Last year was a fantastic year for the VB Attorneys team. 2018 brought record-breaking verdicts, rewarding settlements, and humbling accomplishments for our law firm. Now as we prepare for the year ahead, we wanted to take this opportunity to review the last year with you.
Our Top 10 Articles of 2018 provide you a look into our year and hopefully shows you what happens when a law firm puts their client’s first. We grow together. If you like what you see, be sure to sign up for our newsletter to stay up-to-date on the many exciting things coming up in 2019! Happy reading!
On November 20, 2018, a Jefferson County, Texas trial judge signed a judgment upholding a $44,370,000.00 verdict awarded in a wrongful death case in which a rigger lost his life. Read more about this record-setting case.
In 2018 an apartment fire claimed the lives of two children. The fathers of the children as well as two men who survived the fire hired Byron Alfred to help them hold the companies accountable for the tragedy. Learn more about this case.
Recently, Tyson Foods has found themselves the focus of numerous non-subscriber lawsuits filed by injured or sick employees. If you or a loved one has been hurt while working at Tyson Foods, time is not your friend. Learn more about Tyson's track record.
Consumer Reports' 2018 survey of the best and worst homeowner's insurance companies. It reminded us that the best premiums don’t necessarily mean you’ll get compensated fairly when you file a claim. Read the report.
In 2018, Byron Alfred was selected to Super Lawyers Rising Stars in 2018. To be selected as a Rising Star, Byron was nominated by his peers. Lawyers cannot buy or nominate themselves to be considered for this honor. Read more about this award.
In the early morning of December 28, 2018, a Houston police officer was injured in the by a drunk driver while driving his police motorcycle. He hired our firm to represent him and we quickly got to work investigating. Learn more about his case.
7. Jury returns $44 million verdict in a wrongful death crane accident lawsuit handled by VB Attorneys
On September 13, 2018, we were awarded a $44,370,000 verdict for the family of a rigger who died in a crane accident. The jury agreed with the family that the crane company should be held accountable for their decisions. Click here to read more.
8. Texans injured on the job with Tyson Foods face an unfriendly fake "workers compensation system set up by the company.
Tyson Foods is one of the most dangerous places to work in America, with a large operations spread throughout Texas you would think they would cover their employees with workers compensation. They don't. Learn more about why this matters.
We helped a former combat marine settle his case after two workplace injuries required three surgeries to repair damage to his knee. After being fired from the company we helped him hold his employer accountable for his injuries. Find out how.
In 2018, Texas Lawyer recognized VB Attorneys for their historic $44,370,000 verdict in a wrongful death lawsuit. Read Vuk and Byron's quotes about some of the challenges they faced in this case.