Albin Roach successfully represented a pilot, plane owner, and land owner of a local airport in prosecuting claims against their own insurance company to force the insurance company to settle and pay the claims of a nationally recognized model and TV reporter who was severely injured when she walked into a moving plane propeller at the airport. The case drew national attention due to the popularity of the injured party.
In a complex wrongful death case involving a $30 million claim under the Texas Motor Carrier Safety Act, Albin Roach received a take-nothing jury verdict in favor of its client, a local construction company. The Plaintiff, deceased, was an 18 year old involved in an accident involving a 50,000 pound dump truck driven by an independent contractor of Albin Roach’s client. The case involved complex issues as to whether Albin Roach’s client had any liability under the Texas Motor Carrier Safety Act and involved complex factual issues regarding fault, including the color of each parties’ traffic light at the time of the accident.
Prior to hiring Albin Roach, a local Collin County business had lost a case on summary judgment and was faced with a significant judgment. Immediately after hiring Albin Roach, the firm obtained a reversal of the summary judgment and then successfully defended the case through trial by receiving a take-nothing jury verdict in favor of our client involving claims for breach of contract, fraud, and deceptive trade practices. The jury ultimately awarded Albin Roach’s client approximately $100,000 in attorney’s fees, making it one of the only cases in Collin County where a Defendant was actually awarded their attorney’s fees in defense of claims.
Albin Roach successfully defended a real estate investor involving claims of real estate fraud and breach of contract by having the case dismissed on summary judgment. The case was appealed to both the 5th District Court of Appeals and then to the Texas Supreme Court where the summary judgment was consistently upheld in favor or Albin Roach’s client.
Albin Roach successfully represented a site development construction firm through approximately 200 different civil suits, including one against a third party who posed as an ally to the company but was ultimately stealing assets of Albin Roach’s client. Ultimately, Albin Roach assisted the client through the bankruptcy process and adversarial claims in bankruptcy. Eventually, Albin Roach was hired by one of the largest creditors to collect approximately $4 million in Accounts Receivables that the creditor was awarded in bankruptcy. After coming out of bankruptcy, the company was reformed and Albin Roach continues to represent the company in cases involving complex construction issues.
In a complex civil litigation claim involving multiple parties and claims, Albin Roach represented a local technology company who had been counter-sued for $2.75 million in alleged damages under the Texas Deceptive Trade Practice Act. Albin Roach’s civil litigation team obtained summary judgment and dismissal of all claims against its client.
Prior to hiring Albin Roach, one if its clients defaulted on a lawsuit and was faced with an $800,0000 judgment and a permanent injunction enjoining its business operations. Albin Roach’s civil litigation team went to work and within just a couple of months had successfully reversed the $800,000 judgment and permanent injunction allowing Albin Roach’s client to resume its business operations. The case ultimately settled under confidential terms with no money out of pocket for Albin Roach’s client.
Albin Roach represented a subcontractor on a large commercial development in the San Antonio area. Albin Roach sued the general contractor and was able to dispose of the case quickly on summary judgment and obtained a damages award of approximately $100,000 in favor of Albin Roach’s client.
Albin Roach’s civil litigation team represented an investor who owned various real estate holdings in the Dallas area. The investor and his wife agreed to partition certain real estate holdings and memorialized the agreement on a handwritten document. After the wife died some two decades after the handwritten agreement was entered, her heirs complained that the handwritten agreement was invalid. After a trial on the merits, Albin Roach’s client was awarded all of the property within the handwritten agreement as his sole and separate property. The award was appealed and was ultimately upheld by the Texas Supreme Court.
Albin Roach represented a telecommunications company who had been cheated out of hundreds of thousands of dollars by one of its clients. When the Defendants in that case refused to participate in the discovery process, Albin Roach obtained a judgment in excess of $300,000 in favor of its client through the use of the “death penalty” sanction for discovery abuse, making it one of the largest sanction awards in the area.
Albin Roach’s civil litigation team represented a general contractor who was underpaid for its services in developing a shopping center in the New Orleans area. Albin Roach filed suit in a Louisiana Federal Court and ultimately obtained a $140,000 judgment in favor of its client.
In a complex construction case involving numerous subcontractors, Albin Roach represented a general contractor who developed a shopping center near Fort Worth. Albin Roach’s client was not paid for all of its services, so Albin Roach filed suit and obtained a $221,000 judgment in favor its client.
Albin Roach represented a global software and consulting firm who had been sued by the widow of a deceased shareholder for alleged shareholder oppression and breach of fiduciary duty in Federal Court. Albin Roach successfully narrowed the issues negotiated a favorable settlement for its client.