Two Baron and Budd Mesothelioma Verdicts Chosen to Texas Top 2011 Product Liability Verdicts

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Baron and Budd verdicts selected to annual Texas list of top product liability verdicts.

Texas Lawyer, a legal newspaper published by American Lawyer Media, has recognized Baron and Budd, a national mesothelioma law firm, for achieving the two of the highest product liability verdicts in 2011 in Texas. Both of these verdicts were reached on behalf of mesothelioma patients. John Langdoc, mesothelioma lawyer and Baron and Budd shareholder, led trial efforts in both cases. Reached on behalf of mesothelioma patients and their families, these verdicts help continue Baron and Budd's dedication to mesothelioma patients. The list of Top Texas Product Liability verdicts is compiled by VerdictSearch, an independent company owned by American Lawyer Media, and locally published through Texas Lawyer.

“We always work tirelessly on behalf of every one of our mesothelioma clients” said John Langdoc of Baron and Budd. “It is great to see that the hard work and dedication to some of these families resulted in two of the top Texas product liability verdicts in 2011."

A Dallas jury awarded $9 million to the Henderson family in the case Henderson v. Dow Chemical, which was chosen by VerdictSearch as the highest 2011 Texas product liability verdict. The case was filed on behalf of Mr. Henderson, deceased, his wife and family. John Langdoc and Alana Kalantzakis, mesothelioma lawyers at Baron and Budd represented the family at trial.

The family of Mr. Gensler was awarded an $8.4 million mesothelioma verdict, which was selected as the second largest product liability verdict in 2011 in Texas. This mesothelioma case was filed on behalf of the late Mr. Gensler and his family This mesothelioma verdict is believed to be the first asbestos cancer verdict reached against Hercules, Inc. for asbestos exposure at the Dow Chemical plant. John Langdoc and Alana Kalantzakis, mesothelioma attorneys represented the Genslers at the mesothelioma trial.

Baron and Budd was one of the first law firms in the country to successfully litigate a mesothelioma lawsuit and continues to protect the rights mesothelioma patients and their families today.

Visit Baron and Budd’s dedicated mesothelioma website, Mesothelioma News or call 1.866.855.1229 to learn more about the firm’s mesothelioma lawsuit track record.

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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