Results & News

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

Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP Attorneys Obtain Complete Defense Verdict in Premises Liability Jury Trial

On February 10, 2017, HDBD partner Brian Rawson and associate Roy McKay obtained a complete defense verdict on behalf of VR Park at Waterford Apartments in a premises liability trial in Galveston County, Texas.

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Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP Attorneys Secure Defense Verdict for DFW Neuro-Rehabilitation Center in Age Discrimination Lawsuit

December 14, 2016. HDBD partners Darrell Barger and Brian Rawson, and associate Roy McKay obtained a complete defense verdict on behalf of Pate Rehabilitation Endeavors, Inc. in an Age Discrimination in Employment Act lawsuit in the Northern District of Texas, Dallas Division, before U.S. District Judge Sam Lindsay.

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HDBD Attorneys Roy McKay & Brian Rawson Win Summary Judgment in Premises Liability Lawsuit

Greenville, Texas, March 16, 2016. Brian Rawson and Roy McKay, of the Dallas office of Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP, obtained a complete summary judgment on behalf of the owner of an apartment complex in a premises liability lawsuit in Greenville, Hunt County, Texas

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Current News

HDBD Partners C. Vernon Hartline, Jr., Darrell Barger and Richard Crews Mentioned in Law360 Article on Fiat Chrysler Texas MDL Case

04/25/17

Law360 mentioned HDBD partners C. Vernon Hartline, Jr., Darrell Barger and Richard Crews in an April 25, 2017 article (sub. req.) reporting a motion made by Fiat Chrysler requesting that consumer suits alleging vehicles were sold with so-called defeat devices that masked their emissions levels be consolidated in multidistrict litigation with suits brought by Texas counties alleging violations of the Texas Clean Air Act.

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Partner Jeff Patterson Speaks at 2017 ABA/TIPS Emerging Issues In Motor Vehicle Product Liability Litigation

04/12/17

HDBD managing partner Jeff Patterson was invited to speak at the 2017 ABA/TIPS Emerging Issues In Motor Vehicle Product Liability Litigation Conference in Phoenix on April 6th and 7th. In addition to giving the conference’s opening presentation on the current trial environment, Jeff Patterson gave his experienced insight on preparing a foreign corporate representative for deposition and trial.

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Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP Brings in Three Attorneys, Including Partner Peter C. Blomquist, from Houston Law Firm

02/02/17

HDBD announces the expansion of its Houston office with the addition of attorneys Peter C. Blomquist, Daniel R. Erwin, and Matthew Gelina.

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