Railroad Asbestos Claims
OVER $30 BILLION DOLLARS have been set aside in bankruptcy trusts by the manufacturers of asbestos-containing products to compensate workers who were exposed to asbestos. Payments from these trusts are based on a number of factors including historic settlement values, disease and injury classifications, and individual exposure history. For most claims, the worker must have...
Sammons & Berry Races For The Cure
On Saturday, October 1, 2016, attorneys and staff from Sammons & Berry, P.C., participated in the “Susan G. Komen Race For the Cure” at Sam Houston Park in downtown Houston. Special thanks to Summer Bokhary (Associate), Grace McGregor (Paralegal) and Deanna Guerrero (Paralegal) for representing the firm in this great event!
Jury Awards $7.5 Million to Railroad Worker With Leukemia
On September 28, 2016, a jury in Madison County, Illinois entered a unanimous verdict in the amount of $7.5 million against Union Pacific Railroad Co. The case was filed by a railroad worker who developed acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) as a result of exposure to creosote on railroad ties he installed over the course of...
Happy Halloween from S&B!
Sammons & Berry, P.C., would like to wish all of our clients and friends a safe and fun Halloween! Free Initial Case Review SAMMONS & BERRY, P.C., represents injured workers and their families. Our team of lawyers, paralegals, and other professionals are experienced in evaluating, investigating, negotiating and trying these difficult cases. If you or...
$1.4 Billion Stryker Hip Implant Settlement
A global settlement was announced that will help thousands of individuals who have had complications involving their defective Stryker Rejuvenate and ABG II Hip replacements. The settlement, one of the largest of its kind, will have an unlimited fund to compensate patients for their damages, and will potentially provide in excess of one billion dollars...
Sammons & Berry Supports “A Simple Thread”
HOUSTON, TX Sammons & Berry, P.C. recently donated $1,000 to “A Simple Thread”, a Houston Area non-profit which helps homeless individuals in a unique way – by putting together small kits — “simple threads,” consisting of such basic necessities as sleeping bags and tooth brushes — to make life easier for people who are homeless...