From its Houston and New York offices, Matthews & Associates has helped injured people recover civil damages in nearly all 50 states and Puerto. With more than 120 jury verdicts, David P. Matthews has put himself and his law firm firmly on both state and national maps. Voted a Texas Super Lawyer every year since 2003, he has been featured on CNN and Dateline MSNBC, and interivewed on National Public Radio (NPR) and several other television and radio outlets across the country. He has been quoted for his legal expertise in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, Houston Chronicle and Austin American Statesman, as well as in many other local and national newspapers. Mother Jones, the century old magazine still unsurpassed for journalistic integrity, detailed the story of a multi million dollar verdict he won for a mother in a defective baby cradle case – “The Hand that Rocks the Cradle.”
Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and top rated in Martindale Hubbell, Mr. Matthews is also licensed to practice law in Mississippi, Pennsylvania and New York. In more than 20 years of legal work, he has earned some of the largest verdicts in the country in pharmaceutical litigation, against the makers of such drugs as Phen Fen, Rezulin, Vioxx and Bextra Celebrex. He recently won a $3.64 million jury verdict in a rape and kidnapping case against the largest shopping mall in Texas and one of the country's largest security companies.
Matthews & Associates Law Firm has successfully prosecuted cases involving products liability, aviation accidents, toxic chemical exposures, plant explosions, severe burns, natural gas disasters, employee abuse, medical malpractice, catastrophic auto/truck accidents and premisis liability as well as mass torts involving pharmaceutical companies.
Keys to the firm's succes have been old fashioned hard work and an unwavering belief in the mission to champion a client's worthy cause. With 11 attorneys and more than 50 staff members including medical personnel, investigators and the IT support to harness every useful aspect of modern technology, the firm leaves nothing for tomorrow which can be done today.