Newton J. Jones
Senior Counsel
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Newton Jones draws upon his thirty-five years of trial experience in state and federal courts to offer the highest level of professional expertise in managing and trying complex litigation matters. He has tried numerous cases to verdict in his career including many high exposure cases involving serious personal injury and wrongful death claims. Newton's health care experience includes not only direct representation of physicians and health care providers in court, but also coordination of risk management and other legal matters as on-site counsel for a major metropolitan hospital system.

Newton has extensive experience handling cases involving catastrophic personal injury including head trauma, brain injury, paraplegia and quadriplegia cases which involve alleged medical negligence, product defects with medical equipment, heavy construction equipment, construction forklifts, commercial machinery and automobiles.

+Education

Doctor of Jurisprudence, 1978

Baylor University Law School, Waco, Texas


Bachelor of Arts, History, 1972

Baylor University, Waco, Texas

+Bar Admissions

Texas Supreme Court, 1978

United States District Courts , Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas

United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

United States Supreme Court

+Representative Trial Results

Successful defense of general contractor in multi-million dollar suit concerning alleged defective construction of a south Texas high school.

Successful representation of nationally known construction forklift manufacturer in several cases involving alleged forklift defects and disabling personal injuries to construction workers.

Successful defense of general contractor in multi-million dollar suit involving roofing employee fall with serious and permanent head injuries.

Successful representation of commercial electric switch manufacturer in products case involving traumatic amputation of arm.

Successful defense of commercial case involving alleged defective operation of API oilfield pipe threading machinery.

+Other Representative Matters

Experienced in representation of CRNAs in medical negligence cases.

Experienced in the representation of health care providers including medical-surgical, neonatal, orthopedic and other nurses and nurse supervisors in medical negligence litigation.

Active involvement in administration and operations of Risk Management/ Patient Safety Department and operations for major metropolitan and state wide hospital system.

Experienced in representation of automobile manufacturers in product liability litigation involving safety restraint systems, crashworthiness of vehicles, rollover and occupant ejection issues.

Experienced in representation of product manufacturers in electric utility related personal injuries including electrical burns and other injuries.