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As of October 2, 2012, Harrison Bettis associate Stephan Selinidis is a member of the Oklahoma Bar. Selinidis sought admittance into the Oklahoma Bar to better serve clients who are conducting exploration and production operations in Oklahoma. Selinidis noted that, “Many of our Texas-based clients are conducting business in other states, such as Oklahoma.” “Our [...]
Jim Bettis and Paul Sculley recently obtained a summary judgment and dismissal of a case against their client, Kinder Morgan Production Company, LLC, in which the plaintiff sought several hundred thousand dollars in damages resulting from fire damage to her property. She alleged that the fire had been caused by a transformer on a utility [...]
Jim Bettis and Paul Sculley defended a manufacturer of high performance brakes in a case arising out of a catastrophic accident at Texas Motor Speedway in which a professional race car driver suffered severe brain damage and his passenger was killed. The plaintiffs, who sought approximately $8 million, alleged that the brakes on the race [...]
Cliff Harrison spoke in November at the annual American Conference Institute’s Seminar on Trucking Litigation. He spoke on various techniques to keep a lid on damages when defending lawsuits involving serious injuries, including brain damage and death. He also presented this topic in October at a webinar sponsored by the International Association of Defense Counsel.
Cliff Harrison will once again speak at the National Forum on Defending and Managing Trucking Litigation. This year’s conference will be held on November 29 and 30, 2012 in Atlanta, and is sponsored by the American Conference Institute. Cliff will speak on the topic of selecting the appropriate experts for a trucking case, including biomechanical, [...]
On February 8, 2012 Lee Wertz presented a continuing legal education seminar entitled “A Primer on Herniated Discs: Defending a Herniated Disc Claim” to the monthly meeting of the Woodlands Bar Association. The seminar included a discussion of the anatomy of the spine, the science of disc herniation, and a practical approach to preparing biomechanical [...]