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R. Larry Adams│Partner

Areas of Practice:
Toxic Tort
Trucking Litigation
Products Liability
Insurance Coverage Maritime Law Medical Malpractice

Larry’s practice includes toxic tort litigation, products liability, medical malpractice, admiralty and premises liability. Larry also has extensive experience in insurance coverage and handles commercial trucking accident litigation. Larry received his undergraduate degree in Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin and received his law degree from the University of Houston in Houston, Texas.

Larry has been admitted to practice in the State Bar of Texas, U.S. District Courts in the Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas , and the U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit. Larry is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization of the State of Texas.

For over thirty (30) years, Larry has tried over seventy-five (75) cases as lead counsel in jury trials involving a wide spectrum of civil litigation, including general personal injury claims, product liability claims, premises liability claims, medical malpractice, insurance coverage disputes, business and commercial disputes, worker’s compensation claims, industrial accidents and disease claims, toxic torts claims, and a broad area of other insurance defense and civil litigation matters. At the present time, Larry’s practice consists mainly of products liability and toxic tort litigation. In addition, Larry spends a great deal of his time defending commercial trucking accidents.

 

Education:

University of Houston Law Center, Houston, Texas, 1969
J.D.

University of Texas, Austin, Texas, 1966
B.B.A.
Major: Business

Bar Admissions:

Texas, 1970
U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
U.S. District Court Western District of Texas

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Litigation Percentage:
100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certification/Specialties:
Personal Injury Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1993

Representative Clients:
Electrolux
Alfa Laval
Crane Co.
PPG Industries Inc.

Professional Associations and Memberships:
American Board of Trial Advocates
International Society of Barristers
Maritime Law Association
International Association of Defense Counsel
Voted to be a Super Lawyer in Texas for past 10 years

Past Employment Positions:
Smith Adams Law Feehan LLP, Partner, 2008 – 2013
Kacal Adams & Law, Shareholder, 1984 – 2008

Fraternities/Sororities:
Phi Alpha Delta

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