FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Acclaimed Fort Worth truck accident attorney Steve Laird of the Law Offices of Steven C. Laird, P.C., is being recognized by his legal peers as one of the nation's top lawyers, earning a place in the 2016 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.
This marks the fifth year that Mr. Laird has been included in the highly respected legal guide based on nominations from other attorneys and a comprehensive review of his work by other lawyers handling the same types of cases. Best Lawyers' editors make the final selection.
Mr. Laird is honored in the 2016 Best Lawyers for his work in plaintiffs' personal injury litigation. He is one of the rare attorneys to be Board Certified in both Personal Injury Trial Law and Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He also has national certification in Civil Trial Law by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. Recently, Mr. Laird became one of the few Texas lawyers to earn a Master of Laws degree in trial advocacy from Temple University, home to the nation's leading trial advocacy program.
Mr. Laird is best known for his years of successful work on behalf of trucking accident victims, including crashes involving 18-wheelers, tractor-trailers, semis and other heavy trucks. He currently serves as President-Elect of the Association of Plaintiff Trucking Lawyers of America, one of the largest lawyer groups in the U.S. devoted to eliminating unsafe and illegal trucking practices.
Among his notable client victories, Mr. Laird represented two men who were seriously injured in separate accidents involving water-hauling trucks used in the oil and gas industry. Through Mr. Laird's hard work, the men and their families received settlements totaling $11.7 million. He currently represents the family of a Midlothian policewoman who was killed when a tractor-trailer driver attempted an illegal U-turn.
The Law Offices of Steven C. Laird, P.C., is a Fort Worth, Texas, law firm whose lawyers and staff members are committed to finding justice in every case we handle. For more than 30 years, we have worked responsibly and diligently to represent individuals and families in personal injury cases where corporate and individual negligence has resulted in significant injuries and wrongful death.
For more information on Mr. Laird's selection to Best Lawyers, please contact Bruce Vincent at 800-559-4534 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
SOURCE The Law Offices of Steven C. Laird, P.C.