H. Scott Alexander Of Counsel

     

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Scott Alexander defends clients in civil litigation in Texas state and federal courts. A lifelong resident of Beaumont, Texas, Scott has practiced in the Southeast Texas area since 1995. His practice is focused on claims involving personal injury (automobile accidents, trucking accidents, premises and product liability), property damage claims, commercial litigation (contract disputes and business litigation), insurance disputes (first and third party) and insurance coverage disputes.

Representative Matters

Managed large docket of significant injury, complex automobile and construction accident cases.

Panel counsel in Southeast Texas for several major companies in trucking accident claims.

Represented individuals and companies in numerous automobile accidents.

Represented major companies in toxic tort cases arising from exposure to products containing asbestos, benzene, vinyl chloride, silica and other chemical components.

Panel counsel in Southeast Texas for major insurance companies on insurance defense claims and first-party bad faith claims, including hurricane litigation claims.

Counsel for contractors and owners in construction defect claims.

Represented owners and contractors in premises liability claims.

Represented municipalities and peace officers in 42 U.S.C. §1983 civil rights claims.

Represented clients in civil and administrative actions brought under the Texas Dram Shop Act.

Wrote and argued cases for clients in civil appeals before the Texas appellate courts (Sixth, Seventh, Ninth, Eleventh and Thirteenth Courts of Appeals), the Texas Supreme Court and the Federal Fifth Circuit.

Reported Cases
Tarver v. County of Jasper, 927 S.W.2d 795 (Tex. App. —Beaumont 1996, no writ) (wrote brief) (Texas Tort Claims Act case)

Loville v. Loville, 944 S.W.2d 818 (Tex.App.—Beaumont 1997, writ denied) (wrote brief) (Real property litigation)

Hall v. Timmons, 987 S.W.2d 248 (Tex.App.—Beaumont 1999, n.w.h.) (wrote and argued brief) (Premises liability)

Jasper County v. Whitton, No. 09-99-019 CV, 1999 WL 193889 (Tex.App.—Beaumont, April 8, 1999, no pet.) (wrote brief/decided by submission) (Texas Tort Claims Act)

Willy Ray Wilson v. Dana Piper, et al., 218 F.3d 743 (5th Cir.2000) (wrote brief/ decided by submission) (42 USC §1983 Civil rights case)

Thompson v. National American Insurance Company, No. 09-00-275-CV, 2001 WL 52193 (Tex.App.—Texarkana, May 17, 2001) (wrote and argued brief) (Commercial litigation)

Powerhouse Services, Inc. v. Bechtel Corporation, 108 S.W.3d 322 (Tex.App.—Amarillo 2003, pet.denied) (wrote brief and argued brief) (Contract indemnity case)

Dunn v. Bank-Tec South, 134 S.W.3d 315 (Tex.App.—Amarillo, October 28, 2003, no pet.) (wrote and argued brief) (Personal injury case)

Elmore v. E. Sullivan Advertising & Design, Inc., 2008 WL 4349919 (Tex.App. —Eastland 2008, pet.denied) (wrote and argued brief brief) (Wrongful death/Employer vicarious liability case)

In re eBay, Inc., 2010 WL 2695803 (Tex.App.—Beaumont, July 8, 2010, no pet.) (wrote brief/decided by submission) (Enforcement of forum selection clause in online click agreement)

In re DSTJ, LLP, 2016 WL 6603739 (Tex.App.—Houston [14th Dist.] 2016, writ granted)

M&M Resources, Inc. v. DSTJ, LLP, 564 S.W.3d 446 (Tex.App.—Beaumont 2018, no pet)