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Consumer Reports Highlights

We were recently thumbing though the current issue of Consumer Reports and found these infographics useful and want to share with you. Allstate in Tarrant county- Fort Worth area and Dallas are denying almost all UIM/Um claims and making insureds hire attorneys to obtain the insurance policy benefits they paid for. The typical attorney fee for litigation is 40% so beware that the coverage that you buy may not cover the attorney fees and your injuries. You should buy higher limits to obtain your benefits after attorney fees because of Allstate’s repeated denials of legitimate claims. Click here to download… Read More

Thoughts from Bob

Throughout history Americans have been strong in helping those people in need when people’s freedom has been limited, deprived or restricted. As a juror the reason your jury service is so important to the United States is we are a rule of law and we believe in freedom from pain, impairment and anguish caused by others should be compensated. “For evil to flourish, it only requires good men do nothing” Please maintain the Seventh Amendment for all. Many Americans will never need to call upon the Seventh Amendment; but when you, your family, or your friends do need the Seventh… Read More

Ovarian Cancer & Johnson’s Baby Powder Case

A new trial has been ordered on claims of Johnson’s Baby Powder causing ovarian cancer. In the California Court of Appeals, Eva Echeverria’s lawsuit for $70 million in compensatory damages, as well as $347 million in punitive damages, was overturned after previously being thrown out in August of 2017.  Echeverria died soon after the original trial ended; her and thousands of other women that have suffered ovarian cancer claim that Johnson & Johnson’s talcum powder products are the cause. After the initial verdict, the trial judge resolved there was insufficient evidence that Johnson & Johnson was liable for their product causing… Read More

Francois Chandou Fraud Lawsuit

Dallas Fraud Case The Haslam Firm helped Francois Chandou successfully defend a fraud lawsuit brought by the owners of La Cave Warehouse in Dallas more than three years after Francois Chandou sold the business he built for over 30 years into one of the premier leading wine sellers and wine storage business in Dallas Texas. The Chandlers, Kirk and Rhonda Chandler were found liable for $120,000 in attorney fees for the defense of the case by the Haslam Firm. Robert and Elizabeth Haslam were trial counsel along with Mathew Shadonix. The Chandlers believed and claimed that the financial records were… Read More

Biloxi train crash UPDATE

Our Firm has had several hearings and is prosecuting the CSX/Echo Bus crash in Mississippi. We continue to help people injured in catastrophic Bus and Train collisions. Read more about the Bloxi train crash in our last blog post here. It is important to hire knowledgeable counsel quickly to preserve evidence the defendants have in their control. We are glad to help you or your family. You should concentrate on your families needs and let us handle the aftermath. Our attorneys can be reached at (817) 332-3115 for a Free Consultation. Call today to discuss your case with our Bus… Read More

Train Crash in Biloxi

  The Haslam Firm is currently representing the families who’s lives were destroyed by the train crashing into the bus in Biloxi.  Read more about the crash here.   We have years of expertise handling bus crash cases. They are very specialized cases with unique laws and rules.  The Haslam Firm has previously won a jury verdict in the infamous Choctaw/Cardinal bus rollover on the George Bush freeway. It is extremely important to hire knowledgeable counsel quickly to preserve evidence the defendants have in their control.  We are glad to help you or your family. You should concentrate on your families needs… Read More

Driving A Truck Is Among Deadliest Jobs In The U.S.

We are the attorneys that are trying to help truck driver families and those families suffering from a loss of life because of the big rig death problem. Truck driver remains one of the deadliest occupations in the country, with 745 drivers killed on the job last year. Work-related fatalities for trucking jobs dropped slightly in 2015 from 2014, when 761 drivers were killed on the nation’s streets and highways. Despite the drop, trucking transportation occupations accounted for slightly more than a quarter of all work-related fatalities last year, more than any other U.S. job, according to an annual workplace fatality… Read More

Challenges Faced In A Personal Injury Claim

Depending on the fact of every case in the section of the LSAT, there are different challenges faced by every individual. Although most cases have complications, in case some does not, it will get settled without filing any sorts of lawsuits. Following the right LSAT study tips is the catch to crush the LSAT.  But when we consider the literal definition, there is always a challenge when it comes to proceeding a lawsuit. While in some cases, the damages and the injuries caused are not really disputed, but the negligence and responsibilities of the defendant for those damages is disputed.… Read More

Who Is At Fault In Your Auto Accident?

When you experience an auto accident, your life goes into chaos. Part of this chaos comes from not knowing who is at fault in the crash. But a personal injury and auto accident lawyer can help you understand who is responsible. This key information after an auto accident plays a major role in the direction and outcome of your personal injury claim. After all, the responsible parties are also usually financially and legally responsible for the damages you suffer. These damages include your injuries, medical costs, lost income, property damage and other costs. For some accidents, only one driver is… Read More

Sleep Deprivation Can Be A Killer For Truck Drivers

Sleep deprivation is a common cause of truck accidents in New Orleans and throughout the country. According to the US Department of Transportation up to 28% of truck drivers could be suffering from sleep apnea. Sleep deprivation is one of the primary causes of accidents on American roads. According to statistics provided by the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration or NHTSA as many as 100,000 accidents annually can be traced to drivers who doze off behind the wheel and as many as 1500 deaths and 40,000 injuries may be caused by drowsy drivers. The Sleep Medicine Division of the Harvard… Read More