A National Leader in Asbestos Litigation
Mesothelioma lawsuits are very specialized cases requiring a high level of legal expertise. The success of a mesothelioma case depends on the experience and skill of the lawyer representing the case, so thorough research must be done when looking for legal help. is one of the first law firms to try a mesothelioma case in the country. The law firm has been representing mesothelioma victims in and out of court for nearly 40 years.A Driving Force in the Plaintiffs’ BarWhen reviewing the history of Baron and Budd, one will learn that the law firm has won thousands of precedent setting victories in their 30 years of history. They have won over a hundred individual verdicts and hundreds of millions of dollars in out of court settlements for clients. They have represented people from all walks of life in their mesothelioma lawsuits against manufacturers that wrongfully caused their injury, from ordinary pipe fitters to high profile stars like Paul Gleason and Merlin Olsen. Some of Baron and Budd’s largest successes include a $55 million verdict for a Texas man and his family, a $10.7 million verdict for a former construction worker in California, and a $4.7 million settlement for an ironworker in West Texas.Throughout the years, Baron and Budd has shown unparalleled dedication in protecting what’s right for mesothelioma victims. They even went to great lengths fighting other plaintiff firms who wanted to turn individual mesothelioma lawsuits into class action settlements in the 1990s. Baron and Budd believe that every individual has the right to seek individual compensation for the injuries they suffered.When Halliburton declared bankruptcy to protect itself from mesothelioma lawsuits, founder Russell Budd stepped in to negotiate a trust fund to compensate people who were injured by the company’s asbestos products. Due to his strong negotiation skills and experience, a $4 billion trust fund was created. It remains the largest trust fund for mesothelioma victims in the world.Another proof of their dedication to mesothelioma victims is their continued effort to raise awareness about mesothelioma. They maintain a website called Mesothelioma News to provide valuable information and resources for people harmed by the asbestos industry. They give back to the community and provide financial support to organizations conducting mesothelioma research.