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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

    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…

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    FDA warning regarding Fentora

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently issued a warning to the public regarding the potential for deadly overdose for patients taking the Fentanyl-based painkiller named Fentora, which is produced by Cephalon Inc. Cephalon issued warnings to physicians after several deaths occurred due to inappropriate prescription and “off-label” usage for headaches and back pain…

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    Possible risks from use of Ortho Evra birth control patch

    Ortho McNeil, a Johnson and Johnson subsidiary, the makers of the Ortho Evra birth control patch says that women using the patch will be exposed to about 60 percent more estrogen than those using the typical birth control pill because hormones from patches get into the bloodstream and are removed from the body differently than…

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    Trasylol Information

    A recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine found that the use of the drug Trasylol, a drug commonly used to help reduce the loss of blood during major surgeries like open heart surgery and spinal surgery, has been found to dramatically increase the risk of kidney failure, heart attacks, heart failure…

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    Automotive

    Dangers of Defective Fuel Systems

    [share title=”SHARE” facebook=”true” twitter=”true” google_plus=”true” linkedin=”true” pinterest=”true” reddit=”true” email=”true”] Ask anyone the most terrifying way to die and most will tell you – being burned alive.  There is absolutely no excuse for people to be burned as a result of defectively designed fuel systems.  If a person survives the collision itself, they should not perish…

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    Automotive

    Dangers of Third Row Seats

    [share title=”SHARE” facebook=”true” twitter=”true” google_plus=”true” linkedin=”true” pinterest=”true” reddit=”true” email=”true”] The minimum standards for seat back strength are thirty-two years old and woefully inadequate.  In  rear – end collisions, seat backs often fail, causing catastrophic injury and death. The dangers of seat failures are especially high in third-row seats that are located at the very rear…

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    Air Bags – Deceitful Killers

    Air bag technology has been around since the 1960’s.  For years, the manufacturers lobbied Congress and President Nixon not to require air bags in vehicles.  Eventually, the device was put into many vehicles.  Often, the device saves lives; unfortunately, the manufacturers often design the air bags in critically defective ways. The deployment of the air…

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    Yamaha Road Star Motorcycle Transmission Recall

    Yamaha Motor Corporation is recalling certain 2001, 2002 and 2003 Road Star, Road Star Limited Edition, Midnight Star and Road Star Silverado motorcycles due to a defect in the transmission.  This defect may lead to abnormal wear in the transmission which could cause the circlip to break. If the circlip breaks, it would cause the…

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