Located in Houston, the boutique litigation firm of Fisher, Boyd, Johnson & Huguenard, LLP represents clients in a wide variety of civil matters, including:
- Commercial & Business Litigation
- Personal Injury / Wrongful Death
- Products Liability
- Drug & Medical Device Litigation
- Aviation Litigation
- Maritime Litigation
- Professional / Medical Malpractice
- Trust & Estate Litigation
Our attorneys enjoy a well-established reputation in Texas and across the country as top-tier litigators. Known for our innovative trial strategies and presentation methods, we are regarded as pioneers in several practice areas, a distinction gained through a steadfast insistence on excellence in every case.
Commercial & Business Litigation
Our firm handles a wide variety of complex commercial and business litigation, including trials and appeals in state and federal court arising out of contract disputes, construction defects, financing agreements, partnership disputes, shareholder disputes, and disputes with customers, suppliers, vendors, and competitors. We assist our business clients in devising targeted, effective case strategies, including exploring settlement options and alternative dispute resolution when appropriate. We also handle cases involving business torts, which address harms dealt to intangible assets, including economic interests or business relationships. We have experience handling claims based on fraud and misrepresentation, tortuous interference with contractual relations, interference with prospective business advantage, and unfair competition.
Personal Injury / Wrongful Death
Our practice also encompasses a wide variety of personal injury matters. With a focus on serious, catastrophic injuries, we help our clients obtain compensation for injuries suffered as a result of another party's negligent, reckless, or willful conduct. We have experience representing clients in claims arising from auto and trucking collisions, aviation and maritime injuries, and construction accidents. Our firm also handles wrongful death claims, representing families who have lost a loved one in a fatal accident. We continually strive to repair the lives of those affected by a personal tragedy by obtaining favorable results in the courtroom, and helping our clients seek resolution to their suffering.
We are pioneers in products liability litigation, with experience handling a broad range of cases involving defective products. We have successfully prosecuted product defect claims involving automobiles, trucks, cranes, buses, aircraft, as well as numerous consumer products such as trampolines, ATVs, and other products. With a practice that focuses on the scientific, technical, and engineering issues associated with products liability, our attorneys are qualified to handle even the most complex claims that may arise from manufacturing and design defects. In fact, our firm consults with some of the most accomplished engineers in the country in order to facilitate the comprehensive evaluation and handling of these claims. Our experience in this field allows us to provide a level of efficiency and expertise not offered by many products liability practices.
Drug & Medical Device Litigation
Litigation involving dangerous prescription drugs and defective medical devices has exploded in recent years. Although drugs and medical devices are regulated by the government, there have been numerous examples of devices that have been approved for use but are nevertheless unsafe, often life-threatening. Fisher, Boyd, Johnson & Huguenard, LLP represents patients harmed by defective and dangerous drugs and medical devices, and is actively investigating other potential lawsuits. For more information, click on the Drug & Medical Device tab at the top of this page.
Fisher, Boyd, Johnson & Huguenard, LLP represents clients in aviation litigation, including common carrier claims, personal injury or wrongful death actions, property damages, and products liability claims involving defective aviation equipment. We have handled numerous cases involving commercial and private aircraft, helicopters, and military jets and helicopters. Personal injury and wrongful death claims arising out of aviation accidents often involve complex legal and technical issues, making it imperative to retain experienced legal counsel. Our lawyers possess a thorough understanding of the numerous laws and regulations governing the aviation industry, and also the technical issues related to aircraft operation and maintenance that impact these cases.
Maritime workers injured while performing jobs on oil drilling platforms, boats, and ships in United States coastal waterways and inland navigable waterways, or docks and marine terminals, may claim relief under federal maritime law and the Jones Act. Seamen, longshoremen, and other maritime workers may be able to recover health care costs and lost wages associated with their injury on the job, as well as compensation for their injuries. Our firm is experienced in maritime litigation, always working to obtain compensation for our clients from all liable parties and through all avenues available under the law.
Professional / Medical Malpractice
Our firm represents clients in cases of professional or medical malpractice involving improper or negligent professional service or medical care. Texas law makes medical malpractice cases exceptionally challenging. Our attorneys possess the knowledge and litigation skills to evaluate and prosecute meritorious cases, anticipate the defense's arguments and evidence, effectively cross-examine defense witnesses and experts, and know whether to settle the case, and if so, at what stage of litigation and for how much compensation.
Trust & Estate Litigation
Disputes regarding wills, trusts, and other probate and estate planning issues are commonplace, and typically involve complex estate planning documents, significant tax consequences, and ever-changing legal issues. Our attorneys have a reputation for providing exceptional legal representation to clients in a variety of estate planning matters, including will contests, probate litigation, and trust disputes. We have handled several high profile cases in this area of law, including the litigation surrounding the estate of Howard Hughes, in which founding partner Wayne Fisher served as lead trial counsel.
Seek Respected, Experienced Representation
Our attorneys take pride in regularly competing with large firms in the courtroom, while always maintaining our small boutique firm principles of teamwork, collaboration, personal attention, open communication, and integrity. Please contact Fisher, Boyd, Johnson & Huguenard, LLP for more information about our civil litigation practice.