AZA Partner Todd Mensing Wins Houston Medical Malpractice Jury Verdict
January 10, 2011

HOUSTON – Houston attorney Todd Mensing, a partner in the complex commercial litigation law firm of AZA, , successfully represented a local dentist in a medical malpractice lawsuit after jurors found that it was actually the woman who filed the suit who was negligent.

Mr. Mensing represented a Texas Smile Dental dentist accused of negligence in treating a child patient. The jury in Harris County State District Judge Reece Rondon’s 234th District Court found that the mother who brought the suit on behalf of her child was negligent, and not the dentist. The jury deliberated for approximately 45 minutes following the three-day trial.

“We are very pleased to be able to reach this fair result for our client,” says Mr. Mensing, who tried the case alongside Joel Sprott of the Houston law firm Sprott, Rigby, Newsom, Robbins & Lunceford, P.C.

Mr. Mensing is Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, a distinction reserved for Texas trial lawyers with a high degree of trial experience and expertise. He focuses on complex commercial litigation in a variety of areas, including in energy, real estate, construction, contract and business tort cases. Mr. Mensing also focuses on representing executives in employment disputes, as well as companies and individuals in catastrophic personal injury cases.

AZA is a Houston-based law firm that is home to true courtroom lawyers with a formidable track record in complex commercial litigation, including energy, intellectual property, securities fraud, construction, and business dispute cases. AZA is one of only 32 firms in the U.S. to be recognized as “awesome opponents” in a nationwide poll of corporate general counsel who were asked to name the law firms they hope their companies never have to face in court. In fact, AZA has been hired on many occasions by the same companies the firm has prevailed against at trial.


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