Texas Family Sues Medical Center Arlington Over Young Mother’s Brain Damage

Woman deprived of oxygen for more than 30 minutes at hospital where she worked DALLAS – The family of a 29-year-old mother of two from Burleson, Texas, has filed a medical negligence lawsuit against Medical Center Arlington, the same hospital where the woman had worked as a surgical technician for eight years. The lawsuit says the victim was deprived of oxygen for more than a half-hour and suffered permanent brain damage when her breathing tube was dislodged. The lawsuit filed by Caden Clark on behalf of his wife, Katina, and their two young children includes claims against Medical Center Arlington and … Read More

Chris Hamilton of Hamilton Wingo Named Texas Super Lawyer

Trial lawyer Chris Hamilton of Dallas’ Hamilton Wingo, LLP, has been named a Texas Super Lawyer for 2014 based on his work in business litigation for individuals and companies of all sizes. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes … Read More

Chris Hamilton Named to D Magazine’s 2014 Best Lawyers in Dallas List

Hamilton Wingo co-founder Chris Hamilton has earned selection to D Magazine’s 2014 list of The Best Lawyers in Dallas based on his work in commercial litigation. Chris was named to the list based on nominations from other attorneys in North Texas and research conducted by the publication’s editors and a blue-ribbon panel of local lawyers. This is the first time Chris has appeared on the annual list of the city’s top legal counsel, and he is the youngest attorney named to the 2014 listing for business litigation. Chris previously was recognized for winning one of the Top 10 verdicts in … Read More

Chris Hamilton and Angela Pacheco Present at Texas A&M; School of Law

On March 26 and 27, 2014, Hamilton Wingo, LLP, attorneys Chris Hamilton and Angela Pacheco spoke to a group of law students in the Externship Program at Texas A&M School of Law in Fort Worth, Texas, on the topics of professional development and success. Students attending the event were interested in how to transition into practice and develop a professional identity, including how to discover the type of law they want to practice, how to set themselves up for success, and how to distinguish themselves in the job market. During his presentation, Chris shared his experience of starting a law firm, … Read More

Hamilton Wingo Attorneys Teach DISD Students as Part of the Dallas Bar Association’s Law in the Schools Program

Several attorneys at Hamilton Wingo, LLP volunteered to teach at middle and high school classrooms within Dallas ISD as part of the Dallas Bar Association’s Law in the Schools Program. Attorneys Chris Hamilton, Angela Pacheco, and Meagan Martin gave interactive presentations showing how our First Amendment freedoms are still being defined today. Students debated whether sagging pants constituted a free speech act and whether that should be limited in schools. As part of Dallas ISD’s continuing effort to combat bullying, the attorneys also worked with the middle school students to draft and debate proposed legislation to prevent and punish bullying. Finally, students had lots … Read More

Hamilton Wingo Volunteers at Wilkinson Center’s Turkey Drive

This Thanksgiving, Hamilton Wingo, LLP volunteered at Wilkinson Center’s annual Turkey Drive. Attorneys and staff helped load baskets filled with turkeys, dressing, corn, green beans, and cranberry sauce and hand out the baskets to Wilkinson Center’s clients. The Wilkinson Center’s Food Assistance Program provides more than 40,000 pounds of emergency food to hungry Dallas families every month. Approximately one-half of the food pantry clients are children. Hamilton Wingo is proud to give back to the community it serves. Read More

Hamilton Wingo Inducted into Texas Verdicts Hall of Fame

Hamilton Wingo, LLP’s 2011 $39.4 million verdict was recently named among the Top 100 verdicts for 2010-2012 by Texas Lawyer, in conjunction with VerdictSearch, and will be included in the publications’ Texas Verdicts Hall of Fame. The winning firms were chosen based on their work on the top verdicts, in terms of dollar amount awarded to the winning client, from 2010-2012 as reported to VerdictSearch and published in Texas Lawyer’s Top Texas Verdicts supplements. The 2011 verdict was in a commercial dispute arising from a bankruptcy proceeding involving breach of partnership agreements, breach of fiduciary duties, and fraud in an … Read More

Chris Hamilton Presents at Texas A&M; School of Law

On October 30, 2013, Hamilton Wingo, LLP, attorney Chris Hamilton spoke to a group of law students in the Externship Program at Texas A&M School of Law in Fort Worth, Texas, on the topics of professional development and success. Students attending the event were interested in how to transition into practice and develop a professional identity, including how to discover the type of law they want to practice, how to set themselves up for success, and how to distinguish themselves in the job market. During his presentation, Chris shared his experience of starting a law firm, emphasizing the importance of being … Read More