Byron Alfred

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Houston, TX

VB Attorneys
 | 6363 Woodway Drive, Suite 400
Houston, TX 77057
Phone: 8777247800
Fax: 713-224-7801
Selected To Rising Stars: 2018 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2013
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Attorney Byron Alfred obtained the #1 Workplace Injury Verdict in Texas in 2018, which is now recognized in the Texas Verdicts Hall of Fame. Mr. Alfred has an Avvo “Superb” rating. Mr. Alfred is also listed in The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40, he is a life member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum and he is ranked in the Nation’s Top One percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel.

In just five years since he began practicing personal injury law, Mr. Alfred has obtained settlements and verdicts totaling over $60 million. He began his career when he graduated from the South Texas College of Law Houston with a Juris Doctor and was admitted to practice in 2013. Mr. Alfred handles personal injury cases related to car accidents, work injuries, oilfield injuries, bus accidents, truck accidents, wrongful deaths, dangerous or defective products, Jones Act and maritime injuries, and insurance claims.

Mr. Alfred’s most notable case involved the death of a boilermaker on the job at a local refinery; he obtained a jury verdict of over $44 million for the family. Along with many cases related to refineries, Mr. Alfred has handled cases for those with traumatic brain injuries, those who suffered injuries offshore, and pedestrians and motorcyclists who were injured through the fault of another.

With an extensive understanding of how a personal injury can affect an individual’s life, Mr. Alfred’s focus is on the future. His goal is to obtain compensation through settlement or verdict that allows his clients to enjoy a high-quality life while covering their medical bills, property repair costs and loss of income.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (100%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents

Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents

Selections

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Rising Stars: 2018 - 2020

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About Byron Alfred

Admitted: 2013, Texas

Professional Webpage: https://www.vbattorneys.com/byron-alfred/

Honors/Awards:

  • $44 Million Verdict Awarded in Crane Accident Case , Texas Verdicts Hall of Fame, 2018
  • National Association of Distinguished Counsel - Nation’s Top 1%, Since 2015 
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2018 
  • National Black Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40, Since 2017 
  • Life Member of Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum & Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Since 2016 
  • 10.0 AVVO Rating 

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Representing woman who suffered catastrophic injuries, including a traumatic brain injury, when she was rear ended by an 18-wheeler owned by Martin Transport, Inc. in Port Arthur, Texas. Damages are projected to be in the multiple millions. 
  • Representing worker who suffered catastrophic burn injuries in an incident involving a sample station at the Valero Port Arthur Refinery. Damages are projected to be in the multiple millions.
  • Representing Houston police officer who was hit by a drunk driver while making a traffic stop. Losses are reported to exceed one million dollars.
  • Representing two passengers of a vehicle that was crushed by concrete truck in Conroe, Texas. Damages are reported to exceed one million dollars.
  • Representing family of man killed by an inattentive driver in Beaumont, Texas. Losses are reported to be in the multiple millions.
  • Representing three teenage boys with autism, who were molested by a Mansfield ISD school teacher. The teacher is now serving a 65 year sentence in Federal Prison. The students and their parents are now pursuing a civil case in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas.
  • Representing family members of children who died in an apartment fire at the Arthur Square Apartments in Port Arthur, Texas.
  • Represented motorcyclist who re-injured his back after he was hit by an 18-wheeler in Katy, Texas. Byron obtained a jury verdict of $217,210.
  • Represented woman who suffered severe neck injuries in a rear end car wreck in Houston, Texas. Losses were reported in the high six figures. Case settled for a confidential amount. 
  • Represented multiple passengers who were struck by a commercial van in Beaumont, Texas. Total losses were reported at over one million dollars. Case settled for a confidential amount.
  • Represented pedestrian who suffered catastrophic injuries after he was hit by dump truck in Port Arthur, Texas. Damages were projected at over one million dollars. Cases settled for a confidential amount.
  • Represented pedestrian who was hit by an ambulance owned and operated by Acadian Ambulance Service in Port Arthur, Texas. Damages were projected in the mid six figures. Case settled for a confidential amount.
  • Represented truck driver who suffered back injuries due to a defective tandem release system on a trailer owned by Swift Transportation. Projected losses were over a million dollars. Case settled for a confidential amount.
  • Represented woman who suffered catastrophic injuries after being thrown across the cabin of an ambulance owned and operated by a Houston-based ambulance company. Losses were projected in the high six figures. Case settled for a confidential amount.
  • Represented offshore worker who suffered back injuries while working aboard a vessel owned by Ingram Barge Company. Damages were reported to be above one million dollars. Case settled for a confidential amount.
  • Represented family of a woman who died in a fire at an apartment complex in Port Arthur, Texas. The case settled for a confidential amount.
  • Represented worker who suffered injuries due to an electrocution at the Dupont industrial plant in Orange, Texas. The case settled for a confidential amount.
  • Represented worker who suffered catastrophic when he fell from a drilling rig being operated by a large oil drilling company. Losses were projected in the high six figures. Case settled for confidential amount.
  • Represented offshore worker who did not receive prompt medical care after suffering a stroke while working on a vessel owned by Transocean. Losses were projected to be over one million dollars. Case settled for a confidential amount.
  • Represented worker who suffered injuries in a crushing accident involving a forklift at an oilfield being  operated by Chesapeake Energy Services. Losses were reported to be in the seven figure range.
  • Represented multiple workers catastrophically injured during an explosion at the ExxonMobil refinery in Beaumont, Texas. Damages were documented in the multiple millions. Case settled for a confidential amount.
  • Represented the family of a military veteran who drowned at the Nine Mile Ranch water park in Cleveland, Texas. The case settled for a confidential amount and the water park is now permanently closed.
  • Represented worker who suffered a traumatic brain injury when a pallet jack fell onto his head while working in a vessel chartered by a major maritime company. The incident took place at the Port of Beaumont in Beaumont, Texas. Damages are reported to exceed one million dollars. Case settled for a confidential amount.
  • Represented family of minor who suffered brain damage after nearly drowning in a Houston apartment complex pool. Losses projected in the multiple seven figures. Case settled for a confidential amount.
  • Obtained a $44,370,000 jury verdict on behalf of a boilermaker who suffered fatal injuries when a pipe fell onto his head and neck during a crane lift at the ExxonMobil Refinery in Beaumont, Texas.

Videos:

  • Attorney Byron Alfred, a Trial Lawyer who obtained the #1 Work Injury Verdict in Texas in 2018 ($44,370,000) for a wrongful death case at the ExxonMobil Refinery in Beaumont, Texas, gave the commencement keynote for the Port Arthur Memorial High School graduating class of 2019. Attorney Byron was a graduate of Port Arthur Memorial High School’s first graduating class in 2003. Attorney Byron returned to his alma mater to deliver a speech entitled “Start Now”.   Byron Alfred is an award-winning trial attorney that has obtained several record setting settlements and verdicts on behalf of those who have suffered catastrophic injuries or death. Born and raised in Port Arthur, Texas, one of the country’s premier “Refinery Towns”, Byron has represented clients in several high-profile refinery lawsuits.   In his first five years of practice, Byron has secured over $60 Million in verdicts and settlements for his clients. Most recently, Byron obtained a $44,370,000 verdict on behalf of the family of a worker that died during a turnaround at the ExxonMobil Refinery in Beaumont, Texas.   During his collegiate years at the University of Houston, Byron was an All-Conference offensive lineman on the Cougars football team. In 2006, Byron’s final season, the Houston Cougars won the Conference USA Championship. Byron remains actively involved as an Alumnus at the University of Houston and proudly supports the football program.   In his spare time, Byron enjoys spending time with his family, giving back to his hometown community, and supporting all things sports.    , Attorney Byron Alfred Returns to his Alma Mater to Give Commencement Keynote, 2019
  • Attorney Byron Alfred, a Houston Trial Lawyer that obtained the #1 Work Injury Verdict in Texas in 2018, explains how cases are won long before they reach the courtroom. Give Attorney Byron a call at 877-724-7800. Again, that's 877-724-7800. We look forward to helping you. www.VBAttorneys.com    , Why we win, 2018
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Office Location for Byron Alfred

6363 Woodway Drive
Suite 400
Houston, TX 77057

Phone: 8777247800

Fax: 713-224-7801

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Last Updated: 10/10/2019

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