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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
Automotive

26% of Car Wrecks Involve Phones

[share title=”SHARE” facebook=”true” twitter=”true” google_plus=”true” linkedin=”true” pinterest=”true” reddit=”true” email=”true”] Cellphone use is now estimated to be involved in 26% of all motor vehicle crashes – up from 25% last year, according to “Injury Facts”, the annual survey from the National Safety Council released this past March. But it’s not texting of checking status updates- widely…

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Automotive

Vehicle Rollovers

[share title=”SHARE” facebook=”true” twitter=”true” google_plus=”true” linkedin=”true” pinterest=”true” reddit=”true” email=”true”] Most serious automobile accidents involve vehicle rollovers. The National Highway Transportation Safety Association (NHTSA) has recognized that sport utility vehicles are particularly prone to rollovers; the fatality rate per million vehicles is between two and three times greater for sport utility vehicles (SUV), particularly Ford Bronco…

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Automotive

GM Announces Payout for Victims of Faulty Ignition Switch

[share title=”SHARE” facebook=”true” twitter=”true” google_plus=”true” linkedin=”true” pinterest=”true” reddit=”true” email=”true”] GM will pay $1 million to the families of those who died in accidents caused by a defective ignition switch in a GM vehicle. Added to that will be $300,000 for each surviving spouse and dependent, as well as a calculation of life time earnings lost.…

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Automotive

Trucking and Truck Wrecks

[share title=”SHARE” facebook=”true” twitter=”true” google_plus=”true” linkedin=”true” pinterest=”true” reddit=”true” email=”true”] In our experience in trying cases for three decades, product liability and truck wrecks are some of the most challenging cases to try. Looking closely at these types of cases may revel product defects, fatigue, drug use, and inadequate qualifications and design. Products like trucks are disgorged…

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Automotive

10 Million vehicles affected in Airbag Recall

[share title=”SHARE” facebook=”true” twitter=”true” google_plus=”true” linkedin=”true” pinterest=”true” reddit=”true” email=”true”] On June 23, 2014, major auto manufacturers Honda, Mazda and Nissan recalled an additional 3 million vehicles worldwide for defects in airbags supplied by Takata Corp.  The total number of vehicles recalled for the same airbag now reaches 10.5 million.  Vehicles from Honda, Toyota, Nissan, Mazda,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.

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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.