Daniel Barton is the owner and lead trial lawyer for the Barton Law Firm in Houston, Texas. Mr. Barton has tried personal injury cases and insurance property damage cases nationally and locally for twenty years. Mr. Barton is a former insurance adjuster. He is a lifetime resident of Houston, Texas.
Mr. Barton is Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. Mr. Barton is also Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Personal Injury Trial Law. Mr. Barton achieved the highest rating by Martindale-Hubbell of "AV-Preeminent." Mr. Barton is a Super Lawyer in 2014. Mr. Barton is an Associate member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA).
Robert Earl Roye v. DuPont - $11,965,000 Mr. Barton was honored in 2013 by Verdict Search and the Texas Lawyer for winning the largest workplace safety verdict in the State of Texas in 2012.
Sanatan v. Sirius Int. Ins. Co. - $2,737,817 Mr. Barton was honored in 2014 by Verdict Search and the Texas Lawyer for winning his reported largest insurance law verdict in the State of Texas in 2013.
The jury award included attorney's fees and a knowing violation of the insurance code. Mr. Barton is the only lawyer in Texas to win #1 verdicts two consecutive years in two different categories reported by VerdictSearch according to their staff.
Mr. Barton was formerly on the State Farm Insurance Co. MDL steering committee during the Hurricane Ike litigation in Houston. Mr. Barton is a former speaker and author for the Texas Insurance Law Symposium.
Personal Injury Bad Faith Insurance Burn Injuries Product Liability Medical Malpractice Truck Accidents Premises Liability Car Accidents Industrial Explosions
Texas U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas Supreme Court of the United States of America
Certified Legal Specialties
Board Certified in Civil Trial Law, National Board of Trial Advocacy Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Texas Wesleyan University School of Law, Dallas, Texas J.D. - 1994 The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas B.A. - 1986 Major: Economics