Since the founding of our firm in 1994, we have achieved an enviable record of success in notable cases across the country. The following verdicts and decisions offer a representative summary of recent cases in which the firm obtained favorable results for our clients. Each case we handle involves a variety of unique factors, and the verdicts and decisions presented here do not guarantee or predict a similar result in any future case.
Recent Verdicts & Decisions
HDBD Partner Brian Rawson Successfully Represents Client in Breach of Contract Trial
On November 15, 2017, Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP partner Brian Rawson successfully represented a landlord in a breach of contract, conversion, and the Texas Theft Liability Act trial in Dallas County, Texas. Brian’s client, 2319 Walnut LLC, alleged that on August 25, 2015, Defendant Joe’s Pizza & Pasta entered into an enforceable contract with Plaintiff to lease a commercial property. 2319 Walnut LLC performed its duties under the lease, but Defendant materially breached the lease by failing to pay rent, vacating the property, and stealing a substantial amount of kitchen equipment owned by Landlord from the leased premises. Brian obtained a verdict in favor of the 2319 Walnut LLC and was awarded $153,123.15.
HDBD Partners Darrell Barger, Brian Rawson, and Stephanie Roark Obtain Complete Defense Jury Verdict in Dram Shop Trial
Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer partners Darrell Barger, Brian Rawson, and Stephanie Roark obtained a complete defense verdict on behalf of a publicly traded hospitality company in a Dram Shop and negligent undertaking trial before U.S. Magistrate Judge Andy Austin in the Western District of Texas, Austin Division. Mr. Barger is a partner in the firm’s Corpus Christi and Houston offices, and Mr. Rawson and Mrs. Roark are partners in the Dallas office.
HDBD Attorneys Obtain Successfull Jury Verdict in Estate Dispute Trial
Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP attorneys Richard Crews, Casey Batchelor and Amanda Simpson recently obtained a complete jury verdict for the firm’s client in a dispute over a probate estate estimated to be worth in excess of tens of millions of dollars.