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Liles Harris Wins 2014 Litigator Award

SEP 02 | 2015

Liles Harris Wins 2014 Litigator Award

Edited by Amy Harris

Liles Harris PLLC. named 2014 Litigator Award Winner. Having been conferred this prestigious National Award, the firm ranks among the Top 1% of all lawyers for: Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Products Liability, Liquor Liability, Personal Injury and Automobile Defect Litigation.

BELLEVUE, WASHINGTON: JUNE 30, 2015 - Liles Harris PLLC a trial law firm located in Corpus Christi, Texas, was awarded the prestigious 2014 Litigator Award™ for extraordinary achievement within the field(s) of Truck Accident, Wrongful Death, Products Liability, Liquor Liability, Personal Injury and Automobile Defect Litigation.

Justly standing as the nations most coveted symbol of “Litigation Achievement”, this unrivaled annual honor recognizes trial lawyers {firms} who have attained extraordinary litigation achievement within one or more of 72 pre-defined “Practice Specialty” categories. Based strictly on “Verdict and/or Settlement” dollar achievement rather than peer popularity, the Litigator Awards™ are perhaps the most rigorous and openly judged trial law rating. Simply being nominated is to be set among the elite of the profession. Those awarded are generally considered among the finest trial lawyers in the nation.

To be Award Eligible, Nominees must prove achievement of litigation “Performance Benchmarks” that includes not less than:

a). Two verified “Verdicts or Settlements” of at-least $1 Million Dollars in any one Practice Specialty category within the preceding 5 year period prior to Nomination*, or

b). One verified “Verdict or Settlement” of at-least $5 Million Dollars in any one Practice Specialty category within the preceding 10 year period prior to Nomination**, or

c). One verified “Verdict or Settlement” of at-least $10 Million Dollars in any one Practice Specialty category within the preceding 20 year period prior to Nomination.

It is a feat achieved by fewer than 1% of all Lawyers, and truly a testament to each Award Recipient’s remarkable performance relative to peers. Of the nearly 1.1 Million lawyers considered, only a select few per State or DMA, will achieve the distinction of being awarded annually in any given Practice Specialty*.

Winning a 2014 Litigator Award? is a “Powerful Endorsement” of superior litigation achievement that provides discerning clientele {as well as referring professionals} with a strong reason to trust their case with an Award Recipient. Moreover, it offers a testament to their remarkable performance relative to peers.

Standing among the Top 1% of all Lawyers, Liles Harris has amassed an enviable record that includes, but is not limited to, the following notable case results:

$122.5 Million - Burn injury verdict resulting from refinery explosion and negligence.

$80 Million - Wrongful death verdict over pickup fuel system defects.

$15.5 Million - Injury verdict following hip implant design defects.

$4.5 Million - Wrongful death of child following failure to maintain safe store-front common area.

$3 Million - Wrongful death settlement resulting from refinery explosion and negligent maintenance practices.

$3 Million - Wrongful death settlement resulting from refinery explosion and negligent maintenance practices.

$5.2 million - Wrongful death and injury settlement resulting from negligent handling of oilfield equipment.

$5 Million - Injury settlement resulting from negligent transportation of oilfield waste materials.

$18 Million - Closed head injury settlement resulting from negligent vehicle operation vehicle accelerator defects.

$5 Million - Wrongful death settlement against negligent driver of vehicle.

$3 Million - Wrongful death settlement resulting from negligent operation of company vehicle.

$5.4 Million - Wrongful death settlement from negligent installment of gas lines and residential equipment.

$5.025 Million - Burn injury settlement resulting from hot water heat maintenance.

$225 Million - Wrongful death verdict against truck manufacturer.

$3.85 Million - Wrongful death settlement against van manufacturer.

$1,.5 Million - Settlement for paraplegic over SUV restraint failure.

$1.5 Million - Settlement for closed head injury (CHI) victim in door latch failure.

$5 Million - Burn injury settlement over fuel system failure.

$3.15 Million - Wrongful death settlement over fuel system failure.

$3 Million - Wrongful death settlement over pickup gas tank design.

$4.325 Million - Multiple wrongful death settlement following tire failure.


To learn more go to: www.LitigatorAwards.com

Media Contact

Amy G. Harris

Litigator Awards™
(800) 992-9049
Info@LitigatorAwards.com

Law Firm Profile

Liles Harris PLLC

500 North Water Street
Suite 800
Corpus Christi, Texas 78401
361-826-0100

kliles@lilesharris.com

ABOUT THE LAWYERS

Kevin W. Liles, Esq.

Kevin W. Liles has been representing plaintiffs in litigation matters for nearly 20 years. He represented clients nationwide directly, and through the referral joint venture attorneys, in matters involving 18 wheeler and commercial vehicle crashes, auto products liability cases, workplace negligence, refinery explosions, liquor law cases, among others. Aggressively pursuing a case from the beginning through trial defines the firm's approach to litigation strategy, and combined with compassionate representation of clients, has lead to success for clients and rewarding and recurring joint venture relationships with referring counsel.

Bryan K. Harris, Esq.

Bryan K. Harris has successfully represented nationwide catastrophically injured clients and their loved ones for over 30 years. His successful trial career -- including his holding a county record verdict in an auto product liability case -- and list of settlements result from a tenacious and thorough preparation of his cases for trial. Because of his experience and the firm's resources, he actively litigates 18 wheeler and commercial vehicle crashes, oil field workplace negligence, dram shop liability cases, and product liability safety defect claims.


NOTABLE CASES

Dangerous Conditions on Premises

$4,500,000.00 Wrongful death of child following failure to maintain safe store-front common area.

Refinery Explosions

$122,500,000.00 Burn injury verdict resulting from refinery explosion and negligence.

$3,000,000.00 Wrongful death settlement resulting from refinery explosion and negligent maintenance practices.

$3,000,000.00 Wrongful death settlement resulting from refinery explosion and negligent maintenance practices.

Workplace Injuries

$5,200,000.00 Wrongful death and injury settlement resulting from negligent handling of oilfield equipment.

$5,000,000.00 Injury settlement resulting from negligent transportation of oilfield waste materials.

Negligent Operation of Motor Vehicles

$18,000,000.00 Closed head injury settlement resulting from negligent vehicle operation vehicle accelerator defects.

$5,000,000.00 Wrongful death settlement against negligent driver of vehicle.

$3,000,000.00 Wrongful death settlement resulting from negligent operation of company vehicle.

Negligent Conduct Resulting in Catastrophic Injury

$5,400,000.00 Wrongful death settlement from negligent installment of gas lines and residential equipment.

$5,025,000.00 Burn injury settlement resulting from hot water heat maintenance.

Tractor Trailer Driver Negligence

$1,500,000.00 Wrongful death settlement resulting from tractor-trailer driver negligence.

$1,015,000.00 Wrongful death and injury settlement as a result of trucker careless driving.

Automobile Product Liability Defect Cases
Door Latch and Vehicle Restraint Defects and Failures

$225,000,000.00 Wrongful death verdict against truck manufacturer.

$3,845,000.00 Wrongful death settlement against van manufacturer.

$1,500,000.00 Settlement for paraplegic over SUV restraint failure.

$1,500,000.00 Settlement for closed head injury (CHI) victim in door latch failure.

Fuel System Defects Resulting in Deaths and Injuries by Fire

$80,000,000.00 Wrongful death verdict over pickup fuel system defects.

$5,000,000.00 Burn injury settlement over fuel system failure.

$3,150,000.00 Wrongful death settlement over fuel system failure.

$3,000,000.00 Wrongful death settlement over pickup gas tank design.

Tire Failures Resulting in Rollover Deaths and Injuries

$4,325,000.00 Multiple wrongful death settlement following tire failure.

$3,400,000.00 Wrongful death and injury settlement following SUV rollover and tire failure.

Medical Device Product Liability Defect Cases

$15,500,000.00 Injury verdict following hip implant design defects.

Commercial Litigation

$20,000,000.00 Business damages resulting from contractual dispute.


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