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$1.8 Million Recovered for Father of Deceased Son

Gerald Orvis came to Jonathan Sol Harris to get answers when his 8-year-old son was electrocuted to death while sitting on a fishing pier.   Jonathan Sol Harris and his team at Schechter, McElwee, Shaffer & Harris, LLP obtained a court order read more

$1.1 Million Judgement Awarded to Worker in Trial for Injury on Dredge Ship Injury

In a bench trial held in a New Orleans federal court, Attorney Matthew D. Shaffer obtained a $1.13M award for his client, a 48 year old father and husband from Fluker, Louisiana. The victory came after months of litigation stemming read more

1.1 Million Awarded for Injured Child

It was a typical afternoon when Carlita and her 2-year-old daughter were shopping for cellphones at a local Metro PCS store. The 2-year-old reached for a cell phone that had a cord attached to the display. The display then toppled read more

$1.192M Jury Verdict Won for Injured Worker Against Chevron Phillips Chemical

Jonathan Harris, along with Adam J. Rosenfeld, won a $1,192,000 jury verdict against Chevron Phillips Chemical Company, L.P. on behalf of their injured client, Kenneth Thorns. Prior to the trial, Chevron Phillips Chemical Company, L.P. offered $250,000 to settle the read more

$2.9 Million Recovered for Injured Railroad Worker

After rejecting the U.S. Attorney’s $20,000 top offer to settle, Schechter, McElwee, Shaffer & Harris attorneys Jonathan S. Harris and Laura De La Cruz obtained a $2.9 million dollar judgment for Jose Acosta, an injured train locomotive engineer. read more

$2.5M recovered for daughter of man killed in dredging accident

The 4-year-old daughter of a crane operator who was tragically killed in a December 2014 dredging accident will be taken care of for the rest of her life as a result of attorney Matthew Shaffer’s negotiation of a $2.5 million read more

$2M Settled for Injured Seaman

Our client suffered from a brain injury and multiple fractures to his leg, ribs and skull while working on board a ship. Client Received Total: $1,389,193.04 read more

$1.2M Recovered from Chemical Exposure

Our client suffered injuries to his lungs due to chemical exposure while working as a wiper on a vessel. Client Received Total: $593,772.00 read more

$4.4M Recovered in Explosion

Our client was injured in the Transocean explosion. Client Received Total: $2,930,584.34 read more

$3.9M Settled in Explosion

Our client was injured in the Transocean explosion. Client Received Total: $2,586,656.93 read more
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Jonathan S. Harris and Matthew D. Shaffer are Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.  Other attorneys are not board certified.  Principal office is located in Houston, Texas.