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REPRESENTATIVE CASES

Kaeske Law Firm has successfully handled complex litigation in personal injury and commercial cases. This is a list of some of the significant cases we have handled.  For more information, give us a call.

HIGHLIGHTS

Kaeske Law is not limited to a certain type case, instead choosing to fight the most worthy fights.

  • Swine Nuisance litigation - Won five consecutive unanimous jury verdicts in a case against the largest hog processor in the nation.
     

  • Resolved significant highway construction defect cases in Texas.
     

  • Resolved serious injury cases against major trucking companies and auto manufacturers.
     

  • Resolved highly complex patent infringement lawsuits against major e-commerce companies.
     

  • Won jury verdicts or otherwise resolved complex business litigation cases, some in a shareholder fraud context, and others on behalf of partnerships and companies in breach of contract disputes.
     

  • Won jury verdicts or significant settlements in wrongful death cases on behalf of many families that lost a loved one due to asbestos or benzene poisoning.

CASES

This list includes some of Kaeske Law’s most recent significant cases.

  • 2015 - 2019,  prepared for and then won five consecutive unanimous jury verdicts on behalf of North Carolina residents who endured adverse environmental effects from the feces, urine, foul odors, flies, and a near-constant convoy of trucks entering and leaving pork processing plants near their homes.
     

  • In 2015 - 2018, negotiated the settlements of a lawsuit on behalf of the North Texas Tollway Authority related to the negligent construction of various highway bridges in Texas.
     

  • In 2011, negotiated the settlement of an Eastern District of Texas patent infringement lawsuit against major e-commerce retailers.
     

  • In 2011, Won the largest contract verdict in Texas on behalf of a partnership. Bluff Power Partners, LP, et al. vs. McCommas LFG. The jury’s verdict remains one of the largest in Dallas County history.
     

  • In 2010, negotiated a settlement on behalf of a man permanently disabled in a collision caused by the driver of a Coca Cola delivery truck that ran a red light.
     

  • In 2008, settled the lawsuit filed on behalf of the widow and children of a 50-year-old Mississippi truck mechanic against the brake, auto and truck companies that exposed him to the asbestos and caused his fatal mesothelioma cancer.
     

  • In 2008, negotiated the settlement of an Eastern District of Texas patent infringement lawsuit against major e-commerce retailers.
     

  • In 2007, settled the benzene lawsuit for a 48-year-old Angleton truck driver exposed to benzene during his work at various Houston-area refineries and chemical plants.
     

  • In 2007 settled the wrongful death lawsuit of a 70-year-old Texas man and former Union Carbide employee who died from Acute Myelogenous Leukemia from his exposure to benzene.
     

  • In 2006, settled the lawsuit of a 56-year-old Texas City man who died from Acute Myelogenous Leukemia from his exposure to benzene while working at various refineries in the greater Houston area.
     

  • In 2006, settled the lawsuit of a 47-year-old man from Liberty, Texas who contracted Acute Myelogenous Leukemia from his exposure to benzene while working as a pipefitter at various refineries in the greater Houston area.
     

  • In 2006, negotiated a settlement on behalf of a minority shareholder in a shareholder fraud lawsuit against majority shareholders.
     

  • In 2005, negotiated settlements on behalf of the widow of a 55-year-old Texas City man who died from Acute Myelogenous Leukemia from his exposure to benzene while working at various refineries in the greater Houston area.
     

  • In 2004, negotiated settlements on behalf of the widow and children of a 58-year-old Oregon boiler operator employee of Crown Zellerbach after he died from the asbestos disease mesothelioma.
     

  • In 2004, negotiated settlements on behalf of the family of a 49-year-old Indiana refractory worker and father of two who died of the asbestos disease mesothelioma.
     

  • In 2004, negotiated settlements on behalf of a 66-year-old Texas pipefitter’s children after their father died from the asbestos disease mesothelioma.
     

  • In 2003, settled the wrongful death lawsuit of a 22-year-old Houston investment banker who suffered childhood exposure to asbestos at her school.
     

  • In 2003, settled the lawsuit of a 51-year-old Wisconsin garage employee against the brake, truck and auto manufacturers for exposing him to the asbestos that caused his fatal mesothelioma cancer.

  • In 2003, settled a lawsuit on behalf of a 70-year-old Nevada, California and Texas drywaller for the benefit of his wife and children after he died from the asbestos disease mesothelioma.
     

  • In 2003, settled a lawsuit on behalf of a 56-year-old woman who suffered a traumatic brain injury as the result of being hit as a pedestrian by the employee of an electrical contractor.
     

  • In 2003, negotiated settlement of a lawsuit filed on behalf of the children of a 73-year-old insulation worker after their father died from the asbestos disease mesothelioma.
     

  • In 2003, negotiated a settlement on behalf of the family of a 43-year-old man who was electrocuted by an improperly manufactured and improperly wired outlet.
     

  • In 2002, settled the lawsuit of a 56-year-old Houston pilot on behalf of his widow and children after their husband and father died of the asbestos disease mesothelioma caused by his construction work building a Chicago power plant while he attended college.
     

  • In 2002, negotiated settlements on behalf of the widow and children of a 71-year-old Texas construction worker and former employee of Fluor Corporation after their husband and father died from the asbestos disease mesothelioma.
     

  • In 2002, negotiated settlements on behalf of a 63-year-old North Dakota insulator’s widow and children after their husband and father succumbed to the asbestos disease mesothelioma.
     

  • In 2001, settled the wrongful death lawsuit of a 38-year-old Pennsylvania man exposed as a child to asbestos from his father’s drywall and construction work.
     

  • In 2001, settled a complex breach of contract lawsuit four weeks into trial between a budding medical television network and a large healthcare company that destroyed the smaller company.
     

  • In 2001, settled a 65-year-old Tennessee TVA boilermaker’s lawsuit against the companies that exposed him to the asbestos and caused his fatal mesothelioma cancer.
     

  • In 2001, negotiated settlements on behalf of the widow of a 75-year-old Tyler Pipe Foundry employee whose husband died of the asbestos disease mesothelioma.

Reported verdicts and settlements may not be reflective of results in other cases. Reported amounts do not reflect attorneys’ fees (typically up to a 40% contingent fee), or case expenses. Jury verdicts may have been settled pending appeals for lesser amounts.