Trial Experience

Richards & Connor PLLP

The lawyers of Richards & Connor have tried over 350 jury trials to verdict. A representative sample of those trials include:

  • Represented emergency medicine physician and hospital in failure to diagnose tension pneumothorax resulting in paraplegia and profound brain damage.
  • Represented a road construction company in suit by the estate of a woman who drowned at a construction site allegedly due to defects in the design of drainage at the site.
  • Represented cement batch plant manufacturer in products liability suit alleging loss of significant business income due to defect in equipment.
  • Represented insurance company in defense of bad faith suit claiming wrongful denial of multiple health insurance claims and premium rating irregularities.
  • Represented accused in case involving drug related murder.
  • Represented hospital in obstetrical death case complicated by lost fetal heart monitor strips.
  • Represented industrial equipment rental company in products liability suit claiming that the failure to warn of a defect caused a fall which rendered the operator a quadriplegic.
  • Represented national retail chain in defense of a false arrest and malicious prosecution suit arising out of the detention for shoplifting of a customer who was later acquitted of the criminal charge.
  • Represented local oil exploration and production company in coverage suit against insurer concerning issues of both defense and indemnity under a commercial general liability policy.
  • Represented neurosurgeon in wrongful death suit resulting from biopsy and surgical evacuation of a brainstem tumor.
  • Represented supplemental health insurance company in defense of a bad faith suit alleging wrongful denial of claim under a cancer policy.
  • Represented accused on charge of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.
  • Represented local commercial property owner and manager in defense of a premises liability claim involving permanent, catastrophic personal injuries to a tenant’s employee.
  • Represented regional auto parts distributor in defense of motor vehicle accident involving company delivery truck, resulting in traumatic amputation and herniated discs of other driver.
  • Represented regional soft drink distributor in suit alleging broken neck and brain injury due to negligence of company’s employee.
  • Represented major medical insurance company in defense of bad faith suit brought by insured claiming wrongful denial of multiple claims.
  • Represented regional food service business in malicious prosecution suit against attorney for bringing two frivolous sexual harassment suits against it on behalf of a former employee.
  • Represented hospital in failure to diagnose haemophilus influenza meningitis in infant.
  • Represented estate of minor in suit against counselor who had a sexual relationship with the minor patient, with the patient ultimately committing suicide with the counselor’s gun.
  • Represented regional property management company in defense of a premises liability case involving multiple level fusion of lumbar spine.
  • Represented hospitals in multiple brain damaged baby obstetrical cases.
  • Represented physician beaten by three men at a local restaurant resulting in permanent brain injury.
  • Represented insurance company in suit to recover sums paid in settlement of a breach of insurance contract and bad faith suit.
  • Represented various school boards and districts in suits alleging violation of constitutional rights arising out of teacher terminations.
  • Represented insurer in suit on policy alleging wrongful denial of property claim on basis of suspected arson.
  • Represented regional property management company in defense of a case involving claim of personal injuries suffered due to overflow of sewage within apartment complex.
  • Represented local overhead door company in defense of motor vehicle accident involving company vehicle with claim of soft tissue injury.
  • Represented regional food distribution company in defense of a motor vehicle accident involving a company delivery truck which resulted in traumatic personal injuries and property damage.
  • Represented individual in defense of a motor vehicle accident involving a claim of soft tissue injury.
  • Represented local food service employer in libel and slander suit brought by former employee.
  • Represented a physician who suffered injury resulting in her inability to perform her job duties due to a fall at a professional education meeting.
  • Represented an attorney in suit for injuries which she sustained in a motor vehicle accident which caused debilitating soft tissue damage.
  • Represented medical billing service in professional liability suit for alleged errors in the submission of billings resulting in significant loss of reimbursement for sales taxes.