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Provost Umphrey Law Firm
April 23, 2012, BEAUMONT, TX - Verdict Search, a leading national source for verdicts and settlement news and research, has selected Richard Zapf, et al vs. Texas Department of Transportation among its 2011 Top Texas Verdicts. Beaumont attorney, Matthew Matheny, of Provost Umphrey L.L.P., represented the family of Hazel Marie Zapf.
On August 20, 2008, 95-year-old Hazel Marie Zapf, was driving north/northwest on State Highway 347 in Jefferson County. She made a left turn and was struck by an oncoming vehicle, unable to see the road due to the tall, uncut grass in the median maintained owned and maintained by Texas Department of Transportation.
Jurors awarded the family $1,145,000 finding that Texas DOT had knowledge of this dangerous condition and failed to use ordinary care to protect Zapf from this unreasonable risk of harm.
Matheny handles personal injury, federal employers liability, maritime and offshore accidents, wrongful death and other types of cases in Texas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Arizona, Mississippi, Alabama Missouri, Arkansas, Florida, and other states.
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For more than forty years, Provost Umphrey's mission has remained to seek justice for those suffering from a personal injury, wrongful death or other legal wrong across Texas and nationwide through their lawyers in Beaumont and Houston, Little Rock, Arkansas and Nashville, Tennessee.
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