Defense Verdict Deep in East Texas Union Country
WILSON, et al. v. Houston Helicopters and The Kelly Springfield Tire Co., et al., Marshall, Texas
Attorney Martin Rose represented the helicopter operator in this wrongful death case arising from an industrial accident at a tire plant in East Texas. Defendant Houston Helicopters had been hired to set a chiller unit on the roof of the plant. The decedent, a member of the crew, fell through a skylight at the plant during the operation. The defense prevailed at trial in state district court.