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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 action lawsuits and other complex litigation.

Maquilladora Bus Accident

Michael Caddell and Cynthia Chapman were lead counsel for 26 passengers who were killed and/or injured in a tragic bus accident near Brownsville, Texas. A school bus was being used to transport workers from Mexico to a clothing manufacturing plant when the bus swerved to avoid a collision. The brakes failed, the bus turned over in a drainage ditch, and the maquilladora workers drowned.  The bus was in poor condition and had not been properly …

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