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

Trial Lawyer Chris Hamilton Selected to Best Lawyers in Dallas List for 2017

DALLAS, May 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — High-stakes trial lawyer Chris Hamilton of Dallas’ Hamilton Wingo, LLP, has earned selection to D Magazine’s Best Lawyers in Dallas list for 2017 based on his work for clients involved in catastrophic personal injury cases, product and medical liability claims. This is the second time Mr. Hamilton has made the list. He was recognized in 2014 for his work in business litigation. “I am honored to again join an esteemed group of attorneys,” said Mr. Hamilton. “Our team works hard every day to bring positive results to our clients, and it feels great to … Read More

$18.3 Million Awarded in Dispute Over Medical Device Laser Deal

DALLAS, April 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — An arbitration panel recently awarded $18.3 million to the bankruptcy estate of a Dallas company that claimed it was fraudulently lured into a licensing deal to sell a medical laser machine used by doctors. The three-judge panel ruled 2-1 that Santa Barbara Medical Innovations, LLC, “supplied false information and made misrepresentations” when it struck a deal to sell substantially all of its assets to Primcogent Solutions, LLC, in 2011, including distribution rights for the Zerona laser, a device billed as a noninvasive alternative to liposuction. The transaction ultimately caused Primcogent to file for Chapter … Read More

Three Hamilton Wingo Attorneys Selected to 2017 Rising Stars List

Hamilton Wingo, LLP, is pleased to announce that three attorneys from the firm’s litigation section have been named 2017 Texas Rising Stars by Super Lawyers. Attorneys Anne Langdon Hamilton, Jodie Slater Hastings, and Meagan Martin were all selected as Texas Rising Stars. Jodie Slater Hastings was selected for the tenth year in a row for her work in Business Litigation, Meagan Martin was selected for the fifth year in a row for her work in Business Litigation, and Anne Langdon Hamilton was selected for the fourth year in a row for her work in Plaintiff’s Civil Litigation. The Rising Star … Read More

Chris Hamilton of Hamilton Wingo Named Texas Super Lawyer

DALLAS – Trial lawyer Chris Hamilton of Dallas’ Hamilton Wingo, LLP, has been named a Texas Super Lawyer for 2016 based on his work in business litigation for individuals and companies of all sizes. Each year, no more than 5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. This is the third year in a row that Mr. Hamilton was been included on the Super Lawyer list. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have … Read More

Atrium Medical Agrees to $11.5 Million Settlement in Texas False Claims Act Case

Whistleblower exposed kickbacks to doctors for recommending stents DEL RIO, Texas, July 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Attorneys representing whistleblower Esther Grace Sullivan have reached an $11.5 million settlement with New Hampshire-based Atrium Medical Corp. over claims that the company paid improper kickbacks to doctors for promoting the unapproved use of medical stents in patients’ arteries. The settlement is one of the largest in U.S. history under the federal False Claims Act involving a medical device where the government declined to intervene. The Dallas law firm Hamilton Wingo, LLP, joined the case on Ms. Sullivan’s behalf in 2014. A former sales … Read More

Hamilton Wingo Adds Personal Injury Attorney Stephen Blackburn in Dallas

Experienced trial lawyer expands firm’s expertise in injury, wrongful death cases DALLAS – The Dallas-based law firm Hamilton Wingo, LLP, is happy to announce that experienced personal injury attorney Stephen Blackburn has joined the firm. Mr. Blackburn is a trial lawyer who focuses his practice on representing clients in cases involving serious personal injuries, wrongful death and dangerous water contamination. He previously worked with the Baron & Budd law firm in Dallas. A veteran of high-stakes cases in courtrooms across the country, Mr. Blackburn also has experience representing people and communities in environmental contamination claims, in addition to providing extensive expertise in … Read More