Slide Slide Slide Slide

For over 35 years, Houssiere Durant Houssiere, LLP, has fought for individuals and their families. Our lawyers and staff are uniquely qualified to win and have demonstrated a legacy of success, no matter how complex the case. Unlike other firms, we have extensive in-house expertise and experience in a variety of areas.

HDH has developed a reputation for championing individual rights, and winning multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements in Texas and across the country.  We build personal relationships with our clients based on trust and never lose sight of the individual no matter how large or complex the case becomes. This tradition of practicing quality law and maintaining the highest professional ethics has earned the firm respect within the industry.

    Houssiere Durant Houssiere, LLP has deep in-house expertise in a variety of areas including:

    • Medical Malpractice
    • Defective Vehicles
    • Pharmaceuticals
    • Medical Devices & Implants
    • Environmental Pollutants
    • Vehicle Rollovers
    • Aviation Accidents
    • Nursing Home Negligence
    • Arbitrations
    • All types of personal injury
    • All types of product liability
    Medical

    Xarelto Drug Causes Irreversible Internal Bleeding

    [share title=”This Article” facebook=”true” twitter=”true” google_plus=”true” linkedin=”true” pinterest=”true” reddit=”true” email=”true”] FDA has issued a warning of increased Thrombotic Event (Bleeding and Hemorrhage)! Xarelto is prescribed to prevent strokes in people with arterial fibrillation; as a treatment for deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism;  it was first to prevent deep thrombosis in patients undergoing  hip or knee replacement…

    Read more
    Medical

    Takeda Hit With $2.3M Verdict In Philly Actos Case

    [share title=”Title” facebook=”true” twitter=”true” google_plus=”true” linkedin=”true” pinterest=”true” reddit=”true” email=”true”]Takeda Pharmaceuticals Inc. was hit with a $2.3 million verdict on Thursday after a Philadelphia jury concluded that the diabetes drug Actos had been a significant cause of a retired Pennsylvania teacher’s bladder cancer and that the man’s doctor had been inadequately warned about the risks. The…

    Read more
    Medical

    Medtronic Recalls 560,000 MiniMed Paradigm Pumps

    [share title=”Title” facebook=”true” twitter=”true” google_plus=”true” linkedin=”true” pinterest=”true” reddit=”true” email=”true”] A risk of over-delivery of insulin causes the Medtronic Corporation to issue a Class II recall for about 560,000 MiniMed Paradigm insulin pumps.  This recall was issued on September 8, 2014, after Medtronic received numerous reports from customers who accidentally programmed the device to deliver the…

    Read more
    Medical

    Low-T and Testosterone Therapy Putting Men at Risk of Heart Attack and Stroke

    [share title=”SHARE” facebook=”true” twitter=”true” google_plus=”true” linkedin=”true” pinterest=”true” reddit=”true” email=”true”] A recent study by the Journal of the American Medical Association links Low-T treatments to increases in Testosterone Heart Attacks and Testosterone Strokes. (Link # 1) With a superabundance of advertising to both patients and doctors over the past decade, Low-T treatment has increased more than five-fold…

    Read more
    Medical

    Medtronic Infusion Pump Recalled

    [share title=”SHARE” facebook=”true” twitter=”true” google_plus=”true” linkedin=”true” pinterest=”true” reddit=”true” email=”true”] Baxter International is recalling its Colleague infusion pumps from the American market under an agreement with federal regulators that sought to fix problems like battery failures and software errors, according to a report in The New York Times. The article goes on to state that the Food…

    Read more
    Medical

    Medtronic Minimed Infusion Pump Recall

    [share title=”SHARE” facebook=”true” twitter=”true” google_plus=”true” linkedin=”true” pinterest=”true” reddit=”true” email=”true”] Medtronic issued a Class I recall of their MiniMed Quick-set® Paradigm Infusion Insulin pump on June 29, 2009. Thousands of diabetic patients use this device to monitor their blood glucose levels and assist them in the control of their glucose levels by delivering doses of insulin…

    Read more
    Legal IssuesMedical

    Fifth Circuit Finds Parallel Claims Plead and Reverses Dismissal of PMA Hip Implant Case

    [share title=”SHARE” facebook=”true” twitter=”true” google_plus=”true” linkedin=”true” pinterest=”true” reddit=”true” email=”true”] The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued an opinion in Bass v. Stryker that is a significant victory for victims injured by defective medical devices approved by the FDA under the pre-market approval process (PMA). The Court reinstated claims based on violations…

    Read more

    Reported issues with LifePort® vascular ports

    The LifePort® line of ports, manufactured by Horizon Medical Products, offers a complete line of venous and arterial ports. Recently, we’ve received reports of a potential defect in the Horizon LifePort® line of ports. After being surgically implanted into the body, the catheter may crack and break, causing catheter fragments to travel through the veins…

    Read more

    We fight to win.

    For our clients.

    For what’s right.

    Charles R. Houssiere III

    As founder of Houssiere, Durant Houssiere, LLP  he has championed victims that have been affected by dangerous products, aviation malfunctions, chemical exposures, trucking accidents and medical negligence. His passion for fighting for the voiceless pushes him to the forefront in the courtroom.

    Linda Durant Houssiere

    As managing partner of Houssiere, Durant Houssiere, LLP she comes from a long line of lawyers, over three generations, which instilled in her a passion and respect for the practice of law. She has extensive training and experience in mediation and brings that expertise to all of the firm’s cases. Since 1981, Linda has worked nationally on many mass torts litigation; such as Ford-Firestone tires, Ford vehicle fires, SUV rollovers, breast Implants and insulin pumps. She enjoys the challenge of prosecuting individual victim’s cases against huge manufacturers.

    Randal A. Kauffman

    Is an associate lawyer of the firm. He is a savvy litigator that contributes with extensive experience in medical malpractice and product liability claims. He dedicates his practice to aggressively unveiling the truth for his clients.

    Spencer Speed

    Spencer Speed is a dedicated trial attorney who focuses his practice on achieving justice for individuals who have been injured by defective products and negligent healthcare providers.  His litigation experience includes representing individuals and families who have been injured by defective medical devices and medical malpractice, including birth injures, nursing home abuse, misdiagnosis, surgical and anesthesia errors, and wrongful death cases, among others.

    Memberships & Associations

    Firm News

     

    A Few Words From Chip

     

    35th Anniversary

     

     

    We are proud to be celebrating over 35 years of serving victims and their families. To learn more about our team, visit here.