Verdicts & Settlements

A History Of Successful Representation

Victory In Motion To Transfer Venue In Rhodes V. Honda, Et. Al.
Joseph Barbknecht obtained a victory in transferring the case from plaintiff's selected jurisdiction to the defendants' requested jurisdiction.

Summary Judgment! - Dallas County
Joseph Barbknecht and Marty Rogers obtained a complete summary judgment in an extremely large defamation case involving racing and allegations of defamation against their client, which allegedly resulted in financial damages and expulsion of the plaintiff from a professional racing association.

Trial Victory! - Collin County
Joseph Barbknecht and Chris Norris obtained a defense verdict in a premises liability case where a daughter and son-in-law were accused of causing the death of the plaintiff's husband at their premises through acts and/or omissions. The jury verdict was a unanimous 12-0 in Collin County.

Trial Victory! - Dallas County
Joseph Barbknecht and Marty Rogers obtained a defense verdict in an apartment complex premises liability case where the security company was alleged to have been negligent in the provision of its security services wherein a tenant was shot 11 times and killed.

Trial Victory! - Dallas County
Joseph Barbknecht and Chris Norris obtained a jury verdict in a very large premises liability case where the apartment complex was accused of being negligent in providing security, which led to the shooting and loss of the tenant's limb.

MSJ Granted
Kimberly Munson obtained a summary judgment for a defendant in a broken-house case accused of failing to disclose alleged defects in a home prior to the sale.

Trial Victory!
Kimberly Munson tried a case to a jury in the district court of Marion County, Texas, and obtained a victory for our client, Northland Insurance Company. The case involved a collision between two 18-wheelers.

Employer Prevails
Kimberly Munson obtained a complete nonsuit of discrimination/retaliation and wrongful termination claims filed against a nonsubscriber employer.

High Steaks Litigation - Complete Appellate Victory
On June 14, 2003, the Dallas Court of Appeals issued a complete victory to our client in its opinion in Dale Wamstad v. Rumore, The New Times d/b/a The Dallas Observer. Joseph Barbknecht and Brantley Saunders represented Ms. Rumore in the trial court, and Mr. Saunders wrote the appellate brief. The court not only reversed the trial court's denial of our client's summary judgment but also rendered judgment against plaintiff Dale Wamstad on this summary judgment issue involving defamation. This case was a fascinating battle involving Dale Wamstad, the prior owner of both Del Frisco's Steakhouse and III Forks Steakhouse, and his allegations of defamation against his ex-wife Lena Rumore, the Dallas Observer and others. The allegations in the case spanned 40 years, two divorces, one shooting (Rumore shot Wamstad), kicking of a dog, screaming, threatening and fraud.

Plaintiff Surrenders!
Joseph Barbknecht obtained complete dismissal in a mold/toxic substance case against his client.

Sanctions Obtained Against Ex-Judge
On June 13, 2003, Kimberly Munson obtained $2,000 in sanctions against a former judge. The sanctions were awarded based on a finding of continued discovery abuse by the former judge and were forwarded on to the insurance carrier, who is paying our fees.

Plaintiff Surrenders!
Joseph Barbknecht obtained a complete dismissal in a collision/personal injury case.

Consumer Protection Seminar - Presented By Joseph Barbknecht And Kimberly Munson At State Farm University
Joseph Barbknecht presents the Consumer Protection Seminar for State Farm University.

Summary Judgment Victory
The Barbknecht Firm obtained a full summary judgment for his client in a premises liability case.

Victory In Major Motion To Transfer Venue In A&M Bonfire Cases
Joseph Barbknecht obtained a victory in transferring cases from plaintiff's selected jurisdiction to the defendant's requested jurisdiction.

Plaintiff Surrenders!
Joseph Barbknecht obtained a complete dismissal in a DTPA/fraudulent transfer of real property case.

Plaintiff Surrenders!
Joseph Barbknecht and Brantley Saunders obtained a complete dismissal for their client in a defamation case.