucks.

Baron & Budd investigating potential suits regarding PFOS and PFOA contamination of drinking water

David Yates May 18, 2017, 1:31pm

DALLAS – On May 17, Baron & Budd announced it is investigating potential lawsuits related to a recent finding that the water supply in the City of Airway Heights, Washington, may be contaminated with dangerous, perfluorinated chemicals known as PFOS and PFOA.

Baron & Budd secures $50M settlement with Wells Fargo in class action over inflated fees

David Yates Apr. 18, 2017, 12:20pm

DALLAS – On April 17, the national law firm of Baron & Budd, located in Dallas, announced it has received final approval of a $50 million non-reversionary common fund settlement with Wells Fargo Bank, which resolves a case alleging improper mark ups of fees for broker price opinions.

Baron & Budd attorneys named Best Lawyers in America 2017 recipients

David Yates Apr. 5, 2017, 10:09am

DALLAS – On April 4, the national law firm of Baron & Budd announced attorneys Russell Budd, Scott Summy and Roland Tellis have been named to the Best Lawyers in America 2017 list. The three shareholders were also named to the list in 2016.

When Baron & Budd talk, legislators listen

The SE Texas Record Mar. 20, 2017, 12:05pm

In a crowded public place, two businessmen discuss investments.

Texas asbestos law firm blasts FACT Act, calls bill ‘insidious’

David Yates Mar. 13, 2017, 4:57pm

DALLAS – Baron & Budd, a Texas law firm specializing in toxic torts, is calling the Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency (FACT) Act of 2017 an “insidious” bill that will make it “incredibly difficult” for asbestos claimants to sue.

Baron & Budd rails against Fairness in Class Action Litigation bill

David Yates Mar. 7, 2017, 12:33pm

DALLAS – Baron & Budd, a Texas law firm specializing in toxic torts, recently criticized the Fairness in Class Action Litigation of 2017 (H.R.

Judge refuses to unseal Russell Budd deposition, testimony linked to Baron & Budd asbestos memo

David Yates Jan. 31, 2017, 6:21pm

AUSTIN – A documentary filmmaker seeking to obtain the deposition of one of Texas’ most well-known plaintiff’s attorneys was shut down by a district judge Tuesday, as the court refused to unseal testimony linked to an asbestos memo that has been the subject of much controversy for the past two decades.