State of South Carolina won unfair trade practices act penalties case against Risperdal maker for false and unfair marketing practices within the state
Commonwealth of Kentucky sought consumer protection act penalties against Risperdal maker for alleged marketing practices within the state
73-year-old deceased mesothelioma victim (Texas resident) who was exposed through his work as a mechanic doing maintenance and repair on ground equipment at a major airport
American Association for Justice membership allows attorneys to represent clients effectively nationwide. Membership includes attorneys from across the United States. Members’ efforts help ensure that plaintiffs will continue to have quality representation throughout the nation.
Eric R. Birge
The Houston Bar Association is a non-profit organization devoted to bettering the legal field by developing an ever-higher standard of representation. The organization is committed to education for both plaintiffs and lawyers. Members volunteer for community projects for more than 45,000 hours a year.
The Texas Trial Lawyers Association is dedicated to protecting the rights of Texas families through legislation and continuing education and training for practicing attorneys. Members volunteer their time and effort to ensure that plaintiffs continue to have their voices heard in court in a changing legal landscape.
The Houston Trial Lawyers Association is a professional network of attorneys who contribute to the practice of civil trial law locally and on a state and national level. Members donate their time and resources to serving clients and furthering the field of plaintiff representation, serving clients throughout Texas.
Super Lawyers® Rising Stars™ by Thompson Reuters, is part of the same family of publications as Super Lawyers, and in fact they have the same process for determination. However, inclusion in Rising Stars™ adds two other requirements: lawyers must be under 40 years old or have been in practice for less than 10 years.
Robert Cowan (2005, 2011)
Aaron Heckaman (2010, 2019-2020)
Camp Bailey (2007-2009, 2011-2013)
Avvo is a rating service, and high Avvo ratings are an objective way of evaluating an attorney’s reputation among colleagues and past clients. It is accurate in that the Avvo rating cannot be affected by “membership dues” or biases. The rating takes into account past client satisfaction as well as recent results.
Aaron Heckaman (10.0 out of 10, 2017)
The Environmental Trial Lawyers Association – Top 10 is a Specialty Association managed by The National Trial Lawyers, and is only awarded to the top 10 lawyers in a state who meet the membership criteria, which includes: reputation among the public, judges, and fellow attorneys; achievements as an Environmental specialist; board certification in Environmental law; nomination from other members and the Executive Committee of the Environmental Association, as well as leading lawyers.
Camp Bailey (2018)
The Top Trial Lawyers in America® by the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Less than 1 percent of U.S. attorneys are members of this exclusive group.
Aaron Heckaman (2015)
America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators® is an invitation-only award reserved for the most exceptional trial attorneys in the nation handling high value, high stakes legal matters. In order to be considered for this award, attorneys must have litigated a matter with at least $2 million at stake.
Aaron Heckaman (2019)
Best Attorneys of America by Rue Ratings is one of the most respected and elite memberships that an attorney can be admitted in to. With a highly selective process, only 1% of attorneys are invited to join.
Aaron Heckaman (2016)
Super Lawyers® by Thompson Reuters, is an annual publication that lists every state’s best attorneys in various practice areas. The yearly list of attorneys is determined through a months-long research process that takes into account an attorney’s professional reputation, contribution to the legal field, dedication to clients, and their history of results.
Camp Bailey (2016-2019)
Aaron Heckaman (2021)
The Top 40 Under 40 by The National Trial Lawyers is a group comprised of the nation’s best trial attorneys under the age of 40. These exceptional attorneys must demonstrate extensive trial skills, legal leadership, and the ability to secure results for clients.
Aaron Heckaman (2015)
The Top 100 Trial Lawyers by The National Trial Lawyers is an exclusive invitation-only group comprised of the most highly-qualified trial attorneys in each state. Qualified attorneys must meet the highest standards regarding reputation, influence, and leadership.
Camp Bailey (2011 - 2013)
Aaron Heckaman (2015)
At Bailey Cowan Heckaman PLLC, we’re not just making a living—we’re making a difference. It’s the fundamental idea of helping people that drives us to do what we do. It comes naturally to us. When you hire BCH as your lawyers, your concerns become our priorities, and from day one our first priority will be to fight for you.
Our clients deserve their day in court, and there’s nothing quite like having “been there” to help. At BCH we work tirelessly to help you recover on your claims. Our firm has won verdicts and settlements on behalf of the seriously injured, those suffering from debilitating conditions like mesothelioma, and the bereaved in all types of cases. We are passionate about standing up for the little guy against huge corporations, representing the underdog, and fighting for right to triumph over wrong. We take that responsibility seriously, passionately advocating for the rights of the wronged. Without our clients, there would be no law firm.
BCH is a national law practice with the resources needed to see a case through to a successful outcome, including the recently discovered injuries and side-effects caused by Essure and proton pump inhibitors. One of the biggest mistakes a potential client can make is hiring an inexperienced firm or a firm with inadequate resources.
Armed with passion, skill, and decades of experience, BCH is ready to fight for you. Call our legal team today if you would like to learn more. Exposed to asbestos in Louisiana? We can help!