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  • Hall of Fame - Scott Palmer
    In addition to being named among the Best Lawyers in Dallas by D Magazine in 2002, 2006, and from 2011 to 2023, Palmer was also awarded the prestigious John Howie Award by the Dallas Trial Lawyers Association for his verdict on a federal civil rights case against two Dallas police officers. He is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell and has been recognized as a Texas Super Lawyer, a Thomson Reuters service, from 2008 to 2023.
  • Lawsuit claims Austin police officer 'recklessly' fired weapon that killed 17-year-old in 2021

    Austin police were responding to a "gun battle" in 2021 when one officer fired his weapon. A lawsuit filed Monday says that killed 17-year-old Michael Carothers, an innocent bystander to the incident.

  • Dallas County Sheriff's Office Sued Over Social Media
    A lawsuit filed against the Dallas County Sheriff’s Office claims a deputy shared private information on TikTok while live streaming during a traffic stop.
  • Sexual abuse at FMC Carswell prison
    "Fort Worth Carswell women’s prison plagued by sexual abuse, cover-ups"
  • Attorneys Recognized in The Federal Lawyer
    Russell Turkel, Bre Boss, and Mikayla Lewison are published in the latest edition of the Federal Lawyer Magazine
    Why did Dallas Police take $100,000 from a woman at Love Field? A Community Police Oversight Board wants to know.
  • Juan Segovia v. City of Dallas, TX
    "Dallas Has Agreed to Pay $1 Million to Relatives of 45-Year-Old Man Who Alleged That First Responders Refused to Get Him Medical Help"
  • U.S. v. Denise Toure
    "Dispatch from the ‘Southlake Slave Trial"
  • State of Texas v. Lindsay Glass
    "Texas Bartender Faces Charges for Serving Shooter Before Mass Killing"
  • DPD v. Jacob Hughes
    "Jacob Hughes Turned Himself in on a Warrant Alleging That He Had Fabricated Evidence"
  • State of Texas v. Austin Shuffield
    "Special Prosecutor Appointed for Pending Charges Against Man Accused in Deep Ellum Beating"
  • State of Texas v. John Davis
    "The Colony Man Convicted of Manslaughter in 2017 Fatal Shooting of Brother"
  • Suzanne Wooten v. John Roach, Sr., et al
    "This Ex-Judge Was Wrongfully Convicted, but She Can't Touch 3 of 4 Texas Prosecutors Behind Her Indictment"
  • Saenz v. Calix-Barahona
    "Man Alleges Excessive Force by Dallas PD Officer Accused of Punching Him 11 Times, Kneeing Him in Face"
  • Suzanne Wooten v. Collin County
    "Wrongfully Convicted Ex-Judge Dismisses Final Prosecutor From Malicious-Prosecution Litigation"
  • City of Dallas v. Lynn Peltier
    "Homeowner Fights City of Dallas Over Damage From a Flaming Garbage Truck"
  • Puente v. Shimanek
    "Keller Police Arrest, Pepper Spray Man When He Films Son’s Arrest Over Traffic Violation"
  • Puente v. Shimanek
    "Man Sues Keller Officers After He Was Arrested, Pepper-Sprayed in What He Says Was Retaliation"
  • Puente v. Shimanek
    "Man Sues Police After Being Pepper-Sprayed While Filming Son’s Arrest"
  • Stoning Death in Fort Worth
    "How Will Legal System Look at Group Who Stoned a Gunman in Fort Worth? Experts Weigh In"
  • Boykin v. Weaver
    "Local Police Named in Wrongful Death Suit"
  • Otis Mallett Jr. v. Gerald Goines and Troy Gambles
    "A Houston Man Framed on Drug Charges Is Suing the Lethally Corrupt Cop Who Sent Him to Prison"
  • Lauren Kent v. Collin County, Texas
    "Pregnant Collin County Inmate Loses Child to Miscarriage, Claims She was Denied Medical Care
  • Christine Parker v. City of Tyler and Smith County, Texas, et al.
    "30 Minutes After Teddy Parker was Brought to Smith County Jail, He Was Carried Out on a Stretcher and Died. What Happened?"
  • Clayton Dobbins v. Craig Martin
    "Challenging Police Violence … While Black"
  • Children of Hirschell Wayne Fletcher Jr. v. Kyle Foster Clark and Brad Alan Cox
    "Cox and Clark Had Fudged Their Reports to Entirely Omit Their Interaction with Fletcher"
  • Boykin v. Weaver
    "Family of Man Who Died in Police Custody Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit"
  • Boykin v. Weaver
    "Lawsuit: Texas Officers Ignored Pleas of Man Before Death"
  • Insurance company agrees to pay $600K to settle lawsuit filed by former Collin County judge wrongfully convicted of bribery
    Wooten filed a lawsuit alleging she was a victim of political persecution in 2018. She filed the lawsuit one year after she was exonerated.
  • AZ man spent 17 days in jail for crime he didn’t commit. He blames American Airlines
    According to a lawsuit filed Monday in North Texas, Michael Lowe was wrongfully arrested and spent 17 days in jail after American Airlines incorrectly identified him to police as a burglar at Dallas-Fort Worth Airport.
  • Arizona Man Sues American Airlines Over Case of Mistaken Identity That Landed Him in Jail for More Than Two Weeks
    An Arizona man who says he has suffered “incomprehensible trauma” after being held in a New Mexico jail due to what he describes as a case of mistaken identity has sued American Airlines.
  • Flagstaff tour guide sues airline for wrongful arrest
    A Grand Canyon tour guide from Flagstaff says he was wrongfully jailed after he was mistaken for a burglary suspect, according to a lawsuit filed in Texas.
  • An Arizona man who says he spent 17 days in jail is suing American Airlines, alleging it misidentified him to police
    An Arizona man is suing American Airlines, claiming the airline's negligence led to him spending 17 days in jail after he was misidentified to police investigating a burglary at a duty-free shop in Dallas Fort Worth International Airport in 2020, according to court documents.
  • 'It can happen to anybody': Man blames American Airlines after wrongful arrest
    An Arizona man says he spent 17 days in jail for a crime he did not commit after American Airlines erroneously reported him to the police.
  • Arizona Man Blames American Airlines for False Imprisonment
    Lawsuit says the carrier's negligence resulted in him spending 17 days in jail for a crime he didn't commit.
  • Horrific moment Texas cop beats man with a flashlight 16 times after he tried to run away from arrest for 'starting fires' at hi
    Grimsley suffered several fractures and lacerations to the face before being charged with assaulting a police officer as well as evading and resisting arrest. He filed a lawsuit this year, claiming police officers used excessive force on him
  • Colorado man sues law enforcement for using 'hogtie' method in 2020 arrest
    A Colorado man is suing law enforcement officers for putting him in a dangerous, sometimes deadly, restraint called a hogtie during a 2020 arrest. The U.S. Department of Justice warns against using the practice.
  • The Most Lawless County in Texas
    Suzanne Wooten did the impossible and became the first candidate to defeat a sitting judge in Collin County. What followed is the unbelievable, epic tale of the craziest case in the history of jurisprudence.
  • How Our Long Investigation Into Collin County Came to Be
    Kathy spent six months interviewing people and poring over court filings and writing a lot of words.

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