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Russell G. Thornton

Russell G. Thornton

Practice areas:

Medical Malpractice, Appeals, Health Care

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Languages Spoken: English, French, Russian

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1988

  1. Medical Malpractice: 34%
  2. Health Care: 33%
  3. Appeals: 33%

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Contact Info

Stinnett Thiebaud & Remington LLP

1445 Ross Ave Ste 4800
Dallas, TX, 75202-3746

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 198808/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super LawyerTexas Super Lawyers2012
Super LawyerTexas Super Lawyers2011
Super LawyerTexas Super Lawyers2010
Super LawyerTexas Super Lawyers2009
Super LawyerTexas Super Lawyers2008
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerStinnett Thiebaud & Remington LLP2000 - Present
PartnerCowles & Thompson, A Professional Corporation1996 - 2000
AssociateCowles & Thompson, A Professional Corporation1988 - 1995

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Dallas Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of TexasMemberN/A
Texas Association of Defense CounselMemberN/A

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
BUMC Proceedings 24: 362-363New Provisions Regarding Texas Medical Board Proceedings2011
BUMC Proceedings 24: 262-265Considerations in Treating Patients With Chronic Pain2011
BUMC Proceedings 23: 313-315Responsibility for the Acts of Others2010
BUMC Proceedings 23: 83-86Texas Medical Board Investigations Revisited2010
BUMC Proceedings 22: 292-294Future Economic Damages2009
BUMC Proceedings 22: 175-178Who Is an Expert? A Quick Primer on an Evasive Topic2009
BUMC Proceedings 22: 83-87Getting Stiffed No Longer Needs To Be a Cost of Doing Business: Texas Prompt Pay Provisions2009
BUMC Proceedings 21: 342-346What is a Health Care Claim Under Texas Law?2008
BUMC Proceedings 21: 82-92Preemption, Tort Reform, and Pharmaceutical Claims, Part Two2008
BUMC Proceedings 20: 418-422Preemption, Tort Reform, and Pharmaceutical Claims, Part One2007
BUMC Proceedings 20: 315-318Recovery of Medical Expenses in Texas2007
BUMC Proceedings 20: 86-88Pathological Evidence in Malpractice Trials2007
BUMC Proceedings 19: 417-419Malice / Gross Negligence2006
BUMC Proceedings 19: 60-63Giving Depositions as a Defendant or an Expert2006
BUMC Proceedings 18: 408-410Not-So-Obvious Considerations for Professional Liability Insurance2005
BUMC Proceedings 18: 81-84Practice Pitfalls2005
BUMC Proceedings 16: 502-508Package Inserts and the Standard of Care2003
BUMC Proceedings 16: 359-361The Learned Intermediary Doctrine and Its Effects on Prescribing Physicians2003
BUMC Proceedings 16: 127-129Mediation2003
BUMC Proceedings 16: 249-252Handling Requests From Attorneys2003
BUMC Proceedings 15: 228-230The Limited Use of Inferred Negligence in Medical Cases2002
BUMC Proceedings 15: 102-104Defending Claims Relating To Prescribing Drugs or Using Medical Devices2002
BUMC Proceedings 15: 441-442Exemplary Damages2002
BUMC Proceedings 15: 336-337Settling A Claim Within Policy Limits2002
BUMC Proceedings 14: 455-457Utilizing Causation2001
BUMC Proceedings 14 191-199New Federal Standards for Privacy of Health Information2001
BUMC Proceedings 13: 300-302The Edges of Physician Liability2000
BUMC Proceedings 13: 187-190Informed Consent2000
BUMC Proceedings 13: 94-96Judicial Decision-Making in Litigation2000
BUMC Proceedings 13: 430-432Expert Reports2000
Texas Torts HandbookMedical Malpractice1998
BUMC Proceedings 11: 227-230Considerations for an Expert Witness1998
Texas Health Law ReporterHealth Care Providers and Products Liability1993

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southern Methodist UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor1988
Tulane UniversityPolitical Science / International RelationsBA - Bachelor of Arts1985

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Medical Edge Healthcare Group Physician Risk Management SeminarTexas Medical Board Complaints2008
Dallas Chapter of American Association of Legal Nurse ConsultantsHow to Find and Use Medical-Related Information2008
American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants National Education ConferencePharmaceutical Litigation Discovery and How Its lessons Can Be Applied to Other Litigation2008
Texas Association of Defense Counsel Winter SeminarPharmaceutical Discovery: Twists, Turns and Dead-Ends2007
American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants Nursing ForumHealthcare Liability Claims Involving the Use of Pharmaceutical Products2005
Texas Association of Defense Counsel Fall SeminarInformed Consent Considerations in Drug and Medical Product Cases2004
Mealey's Baycol Litigation ConferenceDefending the Treating Physician2003