HOUSTON – A Texas appellate court has opted to keep a deposition offered by one of the state’s most renowned asbestos attorneys on the infamous “Terrell memo” sealed away from the public.
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HOUSTON – Current and former direct patient care nurses for a medical facility operator allege that they were not paid for all hours worked.
DALLAS – Because Purdue Pharma “made billions” selling opioids, “why the heck should it not pay for creating this epidemic” – that was the rhetorical question offered by attorney Jay Henderson, who represents numerous Texas counties currently engrossed in opioid litigation, at a recent conference.
If a court record that doesn't exist can be kept sealed, surely it can be unsealed, too. If it doesn't exist, what's the point of keeping it sealed?
HOUSTON – If a 20-year old court record, which may or may not be an actual court record, no longer exists, how can jurisdiction exist – is the question justices raised in an asbestos case that’s even caught the attention of Texas’ chief lawyer.
HOUSTON – Next month, an appellate court will hear oral arguments on whether to unseal testimony given by renowned plaintiff’s attorney Russell Budd on the “Terrell memo.”
HOUSTON – Joining a nationwide trend, Texas municipals have begun suing the makers of opioids in recent months, alleging drug manufactures knew of the dangers but placed profits above the public good. And while no one is really debating that opioid addiction isn’t real or a problem, at least one group is questioning how enriching trial lawyers will cure the epidemic.
There's no blood in the water (yet), but it's only a matter of time before Dallas plaintiffs attorney Russell Budd starts screaming and flailing his arms and perhaps goes under, figuratively speaking. It won't be the jaws of a shark that devour him, but the jaws of transparency and justice – justice delayed so far.
HOUSTON – Attorney General Ken Paxton is asking an appellate court to reverse a lower court that refused to unseal testimony given by renowned plaintiff’s attorney Russell Budd on the “Terrell memo.”
DALLAS – The Wikipedia page for the “Terrell memo,” the infamous cheat sheet revealing how Baron & Budd asbestos clients were coached up before depositions, is no longer up.
DALLAS – The national law firm of Baron & Budd announced it is investigating cases on behalf of current and former Papa John’s employees who may not have been paid all wages due to them for time spent participating in online training.
&&& DALLAS – Seventeen attorneys from the law firm of Baron & Budd recently were honored by the National Trial Lawyers, an organization that is comprised of trial lawyers from around the country.
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.
DALLAS – For four consecutive years, three Barron and Budd attorneys have been named to the Best Lawyers in America.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.