Areas of Practice
Martin|Walton specializes in complex litigation. The firm has handled and tried contract disputes, product liability, real estate disputes and trade secret business litigation.
For more than 35 years, Martin|Walton has forged new ground in product liability against safety equipment companies who manufactured defective respirators and/or equipment. Most occupational lung injuries are latent injury cases, which means the equipment causing the injury was used by a worker decades ago. Our firm possesses a nationally respected library of resources on these products and liability theories. The firm has represented hundreds of victims suffering from occupational lung diseases such as silicosis, asbestos related cancers and chemical lung injury. Here are a few of the firms results over the years: (note that the below results were based on contingency fee services with a 40% attorney fee)
$7.5 Million Dollar Verdict, Harris County, Texas for occupational skin cancer caused by exposure to xylene.
$8.3 Million Dollar product liability settlement, Los Angeles County, California for silicosis.
$6.5 Million Dollar Settlement, Washington D.C. for product liability settlement for asbestos related lung cancer.
$3.3 Million Dollar Settlement, Orange County, California for product liability settlement for silicosis.
$1.8 Million Dollar Settlement, Brazoria County, Texas for premises liability settlement for acute silicosis.
$3.3 Million Dollar Settlement, Harris County, Texas for premises liability settlement for complicated silicosis.
$1 Million Dollar Settlement, Harris County, Texas for premises liability electrocution death.
$3.5 Million Dollar Settlement, Harris County, for premises liability, lung cancer death.
$1.5 Million Dollar Settlement, Harris County, for premises liability, silicosis death.