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I have extensive experience in the areas of: tractor trailer and commercial vehicle litigation, oilfield injuries/death, brain/head injuries, spinal cord injuries, burn and electrical injuries, medical malpractice, wrongful death, serious auto accidents, bus accidents, product liability, roadway defects, premises liability, negligent security, nursing home abuse or neglect, ERISA claims, and many other types of personal injury cases.


Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Defective Products: 20%
    18 years, 50 cases
  2. Wrongful Death: 20%
    18 years, 50 cases
  3. Brain Injury: 20%
    18 years, 25 cases
  4. Medical Malpractice: 10%
    18 years, 50 cases
  5. Other: 30%
  6. More 



Contingent (25-40%), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Attorney endorsements

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  • Gordon David Barnett

    I have worked with Ray on several very serious matters and have considerable respect for his abilities and his work ethic. I would not hesitate to entrust any serious personal injury case to him. He is a strong advocate who believes in his cause.


    Gordon Barnett Defective and dangerous products Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

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    I have co-counseled cases with, and referred cases to, Ray for several years. He is very knowledgeable of the law and is an outstanding litigator.


    Darren Coleman Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Sloan, Bagley, Hatcher & Perry Law Firm

101 E Whaley
Longview, TX, 75601

Sloan, Bagley, Hatcher & Perry Law Firm

3000 Smith St., Suite 4
Houston, TX, 77006



TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199707/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers Association2011
MemberMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2011
Life MemberMulti-Million Dollar Advocates Forum2011
Excellence for the Future - Trial AdvocacyCALA1996
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerSloan, Bagley, Hatcher & Perry Law Firm2003 - Present
Senior AsscociateShook Hardy & Bacon2001 - 2003
ShareholderStewart Cox & Hatcher, PC1999 - 2001
AssociateMehaffy Weber, PC1997 - 1999
Sales Associate/Distributor Account Manager/Product ManagerSchering Plough Corporation1988 - 1994
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Association for JusticeN/A2000 - Present
Texas Trial Lawyers AssociationN/A2000 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A1997 - Present
Texas LyceumN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Confidential SettlementSettled for confidential 8 figure settlement
Oil Field Wrongful Death CaseSettled for $4.2 million
Motor vehicle collision with brain InjurySettled for $1.6 million
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Publication nameTitleDate
IADCOregon Supreme Court Adopts Minority View that Learned Intermediary Doctrine Does Not Protect Pharmacist2002
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Texas Tech University School of LawDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)JD - Juris Doctor1997
Texas A&M UniversityEpidemiologyMS - Master of Science1988
Texas A&M UniversityAnimal ScienceB.S.1984