After 26 years of practice in Texas, James Morris has accepted a position with Plaintiff’s powerhouse Weitz and Luxenberg in New York City. Mr. Morris and his family have moved to New York. He will continue to represent plaintiffs nationally in cases involving defective drugs and devices as well as toxic torts. Should you need the services of James Morris, he remains available and can be contacted at the address and number listed here.
Jury trials involving mass torts are Jim Morris' specialty.
With plaintiffs' verdicts involving heart damage from Fen-Phen, breast cancer from Prempro, and mesothelioma from Asbestos, the Morris trial team is routinely the first victor in the biggest trials.
Persistence, Integrity and Competence guide our team in gaining the best results for our clients. Each client is provided individual attention by our lawyers and staff.
James A. Morris, Jr. is a winner and has been called one of the most fearless lawyers in America. His trial skills are nationally recognized in pharmaceutical injury cases as well as toxic torts.
In 2008, Jim obtained the first HRT Plaintiff's jury verdict in the MDL court against Wyeth and Pharmacia. In 2007, Jim obtained the first verdict against Pharmacia in the HRT litigation in Philadelphia, PA. In 2003, Jim obtained the first Fen-Phen intermediate opt out award when a Beaumont, Texas jury voted in favor of his client. In 2004, Jim obtained three straight verdicts against Wyeth in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas in the Fen-Phen litigation. In 1998, Jim obtained the first jury verdict against PPG Industries in asbestos litigation history when a jury in Beaumont, Texas awarded 7 families in a consolidated asbestos case tried by Jim and Motley Rice.
Jim is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law and licensed in Texas, Pennsylvania, and Colorado. He is a Life Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation. He has been named a Super Lawyer every year since 2007 by Law and Politics magazine. He is married and the father of four children.
His team is always prepared for the fight and always moving forward.
We welcome your contact.