Christina Huston Of Counsel

     

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Christina Huston practices in the areas of general civil liability defense, catastrophic injury and premises liability. She provides professional liability defense of health care providers, lawyers, accountants and other professionals in state and federal court, and the defense of health care providers before their respective licensing boards. Christina has tried cases to jury verdict in rural and urban venues across the state of Texas, including those recognized to be among the most dangerous for defendants in the country. 

Christina has worked with clients in developing best practices in hiring, authoring policies and procedures, and protecting event investigation, peer review and quality of care committee activities, as well as ethics considerations and termination of care statutory interpretations and protections. 

 

Representative Matters

Obtained defense verdict for hospital defendant in case alleging catastrophic Wernicke's encephalopathy injury due to failure to diagnose thiamine deficiency. Nacogdoches County, Texas. 

Secured defense verdict for hospital defendant in case alleging neurological injury causing foot-drop due to failure to properly position a laboring mother. Harris County, Texas. 

Obtained defense verdict for hospital defendant in case alleging injury to bladder due to improper handling of artificial urinary sphincter. Angelina County, Texas. 

Defended case to plaintiff's verdict in case alleging hit and run by hospital linen truck; zero damages awarded. El Paso County, Texas. 

Defended case to plaintiff's verdict of 20 percent liability against hospital defendant in premises liability litigation, and then successfully sought reversal and rendering of judgment for the defense by the Fourteenth Court of Appeals, Houston, Texas.

Successfully defended appeals of dismissal under Chapter 74 expert report requirements in Ninth, First, and Fourteenth Courts of Appeals. 

Successfully defended appeal of dismissal of claims of medical battery and intentional infliction of emotional distress. Petition denied.