Winning A Texas-Sized $352 Million Verdict and More with Randy SorrelsListen Now
In this episode, Ben speaks with Texas trial lawyer Randy Sorrels about his recent $352 Million verdict returned for the family of a single, injured plaintiff—the largest compensatory damages verdict for a single injured individual ever recorded. Randy tells the story of this landmark trial against well-known Texas lawyer, Rusty Harden. Randy also discusses two other multi-million-dollar pandemic verdicts, including one involving former major league baseball great, Roger Clemens. Randy talks about what it’s like trying cases together with his wife and starting a new law firm during the pandemic. He also talks about his work as President of the Texas Bar Association. Randy is a gifted and inspiring lawyer, and you don’t want to miss this episode.
Randy Sorrels holds the unique distinction of being the only Texas board-certified plaintiffs’ lawyer ever to have been both elected to serve as President of the State Bar of Texas and selected as one of the Top 100 lawyers in the state by Texas Super Lawyers magazine. His passionate representation of clients and lawyers has garnered statewide recognition and numerous prestigious awards – including most recently being named the ALM Media/Texas Lawyer Attorney of the Year Award (2022). Randy and his partner/wife obtained what is believed to be the largest actual damages verdict in United States’ history for an injured worker — $352.7 million – in a fully contested jury trial. In short, whether it is in the courtroom or in the boardroom, Randy has an unparalleled track record of success for his clients and the organizations he leads.