Dallas Trial Lawyers Donate $1.2 Million to Expand Legal Aid in South Dallas

Attorneys, developer team up to provide $1.2 million in legal aid to Frazier Courts residents DALLAS MORNING NEWS Lisa Blue is the lead donor along with attorneys Jeff Tillotson and Chris Hamilton and developer Don Williams. The $1.2 million will be paid over five years to support legal services related to eviction, rental agreements, property titles, child support and custody, immigration, wills and probate, veterans claims and other issues, Blue said. It will happen through the Community Lawyering Center, jointly operated by Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas and UNT Dallas College of Law. “Cases are handled by law students from UNT … Read More

Chris Hamilton Builds Landmark Scientific Case Linking Fracking to Water Well Explosion

Scientists link fracking and water well explosion in Palo Pinto County Author: Brett Shipp Published: 8:59 AM CST March 9, 2017 Updated: 8:59 AM CST March 9, 2017 New information has surfaced in the water well explosion in the summer of 2014 injuring three members of a Palo Pinto County family. According to new scientific studies commissioned by the family, and included in newly filed court papers, the explosion was the direct result of fracking operations a quarter mile away. Oil and gas industry officials have long claimed there are no provable cases of aquifer contamination due to fracking operations … Read More

Three Hamilton Wingo Attorneys Selected to 2018 Rising Stars List

Hamilton Wingo, LLP, is pleased to announce that three attorneys have been named 2018 Texas Rising Stars by Super Lawyers. Attorneys Paul Wingo, Anne Langdon Hamilton, and Jodie Slater Hastings were all selected as Texas Rising Stars. Paul Wingo was selected for the fourth year in a row for his work in Plaintiff’s Personal Injury – General, Anne Langdon Hamilton was selected for the fifth year in a row for her work in Plaintiff’s Civil Litigation, and Jodie Slater Hastings was selected for the eleventh year in a row for her work in Business Litigation. The Rising Star designation is … Read More

Chris Hamilton Named to D Magazine’s 2018 List of Best Lawyers Under 40

High-stakes trial attorney known for winning big verdicts DALLAS – Trial lawyer Chris Hamilton, known for winning large jury verdicts across Texas and the U.S., has earned selection to D Magazine’s list of top up-and-coming young lawyers for 2018. The past year has been a groundbreaking one for Mr. Hamilton, beginning with an $18.3 million arbitration award for a Dallas company. He also co-founded the law firm Hamilton Wingo, LLP, with offices in downtown Dallas, representing individuals who are seriously injured through corporate negligence. To learn more about the firm, visit hamiltonwingo.com. Mr. Hamilton and other honorees on D’s list … Read More

Hamilton Wingo Attorneys Nominated for ‘Texan of the Year’

Chris Hamilton, Paul Wingo recognized for aiding individuals wrongfully detained during travel ban DALLAS – Dallas trial lawyers Chris Hamilton and Paul Wingo have been nominated for the Dallas Morning News Texan of the Year honors for their legal aid to immigrants and foreign travelers detained at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport during President Trump’s initial travel ban in early 2017. Friend and attorney Matt Mitzner of Thompson & Knight LLP is also nominated for this honor. Each year, the Dallas Morning News invites community leaders to designate a person or group of people who have made a significant impact in … Read More

UNT Dallas College of Law Graduate Joins Dallas’ Hamilton Wingo Law Firm

Attorney Fabiola Segovia among UNT Dallas College of Law inaugural class DALLAS – Trial law firm Hamilton Wingo welcomes attorney Fabiola Segovia, a member of the inaugural graduating class of UNT Dallas College of Law, to the Dallas firm. Born and raised in Arlington, Texas, Ms. Segovia joins the firm to practice civil litigation in wrongful death and personal injury cases. “Fabiola has all the qualities to be a great advocate for clients,” said Managing Partner Chris Hamilton. “She is passionate about finding the right solutions for people involved in legal disputes. We take pride in finding homegrown talent that … Read More

Texas Man Sues Hospital over Rehab that Left Him a Quadriplegic

Lawsuit: Hospital, doctors or therapists broke patient’s neck a second time ABILENE, Texas – A West Texas grandfather has filed a lawsuit against Abilene’s Hendrick Medical Center claiming the hospital and its employees broke his neck during rehabilitation, leaving him paralyzed from the neck down. According to the lawsuit, Aron Goolsby, then 63, was recovering at Hendrick Medical Center Abilene after an automobile accident in September 2015 injured his spine, causing partial paralysis of his legs. Mr. Goolsby was expected to make a full recovery through physical and occupational therapy and had good use of his arms and right leg, … Read More

Dallas Trial Lawyers Launch Hamilton Wingo LLP for High-Stakes Cases

Attorneys Chris Hamilton and Paul Wingo join forces in ‘fight for justice’ DALLAS – High-profile Dallas trial lawyer Chris Hamilton and personal injury attorney Paul Wingo have teamed up to form Hamilton Wingo, LLP, to represent individuals and companies in high-stakes litigation. The two lawyers’ commitment to fight for justice and their shared passion for helping people in tough legal disputes sparked their decision to establish a new law firm together. They are joined by six other lawyers and have plans to hire more. The firm’s clients include companies in all types of business disputes and individuals seriously injured through … Read More