Essmyer & Daniel, P.C.

 

Personal Injury, Business, Criminal Defense and Appellate Lawyers

Experienced Litigation Attorneys

Serving the Houston Area, the State of Texas and All of the U.S.

For legal services involving criminal defense, wrongful death or injury claims, auto accidents, maritime, insurance and/or business disputes, contact this Houston law firm. Trial attorneys Michael Essmyer and Frank Daniel of Essmyer & Daniel, P.C. have decades of combined legal experience, and draw on both a long track record of litigation success and numerous qualifications when they handle a case.

Our firm credentials include: 

Director of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association
Cases handled across the United States, from municipal courts to the United States Supreme Court
Dozens of lectures delivered annually on topics ranging from insurance law and criminal law
Listing in Who's Who in America and Who's Who in The World 
A long list of notable clients, including Sir R. Allen Stanford, Texas Speaker of the House Gus Mutcher, North America Savings in California and Lamar Savings in Austin, Texas
Numerous high-value verdicts and settlements  

We provide effective legal help across a broad and diverse practice, including:

 
Representative Cases:
Ochoa v. JE Dunn Construction Company, et al; 2017 WL 5127240 - W.D. Texas, Austin Division

In re The Complaint of RLB Contracting, Inc., 773 F. 3d 596, C.A. 5 (Tex.) 2014
Badall v. Durgapersad,  ---S.W.3d___, 2014 WL 6783747 Tex.App. - Houston [1st Dist.], 2014

JURY VERDICT - HARRIS COUNTY - 2013 - 157TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT
In re John Addison, Not Reported in S.W.3d, 2009 WL 1794762 (Tex.App.-Beaumont), June 25, 2009 (09‑09‑00238‑CV)
Badall v. Durgapersad, Not Reported in S.W.3d, 2009 WL 857995, Tex.App.-Beaumont, April 02, 2009 (No. 09-08-00188-CV.)
In re E.C.L., 278 S.W.3d 510, 2009 WL 351092, , Tex.App.-Hous. (14 Dist.), February 12, 2009(No. 14-06-01106-CV.)
Clark v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., Not Reported in S.W.3d, 2008 WL 866499, , Tex.App.-Hous. (1 Dist.), March 27, 2008(Nos. 01-06-00896-CV, 01-07-00165-CV.)
Covalt v. Pintar, Not Reported in F.Supp.2d, 2008 WL 2312651, 103 Fair Empl.Prac.Cas. (BNA) 1619, , S.D.Tex., June 04, 2008(Civil Action No. H-07-1595.)
Dang v. Do, Not Reported in S.W.3d, 2008 WL 4757064, , Tex.App.-Hous. (1 Dist.), October 30, 2008(No. 01-08-00756-CV.)
Omoregie v. Enterprise Homes, Inc., Not Reported in S.W.3d, 2008 WL 977200, , Tex.App.-Hous. (1 Dist.), April 10, 2008(No. 01-07-01002-CV.)
U.S. v. Castaneda, Not Reported in F.Supp.2d, 2008 WL 2074060, , S.D.Tex., May 14, 2008(Criminal Case No. H-08-105.)
In re Davenport, 342 B.R. 482, 2006 WL 1302242, , Bkrtcy.S.D.Tex., May 10, 2006(Bankruptcy No. 03-38089-H4-11.Adversary No. 04-03618.)
In re Davenport, 353 B.R. 150, 2006 WL 3393242, , Bkrtcy.S.D.Tex., February 02, 2006(Bankruptcy No. 03-38089-11.Adversary No. 04-3618.)
Jankowiak v. Allstate Property & Cas. Ins. Co., 201 S.W.3d 200, 2006 WL 2253093, , Tex.App.-Hous. (14 Dist.), August 08, 2006(No. 14-05-00072-CV.)
Price v. Divita, 224 S.W.3d 331, 2006 WL 2192802, , Tex.App.-Hous. (1 Dist.), August 03, 2006(No. 01-05-00799-CV.)
In re McGuire, 134 S.W.3d 406, 2004 WL 177898, , Tex.App.-Waco, January 28, 2004(No. 10-03-273-CV.)
Price v. Harrah's Marketing Service Corp., 111 Fed.Appx. 285, 2004 WL 2341838, , C.A.5 (Tex.), October 15, 2004(No. 03-20988.)
Wilson v. Mitul Patel, Not Reported in S.W.3d, 2004 WL 579073, , Tex.App.-Austin, March 25, 2004(No. 03-03-00275-CV.)
Gold v. City of College Station, 40 S.W.3d 637 (Tex. App.-Houston, 1st District 2001)
Kennedy v. Collagen Corp., 967 F.2d 587 (9th Cir. 1992)
Kennedy v. Collagen Corp., 974 F.2d 1342, Cert. Denied 509 U.S. 923 (1995) (9th Cir. 1992)
Kennedy v. Collagen Corp., 67 F.3rd 1453, Cert. Denied 518 U.S. 1033 (1996) (9th Cir. 1995)
Kennedy v. Collagen Corp., 991 F. Supp. 1185 (N.D. Calif. 1996)
Kennedy v. Collagen Corp., 161 F.3rd 1226, Cert. Denied, 526 U.S. 1099 (1999) (9th Cir. 1998)
Nava v. Reddy Partnership/Quail Chase, 988 S.W. 2.d 346 (Tex. App-Houston, 1st Dist. 1999)
Mitchell v. Collagen Corp., 870 F.Supp. 885 (N.D. Ind. 1994)
Mitchell v. Collagen Corp., 67 F 3rd 1268, Cert. Denied, 518 U.S. 1030 (1996) (7th Cir. 1995)
Mitchell v. Collagen Corp., 126 F.3rd 902, Cert. Denied, 523 U.S. 1020 (1998) (7th Cir. 1997)
Worthy v. Collagen Corp., 921 S.W.2d 711 (Tex. App. Dallas 1995)
Worthy v. Collagen Corp., 967 S.W.2d 360 (Tex. 1998)
Steele v. Collagen Corp., 63 Cal.Rptr. 2d 879 54 Cal.App. 4th 1474 (Cal. App. 3rd District 1997)
Fiore v. Collagen Corp., 930 P. 2d 477, 187 Ariz. 400 (Ariz. App. Div. 1 1996)
Green v. Dolsky, 641 A.2d 600, 433 Pa. Super. 556 (Pa. Superior 1994)
Green v. Dolsky, 685 A.2d 110, 546 Pa. 400 (Pa. 1996)
Garcia v. Texas Dept. of Criminal Justice, 902 S.W.2d 728 (Houston 14th Cir. 1995)
Rideau v. Jefferson County, 899 F. Supp. 298 (E.D. Tex. 1995)
Rideau v. Jefferson County, 902 F. Supp. 1115 (E.D. Tex. 1995)
Anderson v. Collins, 18 F.3rd 1208, Cert. Denied, 511 U.S. 1065 (5th Cir. 1994)
United States v. Henderson, 19 F.3rd 917, Cert Denied, 513 U.S. 877 (1994) (5th Cir. 1994)
King v. Collagen Corp., 983 F.2d 1130, Cert. Denied, 510 U.S. 824 (1993) (1st Cir. 1993)
Stamps v. Collagen, 983 F.2d 1416, Cert. Denied, 510 U.S. 824 (1993) (5th Cir. 1993)
Turboff v. Gertner, Aron & Ledet Investments, 763 S.W.2d 827 (Tex. App.-Houston 14th Dist. 1991)
Turboff v. Gertner, Aron & Ledet Investments, 840 S.W.2d 603 (Tex. App.-Corpus Christi 1992)
American Medical International, Inc. v. Giurintano, 821 S.W.2d 331 (Tex. App-Houston 14th District 1991)
Thomas v. Frederick, 766 F.Supp. 540 (W.D. La.-Lafayette 1991)
Pressey v. Patterson, 701 F.Supp. (S.D. Tex. 1998)
Pressey v. Patterson, 898 F.2d 1018 (5th Circuit 1990)
Phillips v. McIntyre, 783 S.W.2d 261 (Tex. App.-Texarkana 1989)
Herceg v. Hustler Magazine Inc., 503 F.Supp. 1566 (S.D. Tex 1984)
Herceg v. Hustler Magazine Inc., 814 F.2d 1017, Cert. Denied, 485 U.S. 959 (1988) (5th Circuit 1987)
Love v. State, 687 S.W.2d 469 (Tex. App.-Hous. 1st District 1985)
Reese v. State of Texas, 653 S.W. 2d 550 (Tex. App-Beaumont 1983)
Herceg v. Hustler Magazine Inc., 814 F.2d 1017, Cert. Denied, 484 U.S. 811(1987) (5th Circuit 1987)

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