Payne Mitchell Ramsey

Jim Mitchell Obtains $38 Million Dollar Verdict Against General Motors

Texas Supreme Court Unanimously Affirms $20M+ Judgment Against Emerson Climate And Fusite

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Jim Mitchell Obtains a Jury Verdict of $36 Million in Sarah Milburn v. American Honda Motor Company Inc.

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Andy Payne and Todd Ramsey Receive a $3.6 Million Verdict against Williams and Advanced Stimulation Technologies Inc.

Andy Payne and Todd Ramsey obtain a jury verdict of $2.6 million

Notable Results

At Payne Mitchell Ramsey, we’re here to make a difference. Often, it’s helping victims of negligence or faulty products gain restitution for the personal and financial hardships they’ve incurred. Other times, we rectify conditions that exist in the marketplace, and move industries toward a better, safer way of doing business. But in everything we do, we seek to make a fundamental difference in the lives of the people we represent.

Notable Results

Andy Payne Settles Commercial Vehicle Collision Case for Over $40 Million

The case involved both driver and company safety violations that resulted in lifelong injuries for our client.

Jim Mitchell Obtains $38 Million Dollar Verdict Against General Motors

Jim Mitchell obtained a jury verdict against General Motors in the amount of 38 million dollars for the failure of the side airbags in a suburban to deploy in a side impact collision. The accident left Jim’s client brain damaged.

Todd Ramsey Settles Truck Crash For $8 Million

A distracted truck driver caused a crash resulting in serious injuries to Todd’s client. After filing suit, the case was quickly settled for the available insurance policy limits. 

Jim Mitchell & Andrew Bullard Obtain Jury Verdict of $10.8 Million Against Oncor

Congratulations to Payne Mitchell Ramsey partner, Jim Mitchell, and attorney Andrew Bullard for obtaining a jury verdict of $10.8 million against Oncor Electric Company. 

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Texas Supreme Court Unanimously Affirms $20M+ Judgment Against Emerson Climate And Fusite

Payne Mitchell Ramsey is pleased to announce that the Texas Supreme Court affirmed a judgment in favor of their client Clarence Johnson against Emerson for a total of $20,020,030.08. The Texas Supreme Court affirmed the verdict in a unanimous opinion.

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Andy Payne Settles Road Construction Case for $11 Million

Andy Payne settled a case for over $11,000,000 related to a road construction company’s misinstallation of a guardrail system, resulting in a traumatic amputation of our client’s leg.

Jim Mitchell Obtains a Jury Verdict of $36 Million in Sarah Milburn v. American Honda Motor Company Inc.

Congratulations to Payne Mitchell Ramsey partner, Jim Mitchell, for obtaining a jury verdict of $36 million against Honda in the Sarah Milburn v. American Honda Motor Company Inc.

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Cameron Salehi Settles Aviation Case Against Major Airline

The case involved a traumatic brain injury and resulted in a significant confidential settlement for our client.

Andy Payne and Todd Ramsey Receive $11 Million Settlement

Andy Payne and Todd Ramsey of Payne Mitchell Ramsey and Wigington Rumley Dunn & Blair represented a family of Plaintiffs in a recent lawsuit against a commercial trucking company. A driver for the company had rear-ended a passenger car, injuring its driver and killing two passengers. Counsel for the Plaintiffs uncovered evidence of distracted driving on the part of the truck driver, which led to this $11 million policy limit settlement.

Andy Payne and Cindra Dowd Settle Guardrail Misinstallation Case for $4 Million

The case involved improper installation and use of an antiquated guard rail system. Exhaustive discovery revealed the use of an outlawed guardrail system and a failure to correct known defects in the installation.

Andy Payne and Shannon Hayes Settle Electrical Injury Case for Over $6 Million

Working through a complex electrical engineering case, Andy & Shannon were able to determine the root cause of the failure, resulting in this life-changing result for our client.

Andrew Bullard Settles Gas Station Shooting Case

Andrew obtained a confidential settlement in a wrongful death case involving a gas station shooting. This is a testament Andrew’s unwavering dedication to securing justice for our clients.

Jim Mitchell Settles Infant Birth Trauma Negligence Case

Tragically, the delivery of a baby in North Carolina resulted in birth trauma that inflicted permanent brain damage. Clear signs of fetal distress were ignored by doctors and nursing staff during the delivery, and the aftermath demands a lifetime commitment to care for the child.

Andy Payne and Todd Ramsey Settle Traumatic Brain Injury Case For $6 Million

Todd Ramsey and Andy Payne, together with co-counsel, obtained a $6 million dollar settlement on a hotly contested traumatic brain injury case. The result came after an exhaustive work up of the damage model and pushing the case to the courthouse steps.

Jim Mitchell handles Dallas Cowboys’ Stadium Shooting Case

Jim handled the only shooting death case at the Dallas Cowboys' stadium. Jim sued on behalf of the family of the deceased who was shot in the parking lot of the stadium after a game. Jim obtained a confidential resolution for the family.

Andy Payne and Todd Ramsey Receive a $3.6 Million Verdict against Williams and Advanced Stimulation Technologies Inc.

Andy Payne and Todd Ramsey received a jury verdict of over $3.6 million in Odessa for their client who suffered severe head injuries from a car accident when a truck ran a red light. The $3.6 million will have to be paid by Williams and Advanced Stimulation Technologies Inc.

Jim Mitchell and Andy Payne Obtain $6 Million Settlement in Construction Injury Case

Jim Mitchell and Andy Payne teamed up to obtain a $6 million settlement in a construction injury case related to a general and subcontractor's failure to enforce essential workplace safety requirements.

Andy Payne and Cameron Salehi Settle Multi-Million Dollar Commercial Vehicle Collision Case

Andy Payne and Cameron Salehi settled a commercial vehicle collision resulting in a mild traumatic brain injury. The multi-million dollar settlement will help our client and their family move forward with their lives. The case resolution has also resulted in positive safety changes implemented by the involved trucking company. 

Jim Mitchell Resolves 18-Wheeler Collision Case

In the early hours near Odessa, Texas, the driver of an 18-wheeler fell asleep at the wheel, veering across the center line and crashing into Jim Mitchell’s client’s 18-wheeler. The impact caused our client's vehicle to flip, resulting in severe injuries including spinal surgery.

Andy Payne and Todd Ramsey obtain a jury verdict of $2.6 million

Andy Payne and Todd Ramsey obtain a jury verdict of $2.6 million in Komar v. Hiemsta where their client was severely injured when struck by a vehicle in a pedestrian crosswalk. 

Jim Mitchell and Andy Payne resolve construction case for quadriplegic client

Jim and Andy litigated a case against a large construction company for poor safety policies on a roof job resulting in a fall and quadriplegia of the worker. The case necessitated travel into Mexico to obtain the necessary evidence leading in a confidential settlement to care for the 39 year old injured worker for the rest of his life.

Todd Ramsey Settles Product Liability Claim for $2.25 Million

Todd's client was injured after sitting on a defective piece of furniture which collapsed, causing him to suffer a traumatic brain injury. After an extensive legal battle against the furniture maker and retailer, the parties were able to reach a settlement of $2.25 million on behalf of Todd's client.

Jim Mitchell Settles Off-Road Vehicle Brakes Case

During a family vacation in Colorado, a family of six riding in an off-roading vehicle in the mountains faced tragedy when the vehicle’s brakes failed while going downhill. The parents and their four children suffered from significant injuries.

Andy Payne Settles Aviation Disaster Case for $15 Million

Andy Payne obtained a $15,000,000 policy limits settlement in a tragic aviation disaster resulting in multiple deaths. This settlement did not include separate claims against the product manufacturers.

Cameron Salehi Resolves Medical Malpractice Case For Insurance Policy Limits

Cameron Salehi successfully resolved a medical malpractice case involving a retained object for a confidential settlement within policy limits. Our client initially underwent a routine surgery, during which the surgeon and nurses, unfortunately, failed to adhere to hospital procedures aimed at ensuring that no foreign objects are inadvertently left inside the patient. After our client endured years of pain, a second surgery was conducted to remove the improperly retained object from our client's body.

Andy Payne Obtains Settlement Exceeding $3 Million in Healthcare Product Defect Case

Andy Payne obtained a settlement exceeding $3 million related to injuries received by our client when using a healthcare product that failed, allowing our client to fall and sustain a mild traumatic brain injury.

Jim Mitchell Sues Hospital for Overmedication

Jim sued a large hospital for overdosing the wife of his client. The hospital staff overmedicated our client's wife with a blood thinner, Heparin, causing her to bleed out and ultimately die. Jim negotiated a confidential settlement on behalf of the husband of the deceased woman.  

Toddy Ramsey and Andy Payne Resolve Security Negligence Case For $5 Million

The case involved an apartment complex that failed to implement appropriate security measures. Our client suffered a gunshot wound on the premises of the apartments, resulting in a serious injury.

Andy Payne Obtains Multimillion-Dollar Settlement in Paper Shredder Defect Case

Our client sustained serious hand injuries as a result of a defective paper shredder. Sadly, our team has now handled close to 10 cases involving the same defects.

Todd Ramsey Settles Forklift Injury Claim for $2.1 Million

Todd Ramsey helped a client and his family settle a forklift injury claim for $2.1 million dollars after the client suffered serious injuries when a forklift operator struck his client at a loading dock. After extensive legal work, it was uncovered that the forklift operator violated numerous company policies, OSHA guidelines and industry standards, which led to this incident.

Andy Payne and Todd Ramsey Settle Intersection Collision for $2 Million in Underinsured Coverage

A man driving a delivery box truck was struck by a passenger car and suffered serious permanent injuries. After an investigation, it was uncovered that a underinsured insurance policy covered the crash and Todd and Andy were able to settle the case for $2 Million.

Andy Payne Resolves UTV Manufacturing Case

Andy Payne obtains a significant confidential settlement from a utility terrain vehicle manufacturer related to its failure to incorporate parking brakes.

Andy Payne Receives Multi-Million Dollar Settlement in Construction Defect Case

Andy Payne obtained a multi-million dollar settlement in a construction defect case involving an unstable structure that collapsed and tragically killed our client who was married and a father of young children. We were proud to earn this significant settlement for our client and bring justice and closure to their family.

Cameron Salehi Settles Commercial Vehicle Collision Case for $2 Million

Cameron Salehi settled a commercial vehicle collision resulting in orthopedic injuries to our client for $2 million dollars.

Andy Payne Settles Aviation Crash Case for Over $10 Million

The settlement included all of the available insurance from one defendant and multiple millions from other defendants involved in the maintenance of the aircraft.

Jim Mitchell handles case against baby playpen manufacturer

Jim sued the manufacturer of a baby playpen which collapsed killing a 1 year old child. The playpen collapsed and suffocated the child. Jim obtained a confidential settlement on behalf of the mother of the child.

Todd Ramsey and Andy Payne Receive Seven Figure Settlement in Commercial Vehicle Case

In a commercial vehicle case where damages were hotly contested, Todd Ramsey and Andy Payne settled the case on the eve of trial. Our team is extremely proud of this seven-figure settlement that resulted from the hard work of pushing the case to the courthouse steps.

Cameron Salehi Resolves Commercial Vehicle Case

Cameron Salehi battled a commercial vehicle company whose disabled vehicle resulted in a crash that caused serious orthopedic injuries to our client. We are extremely proud of Cameron and his clients for standing up and fighting for this significant multi-million-dollar result.

Todd Ramsey Receives Eight Figure Settlement for Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Todd Ramsey received an eight figure settlement representing a family of Plaintiffs in a wrongful death lawsuit. The driver of a company vehicle rear-ended a passenger car stopped on the roadway, and Counsel for the Plaintiffs uncovered evidence of distracted driving on the part of the company driver, which led to the significant settlement.

Andy Payne Resolves an 18-Wheeler Rear End Collision

Through Payne Mitchell Ramsey's aggressive investigation, they obtained the truck’s electronic data downloads and GPS breadcrumb reports. This information confirmed that the trucker never slowed, or even hit the brakes, before slamming into stopped traffic on I-20 in Dallas County. The crash killed two people. Payne Mitchell Ramsey obtained a favorable confidential settlement for the families.

Andy Payne Resolves Cotton Gin Defect Case

Andy Payne obtained a significant confidential settlement after our client suffered an injury resulting in amputation due to a defective product used in a cotton gin. 

Jim Mitchell Settles Case Against a Rehabilitation Hospital

Jim settled a case against a rehabilitation hospital for a confidential amount for nurses failing to report a patient fall in a rehab facility and failing to monitor the patient’s status, resulting in her becoming paralyzed. Jim successfully negotiated a settlement with the hospital.

Andy Payne Obtains Multi-Million Dollar Settlement in Construction Defect Case

Andy Payne obtained a multi-million dollar settlement in a tragic road construction defect case. Faced with challenging liability facts, Andy’s team worked tirelessly with co-counsel and experts to develop a compelling liability case. After exhaustive discovery, we were able to finally get justice for a special family.

Todd Ramsey and Andy Payne Receive 8.5 Million Dollar Settlement in Dallas County

Todd Ramsey and Andy Payne worked closely with referring counsel and obtained an $8.5 million dollar settlement in a vehicle collision case on the verge of a Dallas County trial. To obtain the result, the team worked through complex and disputed coverage issues. We are proud of our clients for letting us fight for this result.

Andy Payne Settles Negligence Case for $4 Million

Andy Payne settled a negligence case involving injuries incurred as a result of the negligent operation of a golf cart for over $4,000,000.

Todd Ramsey Settles Legionnaires Disease Cases against National Hotel Chain

Todd Ramsey helped five clients settle Legionnaires Disease cases against a national hotel chain and its franchisor without filing suit. His clients suffered serious injuries after being exposed to Legionella bacteria in the hotel’s hot tub.

Todd Ramsey Settles Rental Car Crash for Maximum Insurance Limits of Over $1 Million

A mother had flown in from out of the country to see her son graduate from engineering school. On the way from the airport, the rental car that the mother and son were riding in was struck. After an investigation, it was uncovered that a supplemental rental insurance policy covered the crash and Todd was able to settle the case for over $1Million, the maximum amount of available insurance.

Cameron Salehi Receives Significant Settlement in Commercial Vehicle Collision Case

Cameron Salehi settled a commercial vehicle collision case for a significant confidential sum. Cameron worked tirelessly to build a compelling damage model that was essential for this significant result.

Andy Payne Settles a Pharmacy Malpractice Case

A national chain pharmacy gave a mind-altering drug to a teenager who was supposed to receive acne medicine. The mis-filled prescription placed the teenager in ICU for an extended and scary hospital stay. The case was resolved for a confidential sum and our client’s efforts changed the way this pharmacy operates so we are all safer.

Jim Mitchell handles defective transmission case

Jim Mitchell sued a major auto manufacturer for a transmission that inadvertently shifted from park to reverse. This malfunction resulted in the death of our client when the vehichle reversed and ran over her. Jim was able to prove through a scientific recreation that the gearshift was defectively designed. This work resulted in a confidential resolution for the family of the victim.

Andy Payne Receives $1 Million Settlement in Product Defect Case

Andy Payne settled a case for $1 million policy limits after a homeowner sustained serious and permanent injuries due to a faulty product exploding. This settlement is in addition to claims against the product manufacturer.

Todd Ramsey Settles Three Cases Involving Heavy Warehouse Equipment

Todd Ramsey recently settled three cases for clients involving heavy warehouse equipment, including two forklifts and an electric tugger. One case was a wrongful death, and the other two involved serious orthopedic injuries.

Andy Payne Handles a Canadian Plant Explosion Case

When executives of a major company were seriously burned in a plant explosion, they hired Payne Mitchell Ramsey. We were able to reconstruct the reason and extent of the explosion, which included poor decisions to save money, but with increase health risks. Andy Payne received a significant confidential settlement for his clients and shut down a dangerous plant in the process.

Andy Payne Obtains Multi-Million Dollar Settlement in Guardrail Case

Andy Payne obtained a multi-million dollar settlement regarding a guardrail that was incorrectly installed by a highway contractor. The installation failed to comply with the Department of Transportation requirements and the manufacturer’s recommendations regarding installation.

Andy Payne Resolves Golf Course Negligence Case

Andy Payne obtained a significant confidential settlement from a golf course management company related to its failure to properly maintain the brakes on its golf carts.

Andy Payne and Todd Ramsey Settle Multi-Million Dollar Dram Shop Case

A well-known restaurant and bar overserved a large table with bottle service that prevented the server from monitoring the alcohol comsumed by its customers. One of the customers left the restaurant in an obviously intoxicated condition and was immediately involved in a crash that sadly killed a husband and father. We were honored to represent his family.

Todd Ramsey Settles Three Work Injury Cases

Todd Ramsey recently settled three separate cases against employers who did not carry worker’s compensation coverage. One case was resolved after arbitration and the other two cases settled during the arbitration process.

Jim Mitchell settles case regarding a defective parking garage arm

Jim's client was struck by a parking lot entry arm resulting in a serious brain injury. Jim was able to prove that the device was defective in its design and obtained a confidential settlement with the operator of the parking lot.

Jim Mitchell Settles Defective Trailer Hitch Case

While moving a boat with a tractor, a man was tragically killed when the defective trailer hitch failed to couple. The hitch was advertised as self-latching, which created a false sense of security for the user, as the company who designed this hitch failed to warn of its hazards. After thorough investigation, Jim Mitchell also found that the hitch manufacturer did not perform proper tests to foresee potential misuses and accidents, such as the one in this case. Jim’s efforts resulted in a confidential settlement.

Todd Ramsey and Andy Payne Settle Legionnaires Disease Case

After being exposed to Legionella bacteria, a man developed Legionnaire’s Disease and suffered serious and permanent injuries. After uncovering information about other exposures and victims, Andy and Todd were able to negotiate a significant settlement without filing suit.

Andy Payne Settles Road Construction Defect Case For $5.5 Million

Andy Payne obtained a $5.5 million settlement for a road construction defect case involving a road contractor who created dangerously uneven lanes in the paving process without providing the appropriate warning to motorists. The case was litigated in a difficult venue that bars any recovery with a finding of even 1% fault on the plaintiff. Our team was particularly proud of this result in light of the extremely difficult legal challenges.

Andy Payne and Todd Ramsey Settle Tow Truck Crash for $1 Million

A man was killed when the tow truck he was riding in crashed into a guard rail. After an investigation, it was uncovered that commercial automobile policy covered the crash and Todd and Andy were able to settle the case for the maximum amount of available insurance.

Jim Mitchell and Todd Ramsey Settle Product Liability Case Involving Defective Bicycle

Jim Mitchell and Todd Ramsey represented a mother who suffered a brain injury and jaw injuries after the front wheel on her bicycle came off while mountain biking in New Mexico. Jim and Todd made product liability allegations against the bicycle manufacturer and component part manufacturers. Through their hard work, they were able to negotiate a significant confidential settlement for their client.

Andy Payne Resolves an Apartment Drowning Case

Apartments are required to have gates with latching. There is one purpose for this requirement—preventing children from drowning. Payne Mitchell Ramsey was able to prove that the apartment in question had inoperable latches. Moreover, Payne Mitchell Ramsey showed that the apartment tried to hide the fact and destroyed evidence. By uncovering these actions, we were able to settle our client's case for a substantial sum. The case also resulted in the apartment management company rewriting their policies regarding replacement of bad latches at numerous properties.

Jim Mitchell and Todd Ramsey Settle Wrongful Death and Injury Case Against Car Dealership

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Andy Payne Settles Commercial Vehicle Case for $5.3 Million

Andy Payne obtained a combined $5.3 million dollar settlement from a commercial vehicle driver and the manufacturer of our clients’ car in a case involving a serious rear end collision and seat back failure.

Todd Ramsey Settles Case for Injured Cyclist

A cyclist out for a training ride was seriously injured when a careless driver hit him. He sustained significant shoulder injuries requiring surgery, and he had a considerable lost wage claim. Todd was able to obtain a confidential settlement without filing suit.

Andy Payne Obtains Eight Figure Settlement in Air Conditioning Explosion Case

Andy Payne obtained an eight-figure settlement for a client who suffered serious burns due to a miswired air conditioning system he was a servicing. The miswired unit resulted in an avoidable explosion and fire that seriously injured our client.

Jim Mitchell Settles Case Against Home Health Care Company

Jim Mitchell settled a case against a home health care company in Fort Worth, Texas for the death of an elderly man undergoing home physical therapy. After being discharged from the hospital, the man was undergoing physical therapy (PT) with a Fort Worth home health care company when he fell striking his head. The patient was using PT equipment set up by the company when he fell. The home health employee was not monitoring the man at the time of the fall. The case was settled for a confidential amount

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Andy Payne and Todd Ramsey Settle an 18-Wheeler Case Where Driver Was On Drugs

In a tragic case, the driver of this 18-wheeler had a history of drug abuse. His history was methodically covered up when his actions resulted in the tragic multiple fatality wreck. Payne Mitchell Ramsey’s investigation revealed the cover up. Evidence at the scene demonstrated that the driver was passed out on drugs when he crashed into oncoming traffic. Payne Mitchell Ramsey’s efforts resulted in a huge confidential settlement.

Andy Payne Receives Significant Settlement In Faulty Guardrail Case

Andy Payne obtained a significant confidential settlement from a guardrail manufacturer. The case involved a death that occurred when a guard rail system failed to work as designed, resulting in the guardrail spearing our client’s vehicle.

Todd Ramsey Settles Truck Wreck Case Involving Trash Truck

Todd Ramsey represented a teenage driver who was seriously injured when a trash truck made a left hand turn in front of her. She suffered severe, crippling leg injuries as a result of the impact. Through his hard work, Todd was able to negotiate a significant confidential settlement for his client.

Jim Mitchell Settles Case with Neurosurgeon After Surgery Mishap

Jim Mitchell settled a case against a local neurosurgeon who operated on the wrong level of his patient’s spine. This costly mistake required the need for corrective surgery and resulted in permanent disability for our client. The case settled for a confidential amount.

Andy Payne and Todd Ramsey Settle a Modern Day Ford Pinto Case

Most vehicles now have their gas tanks mounted between the axles so they are safe in collisions. Unfortunately, there are still a few models that have the defective design of placing the fuel tank behind the rear axle near the back bumper. In this position, the gas tank literally becomes a bomb when the vehicle is rear-ended. Payne Mitchell Ramsey resolved the second of three cases involving this terrible design. We hope our clients’ collective efforts will convince all automobile manufactures to abandon this dangerous design. We will continue to fight until they do.

Jim Mitchell Settles with Assisted Living Facility Over Resident Death

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Andy Payne Handles an Avalanche Case Against a Major Ski Resort

Skiers pay resorts to make decisions regarding when it is safe to open ski runs. In this case, the resort placed profits ahead of their customers’ safety. Fortunately, Payne Mitchell Ramsey was able to show that the resort was under pressure to open the mountain even though there was overwhelming evidence that it was extremely dangerous to do so. Ultimately, their bad decisions killed a father and husband. This brave family’s actions to take on an industry has changed business as usual for the ski resorts. As a result, we are all safer.

Todd Ramsey Settles Medical Malpractice Case Against Major Local Hospital

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Andy Payne Obtains Significant Award in 18-Wheeler Case

The father of a young family was killed when an 18-wheeler crossed the centerline on a rural country road. The driver of the 18-wheeler was headed to an oil well. The evidence on the scene demonstrated that the 18-wheeler was traveling too fast and was occupying both lanes of traffic. The award will take care of the family financially, but can never replace a dad.

Jim Mitchell Settles With Adult Daycare Over Wrongful Death

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Todd Ramsey Settles Drowning Case

Todd Ramsey represented an Arizona mother whose 4 year old son drowned while at a horse farm in McKinney, Texas. The insurance company for the property owner initially denied coverage for the drowning. A settlement was reached after the trial court ruled that the insurance company was legally obligated to provide insurance coverage for the drowning. 

Jim Mitchell Settles a Case Involving a Medication Mishap

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Andy Payne Settles a Case Involving an 18-Wheeler Servicing Oilfields

Oil companies work 24 hours a day, and often push their employees to work hours that make them a danger to everyone on the roadway. In this case, Payne Mitchell Ramsey was able to show that an oil company allowed its worker to drive an 18-wheeler despite little sleep. Not surprisingly, the driver fell asleep and crossed the center line, killing the occupants of an oncoming vehicle. The case settled shortly after jury selection began for a large settlement and a change in company policy.

Andy Payne and Todd Ramsey Show Defective Brakes Cause Crash

In a highly complex case, Payne Mitchell Ramsey hired a team of experts to investigate a major incident at a well-known racing venue. Our efforts proved that poor maintenance resulted in the catastrophic failure of brakes leading to an avoidable crash. These efforts led to a significant settlement on the eve of the jury trial.

Jim Mitchell Settles a Case of Texting While Driving Against a Corporate Defendant

Shawna Jones was severely injured when the vehicle she was driving was involved in an accident caused by a cable company’s driver who was not paying attention to the road. The cable company driver was texting while driving causing him to be inattentive and cause of the wreck. The case received national attention by leading experts in the field on texting while driving and resulted in corporate policy changes on behalf of the cable company regarding monitoring of drivers and their use of mobile devices.

Andy Payne Settles an Explosion Case

Rather than properly and safely disposing of chemicals, the defendant sold steel drums that still contained volatile substances. These drums were sold for use as trash barrels to the public, who had no knowledge that they still may contain dangerous residue. Payne Mitchell Ramsey’s client was injured when one of these drums violently exploded. We were able to track the defendant’s shortcuts and the case settled shortly after Payne Mitchell Ramsey was able to prove the bad conduct was clear.

Todd Ramsey Settles a Claim Against a Large Scaffolding Company

Todd Ramsey represented an individual who fell 40 feet from defective scaffolding at a Campbell Soup plant. Todd Ramsey was able to prove that the scaffolding was assembled in an unsafe and defective way and should never have been released for use. Through his hard work, Todd was able to obtain a significant confidential settlement.

Andy Payne Resolves Defect Vehicle Seat Case

Like seatbelts, the seat is an important part of restraining passengers in a crash. In this case, defects in the seat allowed the occupant to slide under the restraint and break her neck. As a result, Payne Mitchell Ramsey's client was rendered a quadriplegic. Payne Mitchell Ramsey showed that the major vehicle manufacturer used cheap defective seats for rear seat passengers in order to save money. Our efforts resulted in a substantial confidential settlement.

Jim Mitchell and Andy Payne Settle a Hospital Overdose Case

Jim and Andy settle case against Paris Regional Hospital for a confidential amount, after nurses administered excessive amounts of medications causing the plaintiff to suffer serious brain injury and paralysis. What was supposed to be a routine sleep apnea surgery ended in tragedy, as our client was rendered quadriplegic as a result of the nursing error.  Jim and Andy successfully negotiated a substantial settlement with the hospital.

Todd Ramsey Settles a Wrongful Death Case Against Waste Management

Todd Ramsey represented a man who was killed at a Waste Management dump when he fell from a ledge that had no protective barriers or warnings. The company has now implemented safeguards which would have prevented this accident and paid a significant confidential sum.

Jim Mitchell Settles Defective Helmet Case

Jim Mitchell settles his fifth case involving a brain injury suffered in a defective helmet case during a sporting event. The Plaintiff was rendered quadriplegic as a result of a brain injury suffered in a sporting event as a result of a defective helmet. The case resulted in a large confidential settlement on behalf of the Plaintiff.

Andy Payne Settles a Roof Crush Case

Many vehicles are manufactured with roofs that aren’t strong enough to hold up under the forces of foreseeable collisions. When the roof fails, the occupants are almost always injured. In this case, Payne Mitchell Ramsey tested the subject vehicle and demonstrated the weakness of the roof structures. We were able to resolve the case for a large confidential settlement.

Todd Ramsey Settles Drowning Case

Todd Ramsey represented an Arizona mother whose 4 year old son drowned while at a horse farm in McKinney, Texas.  The insurance company for the property owner initially denied coverage for the drowning.  A settlement was reached after the trial court ruled that the insurance company was legally obligated to provide insurance coverage for the drowning.  

 

Andy Payne Resolves a South Texas 18-Wheeler Case

A trucking company refused to follow Federal Regulations and a driver was working more hours than allowed by Federal law. Payne Mitchell Ramsey’s efforts revealed the outrageous conduct of the trucking company, and our medical team was able to show how that conduct had a huge impact on our clients’ lives. The case settled for a significant confidential sum.

Andy Payne and Todd Ramsey Take on a Major Utility Company With Bad Policies

A utility company’s negligent policies allowed for dangerous conditions to exist when proactive measures could have prevented them from occurring at all. As a result, Payne Mitchell Ramsey’s client’s child suffered a horrific life-changing injury. Payne Mitchell Ramsey fought—hard. And their efforts changed business as usual. Through a substantial settlement, our client will at least not have to worry about money in the future. But sadly will never live a normal life.

Jim Mitchell Settles Defective Drive Shaft Case

Jim Mitchell successfully negotiated a confidential settlement against an automobile dealership in Wyoming that failed to fix a defective drive shaft. The drive shaft resulted in the vehicle inadvertently rolling over and killing a 60 year old man in Wyoming on a hunting trip. The decedent’s grandson was on the hunting trip and witnessed the unfortunate event.

Andy Payne and Todd Ramsey Resolve a Case Regarding an Unstable SUV and Defective Tire

On I-35 between Austin and Dallas, our client’s rear tire shredded off the wheel of her SUV. The tire was notorious for its defects. And unfortunately, once her tire came apart, her SUV became uncontrollable. Payne Mitchell Ramsey proved the defects with the tire, and used the defendant’s own testing to reveal the instability problems with the SUV. Our efforts resulted in a huge confidential settlement.

Jim Mitchell Settles a Defective Tire Case in Montana

Jim Mitchell pursued a case in Montana regarding a tread belt separation that lead to a rollover accident crushing the driver. Allegations included a defect in the front tire, causing the tread to separate from the belt. This lead to the driver losing control of the vehicle, leaving the roadway and rolling over. During the rollover, the defective roof crushed onto the driver, killing him at the scene. Jim represented the decedent’s adult daughter and obtained a substantial confidential settlement with both the tire and vehicle manufacturers.

Jim Mitchell Settles an 18-Wheeler Case

Jim Mitchell successfully negotiated a large confidential settlement against a large transport company.  The defendant’s 18 wheeler driver failed to yield to a motorcycle exiting a highway in Denton County, running over the motorcycle driver and nearly killing the recent college graduate.

Todd Ramsey Settles Oil Rig Injury Case

Todd Ramsey along with co-counsel Collen Clark represented a 23 year old father who was severely injured in an oil rig accident in Nacogdoches County, Texas.  Our client was struck in the head by heavy drilling tongs when a piece of equipment on the oil rig malfunctioned.  He suffered a fractured skull, closed head injury and loss of hearing in one ear.  Through their hard work they were able to settle with several defendants resulting in a significant settlement for the injured worker and his family.

Andy Payne Resolves a Home Fitness Equipment Defect Case

While using home fitness equipment, a defective design caused a violent failure resulting in the equipment crushing Payne Mitchell Ramsey’s client’s face and rendering her blind in one eye. Since the case, the equipment has been recalled by the Consumer Product Safety Commission. We were able to resolve the case for a significant sum and play a part in having the product removed from the market.

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