Construction Liability and Defects
Premises Liability/Retail Litigation
Transportation and Trucking Litigation
Washington University in St. Louis, B.A., 1996
Texas Tech University School of Law, J.D., 1999
State Bar of Texas
Dallas Bar Association
Defense Research Initiative
American Trucking Association, Member
TIDA – Trucking Industry Defense Association
Selected to Texas
America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators
Martindale AV Rated
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
U.S. Fifth Court of Appeals, New Orleans, Louisiana
Mr. Karp is a partner with more than 20 years of extensive litigation experience defending high-profile and high-exposure cases. Mr. Karp has represented clients in a wide variety of contexts, with a focus on catastrophic personal injury, trucking liability, and construction and/or premises defects. With experience on both sides of the docket, Mr. Karp has a unique insight into the strategy of the case and the best way to use that insight in the defense of his clients.
Mr. Karp has been rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell, a testament to the fact that a lawyer's peers rank him at the highest level of professional excellence.
Mr. Karp attended Texas Tech University School of Law, where he was a member of Phi Delta Phi Honor Fraternity and the Texas Tech Law Review. He began his practice in San Antonio in 1999 and has been practicing in the DFW area since 2002.
Behm v. Cover-All. Lead counsel for manufacturer and designer of Dallas Cowboys practice facility.
Carey v. Valero & Certified Safety. Counsel for safety company defending injury claims arising from refinery accident.
Kennedy, et al. v. Perrigo. Regional Counsel for Perrigo Co. in the defense of Nationwide Pharmaceutical claims for alleged PPA defective drugs.
Travelers Insurance v. DART, et al. Represented Travelers in subrogation claim for $12 million worth of fire damage to Republic Towers in downtown Dallas.
AFEX Fire Suppression Systems. Represented fire suppression company in defense of alleged defective installation and design of heavy equipment fire systems.
Fuller v. Werner – 2018 Federal Court, Northern District of Texas, Dallas Division. Represented Werner Enterprises, Inc. and obtained a full defense verdict in an 18-wheeler trucking claim wherein Plaintiff alleged serious injuries and asked jury in closing arguments for more than $1.9 Million Dollars in Damages.
Eagle Construction Co. v. Roberson, Northern Federal District. Represented trucking company in the defense of a breach of contract claim for HAZMAT damages.
Burton v. JC Penney. Represented JC Penney in the successful defense of claims made by the Plaintiff surrounding an alleged assault, battery and false imprisonment.
Donald Reed, et al. v. Marshall Manor Nursing Home. Obtained a defense verdict for the nursing home against Plaintiffs' claims for negligent medical and nursing care.
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