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News and Press Coverage

Nationally renowned Houston injury lawyer Joe Stephens has tried many high profile accident  cases.  ABC, NBC, FOX and CBS often cover his wrongful death, and personal injury trials.  His  cases have also  been reported in all the major newspapers across America. He has been featured or quoted in The Houston Chronicle, The San Antonio Express, the Austin Statesman, Dallas Morning News, The Texas Lawyer, The Texas Reporter, and The National Law Journal.

Print & Online Articles

February 19th, 2020 - ABC 13 - Joe Stephens represents a Houston man involved in a DWI crash that left him with serious injuries and killed his girlfriend. 

March 25, 2011 – ABC 13 – Joe Stephens Seeks Change After Houston Rodeo Death

March 24, 2011 – ABC 13 – Lawsuit Filed Against Houston Rodeo for Wrongful Death

February 14, 2011 – Verdict of the Week – $10.7 Million Dollar Medical Malpractice Wrongful Death Verdict – Jackson v. Conte

January 20, 2011 – PR Web – Texas Jury Renders Historic Multi-Million Dollar Verdict Against Rogue Pill Mill – Jackson v. Conte

July 21, 2008 – Verdict of the Week – Houston Area Father Found Negligent for Child Abuse – A.B. v. Newsom

June 30, 2008 – PR Web – Victims Alleged Father Knew His Son was a Pedophile – A.B. v. Newsom

June 26, 2008 – Houston Chronicle – Father Ordered to Pay Damages to Boys Abused by Son – A.B. v. Newsom

January 27, 2007 – Houston Chronicle – Suppose Roles had been Reversed – Harris v. Harris

January 25, 2007 – PR Web – Wrongful Death Attorneys Seek Previously Unrevealed Financial Records – Harris v. Harris

January 20, 2007 – Houston Chronicle – Harris Must Pay $3.5 Million – Harris v. Harris

January 19, 2007 – Verdict of the Week – Murderess Clara Harris Repeatedly Runs Over Cheating Husband – Harris v. Harris

January 12, 2007 – Houston Chronicle – A Bitter and Deepening Divide – Harris v. Harris

April 6, 2005 – Verdict of the Week – Lover Murdered for Insurance – Hodgson v. Swaim

January 28, 2005 – Verdict of the Week – Negligent Manufacturer Causes Catastrophic Injury to Worker – Jones v. Ellwood

September 2, 2004 – Verdict of the Week – Mall Must Pay for Wrongful Death – Gutierrez v. Trammell Crow

March 19, 2004 – Verdict of the Week – Defective Machinery Crushes Employee’s Hand –  Finke v. Continental Equipment Mfg. Company

March 19, 2002 – Verdict of the Week – Negligent Motorist Paralyzes Bicyclist – Ottison v. Hebert

February 8, 1999 – Verdict of the Week – Insurance Company Unfairly Refuses to Pay Injured Family – Villegas v. Nationwide Ins. Co.

December 7, 1998 – Verdict of the Week – Negligent Trucker Kills 4 Year Old – Wilson v. Bishop Energy

February 2, 1998 – Verdict of the Week – Negligent Trucker Kills Dad and Son – Huff v. Weiner’s Stores, Inc.

Reported Appellate Cases

•Trammell Crow Central Texas v. Gutierrez, 220 S.W. 3d 33 (Tex. App. – San Antonio 2006, writ granted);

•Ellwood Texas Forge Corporation v. Jones,214 S.W.3d 693 (Tex. App. Hous. [14th Dist.] 2007, writ denied)

•Wharton County v. Genzer, Cause No. 13-06-00078-CV (Tex. App. Corpus Christi, decision pending)

•Villegas v. Nationwide Mut. Ins. Co., 10 S.W.3d 380 (Tex.App.-Austin 1999, writ denied)

•Peek v. Equipment Services, Inc., 906 S.W.2d 529 (Tex.App.-San Antonio 1995, writ denied)

•Klekar v. Southern Pacific Transp. Co., 874 S.W.2d 818 (Tex.App.-Hous. [1 Dist.] 1994, writ denied)

•Peek v. DeBerry (II), 871 S.W.2d 520 (Tex.App.-San Antonio, 1994, no writ)

•Peek v. DeBerry (I), 819 S.W.2d 217 (Tex.App.-San Antonio, 1991, writ denied)

•Peek v. Equipment Service Co. of San Antonio, 779 S.W.2d 802 (Tex. 1989)

•City of Houston v. Aber, 770 S.W.2d 89 (Tex.App.-Hous. [14 Dist.] 1989)

•Peek v. Oshman’s Sporting Goods, Inc., 768 S.W.2d 841 (Tex.App.-San Antonio 1989)

** A case’s value, if any, depends on the facts. These are cases involving catastrophic loss and awards shown are before fees and expenses which are deducted from client’s share. Verdicts may be appealed, including those shown here which may result in reversal of verdict.



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