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Baron & Budd hired to investigate North Carolina PFC disposal concerns

Carrie Salls Sep. 18, 2017, 1:54pm

DALLAS – Baron & Budd PC, a law firm based in Dallas, will be one of two firms representing Brunswick County, North Carolina in a matter in which the county is looking to “recover costs and ratepayer funds required to investigate, manage, reduce and remove certain chemicals from drinking water drawn from the Cape Fear River,” according to a statement released by Brunswick County on Sept. 6.

Barron and Budd attorneys named to Best Lawyers in America list again

Angela Underwood Sep. 5, 2017, 3:04pm

DALLAS – For four consecutive years, three Barron and Budd attorneys have been named to the Best Lawyers in America.

Dallas firm Baron & Budd files class again against Wells Fargo over auto insurance charges

Denise Royal Aug. 18, 2017, 9:12am

SAN FRANCISCO – A new federal lawsuit filed in a San Francisco federal court by a Dallas law firm is accusing troubled bank Wells Fargo of racketeering violations and fraud in relation to auto loans.

Baron & Budd file fresh round of suits against pharmaceutical distributors

David Yates Aug. 15, 2017, 2:18pm

DALLAS – On Aug. 14, the national law firm of Baron & Budd announced that they have filed lawsuits against the nation’s largest pharmaceutical distributors for their role in the widespread diversion of prescription opiates for nonmedical purposes.

How FACT Act would bring transparency to asbestos claims

John Brieden and Morgan Little Aug. 14, 2017, 1:30pm

Most Americans have seen those TV ads touting “billions of dollars” set aside for victims of mesothelioma, the lethal cancer associated with asbestos exposure. Few realize that these funds are also at the center of a national controversy that disproportionately affects military veterans.

Baron & Budd investigating potential claims against Cardinal Health

David Yates Aug. 9, 2017, 1:11pm

DALLAS - The Texas-based law firm of Baron & Budd is investigating potential claims related to allegations that Cardinal Health rounded the time worked each day by its employees in the company’s favor, which may have resulted in an underpayment of wages to affected employees.

Baron & Budd brings suit against pharmaceutical distributors for alleged role in creating opioid crisis

David Yates Aug. 3, 2017, 12:34pm

DALLAS – On Aug. 2, the Dallas law firm of Baron & Budd announced that they have filed lawsuits on behalf of four Ohio counties against the nation’s largest pharmaceutical distributors for their alleged role in the widespread diversion of prescription opiates for nonmedical purposes.

Julia Roberts will not star in this film

The SE Texas Record Jul. 31, 2017, 2:00pm

Lots of big-name attorneys rate citations and even dedicated pages on wikipedia, but how many paralegals are renowned enough to warrant wiki fame?

Appellate battle erupts over Russell Budd’s sealed deposition on asbestos memo

David Yates Jul. 25, 2017, 3:33pm

AUSTIN – A Texas appellate court will soon consider whether to reverse a district judge’s ruling that her court did not have jurisdiction to unseal testimony given by renowned plaintiff’s attorney Russell Budd on the “Terrell memo.”

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.