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Wesley Todd Ball

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Products Liability Attorney in Houston, TX

Farrar & Ball, LLP
1117 Herkimer St
Houston, TX 77008
Phone: 713-321-2073
Fax: 713-221-8301
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2021
Selected to Rising Stars: 2010 - 2014
Licensed in Texas Since: 2003
Education: Baylor Law School
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (50%), Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%)
Attorney Profile

Wesley Todd Ball is a co-founder of Farrar & Ball, LLP. His firm is located in Houston, Texas, and he focuses his practice on personal injury and wrongful death litigation, representing clients in the greater metropolitan area, throughout the state, and around the country. Admitted to practice in Texas since 2003, Mr. Ball is also admitted to practice in Iowa and before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Western and Eastern Districts of Texas. He has also argued cases in other state courts across the United States through his frequent pro hac vice appearances.

A significant portion of Mr. Ball’s practice is centered on litigation involving defective or dangerous consumer products, with a particular focus on motor vehicle parts. He has been involved in cases dealing with vehicle rollovers, defective tires, and other related products. Mr. Ball has handled both individual product liability trials and multi-district class actions, and he has gone up against numerous vehicle and component parts manufacturers.

During his distinguished career, Mr. Ball has worked on cases that have resulted in the receipt by his clients of well over $200 million, and this compensation has come through jury awards as well as settlements that he has negotiated. His successful track has not gone unnoticed by his fellow attorneys, and the high regard in which he is held by them has resulted in his being named to both The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40 and The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 lists, among numerous other awards and honors. Mr. Ball has appeared in numerous media outlets, discussing defective products matters. He is a 2003 graduate of Baylor University Law School, where he was inducted into The Order of Barristers.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
  • 50%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Defects, Products Liability, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death

Selections

8 Years Super Lawyers
5 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2021
  • Rising Stars: 2010 - 2014

About Wesley Todd Ball

First Admitted: 2003, Texas

Professional Webpage: http://fbtrial.com/attorneys/wesley-todd-ball/

Verdicts/Settlements

  • MDL proceedings, including MDL 2666: In re: Bair Hugger Forced Air Warming Products Liability Litigation; MDL 2765: In Re: Smith & Nephew Birmingham Hip Resurfacing (BHR) Hip Implant Products Liability Litigation; MDL 2197: and In Re: DePuy Orthopedics, Inc., ASR Hip Implant Products Liability Litigation
  • 18.7 million verdict in Tackett v. Pete and Sons, Bridgestone Tire Americas, et. al, 2019
  • 6.7 million verdict as co-counsel in Breaux v. Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co., 2019
  • 10.7 million verdict as lead counsel in Brown v. Silvi Concrete, Bridgestone Tire Americas, McCarthy Retread, Inc., and Bandage Retread, Inc., 2018
  • $32.8 million verdict in Des Moines, Iowa against Cooper Tire and Rubber Company. Verdict upheld in full by Iowa Supreme Court in 2013

Honors/Awards

  • Dean’s List, University of Tennessee 
  • Order of Barristers, Baylor University School of Law
  • Texas Rising Stars, 2010-2014, Thomson Reuters
  • The National Trial Lawyers, Top 40 Under 40
  • , Houston Top Lawyers, H Magazine, 2008
  • Texas Super Lawyers, 2014-2020, Thomson Reuters

Representative Clients

  • All persons catastrophically injured as the result of corporate negligence.  

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Texas Bar Association; Texas Trial Lawyers Association; Houston Bar Association; Southern Trial Lawyers Association; American Trial Lawyers Association
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • Texas 

Educational Background

  • Bachelor of Science, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, 2003

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Member of Iowa Bar, 2015
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Office Location for Wesley Todd Ball

1117 Herkimer St
Houston, TX 77008

Phone: 713-321-2073

Fax: 713-221-8301

Last Updated: 5/20/2021

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