has extensive experience in mulitple areas of the law, including Family Law, Criminal Law, Bankruptcy Law, Litigation, Malpractice including Medical and Dental, Wills and Probate, and Corporation Law.
W. Craig Barlow has recently:
• Taken more than twenty major cases to jury trials and verdicts between November 2004 and July 2006.
• Tried countless cases to Judges in Collin and Dallas counties.
• Concluded a suit in the areas of Deceptive Trade Practices, Fraud, and violation of prompt payment statutes against a surplus lines health insurance carrier for wrongful denial of heart-attack related medical expenses. A six figure resolution was secured for the client.
• Concluded two lawsuits in the areas of Product Liability, Deceptive Trade Practices, Fraud, and Medical Malpractice Case, wherein the client suffered temporary kidney failure and extreme pain, secondary to rhabdomyolysis, cause by the uninterrupted use of Baycol and his physicians' subsequent failure to test the client's CK levels when client reported symptoms that were clear side effects from the use of Baycol, achieving settlement in the six figures.
• Concluded a unique dental malpractice suit (including fraud and deceptive trade practice violations as an inducement to treatment), wherein the client, who complained to her dentist of nothing more than tooth sensitivity, alleged that she was told she needed numerous existing amalgum fillings removed from her teeth due to a danger of "mercury leakage" under the fillings. Following removal of the fillings, along with substantial healthy tissue, the dentist failed to properly perform root canals and seat crowns, failed to recognize that his work was not competently performed, and left the client in substantial pain for months until an expert could correct the work. The firm achieved a six figure settlement for this client.
• Concluded two dental malpractice suits alleging that the same dentist mentioned above failed to properly perform root canals and seat crowns, leaving his patients in significant pain for months until an expert could correct the work. Additionally, the patient alleged that the dentist told her that her amalgum fillings needed to be removed to purge the poisonous mercury from her body. Six figure settlement was reached for these clients.
• Concluded a dental malpractice case wherein the Client mentioned to an acquaintance that she was considering orthodontic treatment. The acquaintance happened to be a dentist, who told the Client that orthodontics was flawed, and that he could straighten her teeth, and simultaneously correct other dental issues that she had related to headaches. The dentist's treatment plan included a "full mouth restoration," which entailed grinding down all the client's healthy teeth and replacing them with veneers, using new techniques that the dentist learned in Las Vegas. The treatment left the Client in extreme pain for over a year. The suit alleged that the work performed was beyond the dentist's capabilities, and further, that the premise underlying for the treatment was unsound. Six figure settlement was achieved.
• Concluded litigation and trial of two cases in the Federal Bankruptcy Court wherein creditors sought to deny the discharge of debts stemming from a multi-million dollar construction project. Following multiple trials, the creditors request for relief was denied and discharge was granted, with the exception of only $17,000.00.
• Completed a complex variance request for a client who struggled with the City for over three years after partially building a structure in violation of Code, based on inaccurate zoning advise of a City employee. After appearing before on the contested request, the planning and zoning commission granted the variance. • Handled numerous appeals based on experience gained as briefing attorney in the Seventh Court of Appeals for the State of Texas.
• Handled lawsuits involving large corporations and insurance carriers like State Farm, Hartford, Farmer's, Allstate, including the following companies:
BAYER A.G., BAYER CORPORATION BAYER PHARMACEUTICAL DIVISION NORTH AMERICA SMITHKLINE BEECHAM CORPORATION d/b/a GLAXOSMITHKLINE PROFESSIONAL DETAILING, INC. MINYARD FOOD STORES, INC. d/b/a SACK & SAVE WAREHOUSE FOOD STORE BRISTOL-MEYERS SQUIBB COMPANY APOTHECON, INC. FAM-MED, INC. d/b/a INOVA HEALTHCARE
Kimberly J. Kinser
is a prominent immigration attorney with experience in Green Card Petitions, H-1B Visa, Fiancee Visas, Visitor Visas, Deportation, Work Authorization and Asylum.
Kimberly J. Kinser has recently:
• Sued the United States government in the federal District Court for the Northern District of Texas seeking mandamus relief for a client who applied for a green card as the spouse of a United States citizen more than three and a half years ago.
• Concluded numerous deportation defense cases. Many cases involved clients convicted of crimes. Other cases involved clients who were in the United States without authorization or came to the United States to seek asylum. Won two Convention Against Torture (CAT) cases. One CAT case involved a client had been convicted of conspiracy to commit five bombings in Jordan. The other CAT case involved a client who was convicted of an aggrevated felony. Many cases have involved cancellation of removal, 212(c), or 212(h) waivers. Has extensive experience working with detained clients.
• Concluded numerous green card petitions for spouses, children, and parents of United States citizens. Several clients have returned for assistance with removing the conditions on residency, and/or applying for citizenship.
• Concluded numerous fiance visas for clients from all over the world including Russia, Africa, Pakistan, and the Philippines, amongst others. After the clients married, they returned for assistance with the green card application process.
• Concluded several employment based applications for green cards and non-immigrant visas, including PERM and Schedule A petitions, H-1B, L-1B, L-1A for employers including a small international PR firm, an airline/airport consultation firm, a web design company, several IT comapnies and hospitals.