Tim K. Goss
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Practices
  • Wrongful Death
  • Dangerous Drugs
  • Consumer Fraud
  • Commercial Fraud
  • Products Liability
  • Toxic Torts
  • Premises Liability
  • Personal Injury
Education
  • North Texas State University
  • Baylor Univesity School of Law
Admissions & Associations
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • Mississippi Trial Lawyers Association

Tim K. Goss

In the News

Tim Goss was named Texas Lawyer of the Month for March 2014. He was featured in Texas Lawyer Magazine in April for winning a $1.2 million Transvaginal Mesh verdict in Dallas. He also represented a Topamax client in a $3 million verdict in March 2014 in Philadelphia.

Legal Practice

Over the past 15 years, Mr. Goss has specialized in pharmaceutical litigation. He has successfully practiced mass tort cases on behalf of thousands of victims of wrongful practices by pharmaceutical companies that have manufactured or distributed dangerous drugs. He has collected recoveries for his clients totaling more than $100 million in the past few years in litigation involving the drugs Vioxx, Zyprexa, Seroquel, Avandia, Bextra, Celebrex, Rezulin, and Lotronex. Mr. Goss is currently pursuing cases related to the drugs Actos, Paxil, Accutane, Celexa, Zoloft, Prozac, Depakote, Topamax; and medical devices that include Transvaginal mesh and hip and knee replacement devices made by DePuy and Zimmer.

Peer Recognition

Tim Goss has consistently received an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbel®, which signifies the highest rating in legal ability and ethical standards. This rating is achieved based on reviews submitted by his peers in the legal community. He was also selected by his peers as a Texas Super Lawyer in 2013.

Other Litigation

Throughout his career, Mr. Goss has also specialized in consumer class actions, especially in abusive mortgage lending cases. He has been appointed class counsel in dozens of nationwide class actions. As a direct result of his efforts, the United States Congress passed private mortgage insurance legislation, which resulted in mandated cancellation of hundreds of thousands of mortgage insurance policies. The passage of the legislation resulted in several billions of dollars of savings for homeowners nationwide. Mr. Goss recently pursued litigation against a large collection agency and obtained a million-dollar class action recovery for the benefit of the Attorneys General for 5 states.

Biography

Born in Lubbock, Texas; admitted to Texas bar 1986; Texas and United States Court of Appeals for Fifth Circuit; United States District Court, Northern, Eastern, Southern, and Western Districts of Texas; admitted to New York bar 2007. Preparatory education: North Texas State University (B.B.A. 1983). Legal education: Baylor University School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 1986). Casenote Editor, Baylor Law Review, 1985-86. Highest ranking student in graduating class. Publications: Note, Nelson vs. Krusen: Texas Denies “Wrongful Life” Claim, 37 Baylor L. Rev. 513 (1985).

Mr. Goss began his legal career in 1986, in the Dallas office of Andrews & Kurth, L.L.P. He specialized in savings and loan litigation, securities litigation, and other complex commercial disputes. In 1992, he joined the Dallas office and was a partner of Scott, Douglass & Luton, L.L.P. In 1994, he co-founded Capshaw, Goss & Bowers. In April 2007, Mr. Goss and Richard Freese formed Freese & Goss, P.L.L.C.

Memberships

Tim Goss is a member of the State Bar of Texas, New York State Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, Mississippi Trial Lawyers Association, and the Dallas Bar Association.

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