Jones v. NL Industries, United States District Court, Civil Action No. 4:03cv229-M-BMay 24, 2006.
Bill Patterson and Robert Stephenson defended this lead paint lawsuit brought on behalf of 14 minors seeking approximately $28,000,000 in itemized damages. After a three week trial, the jury returned a verdict in favor of the defendants as to all plaintiffs. The district court thereafter denied the plaintiffs’ motion for new trial, and the Fifth Circuit affirmed this decision.