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Williams Hart Maintains U.S. News Tier 1 Ranking

Posted on Monday, February 15th, 2016 at 10:59 am by Williams Hart   

Williams Hart continues to maintain their Tier 1 ranking for the Houston metro area, according to U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms.” The firm is ranked in the “Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Plaintiffs” practice area category.

The evaluation process for a Best Law Firms ranking combines a number of rigorous evaluation metrics, including peer evaluation, detailed firm information, and client reviews. As a part of the client review process, past clients are asked to review the firm in terms of their expertise, responsiveness to clients, and whether or not they would refer someone to that firm in the future.

Additionally, law firms are only eligible for a U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” ranking if one of the attorneys at the firm is listed in the most current edition of Best Lawyers.

Williams Hart Secures Tier 1 Rankings in 2015 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms”

Posted on Monday, November 3rd, 2014 at 10:16 am by Williams Hart   

Williams Hart has received two Tier 1 rankings in the 2015 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms,” one national ranking and one for the Houston metro area. For both regions Williams Hart was ranked as a Tier 1 law firm for the “Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs” practice area category.

Best Law Firms rankings are the result of a rigorous evaluation process that involves a combination of client review, peer evaluation, and detailed information that law firms must provide as a part of the formal evaluation process. Clients are asked to evaluate law firms on a variety of factors, including responsiveness, expertise, and whether or not they would refer someone to this firm in the future. Similarly, other law firms and attorneys were asked to evaluate law firms on these same terms, as well as whether or not they considered the firm to be a worthy competitor. Additionally, in order for a law firm to be eligible for “Best Law Firms,” at least one attorney at the firm must be included in the current edition of Best Lawyers.

The entire team at Williams Hart is honored to be a part of this prestigious list, and will continue to provide dedicated legal representation to individuals in the Houston area and across the country.

Woman wins nearly $14 million in damages in Yasmin lawsuit

Posted on Thursday, May 15th, 2014 at 3:43 pm by Williams Hart   

A woman who suffered from a stroke after being prescribed Yasmin by her doctor recently won damages worth $14 million, Chicago Tribune reported on April 20.

Reports said a Cook County jury and the legal counsel of Mariola Zapalski concluded that she was wrongfully advised by her Chicago doctor to take Yasmin in 2007. Zapalski, then 37 years old, was entirely paralyzed on her left side by a stroke only days after taking Yasmin birth control pills. Zapalski was not given information about the harmful potential side effects of Yasmin when it was prescribed to her. The award is a relief to the couple, who have endured many hardships as a result of the doctor’s poor prescription. Zapalski’s husband Rafal also had to stop working to take care of his wife.

The lawyers at Williams Hart work for women who suffered a stroke or any heart-related problems as a result of using Yasmin birth control pills. Our lawyers may be able to help you get the financial remunerations you need to recover your health. Tell us your story today and learn more about your options by calling 800-220-9341.

Williams Hart recognized in 2014 “Best Law Firms” list

Posted on Friday, November 1st, 2013 at 9:02 am by Williams Hart   

Williams Hart is proud to announce that the firm has been recognized in the 2014 “Best Law Firms” by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® list. The firm received recognition as a national tier 1 and Houston tier 1 law firm in Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs law.

Being named as a 2014 “Best Law Firms” demonstrates a firm’s range of legal knowledge and excellence in the law. In addition, in order to receive this recognition, a law firm must have at least one attorney named in The Best Lawyers in America© and receive consistently high ratings from both other law firms and clients.

Our team at Williams Hart is thankful to all those that hold our firm in such high esteem and hopes to continue to exceed the expectations of both our peers and clients.

Williams Hart Hart Boundas Receives Tier 1 Ranking from U.S. News and World Report

Posted on Friday, November 30th, 2012 at 1:33 pm by Williams Hart   

Williams Hart Hart Boundas was recently recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of the best mass tort law firms in the nation. In the 2013 rankings of the best law firms in the nation, Williams Hart Hart Boundas was honored with a tier 1 ranking, both in the Houston metropolitan area and nationally, for its representation of plaintiffs in mass tort lawsuits. As the highest ranking available, this places Williams Hart Hart Boundas as second to none among the nation’s top law firms handling mass tort cases.

The ranking was decided on the basis of the overall level of satisfaction felt by clients of the firm, as well as the esteem with which other lawyers and law firms regard Williams Hart Hart Boundas. The recognition from U.S. News and World Report is particularly significant in consideration of the rigorous evaluative process that is used to determine its ranking systems, and it serves as just another reminder that the dedication shown by each and every member of the Williams Hart Hart Boundas team to all of their clients is and always will be worth the effort.

John Eddie Williams, Jr., Named Baylor University Alumnus of the Year

Posted on Thursday, November 1st, 2012 at 11:24 am by Williams Hart   

Baylor University recently awarded the 2012-13 Baylor University Meritorious Achievement Awards–Alumnus of the Year award to Williams Hart’s managing partner John Eddie Williams, Jr.

Williams, both an undergraduate and law school graduate from Baylor University,  began his studies at the school in 1972. At Baylor, Williams became both a celebrated athlete and academic as a member of the Baylor football team and as editor-in-chief at the Baylor Law Review. He also achieved high academic success graduating first in his law school class.

As a proud alumnus of Baylor University, Williams is proud to see the University growing to its potential and emerging as a leading school in the state of Texas with both additions to their athletic program and other contributions to their academic programs. If you would like to learn more about Williams’ life at and contributions to Baylor, as well as his work as a Houston personal injury lawyer at Williams Hart since graduating, read more here.

2 Attorneys from Williams Hart Selected as Super Lawyers 2013 Rising Stars

Posted on Thursday, October 25th, 2012 at 8:10 am by Williams Hart   

The legal team at Williams Hart is very proud to announce that two of our own lawyers, Sejal Brahmbhatt and Margret Lecocke, have been selected as Super Lawyers 2013 Rising Stars, a prestigious title awarded only to attorneys who have been recognized as outstanding in their field of practice.

Each year Super Lawyers, an attorney rating system that distinguishes preeminent lawyers in a variety of practice areas based on peer recommendations and a strict ratings system, chooses from a pool of nominated lawyers to select those lawyers who are considered to be the best in their fields. Of all those chosen each year, only about 2.5% of all lawyers in a state receive the title of “Rising Star”.

After being nominated by their peers, the attorneys are run through a rigorous evaluation process based on twelve areas of achievement and peer recognition, such as experience, representative clients, and honors or awards. Based on this, candidates are awarded points, and those with the highest points review and rate other nominees from their own practice area. Finally, those attorneys who have the highest number of points at the end of this process are selected as Super Lawyers’ Rising Stars.

Having not one, but two Super Lawyers 2013 Rising Stars on our team is a high honor, and the team at Williams Hart congratulates Brahmbhatt and Lecocke for their accomplishments.

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