The Haslam Firm


Trucker Rule Change Leads to Questions About Motor Safety

As reported in the Wall Street Journal on August 14, 2019, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), in keeping with the Trump Administration’s desire to deregulate and relax federal rules regulating industries, has proposed changes to the “hours of service” rules covering the amount of hours truck drivers are allowed to spend behind the wheel.  Currently, truck drivers are only allowed to drive for eleven (11) hours of a fourteen (14) hour workday. The proposed changes would allow truck drivers to split their previously required ten (10) hour break into two separate five (5) hour breaks, without either counting… Read More

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