Trial

Trial Win - April 13, 2016

Guillermo Tijerina, Jr., Partner Edinburg, Texas

Guillermo Tijerina, Jr., Partner
Edinburg, Texas

Congratulations to Guillermo Tijerina, Jr.!

Trial Win - April 13, 2016

Chavez v. Martinez
Venue:
County Court at Law No. 3, Cameron County, TX
Verdict: Defense verdict
Type of Case: Auto Accident
Parties Represented: Yolanda Martinez

 

Plaintiffs and Defendant were involved in a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Lincoln Street and U.S. 77/83 North Frontage Road in Harlingen, Texas. Plaintiffs’ negligence action alleged that Defendant changed lanes when unsafe and struck Plaintiffs’ vehicle causing them to suffer serious injuries and damages.

Defendant alleged treatment was not causally related to the accident.

Plaintiff Maria Chavez claimed injuries to her neck, right shoulder, and low back. There were no surgical recommendations and no epidural steroid injection recommendations. Plaintiff Miguel Chavez claimed injuries to his neck. Defendant alleged Plaintiffs’ injuries pre-existed the accident.

Plaintiffs’ total combined medical specials at the time of trial were $14,830.00.

The jury attributed no liability to Defendant, Yolanda Martinez.

 

Trial Win - March 2015

Partner Edinburg, Texas

Partner
Edinburg, Texas

Congratulations to Guillermo Tijerina, Jr.!

Trial Date: March 25, 2015
Galvan v. Garcia
Venue: 381st District Court, Starr Co.
Verdict: Defense verdict
Type of Case: Auto Accident
Parties Represented: Rosalva Garcia

Another win for VLRH. Guillermo Tijerina, Jr., received a favorable verdict in Galvan v. Garcia. This was an auto case where Plaintiffs were asking for a total of $125,505.98. The jury verdict was 50-50 on liability and no damages were awarded. 

Trial Win - February 2015

Congratulations to Glenn Romero & Tamara Rodriguez!

Glenn D. Romero, Of Counsel Edinburg, Texas

Glenn D. Romero, Of Counsel
Edinburg, Texas

 
Tamara L. Rodriguez, Partner Edinburg, Texas

Tamara L. Rodriguez, Partner
Edinburg, Texas

Trial Win - February 25, 2015
Crespo v. Karam
Venue: 
United States District Court, Southern District, Brownsville
Verdict: Defense verdict
Type of Case: Auto Accident
Parties Represented: Alejandro Karam

On June 15, 2012, plaintiff Pamela Crespo, a 44-year-old insurance agent, was driving a Volkswagen Jetta on FM 802 in Brownsville when she was involved in a rear end collision with a car driven by Alejandro Karam, a Mexican citizen.

Crespo sued Karam, claiming negligence. Crespo claimed she had slowed and come to a stop due to traffic when Karam failed to keep a proper lookout or control his speed and collided with the rear of her car.

Karam denied negligence.  Defense counsel maintained Crespo came toa sudden stop and Karam had no time to avoid the collision.

The Jury found that the Plaintiff was 80% negligent and did not award any damages.

Trial Win - February 2015

Congratulations to Steven Vidaurri, Glenn Romero & Nicholas Dominguez!
 

Steven M. Vidaurri, Partner Edinburg, Texas

Steven M. Vidaurri, Partner
Edinburg, Texas

Glenn Romero, Of Counsel Edinburg, Texas

Glenn Romero, Of Counsel
Edinburg, Texas

Nicholas Dominguez, Associate San Antonio, Texas

Nicholas Dominguez, Associate
San Antonio, Texas

Trial Win - February 11, 2015
Lopez, et al v. Valley Transit Co., et al.
Venue: 
389th District Court, Hidalgo Co., Texas
Verdict: Defense verdict
Type of Case: Auto Accident
Parties Represented: Valley Transit Co. and Guadalupe Ruiz

A hard-fought 3½ week trial ended this week in victory for VLRH. In Lopez et al. v. Valley Transit Co. and Guadalupe Ruiz. The trial team of Steve Vidaurri, Glenn Romero, and Nick Dominguez fought a wrongful death and personal injury case against five law firms and eleven plaintiff attorneys. This case, which was hotly contested on both liability and damages, resulted in a defense verdict. The jury found that Defendant bus driver Guadalupe Ruiz, who was held to a higher degree of care, was not negligent. Congratulations to the entire trial team!