HO&P Cases

At Heygood, Orr & Pearson, we pride ourselves on providing our clients superior performance in all phases of a case from investigation to discovery and from trial preparation to trial presentation. Through our extensive experience and unparalleled ability and talent, we achieve for our clients the best possible outcomes regardless of the type of case. In fact, we have achieved outstanding results for our clients in a wide variety litigation. Some of the more interesting cases are described below.

Heygood Orr & Pearson representing over 1200 consumers who have elected to opt-out of the national VW class action settlement

Since the very beginning of the revelation of the Volkswagen “Dieselgate” scandal, the lawyers at HOP have been working diligently to uncover the details of the scandal, to determine the identity of exactly which entities and individuals were involved in fraud, and  to bring justice to the consumers who were defrauded. Read the full article…

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Heygood, Orr & Pearson represents plaintiff in copyright case

The law firm of Heygood, Orr & Pearson represents Arya Risk Management Systems in a copyright and trade secret case against Houston-based Dufossat Capital, LP.  The suit, in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas alleges that Dufossat is infringing Arya’s copyright on software used to analyze large amounts of date in order to determine the profitability of energy futures trades.  Read the full article…

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Class action complaint filed by Heygood, Orr & Pearson against Texas medical center can move forward, appeals court rules

A Texas appeals court has ruled that a class action filed against a medical center in Longview can move forward, overturning a lower court’s decision to toss the lawsuit. The members of the class action – represented by Heygood, Orr & Pearson attorneys Eric Pearson and Jim Orr – allege that they were overcharged for medical care provided by the Good Shepherd Medical Center. Read the full article…

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Heygood, Orr & Pearson files lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler over Dodge, Jeep EcoDiesel emissions cheating

The law firm of Heygood, Orr & Pearson has filed a lawsuit against automaker Fiat Chrysler, parts supplier Bosch, and engine manufacturer VM Motori over allegations of emissions cheating on 2014-2016 Dodge RAM and Jeep Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel trucks. The lawsuit accuses the three companies of racketeering, mail and wire fraud, deceptive trade practices, and violations of Texas consumer protection laws in connection with the sale of the affected Dodge RAM and Jeep Grand Cherokee models. Read the full article…

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Lawsuit Filed Against Audi by HO&P Over Gasoline Emissions Cheating

Heygood Orr & Pearson is representing clients in lawsuits being filed against Audi accusing the company of installing a software defeat device on certain gasoline powered models in order to hide the emissions levels of these vehicles. Audi is currently facing a number of lawsuits filed on behalf of vehicle owners who purchased or leased one of the vehicles equipped with the defeat device.  Read the full article…

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HO&P files lawsuits against Chrysler, Bosch on behalf of Dodge, Jeep owners over diesel emissions cheating

Heygood Orr & Pearson is representing clients in lawsuits against Chrysler and Bosch accusing the two companies of installing emissions defeat devices on 2014-2016 Dodge RAM 1500 and Jeep Grand Cherokee 3.0 liter EcoDiesel models. This defeat device was designed to hide nitrogen oxide emissions from the vehicles that were up to 10 times above federal pollution limits.  Read the full article…

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Heygood, Orr & Pearson represent consumers who have elected to opt-out of the national VW class action settlement

Since the very beginning of the revelation of the Volkswagen Dieselgate scandal, the lawyers at Heygood, Orr & Pearson have been working diligently to uncover the details of the scandal, to determine the identity of exactly which entities and individuals were involved in fraud, and  to bring justice to the consumers who were defrauded.  Read the full article…

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HO&P files wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of Texas teen who died on Boy Scouts hiking trip

The law firm of Heygood, Orr & Pearson has filed a wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of the family of a Fort Worth teenager who died from heatstroke in June while hiking as part of a Boy Scouts summer camp.  The lawsuit alleges that the Boy Scouts of America were negligent for failing to provide adequate supervision during the hike and for allowing their son to go hiking during extreme temperature conditions. Read the full article…

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