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Roderick C. Lopez is an experienced trial lawyer who cares about his clients.  Through the years, the firm has handled hundreds of types cases including tractor trailer collisions, automobile collisions, slip and falls, oil field injuries, defective products as well medical negligence.  This has resulted in numerous multi-million dollar recoveries for clients and their families.  The firm primarily handles cases in South Texas in Webb, Starr, Zapata, Jim Hogg, La Salle, and Dimmit counties.  

Mr. Lopez brings a wealth of prior experience both as a former claims adjuster and as a former assistant district attorney for the Webb County District Attorney’s Office. Mr. Lopez learned first hand how insurance companies handle personal injury claims as he worked for an insurance company for three years in Laredo, Texas.  Thereafter, he decided to go to law school where he made the Dean’s List every semester and graduated with honors.  He then went to work with several personal injury law firms in the Houston area for several years.  After a four years of practicing law in Houston, Mr. Lopez came back home to work as a prosecutor for the Webb County District Attorney’s Office where he gained invaluable trial and appellate experience in criminal law.  

Mr. Lopez now focuses exclusively on handling injury claims and uses his prior experiences to fight for his clients.  Through his experience, dedication and hard work, Mr. Lopez has been able to personally assist numerous clients and their families through very difficult situations.  

Contact Attorney Roderick C. Lopez today if you need legal assistance with any of the following:

  • Wrongful death
  • Tractor trailer collisions
  • Automobile collisions
  • Medical malpractice
  • Burn injuries
  • Premise liability
  • Slip and fall
  • Daycare injuries
  • Dog bite injuries
  • Boating injuries
  • Personal injuries

Call Attorney Roderick C. Lopez today at 956-335-0673 to arrange your free initial consultation.

 

 

Attorney Profile

Attorney Roderick C. Lopez

Jurisdictions:

  • Texas
  • Southern District of Texas
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

Admitted To The Bar:

  • 2002

Education:

  • Texas Southern University, Juris Doctor
  • Texas A&M University, Agriculture Economics    

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • The College of the State Bar of Texas
  • Webb County Bar Association

Languages Spoken:

  • English
  • Spanish

 

Verdicts & Settlements
 

NOTABLE PRODUCT LIABILITY CASES

Rollover in sport utility vehicle $1,500,000
Faulty unibody frame/defective seatbelt $750,000


NOTABLE WRONGFUL DEATH CASES

Oilfield tanker collision $5,730,000 recovered for surviving parents
Oilfield service truck involved in auto pedestrian collision $5,300,000 (Associated as local counsel)
Oilfield service truck involved in collision $300,000 recovered for surviving mentally ill mother of decedent
Corporate officer driving company vehicle involved in auto pedestrian case recovered policy limit of $300,000 for decedent’s family.


NOTABLE TRACTOR TRAILER CASES

Auto collision with tractor trailer $212,500 recovered for back injury
Auto collision with tractor trailer making improper u-turn $175,000 recovered for back injury
Auto collision with tractor trailer $165,000 recovered for knee injury
Tractor trailer collision at intersection $67,500 recovered for neck and back injury


NOTABLE PREMISES LIABILITY CASES

Slip and fall on wet floor $185,000 recovered for head injury
Trip and fall over improperly constructed handicap ramp $145,000
Dog bite case $94,000 recovered for client
Slip and fall over cracked tile at a medical facility $75,000 recovered for shoulder  injury
Trip and fall over an improperly placed speaker at gaming facility $70,000 recovered for arm injury
Slip and fall in medical facility parking lot $65,000 recovered for knee injury
Trip and fall over improperly constructed handicap ramp $35,000 for wrist injury


NOTABLE MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASES

Failure to diagnose $1,000,000 recovered for wrongful death 
Failure to diagnose $327,626 recovered for  wrongful death
Failure to diagnose $375,000 recovered for wrongful death
Birth injury case $7,300,000 on behalf of child and parents (Associated as local counsel)

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