Randall Jones

Randall began his trial law practice more than 20 years ago in the trial section of one of Houston's largest firms. He is licensed in Texas and New Mexico and has tried cases in both states. He represents clients in a variety of complex health care, personal injury, wrongful death, toxic exposure and commercial lawsuits.

Prior to becoming an attorney, Randall was employed as an accountant for a national CPA firm. He utilizes his business education and experience to represent clients in commercial cases. In the health care arena, Randall defends major medical centers, psychiatric facilities, doctors and nursing homes. His cases involve severe birth injuries, brain damaged adults, paralysis, abuse of the elderly, sexual assault, rape, bariatric surgery and wrongful death. He has also been engaged to defend major health care facilities in credentialing actions.

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Products Liability
  • Personal Injury
  • Toxic Exposure

Recent Relevant Experience

  • Defense verdict in an arbitrated toxic exposure case for a major Houston based construction and engineering firm. The case arose out of the company’s work in Iraq for the U.S. military to restore a water treatment plant involved in the country’s oil and gas operations. Plaintiffs claimed that they were exposed to toxic chemicals during the work and requested damages in excess of $50 million.
  • Defense verdict after trial for a Fortune 500 hospital company. The trial involved care provided by its facility in Cleveland, Texas. The case involved a patient who died several hours after knee replacement surgery after an alleged reaction to a narcotic. Plaintiffs claimed that the hospital staff failed to monitor him. The patient’s widow claimed damages in excess of $2 million.
  • Defense verdict after trial for a Fortune 500 hospital company. The trial involved care provided by its facility in Hobbs, New Mexico. The case involved a patient who suffered an arrest in the emergency room that was allegedly caused by a narcotic overdose. Plaintiffs claimed damages in excess of $2 million.
  • Dismissal of a Fortune 500, Houston based oil and gas service company from two related federal toxic exposure cases in Oregon and Texas. The case involved the company’s work for the U.S. Military in Iraq. The case proceeded to trial against the remaining defendants, resulting in an $85M verdict against them.

Education

  • University of Houston Law Center, J.D., cum laude, 1987
  • Taylor University, BS/SYS Accounting/Systems Analysis, cum laude, 1982

Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas
  • State Bar of New Mexico
  • United States District Courts for the Southern District of Texas
  • Unites States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • United States District Court of New Mexico

Memberships and Affiliations

  • State Bar of Texas
  • State Bar of New Mexico

Professional Recognition

  • Board Certified Personal Injury Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • AV Rated, Martindale-Hubbell