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Raymond A. Neuer

Shareholder
Address:909 Fannin Street
Suite 2500
Houston, Texas 77010
Phone:(713) 951-1027
Fax:(713) 951-1199
Email:rneuer@sheehyware.com
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Biography

During his thirty years of practice, Mr. Neuer has represented clients in a broad range of substantive areas. Mr. Neuer has extensive experience representing manufacturers, distributors, premises owners and contractors, third-party switching companies, track maintenance companies and railcar manufacturers in a variety of claims, including catastrophic injury and death, claims made under the Federal Employer’s Liability Act, and in a variety of commercial matters. Mr. Neuer regularly represents national and international clients throughout the United States.

Education

  • University of Houston Law Center, (J.D., 1987, cum laude)
  • New College of the University of South Florida, (B.A., Economics, 1984)

Legal Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel

Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas
  • United States District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas

Practice Areas and Casework

Practice Areas

  • Products Liability
  • Toxic Tort and Environmental
  • Healthcare Liability
  • Commercial Liability
  • Premises Liability
  • General Negligence
  • FELA

Casework

Representative Experience National and Regional Counsel:
  • National counsel for the nation’s largest third-party switching company in personal injury and commercial matters.
  • Regional coordinating counsel for Dow Corning Corporation in the breast implant and silicone litigation.
  • Texas counsel for a large, nationally recognized conglomerate of companies.
  • Texas counsel for one of the world’s largest manufacturers of pumps, valves, seals and decoking technology.
  • Texas counsel for one of the nation’s leading electricity generators.
  • National and Texas counsel for companies in asbestos litigation.
  • National and Texas counsel for companies in benzene litigation.
Toxic Tort and Environmental:
  • Represented in excess of a dozen companies in Texas in connection with asbestos litigation.
  • Represented a variety of companies in connection with benzene litigation.
  • Represented a variety companies in connection with state and federal environmental claims.
Products Liability:
  • Regularly defends manufacturers of consumer and industrial products arising out of alleged design, manufacturing, and marketing defects.
  • Extensive experience in defending manufacturers and distributors of medical devices.
  • Experience in defending members of the pharmaceutical industry.
Commercial Litigation:
  • Regularly defends or prosecutes claims arising from breach of contract, negligent misrepresentation or fraud in connection with commercial transactions.
  • Extensive experience enforcing and defending claims for defense indemnity, and additional insured coverage under distribution and construction agreements.
Healthcare Liability Litigation:
  • Extensive experience in defending hospitals and nurses against claims of negligence.
  • Extensive experience in defending doctors involved in pharmaceutical litigation.
Transportation Law:
  • Extensive experience in defending transportation clients in connection with personal injury and cargo damage and loss.
Notable Trial Experience:
  • Successfully obtained a jury verdict in excess of $18,000,000.00 in a commercial fraud case arising from the sale of a company.
  • Successfully obtained a jury verdict in the defense of a hospital in a catastrophic brain injury case with a Life Care Plan that exceeded $15,000,000.00.
  • Successfully obtained a seven figure recovery in a commercial case that resulted in being named “Litigator of the Week” by the Texas Lawyer.
  • Successfully obtained a plaintiff’s verdict in an oil and gas case arising out of a series of washout.