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  • 2/14 Automobile Accident: Case tried to verdict-Representation of Defendant in Automobile Accident where Defendant rear-ended the Co-Defendant as a result of the Co-Defendant rear-ending the Plaintiff's vehicle. Plaintiff, alleged injuries to his neck, right shoulder, mid back, low back, hip, buttock, and leg pain and claimed past medical in the amount of $17,122.80. Plaintiff also claimed lost wages in the amount of $128,818.87. Plaintiff settled with Co-Defendant for policy limits before trial. A Stower's Demand in the amount of $75,000 was presented to our Defendant before trial. The jury found no negligence on our Defendant awarded $0 damages. W. Todd Parker-Gregg County (Longview, Texas)
  • 1/14 Automobile Accident: Case tried to verdict-Representation of Defendant in an Automobile Accident involving a Co-Defendant and multiple Plaintiffs. Our Defendant was rear-ended by Plaintiff who was then rear-ended by the Co-Defendant. Plaintiff, Carr argued for past medical care in the amount of $17,650.00, and physical impairment and pain and suffering, physical impairment and pain in the future in the amount of $30,000. Plaintiff, Dudley argued for past medical care in the amount of $3,505.87, and physical impairment and pain and suffering, physical impairment and pain in the future in the amount of $3,000. Jury found no negligence on our Defendant and found negligence on Plaintiff, Carr and Co-Defendant. Plaintiffs were awarded $0 damages from our Defendant. W. Todd Parker- Anderson County (Palestine, Texas)
  • 12/13 Automobile Accident: Case tried to verdict-Representation of Defendant in Automobile Accident where Defendant rear-ended the Plaintiff. The Plaintiff had $7,499.25 in past medical. The Defendant argued that the injuries alleged by Plaintiff were pre-existing. The jury awarded $0 damages. W. Todd Parker-Kaufman County (Kaufman, Texas)
  • 12/13 Automobile Accident: Case tried to verdict-Representation of Defendant in Motorcycle Accident where Defendant rear-ended the Plaintiff. The Plaintiff had medical of over $7,000 and testified to alleged injuries to his back and neck. The Plaintiff also sought lost wages of $15,0000. We were successful in getting Plaintiff's lost wages excluded during trial. The jury awarded medical in the amount of $10,942.76 including past physical pain and mental anguish. J. Chad Parker-Tarrant County (Ft. Worth, Texas)
  • 2/13 Automobile Accident: Case tried to verdict-Representation of Defendant in Automobile Accident where Defendant rear-ended the Plaintiff. The Plaintiff had medical of over $7,000 and testified to continued complaints of neck pain. The Defendant admitted he caused the collision but asked the jury to decide if she was injured or should receive compensation for EMS, hospital, and chiropractic charges. The jury returned a
    "no" injury finding and awarded $0 damages. J. Chad Parker-Collin County (McKinney, Texas)
  • 4/12 Trucking Accident: Case tried to verdict-Representation of Defendant in Automobile Accident where Plaintiff claimed injuries totaling past medical care in the amount of $7,487.02, physical impairment and pain and suffering in the amount of $7,487.02 and physical impairment and pain in the future in the amount of $14,500.00 for a total of $29,484.04. The jury found no negligence on the Defendant and 100% negligence on Plaintiff. Plaintiff was awarded no damages. W. Todd Parker- (Van Zandt County, Texas)
  • 3/12 Automobile Accident: Case tried to verdict-Representation of Defendant which was an oil field service company where the plaintiff was traveling behind Defendant and attempted to pass as Defendant was making a left hand turn onto a lease road. The DPS Trooper sited the Defendant for making a left hand turn when unsafe. Defendant in spite of rapport Defendant defended on liability. The Plaintiff claimed injuries to his neck and back which resulted in a back surgery and a claim of a future neck surgery. The Plaintiff's paid medical was $65,000.00. The future medical claims by Plaintiff was $105,000.00. Plaintiff argued to the jury for just in excess of $1,000,000. The jury returned a verdict placing 65% of the negligence on the Defendant and 35% on the Plaintiff. The total damage award was $400,073 which when reduced was $260,000 plus judgment interest and taxable court costs. J. Chad Parker-Madison County (Madisonville, Texas)
  • 2/12 Wrongful Death: Case tried to verdict-Representation of the Estate of a Logging truck owner. Plaintiffs alleged negligence of logging truck owner when the truck fell over and killed Plaintiff as well as truck owner. Plaintiffs asked Jury to award $10 million in loss of companionship and mental anguish. The jury ruled Defendant was not negligent and awarded Plaintiffs with nothing. W. Todd Parker- Cherokee County (Rusk, Texas)
  • 1/12 Automobile Incident: Case tried to verdict-Representation of Defendant in Automobile incident where Plaintiff alleges negligence of Defendant for colliding into her truck causing her to fall to the ground as she was sitting on her bumper. Plaintiff claimed injuries totaling past medical care in the amount o f $10,147.19 and asked the Jury to award $27,000.00. The jury came back with a no negligence verdict and the Plaintiff was awarded no damages. W. Todd Parker-Harrison County (Marshall, Texas)
  • 12/11 -The Parker Firm completed a 2 and ½ week trial in Corpus Christi, TX in connection with the Delek Refinery Explosion in 2008.
  • 10/28/11 Parker Firm Gets Verdict-Representation of Defendant in Automobile Accident where Plaintiff alleged cervical injury claiming multiple cerv bulges and an avulsion FX 6-7. Plaintiff asked Jury to award $30,000 in past medical, $350,000 in past pain and suffering, and $599,400 in futures, totaling approximately $1,000,000. Jury awarded the Plaintiff $14,179 in past medical and no other damages. Verdict was in Cherokee County (Rusk, TX)
  • 10/26/11 Parker Firm Gets Verdict-Representation of Defendant in an Automobile Accident where 2 Plaintiffs were alleging injuries. Jury awarded approximately 1/3 of their total medical and made no award for pain and suffering or impairment. This was done by the jury with a finding of negligence against the Defendant. Verdict was in Dallas County (Dallas, TX)
  • 10/19/11 Parker Firm Gets Verdict-Representation of Individual Oil & Gas Investor. The jury found that the Defendant committed fraud and a violation of Deceptive Trade Practices Act rendering a finding for the original investment, attorney fees, and additional damages for violation of the DTPA. Verdict was in Smith County (Tyler, TX)
  • 9/11-Parker Firm gets verdict -Representation of Defendant in MVA where 2 Plaintiffs were involved and a Co-Defendant. The jury found our Defendant was not negligent and awarded the Plaintiff zero damages. The Jury placed negligence on the Co-Defendant with a total verdict of $11,585.11 against the Co-Defendant. Verdict was in Gregg County (Longview, Texas).
  • Parker Firm recently retained by a lady who is sued for wrongful death by step children for taking partner off of life support.
  • 5/11-Parker Firm gets verdict - Representation of Defendant in MVA where Plaintiff alleged Defendant negligently turned in front of Plaintiff while pulling into a private driveway. Plaintiff alleged lower back and neck pain with past medical expenses in the amount of $3,153.78 and claimed $4,800.00 in lost wages. The jury placed 50% of negligence on Plaintiff and 50% of negligence on Defendant and awarded damages to the Plaintiff in the amount of $3,976.89 of the total damages. Verdict was in Cherokee County (Rusk, Texas).
  • 4/11-Parker firm gets verdict - Representation of Defendant in a MVA where Plaintiff alleged Defendant negligently failed to yield the right of way from a private driveway. The jury found Defendant was not negligent and awarded the Plaintiff zero damages. Verdict was in Gregg County (Longview, Texas).Chad Parker of the Parker Firm recently retained by a large heavy haul company upon allegations that the driver's negligence resulted in death of motorist in Nacogdoches County.Chad Parker of the Parker Firm recently retained by an Oil and Gas Company to defend driver in fatality accident involving a person in Shelby County. Chad Parker of the Parker Firm recently retained by Parallel Petroleum (oil & gas operator)to defend surface damage, nuisance, trespass allegations by land owner.
  • 3/17 - Parker Firm gets verdict - Jury finds Plaintiff negligent and finds that the Defendant was not negligent. Trial related to an automobile collision with the Plaintiff who was riding a bicycle at the time of the incident. Verdict was received in McLennan County (Waco, Texas) on March 17, 2011 and was a unanimous verdict.
  • 11/10 - Parker Firm Retained - The Parker Firm retained by large working interest owner to sue company for fraudulently inducing him into investing in well.
  • 11/10 - Parker Firm Retained - The Parker Firm was recently retained by an Oil and Gas operator to file a dec action against a former consultant to construe rights and defend counterclaim.
  • 10/10 - Parker Firm Retained - The Parker Firm was recently retained by a service company in a suit brought by an operator alleging their failure to include certain chemicals. The frac job resulted in a significant decrease in production.
  • 10/10 - Parker Firm Retained - The Parker Firm was recently retained in August as local counsel in a patent case on behalf of Fortress Technologies, Inc.
  • 10/10 - Parker Firm Retained - The Parker Firm was retained in August on behalf of a major drilling contractor to defend allegations they were negligent in loading of surface casing resulting in injuries to a third party contractor.
  • 6/10 - Parker Firm Gets Verdict - Jury awards only a portion of two Plaintiff's medical. The award did not include chiropractic care or physical therapy following a motor vehicle accident in which the Defendant's were found to be at 100% at fault .
  • 5/10 Parker Firm Gets Verdict - $48,300 Demand rejected by The Parker Firm which was taken to Trial. A Verdict was obtained for $2,758.50
  • 5/10 Parker Firm Retained - Recently retained by Oil & Gas Operator in significant Royalty Dispute.
  • 5/10 Parker Firm Retained - Recently retained to Defend large Tubular Company in suit alleging product defect resulting in down hole failure.
  • 5/10 Parker Firm Retained - Recently retained in crash worthy case to defend component part manufacturer of suspension lift.
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