Daniel J. Huff, Partner
Huff, Powell & Bailey
For the past 28 years Dan has specialized in the defense of high damages lawsuits, primarily medical malpractice lawsuits and claims. He has represented defendants in more than 100 jury trials. He has defended and successfully tried cases for every specialty of medicine and numerous hospitals throughout. Dan’s trial record would be a proud career for any defense lawyer and remarkable because Dan has tried and won so many cases in so few years. Many of those cases have been against the best Plaintiffs attorneys in the state.
Primary and excess carriers also refer catastrophic exposure cases to Dan for consultation regarding damages, experts and defensive strategy, as well as requesting that he serve as lead counsel at trial.
Kenneth Patterson, Partner
Ken Patterson has been a trial lawyer for over 41 years, primarily defending personal injury and medical malpractice cases on behalf of his clients. Ken has tried cases in 20 different Texas counties and has completed approximately 80 major medical malpractice trials. He has a remarkable track record of success, having achieved a favorable verdict for his clients in the vast majority of cases tried. Ken has also had many trial and appellate successes in non-medical matters. Has been repeatedly named as a Texas SuperLawyers and has the rank of “Advocate” in the invitation only prestigious American Board of Trial Lawyers (ABOTA).
Ken is adept at handling all types of personal injury and wrongful death cases. He has primarily defended physicians, but also represents several hospitals, including Shannon Medical Center in San Angelo and Children’s Medical Center in Dallas. He also protects physicians and other healthcare providers before the Texas Medical Board, the Texas Board of Nurse Examiners and other regulatory agencies.