Litigator of the Week: Scalding Accident Leads to $12 Million Verdict

, Texas Lawyer


On March 23, a Houston lawyer won a $12 million jury verdict on behalf of client Robert Earl Roye, who was scalded over a large part of his body, and Roye's wife. The plaintiff sustained third-degree burns over 50 percent of his body, the plaintiffs alleged in Robert Earl Roye, et al. v. E.I. Du Pont De Nemours & Co., et al. Their causes of action against DuPont included negligence and premises liability.

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