Meet Your Legal Team

Houston personal injury lawyers serving clients nationwide

Jim M. Perdue Jr.
Jim M. Perdue Jr.

Partner / Attorney

Jim M. Perdue, Jr. is a partner in PERDUE & KIDD, with a...

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Donald H. Kidd
Donald H. Kidd

Partner / Attorney

Donald Kidd has over 30 years of legal experience and is Board...

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Adam J. Blake
Adam J. Blake

Attorney

Adam Blake is an experienced litigator and trial attorney, who...

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Michael R. Clinton
Michael R. Clinton

Attorney

Michael Clinton joined Perdue & Kidd in 2018 after spending...

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Essay Eden
Essay Eden

Attorney

Essay Eden was born and raised in Houston, Texas. After graduating...

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Rodney Merwin
Rodney Merwin

Of Counsel

Rodney Merwin is Of Counsel to Perdue & Kidd. Attorney Rodney

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Jim M. Perdue Sr.
Jim M. Perdue Sr.

Of Counsel

Jim M. Perdue, Sr. is Of Counsel to Perdue & Kidd. Mr. Perdue...

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Nicole Perdue
Nicole Perdue

Of Counsel

Nicole Perdue is Of Counsel to Perdue & Kidd. Nicole focuses...

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Tammy Kidd
Tammy Kidd

Of Counsel

Dealing with criminal charges is a frightening and stressful...

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Our CREDENTIALS

We are Experienced, Trusted, & Committed to Our Clients

Practice Areas

Trusted Personal Injury Lawyers, Here to Serve You

Commercial Motor Vehicle
Commercial Motor Vehicle
Commercial Motor Vehicle Accidents involving 18-wheelers or other...

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Oil Field Injuries
Oil Field Injuries
Oil Field Injuries Texas is the largest oil and gas producing...

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Motorcycle Crash
Motorcycle Crash
Motorcycle Crash Texas has over 420,000 motorcycles registered...

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Tire Failure/Blowout
Tire Failure/Blowout
Tire Failure/Blowout Tire failure/blowout accidents are especially...

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Automobile Defect/Crashworthiness
Automobile Defect/Crashworthiness
Automobile Defect/Crashworthiness Automobile defect and crashworthiness...

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Auto-Pedestrian Crash
Auto-Pedestrian Crash
Auto-Pedestrian Crash An Auto Pedestrian car accident is vastly...

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Case Victories

We Get Our Clients The Case Results They Deserve

18- Wheeler Accidents
18- Wheeler Accidents

Premises Liability

Trial Verdict: 18 Wheeler crash in Cuero, Texas, resulting in our client suffering life threatening injuries and becoming...

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Medical Malpractice
Medical Malpractice

Policy Limits

Medical Malpractice: Confidential Settlement–Client suffered injuries to her bladder during a cystoscopy—Settled for...

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Medical Negligence
Medical Negligence

Premises Liability

Settlement: Medical Negligence: Jim Perdue, Jr. and Don Kidd represented a dentist who suffered neurologic deficits following...

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Motor Vehicle Collision
Motor Vehicle Collision

Product Liability

Motor Vehicle Collision: After a T-bone collision with a commercial vehicle, our client sustained a severe neck injury requiring...

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Motorcycle Collision
Motorcycle Collision

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Motorcycle Collision: We settled a claim on behalf of the family of a man who was killed when his motorcycle was struck...

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Workers Compensation
Workers Compensation

Wrongful Death

Worker’s Compensation Non-Subscriber: We obtained an arbitration award on behalf of a hospital employee who was injured...

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Negligence
Negligence

Policy Limits

Negligent Supervision: Perdue & Kidd represented the family of a teenage girl who died in a home for girls. We obtained...

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Pharmacy Error
Pharmacy Error

Policy Limits

Pharmacy Error: Confidential Settlement – The firm settled the claim of a five-year-old boy who was rushed to the hospital...

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Zip Line Accident
Zip Line Accident

Premises Liability

Injury on a zip line: Our client suffered a fractured femur when she was on a zip line excursion from a cruise ship in the...

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Accidental Shooting
Accidental Shooting

Accidental Shooting

Accidental Shooting Death: Confidential Settlement – Our client was a mother whose only son was accidentally shot and...

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Wrongful Death
Wrongful Death

Premises Liability

Trial verdict – Wrongful Death: Donald Kidd and Jim Perdue, Jr. represented the widow and children of an immigrant laborer...

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Policy Limits
Policy Limits

Policy Limits

Policy limits settlement – Outpatient Medical Procedure Resulted in Massive Brain Damage: The firm reached a policy...

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Sexual Assault
Sexual Assault

Sexual Assault

Trial verdict – Sexual Assault Trial: On June 11, 2008, Jim Perdue Jr. , with his co-counsel Paul D. Clote, obtained...

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Product Liability
Product Liability

Premises Liability

Transvaginal Mesh Trial Against Boston Scientific: Perdue & Kidd attorney Jim Perdue, Jr. led the trial team representing...

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Premises Liability
Premises Liability

Product Liability

Premises Liability: We represented a client who was injured by a defective condition at a swimming pool in his apartment...

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Auto Manufacture
Auto Manufacture

Wrongful Death

GM Trailblazer rollover: The firm represented the surviving parents of a teenage boy tragically killed when the SUV manufactured...

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Personal Injury
Personal Injury

Policy Limits

Hunting Accident: Perdue & Kidd attorneys Don Kidd successfully represented our client who was shot in the leg at...

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Recent Articles

Your Source For The Latest Personal Injury Law Information

The Relationship Between Insomnia and Fatal Car Accidents

May 22, 2015

The Relationship Between Insomnia and Fatal Car Accidents
Countless people throughout Texas experience exhaustion and many are insomniacs, whether or not they have a medical diagnosis. On the heels of several studies linking the condition to fatal car accidents....

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What You Should Do After a Dog Bite

Jun 26, 2019

What You Should Do After a Dog Bite
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there are approximately 4.7 million dog bites in the United States each year. Dog bites can cause significant and unique injuries, such...

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Top Reasons To Hire A Car Accident Attorney

Jun 21, 2019

Top Reasons To Hire A Car Accident Attorney
So, you’ve been in an accident. Your phone is ringing off the hook. The insurance adjuster is offering to put money in your pocket but it will require you to sign a release dropping all the claims you...

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How Social Media Affects Your Lawsuit

Jun 13, 2019

How Social Media Affects Your Lawsuit
Social media has grown exponentially in the last decade and is a routine part of many people’s lives. It allows people to share their experiences, connect with others, and promote themselves and their...

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Fair Labor Standards Act: Your Title To Rightful Pay

May 16, 2019

Fair Labor Standards Act: Your Title To Rightful Pay
Employees covered by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) must receive overtime pay for time worked over forty (40) hours per workweek of at least one and a half (1.5) times their regular rates of pay....

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Uber & Lyft Insurance Policies – Information For Ride Sharing

May 09, 2019

Uber & Lyft Insurance Policies – Information For Ride Sharing
Before 2009, no one had ever heard of Uber or Lyft. Fast forward ten years to 2019, Uber and Lyft are two of the most prominent companies worldwide. Since Uber began in March 2009, statistics show that...

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How To Deal With a Defective Medical Device

May 01, 2019

How To Deal With a Defective Medical Device
If you fear that you have a defective medical device implanted in your body, you should immediately contact your physician. Defective medical devices can cause serious, life-threatening injuries, and the...

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Dealing With Uninsured & Underinsured Motorist

Apr 01, 2019

Dealing With Uninsured & Underinsured Motorist
In the state of Texas, everybody should have car insurance. If you go down to get your car inspected, if you go renew your registration, or if you want to get a driver’s license. Just about anything,...

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Should I Hire A Personal Injury Attorney?

Oct 23, 2018

Should I Hire A Personal Injury Attorney?
These days our lives are busy. We always seem to have some place to be and something to do — taking the kids to school, soccer practice, band practice, not to mention your commute to and from work. We...

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What Are The Most Common Causes of Birth-Related Injuries?

Jul 03, 2018

What Are The Most Common Causes of Birth-Related Injuries?
We know that every expectant parent expects to bring home a healthy newborn child. Birth-related injuries, some of which are preventable, can cause shock and pain to the parents and family at large. When...

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We Are Excited to Welcome Our Newest Associate

Jun 18, 2018

We Are Excited to Welcome Our Newest Associate
Perdue & Kidd welcomes Michael R. Clinton as our newest Associate Attorney. Michael will focus on mass tort litigation involving defective medical products. In addition, he will also pursue injury...

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Ride Sharing Injuries Increase With Rise of Uber & Lyft.

Feb 21, 2018

Ride Sharing Injuries Increase With Rise of Uber & Lyft.
Technology is evolving every day, and because of that, the world we know is constantly changing. Since 2000, technology has made our lives easier, from shopping online to having groceries delivered to...

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Have you been injured on the job? – Workers’ Compensation

Feb 15, 2018

Have you been injured on the job? – Workers’ Compensation
At Perdue & Kidd, we frequently receive calls from people who have suffered injuries on the job, asking about their rights and what they can expect from their employers and the workers’ compensation...

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Do I have A Medical Malpractice Case?

Nov 13, 2017

Do I have A Medical Malpractice Case?
In Texas, medical malpractice cases are governed by a comprehensive statute called the Health Care Liability Act. This act is codified in Chapter 74 of the Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code. Enacted...

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Steps To Take Following an 18-Wheeler Crash

Nov 06, 2017

Steps To Take Following an 18-Wheeler Crash
We have all experienced it, driving down the freeway in Texas only to see an 18-wheeler struggling to keep its massive rig in a single lane. Thoughts fill your mind: what happens if this truck loses control?...

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There Are Four Types of Driver Distraction

Oct 30, 2017

There Are Four Types of Driver Distraction
Distracted driving is any activity an operator of a motor vehicle is engaged in that both distracts them from their primary task of driving and increases their risk of an accident. In other words, distracted...

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Another Victory against Boston Scientific Pelvic Mesh

Oct 22, 2017

Another Victory against Boston Scientific Pelvic Mesh
The Eleventh Circuit affirmed a federal court’s landmark judgment against Boston Scientific for its unreasonably dangerous pelvic mesh kits. Marketed under the name Pinnacle, four women brought claims...

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What is Cerebral Palsy?

Oct 15, 2017

What is Cerebral Palsy?
“Your child has cerebral palsy.”   These are some of the most terrifying words a parent can hear.  Questions fill your head about how this happened?  What does it mean?  What...

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BARD IVC FILTER INJURIES

Sep 03, 2015

BARD IVC FILTER INJURIES
A recent NBC new story raised serious questions about the safety of Bard IVC filters. The NBC story reports on two tragic stories of Bard IVC filters fracturing and traveling into the patient’s...

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Medical Device Approval Process

Aug 28, 2015

Medical Device Approval Process
A published study in The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) highlights the potential public health dangers posed by medical devices that undergo limited testing to determine their...

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Jim M. Perdue, Sr. Honored with Induction into the Trial Lawyers Hall of Fame

Apr 11, 2022

Jim M. Perdue, Sr. Honored with Induction into the Trial Lawyers Hall of Fame
On April 6, at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas, Jim M. Perdue Sr. was inducted into the Trial Lawyers Hall of Fame, an organization honoring legendary trial lawyers. Each year, remarkable trial lawyers, both...

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Why Calling An 18-Wheeler Attorney Is Important

Dec 12, 2019

Why Calling An 18-Wheeler Attorney Is Important
A collision with an 18-wheeler can be a traumatic and life changing event. If you or a loved one are injured by an 18-wheeler, understand that the actions you take after that collision can be important...

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Auto Pedestrian Collision

Nov 25, 2019

Auto Pedestrian Collision
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported 6,283 pedestrian deaths in 2018, the most pedestrian deaths in almost thirty years. Texas is the 8th most dangerous state in the country...

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How Are Damages Calculated In a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

Nov 18, 2019

How Are Damages Calculated In a Personal Injury Lawsuit?
Texas law provides that when you are injured as a result of a third parties’ negligence, you are entitled to seek compensation for those injuries and the damages sustained. Texas law provides for five...

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2019 Texas Super Lawyers ®

Sep 04, 2019

2019 Texas Super Lawyers ®
Perdue & Kidd is excited to announce that named partners Jim Perdue Jr. & Donald Kidd have been named 2019 Texas Super Lawyers! Our lawyers have been named for another year to this list for their...

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The Best Lawyers ® In America – Jim Perdue Jr.

Aug 20, 2019

The Best Lawyers ® In America – Jim Perdue Jr.
Perdue & Kidd is excited to announce Jim Perdue Jr. on this year’s listing of Best Lawyers ® in America. Jim is being recognized a 5th time for his work in Medical Malpractice & Personal...

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