• Over $1 Billion
    Transvaginal Mesh Settlements

    The Potts Law Firm and its joint venture partners have been successful in resolving over $1 billion in transvaginal mesh settlements. Derek H. Potts began pursuing cases of women injured by transvaginal mesh products in 2009.  He was one of a handful of plaintiffs’ lawyers from around the country who spearheaded the establishment of what would become the largest medical device MDL consolidations in history.  He would be appointed by the Judge overseeing the litigation as one of 8 members of the Plaintiffs’ Steering Executive Committee and Plaintiffs’ Co-Lead Counsel of 3 transvaginal mesh MDLs.

  • $184 Million
    Kugel Mesh Hernia Patch

    Derek H. Potts was a member of the Kugel Mesh MDL Plaintiffs Steering Committee which was instrumental in obtaining a $184,000,000 global settlement for several thousand persons who had received the Kugel Mesh hernia patch. The lawsuits alleged that the mesh patch caused serious medical complications for many patients including bowel perforation, sepsis, intestinal fistulas, and abdominal abscess formation.

  • $6.35 Million
    Wrongful Death of Employee

    Potts Law Firm served as lead counsel for the family of a man who was killed while on the job due to a product failure. After a short time in litigation, Potts Law Firm was able to settle the case and also received a voluntary worldwide recall of the product; ensuring no one else would suffer injuries or death resulting from the failed product in the future.

  • $36 Million
    ERISA Class Action Settlement

    Potts Law Firm served as class counsel in the ERISA class action, Diebold, et al. v. Northern Trust Investments, N.A. et al., 09-Civ-1934 (Diebold), in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois where the Court approved a collective settlement of $36 million dollars for class representatives resulting in millions of dollars returned to investors.

    Learn more about Potts Law Firm's ERISA class action settlement here. To review the office order click here.

  • $12 Million
    Paraplegic Minor

    Derek H. Potts obtained a $12,100,000 verdict against Lisa Gard, M.D. for medical malpractice involving a minor. The jury found the Salina emergency room doctor to be negligent in her assessment of the minor upon presentation in the emergency room, failing to timely diagnose a rare spinal condition. The case was one of the largest verdicts in history in the State of Kansas.

    Learn more about Derek and Timothy’s medical malpractice verdict here.

    Midwest Trust vs. Lisa Gard, M.D – United States District Court for the District of Kansas 06-2411EFM

  • $10.7 Million
    Fraud Against Lender

    Potts Law Firm  represented a United States Bankruptcy Trustee in C.A. No. 4:11-cv-3700; Rodney Tow vs. Amegy Bank, in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas.  The case stemmed from the massive bankruptcy of Royce Homes, one of the largest homebuilders in the country.  Potts Law Firm represented the bankruptcy Trustee against a multitude of defendants, including the chief Lender,  for claims related to the homebuilder’s downfall and the fraudulent transfer of assets from the rightful owners, the creditors.  While part of the case did go to trial where Potts Law Firm received a large verdict, the creditors were able to collect millions of dollars from pre-trial cash settlements with various defendants which exceeded $10.7 Million Dollars.


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