Heygood, Orr & Pearson

Heygood, Orr & Pearson | Personal Injury Litigation Attorneys | Dallas TexasHeygood, Orr & Pearson is a Dallas, Texas law firm that is devoted to providing legal representation to individuals and businesses seeking trial lawyers with the highest level of skill, experience and resources.

Our lawyers have handled complex commercial litigation cases on behalf of such corporate clients as Bank of America, 7-Eleven, and Morgan Stanley. Our firm has also represented thousands of individuals who have suffered serious personal injuries or wrongful death due to defective products or the negligence of others.

At Heygood, Orr & Pearson, we are trial attorneys in the truest sense; we are as comfortable before a judge and jury as we are drafting a legal brief. We command attention in the courtroom and enjoy the utmost respect from our adversaries.  Above all, each of us is committed to bringing the highest standards of ethics and a passion for justice to every client and every case.

If you need real trial lawyers to provide real solutions to your legal problems, contact us to see how we can help.

Our Practice Areas

Commercial LitigationCommercial Litigation

Commercial litigation involves business disputes including claims for breach of contract, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty and other similar tort and contract claims. Due to the complex nature of business disputes, having experienced and talented legal representation is vital to obtaining a successful outcome.  The attorneys at Heygood, Orr & Pearson have represented dozens of clients in commercial cases ranging in value from tens of thousands of dollars to tens of millions.

Personal Injury LawsuitsPersonal Injury

The reasons for personal injury claims are numerous and varied. Personal injury generally refers to situations in which a person is harmed or killed due to the negligent actions of another party. Proving such negligence can be difficult. Skilled legal representation is required to obtain the highest possible compensation for physical, emotional, or psychological injuries. Heygood, Orr & Pearson has the resources and experience to achieve the best possible recovery for its clients.

Life Settlements LitigationLife Settlements Litigation

Heygood, Orr & Pearson is one of the most experienced law firms in the U.S. at handling life settlements litigation. Lawsuits involving life settlements have been filed on behalf of individual investors, brokers, or life settlement providers against life insurance companies. In many of these cases, insurers have attempted to avoid paying the death benefit on a valid insurance policy by claiming that it was a stranger-originated life insurance” policy, or “STOLI” insurance.

Product Liability LawsuitsProduct Liability

Product liability occurs when injury or death is caused by a defective or dangerous product. Manufacturers may also fail to properly warn consumers about the dangers of their products. If the design, manufacturing, or marketing of a product causes it to be dangerous to consumers, victims or their families may file a product liability claim and seek compensation. Heygood, Orr & Pearson has litigated hundreds of product liability cases to favorable results for its clients.

Dangerous Drugs Pharmaceutical LiabilityPharmaceutical Liability

The huge profits generated by the pharmaceutical and medical device industry often causes manufacturers to put the safety of consumers at risk by designing, manufacturing and selling dangerous or defective drugs and devices.  Heygood, Orr & Pearson has worked tirelessly for many years to hold drug companies and medical device manufacturers responsible for injuries and death caused by their careless behavior.

Insurance LitigationInsurance Litigation

Insurance companies owe their clients a duty of “good faith and fair dealing” by honoring the policy with their insured. When an insurer violates the policyholder’s rights, they have committed insurance bad faith. When a valid claim is denied through bad faith insurance practices, damages may be awarded. Heygood, Orr & Pearson is committed to holding insurance companies responsible for their actions, especially towards policyholders in times of tragedy or loss.

Qui Tam Whistleblower LawsuitsQui Tam Litigation

More individuals and entities defraud the government than the government has resources to pursue. Qui tam litigation allows whistleblowers with knowledge of fraud to help the government recoup monies lost.  If the information leads to a recovery, the whistleblower may be awarded a portion of that money. Heygood, Orr & Pearson has experience with the complicated, highly specific claims that whistleblowers must submit in order to obtain a reward.

Intellectual Property LawsuitsIntellectual Property

Intellectual property refers to the rights of a person to intangible property such as patents, trademarks, and copyrights. The most common type of intellectual property litigation involves claims for patent infringement. This litigation requires highly dedicated and efficient attorneys in order to ensure that each case is handled in the best manner possible. Heygood, Orr & Pearson has extensive experience with claims involving a variety of intellectual property issues.

Class Action LawsuitsClass Action Lawsuits

Class action litigation is brought by a group of people who have been similarly harmed by the same party or entity. In recent years, laws have been passed that make the successful resolution of class action suits more difficult for plaintiffs.  As a result, successful verdicts or settlements in class action suits depend more than ever on the kind of expert legal representation you can expect from the attorneys at Heygood, Orr & Pearson.