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Stephanie Krueger is a trial attorney.  Her practice primarily focuses on defending claims for negligence, premises liability, commercial automobile accidents, products liability, dram shop, oil pollution/environmental claims, and industrial accidents involving property damage, personal injury, and wrongful death.

Stephanie defended several midstream and upstream energy companies in multi-million dollar claims involving environmental pollution, down-hole losses, and personal injury claims arising from well-site incidents.

She has also defended property owners and property management entities on a wide variety of premises liability claims ranging from simple slips and falls to third-party criminal activity.


Transportation

Her transportation practice extends from coast to coast and includes representing local, regional, and long-haul trucking companies and their drivers in claims for personal injury, property damage, and wrongful death. Stephanie also has experience assisting trucking companies with DOT/FMCSA compliance issues and advising them before, during, and after DOT audits.


Health Care

She also has experience representing healthcare providers in medical malpractice lawsuits and administrative matters including investigations by the Texas Medical Board, the Texas Board of Nursing, and the Office of Civil Rights. She also maintains a docket of veterinary cases, ranging from malpractice claims to board complaints to pre-suit investigations


Litigation

Stephanie has successfully represented individuals and companies in state and federal courts including developing pre-trial and trial strategies, advising clients on regulatory compliance, negotiating settlements, and preparing clients for all stages of litigation.

Representative Experience

Obtained summary judgment on behalf of a commercial driver and his employer over the objection of a codefendant.

Obtained summary judgment for a trailer manufacturer in a personal injury case involving a borrowed servant employee.

Represents professional truck drivers and several long-haul, regional, and local trucking companies in defense of claims made for negligent hiring, training, supervision, retention, and violations of Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s rules and regulations.

Obtained dismissal of several board actions on behalf of physicians and nurses.

Successfully demanded defense and indemnity on behalf of clients in several oilfield cases

Obtained non-suit on behalf of a highway construction company in a personal injury lawsuit

Represents upstream and midstream oil and gas companies in a variety of litigation involving down-hole losses, property damage, personal injury, wrongful death, and environmental claims.

Represents owners and managers of apartment complexes, motels, stores, restaurants, and other commercial properties in general premises liability, negligent security, and Dram Shop litigation.

Represents general contractors and property owners in wrongful death and personal injury claims

Obtained non-suit on behalf of a security company in a wrongful death case.

Represents nursing homes and medical providers in medical malpractice cases.

Negotiated hundreds of successful settlements on behalf of her clients in a large variety of cases

Professional Recognition

Super Lawyers - Rising Star

Listed for Civil Litigation: Defense

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Education

Michigan State University College of Law

J.D., magna cum laude, 2011

Luther College

B.A., magna cum laude, 2008

Bar Admissions

New Mexico

2014

Texas

2011

Court Admissions

United States District Court of Texas

Northern, Southern, Eastern, Western

Languages

Spanish