Significant Personal Injury Verdicts

Sharon Grandstaff, et al vs. The City of Borger, Texas, Civil Action CA 2-81-220 in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas, Amarillo Division
Case facts: Civil Rights. Suit brought by widow, daughter, father and step-sons of camp foreman of the 6666 Ranch mistaken for a suspect and shot and killed by local law enforcement officers.
Jan Fox role: Lead counsel
Melva Pressey, as guardian of William H. Pressey vs. City of Houston, Kendall R. Patterson and W.L. Brasher, Civil Action No. H-84-5010 in the United States District Court, Southern District of Texas, Houston, Texas
Case facts: Civil Rights. Young driver at a traffic stop was brain injured when officer struck him in the head with a pistol and the pistol discharged.
Jan Fox role: Trial counsel
Jacquelyn R. Smith, et al vs. Texas Turnpike Authority, et al, Cause No. 89-14170-I in the District Court of Dallas County, Texas, 162ndJudicial District
Case facts: Personal injury. Highway construction and engineering negligence. Improper placement of stop bar during turnpike construction resulted in intersection collision rendering husband and father of five quadriplegic with “locked in” syndrome.
Jan Fox role: Lead counsel
Letitia R. Whittington, Individually and as Representative of the Estate of Alveada Jean Whittington, Deceased v. Keegan’s Council of Co-owners, Inc, et al, Cause No. 89-49553 in the District Court of Harris County, Texas, 164thJudicial District
Case facts: Wrongful death. Premises Liability. Suit brought by mother of daughter shot by former partner who had gained entrance to apartment complex.
Jan Fox role: Lead counsel
Lael E. Henning; Raymond A. Henning; Glen Thomas Henning; and Gregory Alan Henning vs. Singleton Radiology Associates, P.A. d/b/a Singleton Associates, P.A. and Sam H. Baird, M.D., Cause No. 96-45580 in the District Court of Harris County, Texas, 61stJudicial District
Case facts: Medical malpractice. Wrongful death. Failure to Diagnose/Treat Breast Cancer.
Jan Fox role: Lead counsel
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