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Published Articles of the Trial Lawyers

A selection of articles covering cases we have handled

Texas Monthly Super Lawyers 2006-2015

Russell G. Burwell III was voted a Super Lawyer from 2006 through 2015 by Texas Monthly magazine.

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A Plant Explosion in Victoria, 2014

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PBS, 2010 BP Benzene Release

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Texas Lawyer

James D. Nebout was pictured and quoted in the Nov. 6, 2006, issue of Texas Lawyer regarding his successful handling of 85 injury cases from the March 23, 2005, BP explosion.

H Texas Magazine

James D. Nebout was voted a 2006 and 2007 Top Lawyer by H Texas Magazine. The list is created through a combination of peer voting and reader nominations. The list represents the top 2 percent of attorneys in the Houston area.

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Forbes Magazine

Burwell Nebout Trial Lawyers were featured in the "Texas Legal" section of the May 2007 issue of Forbes, which focused on the legal community of Texas and a few prominent attorneys and their firms.

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BP Back in Court Over Unpaid Medical Bills

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Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Million dollar advocates forum | life member million dollar advocates forum | the top trial lawyers in america TMRussell G. Burwell III and James D. Nebout were inducted into the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. The Million Dollar Advocates Forum is one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the United States. Membership is limited to attorneys who have won million- and multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements. Less than 1 percent of U.S. lawyers are members.

The organization was established in 1993 and now has approximately 3,000 members throughout the United States. Membership includes many of the top trial lawyers in the country. Many members have achieved numerous million- and multimillion-dollar results. The common fact is that they have each demonstrated, in an objective and tangible way, their ability to accomplish superior results in complex cases. Certification by the Million Dollar Advocates Forum provides recognition of such accomplishment and a national network of experienced colleagues for information exchange, assistance and professional referral.

Second Teen in Crash Dies; DPS Joins Investigation

TEXAS CITY - Raquel Martinez, 17, one of three girls critically injured in a car crash that killed another teenager two weekends ago, was declared brain dead Wednesday, officials with Ben Taub Hospital in Houston confirmed.

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Families of Teens in Collision File Suits Against Allegedly Drunk Driver

GALVESTON - A two-car collision in La Marque that killed a 17-year-old Texas City girl and seriously hurt three other young women during the early morning hours of March 21 has spawned two lawsuits.

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Car Accident Kills Texas City Teen

A Texas City High School student was killed and one of her classmates was critically injured when a car carrying six Texas City and League City teens was struck from behind by a suspected drunk driver early Saturday morning. A pregnant woman in a third vehicle that was also hit by the car driven by the alleged drunk driver was also injured.

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Sterling Ammonia Leaks

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First Responders Acknowledged by Burwell Nebout

As a sign of gratitude for the first responders who put their lives on the line to assist our clients and community when they are injured, Burwell Nebout issued to all Galveston County law enforcement and fire departments a letter of thanks along with providing these men and women a free will package for them and their families. These first responders put their lives on the line daily to save and care for those injured. Often, many of them work without the legal protection of having a will, power of attorney and power of health care. Burwell Nebout hopes to provide these men and women some security in the management of their affairs in the event that they are injured during the course of their employment.