Forshey Prostok represents companies and individuals in all types of cases—from the most complex commercial disputes to life-altering personal disputes. The firm has represented public companies, privately held companies and individual owners in business disputes involving professional malpractice, shareholder disputes, trademark protection, patent infringement, fraud and breach of contract. Forshey Prostok regularly represents clients in litigation in federal court, state court and arbitration. Please contact us today to determine how we can help you.
Specialized Litigation Attorney
Steven E. Aldous has more than 27 years’ experience trying all types of cases in state and federal courts and before arbitration panels. Served as lead counsel in trials involving professional malpractice, shareholder disputes, breach of contract, fraud, broker/dealer disputes, trade secrets and non-compete contracts and personal injury. Steve has been selected to this year’s 2014 Texas Super Lawyers list, (making it his 8th year) in both the commercial litigation and personal injury litigation category. He has briefed and argued over thirty appeals in state and federal courts including cases of first impression in the State of Texas. Steve is also an associate member of the American Board of Trial Advocates and has earned the designation of AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell for more than ten years.
Selected Trials From Litigation Attorney Steven E. Aldous
Axcess International, Inc. v. Baker Botts, LLP, Cause No. CC-13-1301-E; Dallas County Court at Law no. 5, Hon. Mark Greenberg; Represented public company in a patent malpractice and breach of fiduciary duty case.
Rupe v Rupe Investment Corporation, et. al.; 06-6944; 44th Judicial District Court, Dallas County, TX; Hon. Carlos Cortez: Represented minority shareholder as co-lead counsel against closely held corporation for oppression.
Bowie Dozer v. Fiatallis, et. al.; 95-05006; 160th Judicial District Court, Dallas County, TX; Hon. David Godbey: Represented a defendant as lead counsel in breach of warranty and fraud case.
Kevco, Inc. v. Lloyds of London, et. al.; 342-152198-94; 342nd Judicial District Court, Tarrant County, TX: Represented plaintiff as lead counsel in breach of insurance contract and bad-faith case.
Selected Appellate Cases From Litigation Attorney Steven E. Aldous
Rupe v. Ritchie, et. al., 339 S.W.3d 275 (Tex. App.—Dallas, 2011, pet. pending): Represented Plaintiff as co-lead counsel at trial and on appeal in minority shareholder oppression case against the management and majority shareholder of a closely-held corporation. Case of first impression in the Texas Supreme Court.
University of Texas Health Science Center v. Bailey, 332 S.W.3d 395 (Tex. 2011): Represented Plaintiff in medical malpractice case against state hospital at trial and on appeal. Case of first impression in the Texas Supreme Court on issues related to the Texas Tort Claims Act.
Moki Mac River Expeditions v Drugg, 270 S.W.3d 799 (Tex. App.—Dallas 2008), review denied (May 27, 2005), rehearing on pet. for rev., (Sept. 2, 2005), rev’d, 221 S.W.3d 569 (Tex. 2007): Represented wrongful death beneficiaries against guide company for death of 13 year old in the Grand Canyon. Case of first impression in the Texas Supreme Court related to personal jurisdiction.
Utts v. Short, 2000 WL 1784846 (Tex. Dec. 7, 2000), opinion withdrawn and superseded on rehearing, 2001 WL 1795019 (Tex. Feb. 28, 2002), opinion withdrawn and superseded on rehearing, 81 S.W.3d 822 (Tex. 2002): Lead appellate counsel on appeal of medical malpractice verdict in favor of deceased patient’s family; argued twice in the Texas Supreme Court on issue of contribution.
Estate of Himsel v. Alaska, 36 P.3d 35 (Alaska 2001): Co-lead trial and appellate counsel for Plaintiffs in crash of military plane; appeal involved issues of first impression in the Supreme Court of Alaska concerning whether the state should adopt the Feres doctrine.