Brett Powers Leads DuBose Law Firm NOLA Office

In early 2015, DuBose Law Firm opened an office near the central business district in New Orleans to better serve our Louisiana clients. Brett Powers, a native of the Crescent City and an attorney experienced in complex tort litigation, including helping clients diagnosed with mesothelioma, was a natural choice to lead the New Orleans office. […]

Bevacizumab: A Potential Addition to Treatment for Mesothelioma Victims

Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is an aggressive cancer, primarily brought on by asbestos exposure. Recent studies by Pavel A Levin and Jonathan E Dowell at the Division of Hematology/Oncology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, have revealed adding bevacizumab to the combination of cisplatin and pemetrexed gives hope to selected mesothelioma victims by potentially extending […]

Ben DuBose a “Texas Super Lawyer” as Recognized by Thompson Reuters

DALLAS, November 27, 2017 — Thompson Reuters, as published in Texas Monthly, recognized Ben DuBose, of DuBose Law Firm, PLLC as a “Texas Super Lawyer” for the ninth consecutive year in the October, 2017 Texas Monthly “Texas Super Lawyers” edition. In 2009, 2011, and 2016, Mr. DuBose was chosen as one of the “Best Lawyers […]

Greg Lisemby Named to National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers List for 2017

Greg W. Lisemby has been named to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers list for 2017. The list is comprised of a premier group of attorneys who practice civil plaintiff law in the state of Texas. Only lawyers who have undergone a strict process of peer reviews are eligible to be […]

Lung Cancer: The Leading Cause of Cancer Death

Lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer death and is responsible for about 1 out of 4 cancer deaths for both men and wormen. Tragically, according to the American Cancer Society, “more people die from lung cancer than from colon, breast, and prostate cancers combined.” Causes of lung cancer For decades it has been […]

SPREP Countries Vote to Ban Asbestos

The Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP,) comprising 21 Pacific island and five metropolitan areas, voted to “restrict the importation, re-use and re-sale of products and wastes containing asbestos in Pacific island countries.” The impetus for this move was the Rotterdam Convention’s failure in past years to list chrysotile asbestos on Annex III […]

DuBose Law Firm Volunteers to Help Hurricane Harvey Victims

On Saturday, September 2nd, DuBose Law Firm held a Hurricane Harvey supply drive at our offices. Beaumont trial attorney, Scott Frederick, was stuck in Dallas on business earlier in the week. Frederick decided to ride out the storm in Dallas and rent a moving truck to take back to Beaumont with supplies. The moving truck […]

MD Anderson Stayed Afloat During Floods

MD Anderson, named the #1 best hospital for cancer-care in the US by U.S. News & World Report, managed to continue care for their patients during the flooding. Lessons learned Previous experience with flooded buildings and research facilities taught the staff lessons in maintaining care throughout the duration of the flooding. Floodgates protected the buildings, […]

Important Info for Hurricane Harvey Property Owners!

Important info for Hurricane Harvey property owners: Texas passed a law this summer that significantly weakens home owner rights against insurance companies for property damage claims. It takes effect September 1. There are still a few days to make claims under the old law. Property owners with Hurricane Harvey property damage claims wishing to take […]