• Commitment to Service

    Adkerson Hauder & Bezney was built on service and commitment to its clients. The firm is continually dedicated to providing superior legal service at a tremendous value.

  • Commitment to Clients

    Adkerson Hauder & Bezney is dedicated to maintaining loyal and personal relationships with each of its clients.

  • Commitment to Quality

    Regardless of the size, type of structure of the matter, the attorneys at Adkerson Hauder & Bezney are dedicated to high quality service for our clients

Practice Areas

 

Adkerson Hauder & Bezney, P.C. is an aggressive firm providing its clients high quality legal services in an efficient and professional manner. We represent clients throughout Texas in State and Federal Courts and before various State and Federal administrative agencies, including the EEOC, OSHA and the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission.

The Firm's areas of practice include business and contract litigation, class action lawsuits, products liability, premise liability, trucking and motor vehicle claims, toxic tort claims, representation of nonsubscribers, representation on employment issues and employment litigation (non-compete, discrimination and discharge matters), bad faith litigation, Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act and Insurance Code litigation, wrongful death claims, OSHA investigations and claims, workers' compensation, life, health, disability and accidental death insurance claims, construction issues and claims, excess liability and umbrella insurance issues and litigation, and insurance coverage issues.

We handle matters for several Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, partnerships, individuals, insurance companies, third-party administrators, insured's with large retentions and self-insurers. Our goal is to obtain the best possible result for our clients in the most cost-efficient manner. We believe that an aggressive, tenacious and innovative approach to dispute resolution is in the client's best interest and that our results-oriented approach to litigation brings about resolution of matters more quickly and efficiently.

 

Trial Victories

We have obtained major victories for our clients...

 

Recovery of a $3.8 million summary judgment for an excess carrier on a coverage issue involving a catastrophic loss. This summary judgment was recently affirmed by the Court of Appeals and the parties settled the matter for $4.15 Million;

A defense verdict for a manufacturer and its distributor in a jury trial wherein the plaintiff sought damages in excess of $11 Million claiming a defect in the manufacturer's product caused fire resulting in 3rd degree burns to over 37% of his body;

A defense verdict for a national restaurant chain in a federal jury trial wherein the plaintiff sought damages of $15 Million on claims he suffered serious permanent injuries when a chandelier fell striking him on the head and neck;

A summary judgment for a contractor on claims a defective fan which resulted in a homeowner's electrocution. The estate of the deceased was seeking in excess of $5 Million in damages;

More Victories

Adkerson Hauder & Bezney is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell and is listed among Best's Directory of Recommended Insurance Attorneys.

Meet our Attorneys

 

Darrell G. Adkerson

Darrell G. Adkerson

Director-Shareholder

Bernie E. Hauder

Bernie E. Hauder

Director-Shareholder

Paul A. Bezney

Paul A. Bezney

Director-Shareholder

Perry J. Cockerell

Perry J. Cockerell

Shareholder

 

Jon Paul Melton

Jon Paul Melton

Attorney

J. Kevin Kindred

J. Kevin Kindred

Associate Attorney

Jeffrey D. Antonson

Jeffrey D. Antonson

Associate Attorney

Emily DeJong Pyle

Emily DeJong Pyle

Associate Attorney

 

Ashley MacNamara

Ashley MacNamara

Associate Attorney

William Sanders

William Sanders

Associate Attorney

Patrick A. Wadlington

Patrick A. Wadlington

Of Counsel

Marlene Thomson

Marlene Thomson

Of Counsel

 

Sharis L. Hauder

Sharis L. Hauder

Of Counsel

Martha G. King

Martha G. King

Of Counsel

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Address:

1700 Pacific Ave.
Suite 4450
Dallas, Texas 75201

Phone:

214.740.2500

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