Byron Alfred

  • $44 Million Verdict Awarded in Crane Accident Case
  • 10.0 AVVO Rating
  • National Association of Distinguished Counsel - Nation’s Top 1%, Since 2015
  • Life Member of Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum & Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Since 2016
  • National Black Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40, Since 2017
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2018
  • Born and raised in Port Arthur, Texas
  • Millions recovered for clients in verdicts and settlements
  • Proud Husband and Father

Byron Alfred is an award-winning trial attorney that has obtained several record setting settlements and verdicts on behalf of those who have suffered catastrophic injuries or death. Born and raised in Port Arthur, Texas, one of the country’s premier “Refinery Towns”, Byron has represented clients in several high-profile refinery lawsuits.

In his first five years of practice, Byron has secured over $60 Million in verdicts and settlements for his clients. Most recently, Byron, as Co-Lead Attorney with Vuk Vujasinovic, obtained a $44,370,000 verdict on behalf of the family of a worker that died during a turnaround at the ExxonMobil Refinery in Beaumont, Texas.

During his collegiate years at the University of Houston, Byron was an All-Conference offensive lineman on the Cougars football team. In 2006, Byron’s final season, the Houston Cougars won the Conference USA Championship. Byron remains actively involved as an Alumnus at the University of Houston and proudly supports the football program.

In his spare time, Byron enjoys spending time with his family, giving back to his hometown community, and supporting all things sports.

Significant Verdicts and Settlements

  • Obtained a $44,370,000 jury verdict on behalf of a boilermaker who suffered fatal injuries when a pipe fell onto his head and neck during a crane lift at the ExxonMobil Refinery in Beaumont, Texas.
  • Represented multiple workers catastrophically injured during an explosion at the ExxonMobil refinery in Beaumont, Texas. Damages were documented in the multiple millions. Case settled for a confidential amount.
  • Represented worker who suffered a traumatic brain injury when a pallet jack fell onto his head while working in a vessel chartered by a major maritime company. The incident took place at the Port of Beaumont in Beaumont, Texas. Damages are reported to exceed one million dollars. Case settled for a confidential amount.
  • Represented family of minor who suffered brain damage after nearly drowning in a Houston apartment complex pool. Losses projected in the multiple seven figures. Case settled for a confidential amount.
  • Represented the family of a military veteran who drowned at the Nine Mile Ranch water park in Cleveland, Texas. The case settled for a confidential amount and the water park is now permanently closed.
  • Represented worker who suffered injuries due to an electrocution at the Dupont industrial plant in Orange, Texas. The case settled for a confidential amount.
  • Represented worker who suffered injuries in a crushing accident involving a forklift at an oilfield being  operated by Chesapeake Energy Services. Losses were reported to be in the seven figure range.
  • Represented offshore worker who did not receive prompt medical care after suffering a stroke while working on a vessel owned by Transocean. Losses were projected to be over one million dollars. Case settled for a confidential amount.
  • Represented worker who suffered catastrophic when he fell from a drilling rig being operated by a large oil drilling company. Losses were projected in the high six figures. Case settled for confidential amount.
  • Represented offshore worker who suffered back injuries while working aboard a vessel owned by Ingram Barge Company. Damages were reported to be above one million dollars. Case settled for a confidential amount.
  • Represented family of a woman who died in a fire at an apartment complex in Port Arthur, Texas. The case settled for a confidential amount.
  • Represented truck driver who suffered back injuries due to a defective tandem release system on a trailer owned by Swift Transportation. Projected losses were over a million dollars. Case settled for a confidential amount.
  • Represented woman who suffered catastrophic injuries after being thrown across the cabin of an ambulance owned and operated by a Houston-based ambulance company. Losses were projected in the high six figures. Case settled for a confidential amount.
  • Represented pedestrian who was hit by an ambulance owned and operated by Acadian Ambulance Service in Port Arthur, Texas. Damages were projected in the mid six figures. Case settled for a confidential amount.
  • Represented motorcyclist who re-injured his back after he was hit by an 18-wheeler in Katy, Texas. Byron obtained a jury verdict of $217,210.
  • Represented pedestrian who suffered catastrophic injuries after he was hit by dump truck in Port Arthur, Texas. Damages were projected at over one million dollars. Cases settled for a confidential amount.
  • Represented multiple passengers who were struck by a commercial van in Beaumont, Texas. Total losses were reported at over one million dollars. Case settled for a confidential amount.
  • Represented woman who suffered severe neck injuries in a rear end car wreck in Houston, Texas. Losses were reported in the high six figures. Case settled for a confidential amount.

Current Representative Cases

  • Representing family members of children who died in an apartment fire at the Arthur Square Apartments in Port Arthur, Texas.
  • Representing three teenage boys with autism, who were molested by a Mansfield ISD school teacher. The teacher is now serving a 65 year sentence in Federal Prison. The students and their parents are now pursuing a civil case in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas.
  • Representing worker who suffered catastrophic burn injuries in an incident involving a sample station at the Valero Port Arthur Refinery. Damages are projected to be in the multiple millions.
  • Representing family of man killed by an inattentive driver in Beaumont, Texas. Losses are reported to be in the multiple millions.
  • Representing two passengers of a vehicle that was crushed by concrete truck in Conroe, Texas. Damages are reported to exceed one million dollars.
  • Representing Houston police officer who was hit by a drunk driver while making a traffic stop. Losses are reported to exceed one million dollars.
  • Representing woman who suffered catastrophic injuries, including a traumatic brain injury, when she was rear ended by an 18-wheeler owned by Martin Transport, Inc. in Port Arthur, Texas. Damages are projected to be in the multiple millions.

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