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203 E. Colorado​

Dallas, TX 75203

Tel:  (866) 742-8001


808 Travis St 18th Floor

Houston, TX 77002


Tel:  (866) 742-8001


(866) 742-8001

Experienced Litigation Attorneys

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John Barr - St. Mary's
ATTN: North Dallas Residents
For victims and subrogation:
If you or someone you know has been affected by a natural gas leak, explosion or fire in Northwest Dallas area, we would appreciate the opportunity to consult with you. At Burt Barr & Associates, L.L.P., we believe in holding natural gas companies responsible for their actions. As a result of these recent incidents, property values may decrease, trucks and equipment may be inaccessible to business owners, and homes and businesses may be deprived of power and gas for an undetermined period of time. Please contact us at (866) 742-8001 for a free consultation.
Si usted o alguien que usted conoce se ha visto afectado por una fuga de gas natural, explosión o incendio en el área de Northwest Dallas, le agradeceríamos la oportunidad de consultar con usted. En Burt Barr & Associates, L.L.P., creemos en responsabilizar a las compañías de gas natural por sus acciones. Como resultado de estos incidentes recientes, el valor de las propiedades puede disminuir, los camiones y el equipo pueden ser inaccesibles para los dueños de negocios, los hogares y negocios pueden verse privados de energía y gas por un período de tiempo indeterminado. Por favor contáctenos al (866) 742-8001 para una consulta gratuita


Federal Circuit Court of Appeals

Ass'n of Taxicab Operators USA v. City of Dallas, 720 F.3d 534 (5th Cir.2013) Scottsdale Ins. Co. v. Mt Hawley Ins. Co., 488 Fed. Appx. 859 (5th Cir.2012) Emplrs. Mut. Cas. Co. v. Bonilla, 613 F.3d 512 (51h Cir.2011)
Bradley v. Phillips Chem. Co., 337 Fed.Appx. 397 (5th Cir.2009)

Scottsdale Ins. Co. v. Knox Park Constr., Inc., 488 F.3d 680 (5th Cir. 2007)

Malena v. Richard, 117 Fed.Appx. 355 (5th Cir. 2004)
Aerovias de Mexico SA. de C.V. v. Prevoisin, 224 F.3d 766 (5th Cir.), cert. denied, 531 U.S. 1077 (2001)

Federal District Courts


Ass'n of Taxicab Operators, USA v. Yellow Checker Cab Co.,910 F.Supp.2d 971 (N.D.Tex. 2012)
Campbell, Harrison, & Dagley L.L.P. v. Blue, 843 F.Supp.2d 673(N.D.Tex.2011)

Villareal v. Dallas County, 2011 U.S.Dist. LEXIS 121067 (N.D.Tex.2011)

Hill v. Hunt, 843 F.Supp.2d 673 (N.D. Tex. 2011)
Ass'n of Taxicab Drivers v. City of Dallas, 760 F.Supp.2d 693 (N.D.Tex. 2010)

Barbeev. Scott, 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 83791 (S.D.Tex.2010)
McMullen v. Lasko Prods., Inc., 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 144103 (E.D.Tex.2010)
Everest Indem. Ins. Co. v. Allied Int'! Emergency, LLC, 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 59792 (N.D.Tex.2009)
Emplrs Mut. Cas. Co. v. Bonilla, 612 F.Supp.2d 734 (N.D. Tex.2009)
Villas at Parkside Ptrnrs v. City of Farmers Branch, 577 F.Supp.2d 851 (N.D.Tex.2008) Bradley v. Phillips Petroleum Co., 527 F.Supp.2d 625 (S.D.Tex.2007)
Villas at Parkside Partners v. City of Farmers Branch, 496 F.Supp.2d 757 (N.D.Tex 2007)
Villas at Parkside Partners v. City of Farmers Branch, 245 F.R.D. 551 (N.D.Tex.200&0 IBC Aviation Servs. v. Compania Mexicana Aviacion, S.A. de C.V., 125 F.Supp.2d 1008 (N.D.Cal. 2000)
Alino v. Aerovias de Mexico, S.A. de C.V., 129 F.Supp.2d 1341 (S.D.Fla.2000) Blackwell v. Zollino, 267 B.R. 724 (W.D.Tex.Bkrpty 2001)

Texas Courts of Appeal

Williams v. Ms Constr, LLC, 2012 Tex.App. LEXIS 8718 (Tex.App-Dallas 2012)

Methodist Hospitals of Dallas v. Miller, 405 S.W.3d 101(Tex.App.-Dallas 2012)

In re Staley, 320 S.W.3d 490 (Tex.App.-Dallas 2010).
In re City of Lubbock, 254 S.W.3d 547 (Tex.App.-Amarillo 2008)

In re Ben E. Keith Co., 198 S.W.3d 844 (Tex.App.-Fort Worth 2006)

Dolenz v. Boundy, 197 S.W.3d 416 (Tex.App.-Dallas 2006)
Staley v. Herb/in, 188 S.W.3d 334 {Tex.App.-Dallas 2006).
Wagner v. Compass Bank, 170 S.W.3d 220 (Tex.App.-Dallas 2005)

Bedford v. Moore, 166 S.W.3d 454 (Tex.App.-Fort Worth 2005)

Tex. Mut. Ins. Co. v. East Side Surgery Ctr., Inc., 159 S.W.3d 155 (Tex.App.-Corpus Christi 2005).

Walter v. Walter, 127 S.W.3d 396 (Tex.App.-Dallas 2004)
Sava Gumarska in Kemijska Industria D.D. v. Advanced Polymer Scis, Inc., 128 S.W.3d 304 (Tex.App.-Dallas 2004)

Federated Mut. Ins. Co. v. Davenport, 85 S.W.3d 837 (Tex.App.-Waco 2002)

Holtzman v Holtzman, 993 S.W.2d 729 (Tex.App.-Texarkana 1999)
In re Pen-itt, 973 S.W.2d 776 (Tex.App.-Texarkana 1998)
Simon v. Bridewell, 950 S.W.2d 439 (Tex.App.-Waco 1997)

Bourgeois v. Collier, 959 S.W.2d 241 (Tex.App.-Dallas 1997)
Foster v. Truck Ins. Exchange, 933 S.W.2d 207 (Tex.App.-Dallas 1996)
Berly v. D&L Security Servs. & Investigations, 876 S.W.2d 179 (Tex.App.-Dallas 1994)

Hancock v. State, 800 S.W.2d 683 (Tex.App.-Austin 1990)


Burt Barr & Associates was founded by Burt Barr in 1933.

Burt Barr & Associates, L.L.P. was founded on the principles of providing effective, efficient and affordable legal solutions. We believe in putting the client’s needs first and are committed to carrying on the tradition of zealously representing our clients.  We are a high-risk litigation firm that will always strive to raise the bar in and outside of the courtroom.

The firm of Burt Barr & Associates, L.L.P. is A.V. rated. This AV rating is from Martindale-Hubell and was awarded to the firm as a whole. 


Give the client value, personal attention, return telephone calls the day they are received, and report to the client as requested.

Attorneys are not certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization except as specifically noted.

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Practice Areas




Bad Faith/Extra Contractual


Commercial Litigation


Construction Defects

Consumer Law


Defense of Governmental Bodies

Employment Law

Personal Injury

Premises Liability


Products Liability

Professional Liability

Ranch, Farm and Agricultural Litigation

Subrogation & Loss Recovery

Trade in Mexico


Trademark Infringement

Trucking/Transportation Claims

Workers Compensation

Wrongful Death Cases

Environmental Law

Food Poisoning

General Liability

Heavy Equipment

Insurance Litigation & Coverage

Intellectual Property

Maritime Law

Mass Tort Litigation


Motor Vehicle Accidents


Oil Field Industry

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203 E. Colorado​

Dallas, TX 75203

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