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Farrar & Ball Wins More Than $60 Million in Tire-Related Litigation

Tire companies rarely have to answer in court for the harm caused by their defective products. Few law firms have taken manufacturers to trial in the last three years. Only a handful of law firms focus on tire litigation against all manufacturers. Farrar & Ball, LLP is an elite firm in this area. Over the

Farrar & Ball resolves Highly Publicized Case against Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.

Farrar & Ball successfully concluded litigation with Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. The firm represented Maria and Jesus Rodriguez, age 11, in a tire failure incident wherein Maria was seriously injured and Jesus was rendered a paraplegic. The incident occurred and the case was filed in Harris County, Texas. As a result of the catastrophic

Iowa Appeals Court Upholds $32.8 Million Verdict in Rollover Case Against Cooper Tire

DES MOINES, Iowa – The Iowa Court of Appeals has upheld a $32.8 million jury verdict against Findlay, Ohio-based Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. (NYSE: CTB) in a tire-tread separation accident that killed one person and injured several others. The ruling affirms a 2010 jury verdict issued in Iowa’s Polk County District Court that found

Toe V. Cooper case highlighted by Public Justice

Public Justice recently profiled the Toe v. Cooper Tire litigation on its website. In March 2010, Kyle Farrar and Wes Ball obtained a $32.8 million verdict against Cooper in a lawsuit over a fatal 2007 vehicle rollover caused by tire tread separation. The pair from Farrar & Ball, LLP served as lead counsel for the

Farrar & Ball attorneys recognized among Texas’ top young lawyers

Farrar & Ball founding partners Kyle Farrar and Wes Ball once again have been named to the Texas Rising Stars list, with 2011 marking the second consecutive year they have been highlighted among the state’s top litigators. Firm attorneys Cliff Walston and David Romagosa also are featured in this year’s list of Texas’ leading young

Houston Trial Law Firm Farrar & Ball, LLP, Wins One of Nation’s Top Verdicts for 2010

HOUSTON – The Houston trial law firm Farrar & Ball, LLP, is being recognized for winning one of the largest U.S. verdicts of 2010, based on nationwide data compiled by American Lawyer Media’s Verdict Search, a leading guide to U.S. courtroom verdicts. Farrar & Ball’s $32.8 million verdict on behalf of victims in a fatal

Farrar & Ball, LLP Wins $32.8 Million Verdict in Rollover Case Against Cooper Tire

DES MOINES, Iowa, March 23 /PRNewswire/ — A Polk County, Iowa, jury has issued a $32.8 million verdict against Findlay, Ohio-based Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. (NYSE: CTB) in a lawsuit over a fatal 2007 vehicle rollover caused by tire tread separation. Jurors in Judge Carla T. Schemmel’s District Court found that Cooper Tire was

Farrar & Ball reach settlement with Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.

CorpusChristiDaily.com Farrar & Ball successfully concluded litigation with Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. The firm represented Maria San Juan and Disney San Juan, age3, in a tire failure incident wherein Miguel San Juan was killed. Mr. San Juan was a loving father and husband. The case was filed in Clark County, Nevada. On June 23,

Ford Motor Company reaches settlement in multi-death case with Farrar & Ball, LLP

The families of three men, represented by Farrar & Ball, have reached a settlement with Ford Motor Company regarding an incident which took the lives of all three men in 2007. Ford has agreed to settle the case for a confidential amount only months before trial. The case was filed in Arizona state court. No

$279,365.28 jury verdict obtained against scaffolding company

Farrar & Ball, LLP obtained a $279,325.28 verdict against Brand Scaffold Services, LLC and Brand Scaffold Builders, Inc. for negligently mixing scaffolding parts. On February 2, 2007, Plaintiff was erecting scaffolding equipment when the ledger, a piece of the scaffold, broke causing Plaintiff to fall approximately 20 feet. During litigation, Farrar & Ball, LLP learned

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