Kimberley Doom has performed appellate work in both the Texas Court of Appeals and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

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Dallas Attorney, Kimberley Doom

Kimberley L. Doom

Senior Associate

T: 972-934-9100     F: 972-934-9200    kdoom@feesmith.com

PRACTICE AREAS

 

Transportation Litigation

 

Premises Liability

 

Construction Liability and Defects

 

Personal Injury Defense

 

Products Liability

 

 

EDUCATION

 

Millsaps College, B.A. - 1992

 

Southern Illinois University School of Law, J.D. - 1995

 

 

BAR ADMISSIONS

 

Texas

 

COURT ADMISSIONS

 

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas

 

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

 

U.S. Court of Appeals

Fifth Circuit

Ms. Doom’s litigation experience includes personal injury, insurance defense, transportation, construction liability and defects, premises liability, products liability, medical malpractice, professional liability, commercial business, DTPA and employment law. She has performed appellate work in both the Texas Court of Appeals and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

 

The Texas Lawyer and Verdict Search recognized Ms. Doom for obtaining a Top Texas Verdict in 2012. The recognition was for her role as lead attorney in a Tarrant County, Texas, case that resulted in the sixth-highest intentional torts jury verdict in Texas in 2012.

 

While in law school, Ms. Doom was a member of the Health Law Moot Court Team and completed more than 85 hours of mediation training. Her mediation training contributes to her ability to creatively bring parties together by narrowing the issues, identifying areas of agreement, advocating for her client, and using a common sense approach to navigate through parties’ emotions and financial concerns.

 

Ms. Doom is an experienced litigator with the unique ability of keeping an eye on the complexity of the bigger picture, while putting all of the smaller pieces together to successfully build a case. She focuses on effective communication and building relationships with clients while developing a case so that important details are never overlooked.

 

 

Representative Matters

Obtained the dismissal of a medical malpractice claim against a physician, where the Plaintiff tried to argue she did not have a health care liability claim because the physician committed the intentional tort of assault.

 

Favorable settlement of an automobile accident in Plaintiff-friendly Cameron County, resulting in a negligible cost of defense settlement where the Plaintiff sought an amount in excess of past medical damages totaling $90,000.

 

Favorable cost of defense settlement of an automobile accident in Bexar County, where the Plaintiff obtained a settlement from her own insurance company through uninsured motorist coverage and then aggressively pursued Defendants individually for intentional torts, seeking the removal of the cap on exemplary damages by alleging a violation of the penal code by using a vehicle as a deadly weapon.

 

Favorable settlement for approximately 50 percent of the policy limits in a commercial trucking case where there was clear liability and the Defendant driver of an 18-wheeler pled guilty to driving while intoxicated at the time of the accident.

 

 

Trial Victories

Obtained a jury verdict that included punitive damages in a case where bar bouncers assaulted a patron, resulting in the sixth-highest intentional torts jury verdict in Texas in 2012.

 

Obtained a favorable defense verdict where Plaintiff was awarded $12,900 (an amount less than her medical expenses) after seeking an amount in excess of $235,000. In this automobile case, liability was stipulated by prior defense counsel and the defendant was not present at trial due to incarceration.

 

Served as second chair in a trial where a favorable defense verdict was obtained in a premises liability case. Plaintiff sought an award of $296,000 plus punitive damages, but was found to be 30 percent liable for her injuries and awarded only $11,200.

 

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