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“Team Effort” Leads to $175 Million Texas Verdict in Defective Guardrail Lawsuit

October 21, 2014

Ward & Smith’s T. John Ward helps win milestone jury award MARSHALL, Texas – A team of attorneys from New York, Florida and Texas have helped a whistleblower plaintiff and the U.S. government win a $175 million federal jury verdict against Dallas-based Trinity Industries Inc. for selling dangerous guardrail systems to the Federal Highway Administration. The winning trial team…

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Longview’s Ward & Smith Adds Noted Family Law Attorney Brett F. Miller

July 8, 2014

Experienced lawyer will lead East Texas firm’s family law practice, handle civil litigation LONGVIEW, Texas – Longview, Texas-based law firm Ward & Smith is pleased to announce the addition of distinguished attorney Brett F. Miller to lead the firm’s new family law practice and handle civil litigation matters for business and individual clients. Mr. Miller is…

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Bruce Smith Authors Expert Article on Denied Health Insurance Claims

May 19, 2014

LONGVIEW, Texas – Attorney Bruce A. Smith of Ward & Smith is providing recommendations for policyholders whose health insurance claims have been delayed or denied in an informative article published by the popular website ExpertBeacon ( In the article, “How to mitigate and avoid a health insurance claim denial,” Mr. Smith tells ExpertBeacon readers that it…

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Former Federal Judge T. John Ward Honored with Texas Tech University’s Distinguished Alumni Award for 2014

March 26, 2014

LONGVIEW, Texas – Former U.S. District Judge and noted attorney T. John Ward of Longview’s Ward & Smith is being honored by Texas Tech University with the 2014 Distinguished Alumni Award. Judge Ward earned a bachelor’s degree in chemistry at Texas Tech in 1964, the same year he was named “Mr. Texas Tech.” He will receive the Distinguished…

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Longview’s Ward & Smith Home to Two of Texas’ Top Young Lawyers

March 25, 2014

LONGVIEW, Texas – The publishers of Texas Rising Stars once again are recognizing the expertise of two lawyers on the deep roster of legal talent at the Texas law firm Ward & Smith. Longview attorneys Claire Abernathy Henry and Wesley Hill are featured on the 2014 Texas Rising Stars list of top young attorneys. The complete list…

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