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Glenn J. Fahl was licensed in 1984 and has been practicing civil litigation his entire career.

  • He is Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Personal Injury Trial Law.
  • He is reviewed in AM Best Recommended Insurance Attorneys in excess of 10 years (recommendations based on written evaluations from actual clients).
  • He has an AV rating from Martindale Hubbell, which is the highest rating bestowed upon attorneys, when he was evaluated for his legal abilities and compliance with ethical standards (five star rating).
  • He is listed in Top Attorneys of North America.

Glenn’s work ethic dates back to college and law school where he self-funded his entire higher education putting himself through school with work and scholarships.  His drive is shown by the case results he has obtained in challenging litigation.

AREAS OF PRACTICE

He has tried in excess of 75 cases to a jury verdict (complete case list upon request).  These cases show his versatility involving diverse issues such as:

  • Wrongful Death
  • Commercial Motor Vehicles
  • Premises Liability
  • Construction
  • Day Care Center Negligence
  • Pesticide Exposure
  • Products Liability
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Premises Liability
  • Commercial Matters
  • Automobile Negligence
  • Related Appellate Work

His docket includes cases involving serious injury, death, transportation, subscriber death, non-subscriber injury and death, coverage and business litigation.  He has handled many appellate matters.  His track record demonstrates his dedication to preparation, client and carrier satisfaction, and solid trial work in the transportation and insurance defense area as well as general civil tort and commercial matters.

Of the 75 plus cases, he successfully tried to verdict 19 commercial motor vehicle trials of which five involved death, one involving a brain injury and several with serious injury.  He has previously handled tractor trailer cases involving accidents at entrances of locations, one of which he tried.

He is personal counsel to several trucking companies.  He leads a rapid action response team (investigating new serious/fatality accidents) for a number of trucking and insurance companies.

He has given trucking seminars and safety meetings on multiple commercial motor vehicle issues.  He has dealt with many fatality accidents where the truck driver was charged with negligent homicide while simultaneously being sued for the deaths.  He has extensive experience with accident reconstruction and has deposed hundreds of experts in this field as well as others.

SEMINARS/LECTURES

He has been a Moderator at the Bar of Texas Advanced Personal Injury Seminar.

He has been part of the faculty for The Texas Workers’ Compensation Seminars.

He has lectured on:

  • Use of drive cameras in commercial motor vehicles and driver logging issues.
  • Workers’ Compensation in Texas (1994).
  • Ethics in Claims Handling.
  • Claims Handling & Investigation Through Trial.
  • New Tort Reform A-Z.
  • Texas Tort Reform 2005.
  • Liability Claims: Transportation, Premises and Bailment.
  • Bad Faith in Texas.

EXCELLENT REFERENCES ON REQUEST

Admission Details
  • Admitted in 1984, Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern, Northern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
Law School Attended
  • South Texas College of Law, Class of 1984, J.D., (Top 7%)
  • Phi Delta Phi
University Attended
  • State University of New York at Plattsburgh, Class of 1980, B.A.
Birth Information
  • Born in Newburgh, New York, November 27, 1957
Associations & Memberships
  • Member State Bar of Texas (Litigation Section)
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA)
  • Texas Trucking Association
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI)
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel
  • Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA)
  • Diplomatic Trial Advocacy Certification- Court Practice Institute 1985
  • Certification of Completion- Accident Reconstruction for Attorneys, Texas A&M 1985
  • College of the State Bar of Texas
Certifications
  • ( Board Certified, Personal Injury Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization )
LAW SCHOOL HONORS AND AWARDS
  • South Texas Law Journal, Assistant Technical Editor,
  • Published comment: Occupational Disease and Ordinary Disease of Life in Texas: A Game of Chance
  • Published case note:  Bowen v. United States Postal Service: Union Liability for Back Pay When Duty to Fairly Represent is Breached
  • Texas Trial Lawyers' Association Best Article Award for his comment.
Languages
  • German
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