Civil Litigation

Gray Reed's experienced trial lawyers represent clients, large and small, in Texas and all over the United States in matters relating to personal injury, product liability and premises liability. Our team has extensive experience handling complex cases involving serious impacts on human health and real property filed in dangerous venues. We utilize an efficient, client-centered approach in all aspects of litigation including jury trials, bench trials, injunction proceedings, alternative dispute resolution and appellate matters.

We have strong relationships with leading experts in the medical and scientific fields. Understanding the law, as well as the science and medicine involved in these cases permits us to communicate effectively with our clients (operations and legal personnel) in the parlance of their own industry. Further, we utilize technology to assist in providing efficient results and excellent service. In particular, our team utilizes databases and document management systems to organize and identify key information, increasing the value provided to the client.

In addition to investigation and litigation support, our services include crisis management, public relations expertise and preventative litigation strategies. We are a knowledgeable law firm that places every effort on obtaining superior, client tailored results. Our lawyers understand the importance of accessibility and responsiveness. We strive to maintain strong communications with clients, to be available to answer their questions and to keep them informed of the status of their case and actions taken on their behalf.

Our personal injury defense practice was recognized in Best Lawyers' 2024 "Best Law Firms" ranking.

Personal Injury

Our team is often called upon to investigate and defend clients sued in personal injury and wrongful death cases involving vehicle collisions, trucking accidents, professional negligence and equipment failure. We utilize a client-centered approach, as well as technology and a stable of top consultants and experts to efficiently and successfully resolve these matters, whether at trial or before.

Product Liability

Our team routinely defends claims brought against manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors and vendors for damages caused by allegedly dangerous or defective products, including paints, chemicals, food, firearms, consumer products, automobiles, asbestos-containing products, pharmaceuticals and various types of manufacturing and construction equipment. Gray Reed successfully represents clients facing product liability and mass tort actions involving an array of personal injury and property damage claims, as well as economic losses.

Premises Liability

Our team has tremendous experience defending serious premises liability claims, including accidents that have occurred in and around industrial, chemical, drilling and refining operations. Our team is well trained in recognizing and understanding the nuances involved in these cases, including the legal status of the plaintiff and the duty owed, if any, by the defendant.

Access to Resources and General Counsel Capabilities

As a full service firm, we are uniquely positioned to effectively represent and counsel clients beyond routine or the most complex tort litigation matters. When a client's need goes beyond the expertise or jurisdiction of a Gray Reed litigator, our firm has a worldwide network of lawyers for international and cross-border issues and other Gray Reed attorneys who focus on areas such as banking & financeenergyconstructionhealthcarelabor & employmentmergers & acquisitionsprivate equitytaxreal estategovernment investigations & complianceappellate and commercial litigation. These resources allow us to serve as outside general counsel for our clients and help solve nearly any issue they may face in the life cycle of their business. 

Thought Leadership / News
November 2, 2023 
 Press Releases
June 19, 2023 
 Speeches and Presentations
Jury Selection

Texas Personal Injury Litigation: Secrets Only the Top Attorneys Know (National Business Institute)

November 3, 2022 
 Press Releases
Fall 2021 
 Thought Leadership

Currents - The Corporate Counsel Section (State Bar of Texas) Newsletter 

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