Jack Walker Elected to Texas Trial Lawyers Association Board of Directors

Jack Walker Elected to Texas Trial Lawyers Association Board of Directors


Martin Walker is proud to announce that Jack Walker has been elected to the Board of Directors and appointed to serve on the Executive Committee for the Texas Trial Lawyers Association. The Texas Trial Lawyers Association is a member organization comprised founded in 1949 to protect the rights of Texas' families. TTLA is on the front line of defending the civil justice system and the right to trial by jury in Texas. TTLA works steadfastly to ensure that ordinary citizens always have a voice in the legislative process.
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Athens Jury Returns $600,000 Verdict in Serious Injury, Auto Accident Case

Athens Jury Returns $600,000 Verdict in Serious Injury, Auto Accident Case

On February 12, 2015, Martin Walker, P.C. obtained a $603,000 verdict in an auto collision case in Athens, Texas.
Jack Walker of Martin Walker, P.C., represented Michael Shayne Hall against Randall Cody Gilcrease, an on-duty employee of Chandler Drug, LLC regarding a wreck Mr. Gilcrease caused on May 29, 2013. The trial lasted three days, and the jury returned a verdict of $603,000.00.
On May 29, 2013, Mr. Gilcrease failed to pay attention to the traffic ahead and failed to control his speed, and he rear-ended Mr. Hall at a high rate of speed, causing Mr. Hall’s vehicle to spin off the road.
The photographs illustrate the wreck’s severity:

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Mr. Hall’s injuries were severe, and he required surgical care, including a thoracic surgery (discectomy and fusion) performed in October 2014. Mr. Hall additionally needed a future cervical surgery (discectomy and fusion).

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