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Gilbert T. Adams, III

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Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Beaumont, TX

Gilbert Adams Law Offices
1855 Calder Avenue
Beaumont, TX 77701
Phone: 409-835-3000
Fax: 409-832-6162
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2021
Licensed in Texas Since: 1994
Education: Baylor Law School
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (70%), Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (20%), Transportation/Maritime (10%)
Attorney Profile

We are Trial Lawyers representing Texas workers, victims, consumers and their families for more than 85 years - since 1930. We handle all types of personal injury, wrongful death, products liability, professional negligence, insurance and commercial cases. www.gta-law.com.   Gilbert Adams Law Firm is a full service firm representing victims of wrongful conduct who have sustained serious injuries and damages, including truck/auto collisions, construction accidents, dangerous premises, products liability, brain injuries, burn injuries, electrocutions, job injuries, wrongful death, Jones Act & FELA cases, falls, fraud, sexual assault, insurance denial, breach of contract, commerical wrong doing and proffessional or legal negligence

About Gilbert T. Adams, III

First Admitted: 1994, Texas

Professional Webpage: https://www.gta-law.com/attorneys/gilbert-adams-iii/

Educational Background

  • BA, Political Science.  Baylor University, Waco, Texas, 1992
  • Juris Doctor, Baylor Law School, Waco, Texas, 1994

Honors/Awards

  • Recognition for seven figure jury verdicts, judgments and/or settlements., Member, Million Dollary Advocates Forum, 1998

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Author, Discovering the Big Box Retailer, Trial Magazine, American Association for Justice, 2002
  • Presenter, Making Death Penalty Sanctions Stick, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, 2001

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado, 2012
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas, 1995
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas, 2005

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Bar/Professional Activity

  • Director, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, 2016
  • Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation, 2016
  • American Association for Justice, Member, 2017
  • Member, Jefferson County Bar Association., 2014

Pro bono/Community Service

  • General Counsel, Big Thicket Association, 2017

Verdicts/Settlements

  • Truck driver injured while gauging tank when overcome by toxic fumes at tank battery site causing him to fall down tank battery stairs in South Texas injuring back, neck and head.  Policy limits of $1M paid on behalf of operator.  Case brought about safety improvements designed to prevent exposure to gaugers., 2017
  • Customer leaving chain restaurant slipped and fell on floor near kitchen causing closed head injury and back injury.   Franchisee paid $1M policy limits.  No warning provided and the floor was not made safe prior to fall., 2017
  • Intersection collision in Beaumont, Texas (Walden Road/Major Drive).  Injured Mom/Wife sustained injureis when commercial vehicle ran red light causing injury to her neck, low back, head and chest injury.  Policy limits of $1,000,000 paid to injured woman.  , 2017
  • Adult Mother and Daughter sustained serious injuries in Jasper County when Log Truck trailer stalled in curve of farm to market highway.  Driver unable to stop, striking side of log truck trailer causing multiple injuries.  Products liablity claims also asserted against manufacturer of trailer.  Over $2,600,000 recovered for Mother and Daughter. , 2016
  • Products liablity action involving crane and manbasket.  Cable jumped from sheave causing manbasket to fall over 20 feet causing injuries to both mens lower extremities, including one btk amputation, as well as back injuries.  $9,000,000 recovered on behalf of both men.  Note, local law firm actually filed case, but nonsuited it before our firm began working on the case and made the recovery. , 2007
  • Wrongful death auto-pedestrian case.  Confidential settlement for death of pedestrian who failed to yield right of way to oncoming motorist. , 2015
  • Refinery explosion causing the death of welder.  Policy limits of $4,000,000 paid to wife, 3 sons and mother of deceased construction welder. , 2013
  • Gross negligence case against employer for wrongful death of welder injured as as a result of lack of adequate safety program.  $900,000 settlement., 2014
  • Explosion at refinery causing burns and emotional trauma to contract worker.  $9,000,000+ settlement.  , 2015
  • Child injured on ski slope in New Mexico when other child lost control and collided into injured child.  $250,000 paid to injured child., 2017
  • Mineral rights case.  Summary judgment granted in favor of Plaintiff awarding disputed mineral estate in Eagle Ford shale play.  Value of settlement = $300,000 and continuing with continued monthly royalties., 2015

Industry Groups

  • Auto/Truck Collisions
  • Brain Injuries
  • Burn Injuries
  • Business Tort Cases
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Accidents
  • Dangerous Drugs And Medical Devices
  • Drownings
  • Falls
  • Fraud
  • Injuries To Children
  • Injuries To The Elderly
  • Insurance Denial
  • Job Injuries
  • Job Injuries
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Negligence
  • RSD/CRPS Injuries
  • Sexual Assault
  • Watercraft Collisions
  • Wrongful Death
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Office Location for Gilbert T. Adams, III

1855 Calder Avenue
Beaumont, TX 77701

Last Updated: 6/2/2021

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