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Caddell & Chapman represents plaintiffs nationwide in class actions and other complex litigation.

Truck Accident Settlement

In May 2005, a South‑Tex Concrete truck rear‑ended a sedan in Edinburg, Texas and killed two men. Retained soon after the accident, Michael Caddell, Cesar Perez, and John Scofield immediately filed suit. The firm obtained favorable settlement terms for the family, and a Hidalgo County court approved the confidential settlement within three months after the collision.…

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Construction Accident Settlement

Michael Caddell and John Scofield settled a Dallas County action arising from a construction accident. Under the weight of wet concrete, an elevated platform collapsed on top of a construction worker resulting in injuries that ultimately caused his death. In less than a year after the incident, the firm resolved most of the family’s claims, and the firm successfully concluded the litigation within 18 months of the accident.…

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Caddell & Chapman represents plaintiffs nationwide in class actions and other complex litigation.

Kia Motors Horsepower Misrepresentation

Michael Caddell, Cynthia Chapman, and John Scofield, in conjunction with several other law firms, successfully resolved a national class action against Kia Motors America, Inc. The class action pertained to Kia’s misstatement of the horsepower on its Optima for the 2001 and 2002 model years. The resulting settlement provided a cash fund for the benefit of the class.…

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Caddell & Chapman represents plaintiffs nationwide in class action lawsuits and other complex litigation.

Air Bag Product Liability Lawsuit

In Hidalgo County, Texas, Michael Caddell, Cynthia Chapman, and John Scofield settled a product liability lawsuit against General Motors pertaining to the air bag system of its 1992 Geo Metro. Plaintiffs alleged that the Metro’s air bag caused a driver’s death following a side impact collision; the air bag should not have deployed or, in the alternative, that the Metro’s air bag system was overly aggressive.…

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