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August 3, 2021

Back To School Safe Driving Tips

Millions of children will soon return to school, so drivers must be very cautious. According to the Texas Department of Transportation, in 2019, there were over 700 reported traffic crashes in Texas school zones. 
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July 21, 2021

Chemical Leak at Dow Chemical Company Leads to Evacuation Order

First responders are onsite assisting with the emergency. The order instructed residents in the area of La Porte east of Bay Area Boulevard to shelter in place.
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July 18, 2021

Dozens Injured at Hurricane Harbor Splashtown

More than 30 people including children were transported to area hospitals following a chemical leak.  The number of people affected continues to climb.
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July 7, 2021

Court Finds U.S. Government Responsible For Allowing Sutherland Springs Gunman to Purchase Firearms

Hilliard Martinez Gonzales LLP and Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys represent Ryland Ward, a 5-year-old boy, who sustained life-altering injuries in the shooting, as well as his mother, Chancie McMahan.
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May 13, 2021

ROBERT C. HILLIARD OF HILLIARD OF MARTINEZ GONZALES RECEIVES CORPUS CHRISTI’S INAUGURAL “LAWYER OF THE YEAR” AWARD

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  May 13, 2021   ROBERT C. HILLIARD OF HILLIARD OF MARTINEZ GONZALES RECEIVES CORPUS CHRISTI’S INAUGURAL “LAWYER OF THE YEAR” AWARD   Corpus Christi, TX – May 13, 2021 On May 12, 2021, the Corpus Christi Bar Association (CCBA) named Robert C. Hilliard “Lawyer of the Year” for his relentless pursuit of justice. Hilliard, owner and founder of Hilliard Martinez Gonzales, LLP, has spent nearly 40 years practicing law in Corpus Christi, dedicating his life and career to standing up for others no matter the odds or the backlash, and is often the first to speak when others are silent. The Law Day event hosted by the CCBA at the Solomon P. Ortiz Center, featured keynote speaker and renowned civil rights attorney Ben Crump.  Hilliard introduced Mr.…
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March 29, 2021

Do You Have Traumatic Brain Injury Questions?

March is TBI month (Traumatic Brain Injury), a month dedicated to raising awareness about this often misunderstood and undiagnosed condition that affects thousands of people each year. According to the CDC, roughly 150 Americans die each day due to TBI-related injuries. What is a Traumatic Brain Injury? A TBI is an injury that occurs due to a sudden sharp blow or jolt to the head. The impact of the collision causes damage to the brain tissue. Is a Traumatic Brain Injury the same as a concussion? A concussion is a type of TBI that typically involves the loss of consciousness. How do Traumatic Brain Injuries occur? TBIs occur in a wide variety of circumstances, including sports injuries, car accidents, falls, and assaults. What are the warning signs of a Traumatic…
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March 15, 2021

Attorney Michael Richardson of Hillard Martinez Gonzales LLP Sues CenterPoint Energy Inc. on behalf of 28 Apartment Complexes for Storm Damage

Corpus Christi, TX —March 12, 2021—Attorney Michael Richardson of Hilliard Martinez Gonzales LLP has sued CenterPoint Energy Inc. on behalf of 28 apartment complexes for damages that occurred following the deadly winter storm and freezing temperatures that took place on February 12, 2021 through February 16, 2021.  Due to widespread power outages, the complexes sustained substantial destruction including burst pipes and water damage.  As such, plaintiff apartment complexes, which contain 8456 units housing thousands of residents, sustained significant harm. Despite publicly commenting that CenterPoint would engage in controlled “rolling outages,” the company allegedly failed to address the power failure in a reasonable and neutral manner.  Moreover, had the rotating outages lasted just “15 minutes to more than an hour,” as represented in CenterPoint’s own press release, the resulting damage could…
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February 12, 2021

Fatal I-35 Multi-Vehicle Crash Under Investigation   

A deadly crash on the I-35 W has taken the lives of at least 5 people. CBSDFW.Com reports that the freezing rain and sleet created hazardous conditions in North Texas, near Fort Worth.  The treacherous weather conditions led to the massive automobile crash that occurred around 6:30 a.m. on February 11th. Upwards of 100 motor vehicles were involved, with many drivers and passengers trapped in their vehicles as they waited for assistance from rescue crews. Along with multiple deaths, dozens of people sustained serious personal injuries in the pileup. In a statement via twitter, Texas State Rep. Ramon Romero Jr. has indicated that he’s looking for answers into the factors that caused such a massive traffic accident, noting “We are hearing reports that the North Tarrant Express…was neither salted nor…
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January 26, 2021

Catherine Hilliard Named to Elmiron Product Liability Litigation Plaintiff Steering Committee 

Described as just and efficient.
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January 11, 2021

Diplomats, Family Push for Release of Detained ‘Hotel Rwanda’ Hero

On Christmas morning, a little before 8 a.m., Anaise Kanimba will be clutching a cup of tea in the kitchen of a borrowed Washington home she now shares with her mother, staring at her cellphone and waiting for her father to call from a Rwandan jail.
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December 17, 2020

Bank Robbers Have Getaway Cars, Paul Rusesabagina’s Kidnappers Had GainJet

Illegally Extradited and Jailed
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December 14, 2020

Merry Christmas From Santa Claus

Put on by Blanche Moore students, families, teachers and faculty.
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December 5, 2020

Numerous Injuries Reported Following Tank Fire at Magellan Plant In Corpus Christi, TX

The blast occurred early Saturday morning, and has now been extinguished.
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December 1, 2020

HMG Law Firm sponsored Thanksgiving for the Mother Teresa Men’s Transitional Home

Opened in 2012 and has been serving and assisting local men to break the cycle of homelessness
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November 18, 2020

Family files wrongful death suit after FedEx Hub worker dies on the job

Duntate suffered fatal injuries when he was struck by a cargo container door
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November 16, 2020

Attorneys File Wrongful Death Suit On Behalf of the Family of Duntate Damar Young

Last week, attorneys for the family of Duntate Damar Young filed a wrongful death lawsuit against FedEx Corporation and Satco, Inc.
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October 2, 2020

United States Charged with Human Rights Abuses for Border Patrol Slayings

Petition filed with the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights
baseball in the dirtHMG LawPress
September 4, 2020

Hilliard Martinez Gonzales LLP Reports Astros Lose Motions In Court–Judge Says Ticket-Holder Class Action For Astros’ Cheating To Proceed

Astros fraudulently securing the World Championship title
country churchHMG LawPress
August 25, 2020

Feds Say They Couldn’t Foresee Mass Shooting By Ex-Airman

Alleged failure to report criminal information about Devin Patrick Kelley to the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s background check system.
horse incidentHMG LawPress
August 19, 2020

Bob Hilliard Comments on Woman Hit by HPD Mounted Patrol Officer During George Floyd Protest

Before the incident the energy was amazing,” Sanchez said.
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June 25, 2020

KRIS News Sopanha Anderson & Rule.23

Sopanha Anderson is an attorney who works for us at HMG Law Firm and she is the 1st Military Spouse in Texas to utilize Rule.23
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June 24, 2020

First Ever Military Spouse In Texas To Utilize New Rule.23 For Admission To The Bar Of Texas

Sopanha Anderson was the first military spouse in Texas to utilize a new rule for the Admission to the Bar of Texas which is Rule.23.
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June 16, 2020

JOHN B. MARTINEZ ELECTED INTO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR THE COASTAL BEND COMMUNITY FOUNDATION FOR 2020

HMG Law Firm is very proud to say that one of our very own has been elected into the board of directors for the Coastal Bend Community Foundation for 2020. 
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June 8, 2020

Local Clients Have Settlement Deal With Company That Makes Roundup Weed Killer

Bob Hilliard represents 35 local clients who are about to be part of a huge settlement deal with Monsanto.
Coastal Bend Food BankCommunityHMG Law
May 27, 2020

Coastal Bend Food Bank Donation

It is well-publicized that many Americans have not only suffered financial hardship in the last 3-4 months, but due to the Covid-19 outbreak, many Americans have lost their source of income.
Angel Tree Gift Donations At Crockett ElementaryCommunityHMG Law
December 19, 2019

Angel Tree Gift Donations At Crockett Elementary

All 20 children got personalized Santa bags filled with clothes, shoes, and lots of toys. 
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December 17, 2019

The South Texas Botanical Gardens & Nature Center Benefit

That is why we were proud to sponsor a table for the benefit. 
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December 17, 2019

Reception fundraiser in support of our friend Brandy Voss

David Bright, Catherine & Bob Hilliard, John Martinez, Rudy Gonzales, Jr., Gary Ramirez, Craig Smith, Kathy Snapka and Liles White PLLC Host a Reception Fundraiser in Support of Brandy Voss.
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December 18, 2019

Trucking Co. To Pay $18m over Employee’s Fatal Roof Fall

A Texas jury on Wednesday awarded $18 million — including $10 million in punitive damages
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December 16, 2019

San Patricio Jury Awards $18 Million to Widow

unanimous verdict awarding $18 million in damages, including $10 million in punitive damages to the widow of Juan Perez
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December 10, 2019

Hilliard Gives Keynote Speech for St. Mary’s University

Watch Hilliard’s full speech below to hear the inspiring stories behind his advice.
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December 10, 2019

NBC News Coverage of Bob Hilliard’s Lawsuit

Mr. Thomas was unarmed and experiencing a “mental crisis” when the officer fired the fatal shot.
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December 10, 2019

TOYOTA TRIES AND FAILS TO HAVE AWARD OVERTURNED

The accident also sent a man to prison for nearly three years for a crime he did not commit.
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December 9, 2019

THE DOCKET LAW MAGAZINE COVER STORY: HMG LAW FIRM- TEXAS TRIAL ATTORNEYS

Bob Hilliard, founding partner of HMG, built his firm out of a fierce interest in justice and his own deep affinity for protecting the helpless.
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December 10, 2019

Texas Woman Driving GM Recalled Car Cleared

Candice Anderson has lived with this wrongful conviction for too long, Anderson's attorney Bob Hilliard said.
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December 10, 2019

Response To The Firing of Deputy Cameron Brewer

The acknowledgement that this officer violated use of force policy when he killed a non-threatening innocent man who was mentally ill and who was committing no crime will enrage a Harris County jury.
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December 10, 2019

GM RECALL: GM COMPENSATION FUND ANNOUNCES FIRST CLAIMS

Out off the 445 claims have received only 31 have been deemed eligible.
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December 10, 2019

GM RECALL | VIDEO COLLECTION

GM is recalling more than 1.6 million cars, including the Chevy Cobalt, Pontiac Solstice and Saturn Ion.
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December 10, 2019

GM COMPENSATION FUND ANNOUNCES FIRST CLAIMS

While GM linked 13 deaths to the Defective Ignition Switch the GM Compensation Fund has deemed 19 deaths as eligible.
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December 10, 2019

CHECK OUT THE FIRST OFFICE OF THE HILLIARD LAW FIRM

This grand historic home is located in the charming East Texas town of Newton.
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December 10, 2019

JOSLYN DOIRON INTERVIEWS BOB HILLIARD ON THE COASTAL LIVING SHOW

Watch as Joslyn Doiron interviews prominent local attorney, Bob Hilliard
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December 10, 2019

TEXAS ATTORNEY BOB HILLIARD WILL SPEAK ON WEBINAR: ZANTAC – THE CANCER WITHIN

the reality of the dangers Zantac poses, and the trustworthiness of recent FDA safety assurances.
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December 10, 2019

FOUNDING PARTNER BOB HILLIARD GIVES KEYNOTE SPEECH AT NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY INDUCTION CEREMONY

To be eligible for membership, students must exhibit exemplary performance in four categories: scholarship, service, leadership and character to be considered for membership, which are based on the four pillars of NHS.
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December 10, 2019

SUPREME COURT WEIGHS WHETHER MEXICAN FAMILY CAN SUE IN US

The high court heard arguments in a 2010 case where Border Patrol Agent Jesus Mesa Jr. fired into Mexico
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December 10, 2019

LOCAL ATTORNEY BOB HILLIARD ARGUES BEFORE SCOTUS WITH JOE GAZIN ON KIII NEWS

The Supreme Court of the United States will determine if a Mexican citizen standing in Mexico has protections against being wrongly shot by a border patrol agent standing in the United States.
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December 10, 2019

BORDER PATROL SHOOTING CASE: SCOTUS TO DECIDE IF FEDERAL OFFICIALS CAN BE HELD ACCOUNTABLE

Innocent Mexican citizens have been killed and their families have had no recourse through the court system to seek justice.
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December 10, 2019

HAPPY VETERANS DAY

AMERICA IS HOPE. SHE IS EXCELLENCE. SHE IS VALOR.
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December 10, 2019

DEMANDAN A PATRULLA FRONTERIZA POR MUERTE DE MEXICANO

Fue asesinado a sangre fri­a cuando se encontraba junto con su familia en una carne asada
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December 10, 2019

ALEX HILLIARD’S ANNUAL LITIQUEST CONFERENCE PANEL

HMG attorney Alex Hilliard is set to speak at the annual LitiQuest Conference on leveraging technology to stay on top in today’s fast-paced legal landscape.
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December 10, 2019

RECEPTION FUNDRAISER FOR BRANDY VOSS

We'd like to thank everyone for attending the reception fundraiser for our good friend, Brand Voss. She makes running for Texas Supreme Court, Place 7 look easy!
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August 3, 2021

Back To School Safe Driving Tips

Millions of children will soon return to school, so drivers must be very cautious. According to the Texas Department of Transportation, in 2019, there were over 700 reported traffic crashes in Texas school zones. 
vehicle wreckCommunityHMG Law
February 12, 2021

Fatal I-35 Multi-Vehicle Crash Under Investigation   

A deadly crash on the I-35 W has taken the lives of at least 5 people. CBSDFW.Com reports that the freezing rain and sleet created hazardous conditions in North Texas, near Fort Worth.  The treacherous weather conditions led to the massive automobile crash that occurred around 6:30 a.m. on February 11th. Upwards of 100 motor vehicles were involved, with many drivers and passengers trapped in their vehicles as they waited for assistance from rescue crews. Along with multiple deaths, dozens of people sustained serious personal injuries in the pileup. In a statement via twitter, Texas State Rep. Ramon Romero Jr. has indicated that he’s looking for answers into the factors that caused such a massive traffic accident, noting “We are hearing reports that the North Tarrant Express…was neither salted nor…
santa sleigh with reindeerCommunityHMG Law
December 14, 2020

Merry Christmas From Santa Claus

Put on by Blanche Moore students, families, teachers and faculty.
refinery plantBlogCommunityHMG Law
December 5, 2020

Numerous Injuries Reported Following Tank Fire at Magellan Plant In Corpus Christi, TX

The blast occurred early Saturday morning, and has now been extinguished.
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December 1, 2020

HMG Law Firm sponsored Thanksgiving for the Mother Teresa Men’s Transitional Home

Opened in 2012 and has been serving and assisting local men to break the cycle of homelessness
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July 6, 2020

Report: NFL Considers Requiring Fans to Sign COVID-19 Liability Waivers to Attend Games

As COVID-19 cases spike among pro and college athletes nationwide, the NFL is considering making fans who attend games this season sign liability waivers protecting teams from coronavirus-related lawsuits, according to Daniel Kaplan of The Athletic. The proposal is likely to be sent to teams next week, along with an array of other best practices for re-opening stadiums during the pandemic. An anonymous source familiar with the league's plans told Kaplan the forms would likely be electronic. How ironclad the waivers would be in protecting teams from potential legal action is up for debate. Attorney Bob Hilliard, who's sued MLB on behalf of fans hit by foul balls and spoke to Kaplan on the matter, questions how ironclad the waivers would end up being in court. “Strange things about waivers…they…
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June 16, 2020

JOHN B. MARTINEZ ELECTED INTO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR THE COASTAL BEND COMMUNITY FOUNDATION FOR 2020

HMG Law Firm is very proud to say that one of our very own has been elected into the board of directors for the Coastal Bend Community Foundation for 2020. 
Coastal Bend Food BankCommunityHMG Law
May 27, 2020

Coastal Bend Food Bank Donation

It is well-publicized that many Americans have not only suffered financial hardship in the last 3-4 months, but due to the Covid-19 outbreak, many Americans have lost their source of income.
Angel Tree Gift Donations At Crockett ElementaryCommunityHMG Law
December 19, 2019

Angel Tree Gift Donations At Crockett Elementary

All 20 children got personalized Santa bags filled with clothes, shoes, and lots of toys. 
south texas botanical gardens benefitCommunityHMG Law
December 17, 2019

The South Texas Botanical Gardens & Nature Center Benefit

That is why we were proud to sponsor a table for the benefit. 
support brandy vossCommunityHMG Law
December 17, 2019

Reception fundraiser in support of our friend Brandy Voss

David Bright, Catherine & Bob Hilliard, John Martinez, Rudy Gonzales, Jr., Gary Ramirez, Craig Smith, Kathy Snapka and Liles White PLLC Host a Reception Fundraiser in Support of Brandy Voss.
bob giving speechCommunityHMG LawPress
December 10, 2019

FOUNDING PARTNER BOB HILLIARD GIVES KEYNOTE SPEECH AT NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY INDUCTION CEREMONY

To be eligible for membership, students must exhibit exemplary performance in four categories: scholarship, service, leadership and character to be considered for membership, which are based on the four pillars of NHS.
border patrolEn EspanolHMG Law
December 10, 2019

DEMANDAN A PATRULLA FRONTERIZA POR MUERTE DE MEXICANO

Fue asesinado a sangre fri­a cuando se encontraba junto con su familia en una carne asada
gm signGM Video ArchiveHMG Law
December 10, 2019

GM RECALL: GM COMPENSATION FUND ANNOUNCES FIRST CLAIMS

Out off the 445 claims have received only 31 have been deemed eligible.
gm buildingGM Video ArchiveHMG Law
December 10, 2019

GM RECALL | VIDEO COLLECTION

GM is recalling more than 1.6 million cars, including the Chevy Cobalt, Pontiac Solstice and Saturn Ion.
gm sign on buildingGM Video ArchiveHMG Law
December 10, 2019

GM COMPENSATION FUND ANNOUNCES FIRST CLAIMS

While GM linked 13 deaths to the Defective Ignition Switch the GM Compensation Fund has deemed 19 deaths as eligible.
crossesHMG LawPress
July 7, 2021

Court Finds U.S. Government Responsible For Allowing Sutherland Springs Gunman to Purchase Firearms

Hilliard Martinez Gonzales LLP and Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys represent Ryland Ward, a 5-year-old boy, who sustained life-altering injuries in the shooting, as well as his mother, Chancie McMahan.
Bob Hilliard and Ben Crump walking down the stairsHMG LawPress
May 13, 2021

ROBERT C. HILLIARD OF HILLIARD OF MARTINEZ GONZALES RECEIVES CORPUS CHRISTI’S INAUGURAL “LAWYER OF THE YEAR” AWARD

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  May 13, 2021   ROBERT C. HILLIARD OF HILLIARD OF MARTINEZ GONZALES RECEIVES CORPUS CHRISTI’S INAUGURAL “LAWYER OF THE YEAR” AWARD   Corpus Christi, TX – May 13, 2021 On May 12, 2021, the Corpus Christi Bar Association (CCBA) named Robert C. Hilliard “Lawyer of the Year” for his relentless pursuit of justice. Hilliard, owner and founder of Hilliard Martinez Gonzales, LLP, has spent nearly 40 years practicing law in Corpus Christi, dedicating his life and career to standing up for others no matter the odds or the backlash, and is often the first to speak when others are silent. The Law Day event hosted by the CCBA at the Solomon P. Ortiz Center, featured keynote speaker and renowned civil rights attorney Ben Crump.  Hilliard introduced Mr.…
snowy apartment complexHMG LawPress
March 15, 2021

Attorney Michael Richardson of Hillard Martinez Gonzales LLP Sues CenterPoint Energy Inc. on behalf of 28 Apartment Complexes for Storm Damage

Corpus Christi, TX —March 12, 2021—Attorney Michael Richardson of Hilliard Martinez Gonzales LLP has sued CenterPoint Energy Inc. on behalf of 28 apartment complexes for damages that occurred following the deadly winter storm and freezing temperatures that took place on February 12, 2021 through February 16, 2021.  Due to widespread power outages, the complexes sustained substantial destruction including burst pipes and water damage.  As such, plaintiff apartment complexes, which contain 8456 units housing thousands of residents, sustained significant harm. Despite publicly commenting that CenterPoint would engage in controlled “rolling outages,” the company allegedly failed to address the power failure in a reasonable and neutral manner.  Moreover, had the rotating outages lasted just “15 minutes to more than an hour,” as represented in CenterPoint’s own press release, the resulting damage could…
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January 26, 2021

Catherine Hilliard Named to Elmiron Product Liability Litigation Plaintiff Steering Committee 

Described as just and efficient.
"Hotel Rwanda" hero Paul Rusesabagina (C)HMG LawPress
January 11, 2021

Diplomats, Family Push for Release of Detained ‘Hotel Rwanda’ Hero

On Christmas morning, a little before 8 a.m., Anaise Kanimba will be clutching a cup of tea in the kitchen of a borrowed Washington home she now shares with her mother, staring at her cellphone and waiting for her father to call from a Rwandan jail.
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December 31, 2020

Hilliard Martinez Gonzales Names Three New Partners to Rapidly Expanding Litigation Firm

Congratulations!
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December 17, 2020

Bank Robbers Have Getaway Cars, Paul Rusesabagina’s Kidnappers Had GainJet

Illegally Extradited and Jailed
fed ex wrongful deathHMG LawPress
November 18, 2020

Family files wrongful death suit after FedEx Hub worker dies on the job

Duntate suffered fatal injuries when he was struck by a cargo container door
fedex airportHMG LawPress
November 16, 2020

Attorneys File Wrongful Death Suit On Behalf of the Family of Duntate Damar Young

Last week, attorneys for the family of Duntate Damar Young filed a wrongful death lawsuit against FedEx Corporation and Satco, Inc.
us mexico borderHMG LawPress
October 2, 2020

United States Charged with Human Rights Abuses for Border Patrol Slayings

Petition filed with the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights
baseball in the dirtHMG LawPress
September 4, 2020

Hilliard Martinez Gonzales LLP Reports Astros Lose Motions In Court–Judge Says Ticket-Holder Class Action For Astros’ Cheating To Proceed

Astros fraudulently securing the World Championship title
country churchHMG LawPress
August 25, 2020

Feds Say They Couldn’t Foresee Mass Shooting By Ex-Airman

Alleged failure to report criminal information about Devin Patrick Kelley to the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s background check system.
horse incidentHMG LawPress
August 19, 2020

Bob Hilliard Comments on Woman Hit by HPD Mounted Patrol Officer During George Floyd Protest

Before the incident the energy was amazing,” Sanchez said.
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August 8, 2020

4 Texas Supreme Court Cases To Watch This Term

By Katie Pohlman Law360 (August 7, 2020, 3:00 PM EDT) -- In the Texas Supreme Court's upcoming term, the court has the chance to clarify what evidence is required for injured employees or relatives of dead employees to hold their employers liable in intentional tort suits and establish how trade secrets are treated during court proceedings. The high court is also set to hear disputes over whether government entities that conduct business by contracts are immune from suits in court. The justices will also have a chance to weigh in at the beginning of a national conversation about how claims related to government decisions during natural disasters will be litigated, if at all. Here, Law360 takes a look at four cases attorneys are watching. Berkel & Co. Contractors Inc. v. Tyler…
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August 8, 2020

John B. Martinez Takes Part in the Decision for an Alternative Care Site for COVID-19

   
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July 30, 2020

Gilead Can’t Fend Off Antitrust Suit Over HIV Drug Pricing

Bloomberg Law News Jul 30, 2020 Gilead Can’t Fend Off Antitrust Suit Over HIV Drug Pricing By Malathi Nayak Jul 30, 2020   Gilead Sciences Inc. and other drugmakers failed to extinguish an antitrust lawsuit accusing them of using tactics to artificially raise prices of critical HIV drugs. A ruling by U.S. District Judge Edward Chen that was unsealed on Wednesday slightly narrowed the antitrust claims brought by six AIDS activists against the drug companies, including Bristol-Myers Squibb and Johnson & Johnson unit Janssen. But the drug companies still face claims over their pricing of HIV treatments, including Atripla, Truvada and Complera. The dispute could have wider ramifications for the pharmaceutical industry and the debate over sky-rocketing drug prices. Gilead’s U.S. sales of combination HIV drug products are more than…
Sopanha familyPress
July 7, 2020

Military Spouse Attorney First to Utilize New Rule in Texas

Military Families Magazine by Susan Malandrino June 29, 2020   A Navy wife is the first military spouse in Texas to utilize a new licensing rule. Texas is one of the 39 states and U.S. Virgin Islands to adopt attorney licensing accommodations for spouses of active-duty service members, according to the Military Spouse J.D. Network (MSDJN). Attorney Sopanha Anderson became the state’s first military spouse to utilize Rule.23 for admission to the Bar of Texas when she was sworn in at the Nueces County Courthouse in Corpus Christi last week. Under this rule, military spouses stationed in the state are eligible for a three-year temporary license to practice law, pending they have met the study requirements and state’s law components. Married to a Naval aviator for 15 years, Anderson and her husband have four kids…
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July 7, 2020

Widow of man who died after falling through Mathis roof awarded more than $18M

A San Patricio County judge affirmed an $18 million lawsuit involving a trucker and handyman who died after falling through a rotting roof in 2015. On March 7, 2015 Juan Perez died after falling through a roof where his employer, I&R Trucking, asked him to replace translucent skylight panels on the roof of a building in Mathis, according to a news release from the family's lawyers. Perez, who had worked for I&R for 17 years, was often called to do odd jobs, the release states The lawsuit sought $40 million, but a jury's verdict resulted in $18 million plus $10 million in damages. That verdict was reached in December 2019. John Duff and Alex Hilliard, of Hilliard Martinez Gonzales LLP, were lawyers on the case. "Perez was given no safety equipment on the 12-foot-high corrugated metal…
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July 6, 2020

Report: NFL Considers Requiring Fans to Sign COVID-19 Liability Waivers to Attend Games

As COVID-19 cases spike among pro and college athletes nationwide, the NFL is considering making fans who attend games this season sign liability waivers protecting teams from coronavirus-related lawsuits, according to Daniel Kaplan of The Athletic. The proposal is likely to be sent to teams next week, along with an array of other best practices for re-opening stadiums during the pandemic. An anonymous source familiar with the league's plans told Kaplan the forms would likely be electronic. How ironclad the waivers would be in protecting teams from potential legal action is up for debate. Attorney Bob Hilliard, who's sued MLB on behalf of fans hit by foul balls and spoke to Kaplan on the matter, questions how ironclad the waivers would end up being in court. “Strange things about waivers…they…
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July 2, 2020

Report: NFL May Ask Fans to Sign Liability Waivers to Attend Games amid Pandemic

Bleacher Report By: JOSEPH ZUCKER July 1, 2020   In order to get people in stadiums this fall, the NFL might have fans sign liability waivers that would provide legal cover from any COVID-19-related lawsuits, according to The Athletic's Daniel Kaplan. A source told Kaplan that one plan involves an electronic waiver to make the process easier. However, Kaplan spoke to an attorney, Bob Hilliard, who questioned how effective the waivers would be should the worst-case scenario arise: "Let's say a fan and his family go to a game. The team/NFL allows, by poor processes, that fan and his family to be exposed to Corona and everyone dies. The waiver defense will either be a question of law for the judge, or a question of fact for the jury, depending on the jurisdiction and…
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June 29, 2020

NFL Teams Preparing for Ticket-Focused Headaches

Street & Smith's Sports Business Journal By Ben Fischer and Karn Dhingra June 29, 2020 Major restrictions on stadium capacity are expected this season, but the guidelines have not yet been specified. The NFL has been telling the world for months that it is preparing for a normal season with full stadiums. But behind the scenes, most teams expect severe restrictions on stadium capacity as local governments continue to fight COVID-19, and they have no idea what those limits will be by early September.   In a matter of weeks, teams must figure out how many seats they can use and how to fairly distribute them among season-ticket holders — not to mention what this all means for group sales, suites, sponsor inventory and single-game buyers who already hold tickets. “The term I…
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June 25, 2020

KRIS News Sopanha Anderson & Rule.23

Sopanha Anderson is an attorney who works for us at HMG Law Firm and she is the 1st Military Spouse in Texas to utilize Rule.23
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June 24, 2020

First Ever Military Spouse In Texas To Utilize New Rule.23 For Admission To The Bar Of Texas

Sopanha Anderson was the first military spouse in Texas to utilize a new rule for the Admission to the Bar of Texas which is Rule.23.
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June 8, 2020

Local Clients Have Settlement Deal With Company That Makes Roundup Weed Killer

Bob Hilliard represents 35 local clients who are about to be part of a huge settlement deal with Monsanto.
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June 5, 2020

Record Breaking Jury Award 4th Largest Wrongful Death Verdict in Texas

Record Breaking Jury Award- 4th Largest Wrongful Death Verdict in Texas Alex Hilliard & John Duff Earn No.4 Under Wrongful Death in the Texas Verdicts Hall of Fame Corpus Christi, TX- It was announced today that two of Hilliard Martinez Gonzales Law Firm (HMG Law Firm) attorneys Alex Hilliard and John Duff earned a record-breaking jury award as the 4th largest wrongful death verdict in Texas. With it being the 4th largest in Texas, these local attorneys earned the No.4 spot in the Texas Verdicts Hall of Fame. At just 29 years old, in the first jury trial of their career, these young men went head to head against seasoned defense attorneys - and won. Their unwavering commitment to their client, and formidable talent in the courtroom, has definitely not…
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December 18, 2019

Trucking Co. To Pay $18m over Employee’s Fatal Roof Fall

A Texas jury on Wednesday awarded $18 million — including $10 million in punitive damages
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December 16, 2019

San Patricio Jury Awards $18 Million to Widow

unanimous verdict awarding $18 million in damages, including $10 million in punitive damages to the widow of Juan Perez
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December 10, 2019

CHECK OUT THE FIRST OFFICE OF THE HILLIARD LAW FIRM

This grand historic home is located in the charming East Texas town of Newton.
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December 10, 2019

JOSLYN DOIRON INTERVIEWS BOB HILLIARD ON THE COASTAL LIVING SHOW

Watch as Joslyn Doiron interviews prominent local attorney, Bob Hilliard
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December 10, 2019

TEXAS ATTORNEY BOB HILLIARD WILL SPEAK ON WEBINAR: ZANTAC – THE CANCER WITHIN

the reality of the dangers Zantac poses, and the trustworthiness of recent FDA safety assurances.
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December 10, 2019

FOUNDING PARTNER BOB HILLIARD GIVES KEYNOTE SPEECH AT NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY INDUCTION CEREMONY

To be eligible for membership, students must exhibit exemplary performance in four categories: scholarship, service, leadership and character to be considered for membership, which are based on the four pillars of NHS.
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July 7, 2020

Widow of man who died after falling through Mathis roof awarded more than $18M

A San Patricio County judge affirmed an $18 million lawsuit involving a trucker and handyman who died after falling through a rotting roof in 2015. On March 7, 2015 Juan Perez died after falling through a roof where his employer, I&R Trucking, asked him to replace translucent skylight panels on the roof of a building in Mathis, according to a news release from the family's lawyers. Perez, who had worked for I&R for 17 years, was often called to do odd jobs, the release states The lawsuit sought $40 million, but a jury's verdict resulted in $18 million plus $10 million in damages. That verdict was reached in December 2019. John Duff and Alex Hilliard, of Hilliard Martinez Gonzales LLP, were lawyers on the case. "Perez was given no safety equipment on the 12-foot-high corrugated metal…
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December 16, 2019

San Patricio Jury Awards $18 Million to Widow

unanimous verdict awarding $18 million in damages, including $10 million in punitive damages to the widow of Juan Perez
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December 10, 2019

TOYOTA TRIES AND FAILS TO HAVE AWARD OVERTURNED

The accident also sent a man to prison for nearly three years for a crime he did not commit.

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