Henry Wehrmann

Henry Wehrmann | Farrow-Gillespie & Heath LLPPersonal Injury Litigation Defense
Products Liability Litigation Defense
Sports and Entertainment Law

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Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization

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Henry S. Wehrmann practices in the primary areas of personal injury litigation defense, products liability litigation defense, toxic tort defense, and employment litigation defense. Mr. Wehrmann’s practice includes representation before the Texas State judicial panel for Multi-District Litigation (MDL), in defense of asbestos cases.  He also counsels clients on e-Discovery, cyber exposure, and related insurance issues.  Licensed since 1983, Henry is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.  He has been rated AV-Preeminent® (highest possible rating for attorneys and law firms) by Martindale-Hubbell for more than 15 years.

Henry was elected to the College of the State Bar of Texas in 2015. The College is an honorary society of lawyers who are among the best trained attorneys in Texas.

In addition to litigation defense, Henry Wehrmann practices in the area of sports and entertainment law and represents clients in the amusement industry as well as serving as defense counsel for the State Fair of Texas as to liability claims brought against them. Mr. Wehrmann is a tribal lawyer authorized to practice before all courts of the Chickasaw Nation. Henry is a former chair of the Sports & Entertainment Law section of the Dallas Bar Association.

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Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury Litigation Defense
  • Products Liability Defense
  • Employment Litigation Defense
  • Sports & Entertainment Law

Representative Clients

  • Altec Inc.
  • Hendrick Automotive Group
  • State Fair of Texas

Education

  • J.D., Texas Tech University, 1983
  • B.A., Austin College, 1977
  • Cistercian Preparatory School, 1973

Professional Associations

  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute
  • International Amusement and Leisure Defense Association
  • Dallas Bar Association
    • Past Chair, Sports & Entertainment Law Section
  • Chickasaw Nation Bar Association
  • International Association of Defense Counsel

Significant Decisions

  • Miller v. Recovery Systems, Inc., 2013 WL 5303060 (Tex. App.–Fort Worth 2013) (affirming summary judgment for client in third-party insurance case involving equitable subrogation and city auction of abandoned motor vehicle)
  • LaRue v. Chief Oil & Gas, LLC, 167 S.W.3d 866 (Tex. App.–Fort Worth 2006, no writ) (affirming summary judgment for client in personal injury case)
  • Holden v. Capri Lighting, Inc., 960 S.W.2d 831 (Tex. App.–Amarillo 1997, no writ) (affirming summary judgment for client in products liability case involving successor liability and choice of law)

Publications

  • Presented “Employment Law Update” at the Mid-Year Meeting of the International Association of Defense Counsel in Carlsbad, California, February 2014
  • “Reserving Opening Statements, Trials and Tribulations,” Periodical of the Trial Tactics Committee of the Defense Research Institute, Spring 2006