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  • $7.75M Given to Mistreated ICU Patient, Tom Rhodes Law Firm Co-Counsels

    || 7-Jul-2017

    Close to $8 million has been awarded by a jury to a New Mexico medical malpractice claim plaintiff in a case that was co-counseled by Attorneys Tom Rhodes and Robert Brzezinski of Tom Rhodes Law Firm P.C. and Attorneys McGinn and Montoya of McGinn, Carpenter, Montoya & Love, P.A. The lawsuit (Case No. D-202-cv-2012-04942) originated in 2012 after the plaintiff, Mr. Webb, suffered a severe ...
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  • Our Firm Welcomes Our Newest Addition, Attorney Merritt Clements

    || 29-Jun-2017

    We at Tom Rhodes Law Firm P.C. are thrilled to announce we are welcoming our newest attorney, Merritt Clements, to our firm. An esteemed and respected lawyer, he has represented railroads, insurers, trucking companies, manufacturers, contractors, hospitals, school districts, lawyers, doctors, utilities, government entities, banks and other businesses in lawsuits in central and south Texas. An ...
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  • Tom Rhodes Honored with Best Lawyers in Texas & Lawyers of Distinction Awards

    || 22-Jun-2017

    We at Tom Rhodes Law Firm P.C. are thrilled to announce our very own Attorney Rhodes has been honored with Wall Street Journal’s Best Lawyers in Texas Award, as well as the Lawyers of Distinction Award! Mr. Rhodes is a renowned personal injury lawyer who has earned well-deserved recognition for his various successes in the field of law. Our legal team is so proud to be led by an exemplary ...
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  • How to Properly Treat a Serious Burn

    || 29-May-2017

    Even small burns can be painful and expose you to risk of infection if not properly treated. More severe burns are also at risk of infection and scarring but can have more serious consequences, such as shock if not properly treated. Treating burns quickly can reduce the amount of damage sustained in an accident, and can possibly save an individual’s life. Learn more about treating burns ...
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  • How Much Time Do I Have to File a Personal Injury Claim?

    || 18-May-2017

    After an accident, you have a limited amount of time to file a claim before you are no longer able to file. This is known as the “statute of limitations.” Texas enforces a statute of limitations on many claims, but the amount of time varies between the type of claim and if it will be tried in state or federal court. Individual factors can affect the length of the statute of ...
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  • How to Prevent Motorcycle Accidents

    || 21-Apr-2017

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported that approximately 5,000 people died in motorcycle-related accidents in 2015. Over half of all motorcycle fatalities are caused by accidents with other vehicles. Whether you drive a car or ride a motorcycle, you can help to keep motorcyclists safe by following some simple tips. Tips for Drivers Drivers can play a big role in ...
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  • The Long-Term Effects of a Traumatic Brain Injury

    || 15-Mar-2017

    While no two traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are the same, they can leave lasting effects on a victim’s life. The scale of these effects often depends on a number of factors, such as: the severity of the initial injury, the speed and completeness of physiological healing, the types of mental functions affected, the resources available to aid recovery, how the sufferer feels about their ...
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  • Bicycle Accidents in Texas & How to Avoid Preventable Wrecks

    || 31-Jan-2017

    Bicyclists are considered motorists with the same legal rights and obligations to be safe when traveling as drivers of automobiles. Unfortunately, they are also the most vulnerable motorists on the roadways, can be easily overseen by inattentive motorists, and often suffer catastrophic or even fatal injuries when they are involved in collisions with motor vehicles. According to a recent report ...
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  • The Attorney Selection Process: Choosing the Right Representation

    || 18-Jan-2017

    Accidents and unplanned injuries can be frightening experiences. During these times, victims and their families will often be focused on their physical recoveries, as well as the financial and emotional repercussions their accidents created. Because of this, many victims who were harmed by another's negligence choose to place their trust in professional attorneys who can handle the legal ...
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  • 6 Tips for Holiday Toy Safety

    || 8-Dec-2016

    The holidays are here and that means most parents and people are finishing up their holiday shopping - or beginning to feel the pressure! If you have children or are planning on buying gifts for a child this holiday season, please remember that toys can present the risk for injury. In some cases, these injuries occur because kids are simply prone to getting hurt. In other cases, these injuries are ...
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  • Tom Rhodes Law Firm P.C. Ranked in 2017 Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms"

    || 7-Nov-2016

    Our legal team of San Antonio personal injury lawyers at Tom Rhodes Law Firm P.C. is pleased to announce that our firm has been ranked in the 2017 “Best Law Firms” for Personal Injury Litigation. Inclusion to this list demonstrates our team’s commitment to providing, top-tier, honest legal representation on behalf of our clients. Before a firm can become eligible to participate ...
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  • Our team of San Antonio personal injury lawyers at Tom Rhodes Law Firm P.C. is pleased to announce that Attorney Erin Oglesby has been invited for national membership into The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40. Because membership is exclusive, inclusion is by invitation only. Only lawyers 40 years of age or under who exemplify top-tier trial results, superior qualifications, and exceptional ...
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  • According to an article published by NPR, our very own attorneys Tom Rhodes, Robert Brzezinski, and Erin Oglesby of Tom Rhodes Law Firm P.C. and other members of the co-counsel have reached a $1.9 million settlement agreement in a wrongful death suit brought by the mother of Sandra Bland. In July 2015, Bland was taken into custody by Officer Encinia for a traffic violation. Three days after her ...
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  • A jury recently returned a verdict of $21.2 million against a national hospital chain, Catholic Health Initiatives, and one of its facilities, St. Joseph Hospital London, finding that the hospital and its parent company were negligent, failed to obtain informed consent, violated the Kentucky Consumer Protection Act, and engaged in a conspiracy to aid and abet doctors to commit unlawful acts. The ...
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  • Robert E. Brzezinski Honored By National League of Renowned Attorneys

    || 14-Jul-2016

    Adding to his already impressive list of accomplishments, Attorney Robert E. Brzezinski has been honored by the National League of Renowned Attorneys. This is an organization of skilled and professional attorneys who are committed to upholding the highest standards in the legal world, advocating on behalf of those they represent. In order for an attorney to be selected by the NLRA, there are ...
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  • We are pleased to announce that Attorney Tom Rhodes has been selected for the Lifetime Achievement award among America’s Top 100 Attorneys® for Southern Texas! Tom has been recognized for his outstanding contributions to the legal field in the areas of Personal Injury Litigation, Bet-the-Company Litigation, and Commercial Litigation. Membership among America’s Top 100 ...
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  • Tom Rhodes Law Firm P.C. Recovers $4M in Wrongful Death Case*

    || 24-Jun-2016

    Attorneys Tom Rhodes, Bob Brzezinski, and Erin Oglesby of Tom Rhodes Law Firm P.C. recently recovered $4 million for the wrongful death of a 28-year-old mother who was killed in a collision with a Dynamic Industries, Inc. driver. The lawsuit held Dynamic Industries, Inc. accountable for the negligence of its employee. The victim was a passenger in a vehicle traveling on Highway 183 in Austin, ...
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  • Tom Rhodes Law Firm P.C. Wins $17M+ in Defective Product Brain Injury Case*

    || 29-Apr-2016

    Tom Rhodes, Bob Brzezinski, and Erin Oglesby of Tom Rhodes Law Firm P.C., together with August Toudouze of Toudouze Law, and with the assistance of Sam Royston, recently obtained a jury verdict of $17,047,000 for a teenage boy injured by a defective product designed, sold, and manufactured by the defendant company. Our client was attending a Christian youth convention, where he sustained a serious ...
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  • During two Texas trials, two plaintiffs recovered over $10 million verdicts after lawyers cross-examined the neuropsychologist who stated both plaintiffs did not suffer cognitive impairments. During the investigation, Attorney Tom Rhodes, who represented one of the plaintiffs, discovered that the neuropsychologist, formerly an employee of an insurance company, was responsible for assessing NFL ...
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  • Tom and Beth Rhodes Sponsor The Annual Guardian Angel Luncheon

    || 9-Mar-2016

    On March 2, Attorney Tom Rhodes, founding lawyer of Tom Rhodes Law Firm, P.C., and his wife, Beth Rhodes, sponsored The Guardian Angel Luncheon at the Historic Bexar County Court. This event helped raise awareness and funds for children who have suffered the stresses of high-conflict or high-violence homes, divorcing parents, or the absence of parents through crucial years of their lives. Because ...
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  • Opposing Attorneys Battle Over the Ongoing Sandra Bland Case

    || 8-Mar-2016

    Last August, the mother of Sandra Bland, Geneva Reed-Veal, filed a lawsuit, alleging that her daughter was denied her constitutional rights and mistreated during her arrest. Additionally, the lawsuit claims that her daughter was denied her rights while incarcerated and that law enforcement officers did not ensure her daughter was safe while in jail. Although sources suggest the arrest was a ...
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  • Tom Rhodes Law Firm Receives 2015 Litigator Award™

    || 5-Feb-2016

    Tom Rhodes Law Firm has earned a reputation of trust and respect in Texas throughout our years in practice. Well known for our unparalleled service and long list of exemplary verdicts and settlements, our firm stops at nothing to ensure that our clients obtain justice. Whether inside the courtroom or at the settlement table, we have been recognized as formidable opponents and zealous advocates. In ...
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  • Sandra Bland's Arresting Officer Indicted on Perjury Charges

    || 12-Jan-2016

    The state trooper responsible for arresting 28-year-old Sandra Bland this past July has been indicted for lying under oath. The announcement was made last Wednesday afternoon at the courthouse in Hempstead during the fourth meeting of the grand jury. Bland, originally from Naperville, IL, was on her way to a job interview at Texas’s Prairie View A&M University when she was pulled over, ...
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  • Tom Rhodes Law Firm Recognized as One of the "Best Law Firms" in San Antonio*

    || 11-Dec-2015

    We are pleased to announce that Tom Rhodes Law Firm has recently been named one of San Antonio’s “Best Law Firms” by U.S. News & World Report, with our founding attorney, Tom Rhodes, also included in the Best Lawyers® list for this year. Tom Rhodes Law Firm has been recognized for excellence in the following areas of practice: Bet-the-Company Litigation Construction Law ...
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  • Family of "Clock Kid" Ahmed Mohamed Suing for $15M

    || 2-Dec-2015

    You may recall back in September when a 14-year-old high school freshman by the name of Ahmed Mohamed was arrested after bringing a homemade clock to school to show his teacher. His arrest for bringing what appeared to be a homemade bomb sparked outrage across the country, as many see the incident as an act of racial profiling against a Muslin student. Since then, Ahmed and his family have ...
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