Baron and Budd Mesothelioma Lawsuits Selected to Texas Top 2011 Product Liability Verdicts

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Mesothelioma Law Firm Achieves Top Two 2011 Product Liability Verdicts in Texas by List from Legal Publication Texas Lawyer

Legal publication Texas Lawyer (American Lawyer Media) has recognized Baron and Budd, a Texas mesothelioma law firm, for achieving the two highest product liability verdicts in 2011 in the state of Texas. Both of these verdicts were in mesothelioma lawsuits. Mesothelioma lawyer John Langdoc headed trial efforts in both cases that were reached on behalf of mesothelioma patients and their families. The list of top verdicts in the state is compiled by VerdictSearch, an independent legal entity that reports significant verdicts and is owned by American Lawyer Media. The full list was published in a supplement of Texas Lawyer.

“Our attorneys work tirelessly on behalf of every one of our mesothelioma clients,” said John Langdoc, mesothelioma attorney. “It is really wonderful to see the hard work we put in for some of these great families lead to the top product liability verdicts in Texas."

A Dallas jury awarded Mr. Henderson and his family $9 million in Henderson v. Dow Chemical. This case was selected as the number one 2011 Texas product liability verdict. The mesothelioma case was brought on behalf of the late Mr. Henderson, his wife and two children. Baron and Budd mesothelioma attorneys John Langdoc and Alana Kalantzakis represented the Henderson family in the caes.

A verdict in Gensler v. Hercules, Inc. for $8.4 million was chosen as the second highest product liability verdict in 2011 in the state of Texas. This case was filed t on behalf of the late Mr. Gensler and his widow. This mesothelioma verdict is believed to be the very first asbestos-related verdict awarded against Hercules, Inc. for asbestos exposure at a Dow Chemical plant. Mesothelioma attorneys John Langdoc and Alana Kalantzakis also represented Genslers family in the mesothelioma lawsuit.

Baron and Budd was one of the first law firms in the country to successfully handle a mesothelioma lawsuit and continues to fight the asbestos industry today. Over the firm’s nearly 35 year history, Baron and Budd mesothelioma lawyers have achieved over 100 individual verdicts for asbestos claimants and mesothelioma patients.

Check out Baron and Budd’s website dedicated to mesothelioma, Mesothelioma News or call 1.866.855.1229 to learn more about the mesothelioma legal process.

Names of cases referenced:

Tanya Elaine Henderson, Magdalena Adrienna Abutahoun individually and as Trustee of the Estate of Robert Henderson and Za'Quia Zanice Henderson v. The Dow Chemical Company No. 10-07003, Dallas County District Court, 160th, TX.

John Edwards Gensler and Martha Ann Gensler personally and as representative of the Estate of John Edwards Gensler, deceased v. Hercules Inc. individually and as successor in interest to Hercules Powder Company, successor in interest to Haveg Industries, Inc., successor by merger to Haveg Corporation and the "Haveg" asbestos liabilities and "Haveg" product line, No. DC10-08454-D, Civil District Court of Dallas County, 68th, TX.

About Baron & Budd, P.C.

The national mesothelioma law firm of Baron & Budd, P.C. has a more than 30-year history of “Protecting What’s Right” for asbestos sufferers and their families. As one of the first law firms to successfully litigate an asbestos lawsuit, Baron & Budd continues to actively represent veterans, industry workers and others who are suffering as a result of exposure to asbestos. Baron & Budd achieved the largest mesothelioma verdict ever in the state of Texas, a $55 million verdict for an asbestos sufferer and his family in El Paso, Texas. Contact Baron and Budd at 1.866.855.1229 for additional information on mesothelioma treatments, mesothelioma cancer doctors and treatment centers and mesothelioma attorneys.

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