Category Archives: Texas

September 22
2021

Brown Sims Attorneys recognized as 2021 Texas Super Lawyers

Brown Sims is pleased to announce the selection of Kenneth Engerrand, Michael Williams, Robert Browning, Allen Hemphill, and G. Byron Sims as 2021 Texas Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice … Read full post…

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March 23
2021

Brown Sims Attorneys selected to the 2021 Texas Rising Stars list

Brown Sims is pleased to announce Casey Armstrong, Tarush Anand and Alexandra Grover selection to the Super Lawyers 2021 Texas Rising Stars list. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the … Read full post…

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March 12
2020

Fifth Circuit ruled that a welder, whose duties were performed on rigs that were jacked up, was not a seaman as a matter of law; Sanchez v. Smart Fabricators of Texas, L.L.C., No. 19-20506 (5th Cir. Mar. 11, 2020).

This published decision clarifies the requirement that a worker must have a connection to a vessel or fleet of vessels that is substantial in nature. Gilbert Sanchez asserted that he was a seaman because he worked as a welder on … Read full post…

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September 6
2019

TEXAS TRUCKING DEFENSE VERDICT

John Davis, Michael Williams and Elizabeth Sandoval of our Houston office secured a defense verdict on August 30, 2019 in an 18-wheeler trucking accident lawsuit filed in Fort Bend County, Texas. After a nine-day trial and an hour of deliberation … Read full post…

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March 7
2019

Brown Sims Attorneys recognized by Super Lawyers as Rising Stars 2019

Brown Sims is pleased to announce the selection of Tarush R. Anand and Hanna M. Verlander as 2019 Rising Stars. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree … Read full post…

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