At the Blankenship Law Firm, we focus on our clients and how best to assist them. Whether you have suffered catastrophic injuries, the wrongful death of a loved one or you are faced with a serious commercial dispute, we will take the time to listen and tailor a strategy based on your needs. We only handle a select number of cases, so we can effectively prepare and implement an individual strategy to maximize each client’s recovery.
Bill Blankenship is an experienced trial lawyer who has tried over 70 jury trials as lead counsel. He is AV Preeminent Rated through Martindale-Hubbell. This is the top rating an attorney can receive from his peers, signifying the highest level of legal ability and ethical standards. Bill Blankenship is also a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), an invitation only organization of trial lawyers from both sides of the bar who maintain the highest professional and ethical standards. Additionally, he is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Less than 3% of lawyers in Texas have earned this experience based certification. In 2015, Bill was selected as a Super Lawyer in Plaintiff’s Personal Injury Law.
Bill Blankenship has successfully prosecuted cases against some of the biggest corporations and insurance companies in the world. In addition, Bill Blankenship also represents individuals and small businesses in commercial litigation disputes. If you have a legal problem, you deserve an experienced lawyer, who will actually listen to your situation and work closely with you to achieve the best outcome possible. Please contact us to set up an appointment for a free consultation.
Over $1,000,000 Verdict for Small Business Owner in Partnership Dispute
Bill Blankenship represented a client who started a small business with a family member. After the business was in operation, the family member claimed there was no agreement to run the business as partners. The lawsuit was heavily contested and went to trial in June of 2015. After a four day trial, the jury awarded Bill’s client all of his damages. After trial, the judge awarded Bill’s client all of his attorney fees as well.
Verdict and Excess Judgment in Collision Caused by Drunk Driver
On behalf of a client who was rear ended by a drunk driver, Bill Blankenship filed suit against the driver of the other vehicle and tried the case to a jury. Bill made the decision to only submit pain and mental anguish, physical impairment and punitive damages to the jury. The jury awarded Bill’s client damages for each of the elements submitted, which exceeded the insurance policy limits of the defendant.
Wrongful Death Arising from Negligent Security
Bill Blankenship represented the family of a 31 year old wife and mother of four young children who was murdered by an unknown assailant after she got out of her vehicle to buy a Coke from a vending machine at their apartment complex. Bill filed suit against the owner and manager of the complex for negligent security. After extensive discovery related to previous violent acts on the premises, Bill was able to secure a significant confidential settlement for the husband and young children.View more results →
Bill successfully defended us at trial on a breach of contract claim. I would recommend Bill to anyone who needs a real trial lawyer.– President, Sonny Bryans Smokehouse
Bill has handled several cases for us. He is well-prepared and aggressive when he needs to be. It always seems that he is a step ahead of the opposing attorney. I feel confident in the outcome when Bill is handling our case.– General Counsel, Grand Homes
Bill Blankenship represents the best of the legal profession. Competent, willing to listen, and ready to go to bat for you when you need him. He is fearless and eager to take on trial work when he has to, but always the wise counselor when evaluating our options. We at Texas Nameplate Company (www.nameplate.com) feel well prepared with Bill on the case for us.– General Counsel, Texas Nameplate Company