Tracy Windrum v. North Cypress Medical Center, et al.: Loftin was the lead trial counsel for plaintiffs in a medical malpractice
suit against a hospitals neurologist and neurosurgeon. This suit arose
as a result of death from hydrocephalus which was diagnosed but not treated.
This two week trial against the neurosurgeon involved many complexities
associated with neuroscience. Despite the complications, Loftin obtained
one of the largest judgments in a medical malpractice case that Harris
County has seen in recent years.
Tejas Oil & Gas v. Amerada Hess: Loftin served as the lead trial counsel for a pipeline company in dispute
over alleged inability to provide sufficient natural gas for the customer due to
force majeure. He obtained findings that the pipeline's allocation of limited supply
was reasonable despite plaintiff's firm commitment for gas. Loftin
successfully affirmed this case after a successful appeal.
Union Pacific Railroad: Loftin represented a railroad company in numerous service interruption
lawsuits in state and federal courts arising out of a merger with Southern
Pacific Railroad. He was successful in resolving all claims satisfactory
to the client, including his service as lead trial counsel in state and
court cases where he defended fraud and breach of contract claims. He
successfully defeated the fraud claim in a ten-day trial. On a subsequent
appeal, Loftin obtained a take-nothing judgment on all claims. Subsequently
he obtained a pretrial dismissal of a separate federal court lawsuit alleging
claims of negligent misrepresentation and breach of contract.
Enron Equipment Procurement Company v. Siemens Westinghouse Power Corp.: Loftin was the trial counsel for Siemens and defended claims that arose
from generator damage. Some of the issues included risk of loss terms,
apportionment of insurance obligations and force majeure provisions.
Kaiser Aluminum Chemical Company: Loftin represented asbestos product manufacturers and distributors in hundreds
of cases pending in Texas. He tried two cases to verdict in East Texas
and obtained no liability findings for the clients in both cases.
TH Agriculture & Nutrition: Loftin represented asbestos distributor in hundreds of cases pending
throughout Texas and in Texas MDL proceedings.
R.R. Street & Co. Inc.: Loftin represented dry cleaning equipment, a chemical manufacturer and
distributor in the following matters:
- Claims arising as a result of an indemnity agreement with a chemical manufacturer.
Loftin's representation obtained a successful appeal of jurisdiction
and venue issue to Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals as well as a prosecution
appeal in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
- Environmental contamination case brought by California municipal water
purveyor asserting claims related to alleged contamination of drinking
water wells throughout the state of California.
- Personal injury case arising from Plaintiff's alleged exposure to dry