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Kirk Pittard wins mandamus proceeding in the Tyler Court of Appeals in a medical malpractice case.

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Congratulations to KDP partner Kirk Pittard for a recent win in the Tyler Court of Appeals.  The defendant in this medical malpractice case attempted to postpone a second special setting with a last minute petition for mandamus.  After briefing and oral argument, the Tyler Court of Appeals denied the mandamus allowing the case to proceed […]

Leighton Durham part of trial team that wins automobile products liability case!

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KDP Partner, Leighton Durham, was part of a trial team in an automobile products liability case in which the jury returned a verdict for the plaintiff for $41,935,624.17.

Christy Wollin & Peter Kelly win significant medical malpractice appeal!

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Congratulations to Maria Wormington of Wormington & Bollinger and Christy Wollin and Peter Kelly of Kelly, Durham & Pittard for an excellent appellate win in the Fort Worth Court of Appeals in which the court held that the lower standard of care—“wilful and wanton”—applicable in hospital emergency rooms does not apply to healthcare provided to […]