The most satisfying part of Scott’s work is when he can right a wrong committed against his client. But he’s also proud that the cases he brings on behalf of his clients demand accountability from companies.
Litigation forces companies to be responsible for the actions they take and the products they offer. This improves the safety of everyone.
Scott believes that people and companies that make mistakes should admit their mistakes and offer to compensate the victims of those errors. True remorse and an effort to make the other side whole is not only the best legal strategy — it’s the right way to handle a bad situation.
A 360-Degree View
Scott has handled several motorcycle cases against some of the world’s largest bike manufacturers when riders have been seriously injured or killed due to mechanical defects, including:
He also spent a decade helping defend major German and Japanese motorcycle manufacturers when claims were brought against those companies. Scott is skilled at going up against motorcycle companies on behalf of riders because he can anticipate the legal moves the company will take to defend the claim.
Being on both sides of products liability cases allows Scott to see the full picture.
But Scott’s product liability experience on both sides of cases goes deeper than motorcycle litigation.
Scott has represented clients in a wide variety of complicated products liability cases. Several of the products involved in cases Scott has handled for clients are:
Want to Know More?
If a defective product has seriously injured you or someone you care about, talk to Scott Hooper about your case. If you have a valid case, Scott will fight for your rights. Scott will pull together a formidable team of lawyers, support staff and experts from various disciplines to investigate, analyze and prosecute your case.
Scott diligently investigates each case, and he limits his caseload to give each case the time it deserves. Contact him today at (713) 529-5055 or fill out the form on this page. Consultations are always without cost or obligation.
Scott’s reference to a pulling together “a formidable team that may include lawyers from other firms, support staff and experts from various disciplines” is more fully described on the “team approach” page.
Scott Hooper operates as a solo practitioner. However, he routinely joint ventures cases with other firms. Additionally, Scott is of-counsel at Ware, Jackson, Lee & Chambers, LLP. Scott often handles commercial and other cases with Ware, Jackson. Through his of-counsel relationship with Ware, Jackson, Scott has access to smart and talented lawyers in the next office and down the hall.
Scott will evaluate your case and decide whether he should handle the case alone or bring in other lawyers from other firms, including but not limited to the Ware, Jackson firm. Most important, whether one lawyer or 100 lawyers is on the team, Scott remains the captain of the team. Scott remains as the contact person for the client, and Scott takes the lead if the case has to go to trial.