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Mr. Adams can help you win cases with persuasive visuals. From a strong background in jury psychology and evidence management, he brings fresh eyes to your evidence. On Target Visuals provides innovative solutions to your evidence presentation and database challenges. You benefit from the experience he has gained working on over 400 cases spanning 25 years.

  • Accounting Malpractice
  • Asbestosis
  • Aviation
  • Birth Trauma
  • Breach of Contract
  • Criminal Tax Defense
  • Deceptive Trade Practices
  • Employment
  • Franchise
  • Fraud
  • Intellectual Property
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Money Laundering
  • Offshore Banking
  • Oil & Gas
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Railroad Crossings
  • Securities
  • Toxic Tort
  • Silicosis
  • Wire & Mail Fraud

Mr. Adams has a proven track record of providing consulting and design services, exhibit board production, digital video, animation, courtroom presentation services and database implementation for cases involving major corporations including: Texaco, Enron, Schlumberger, TransOcean, Dominion Energy, Monsanto, Sterling Chemicals, Technip Offshore, Houston Chronicle, Christus Hospital, Memorial-Hermann Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Spring-Shadows Glenn Hospital, Ford Motor Company, Toyota Motor Corporation, TRW, Continental Airlines, Citibank, Chubb Insurance, AIG Insurance, AON Insurance, United States Internal Revenue Service, Kwik-Kopy Corporation, Union Pacific Railroad and Southern Pacific Railroad.

He has created thousands of exhibit boards and electronic slides of Timelines, Anatomy Pictorials, Damage Summaries, Technical Drawings, Floor Plans, Device Configurations, Flows of Events, Accident Reconstructions, Tutorial Charts, Expert Summaries and Theories of Causation.

Selected Cases

1983    Skeen v. Monsanto

  • Galveston County, Texas
  • Single Plaintiff Personal Injury Benzene Case
  • $108 million
  • John O’Quinn (exhibit board production)

1987    A.R. Johnston v. Dauter

  • Harris County, Texas
  • Legal Malpractice
  • $18.3 million
  • The Law Office of Michael Louis Minns
  • Michael Minns’ Phone:  713.777.0772 (demonstrative design and production)

1989    Roger Sims v. Kaneb Services, Inc.

  • Harris County, Texas
  • Single Plaintiff Wrongful Termination Case
  • $26 million
  • Fritz Barnett of Glickman & Barnett
  • Fritz Barnett’s Phone:  713.249.5110  (demonstrative design and production)

1992    Jimmy W. Janacek v. Triton Energy and William Lee

  • Dallas County, Texas
  • $14 million

1996    Jan Kjellvander, et al. v. Citibank, N.A.

  • Private Trial in Houston
  • International Banking Fraud
  • Defense verdict

1996    Trinh, et al. v. The Circle K Corporation

  • Harris County, Texas
  • Racial Discrimination
  • $2 million compensatory + $16 million punitive damages for four plaintiffs.

1997    Angela Natt v. Wal-Mart

  • Federal Court, Southern District
  • Wrongful Termination
  • $1.7 million

1998    Dr. Elizabeth “Libby” Johnson v.  Harris County

  • Harris County, Texas
  • Retaliation and Violation of First Amendment Rights, Whistle-Blower Case
  • $315,000

2004    Brad Tesla Verdict

  • $32 million
  • Campbell, Harrison and Dagley

2007   Ayala v. Dominion

  • McAllen, Texas
  • Toxic Tort Defense Case with a potential liability of $1.3 billion.
  • Favorable Pretrial Settlement.
  • Munsch, Hardt, Kopf and Harr
  • Fred Wahrlich’s Phone:  713.222.1470
  • Richard M. Hunt’s Phone:   214.855.7502

(demonstrative design and production, Trial Director database, Summation database, 3-D     animation, 1,000’s of hours of digitized and synchronized depositions, digitized and     managed 12,000 hours of field video, 1000’s of maps and bates numbers exceeding 1mm)

2007     U.S. v. James and Pamela Moran (Worked also on U.S. v. Anderson Ark & Associates)

  • Eastern District of California
  • International Money Laundering and Tax Evasion
  • Not Guilty of 64 counts (The largest IRS defeat in history)
  • The Law Office of Michael Minns
  • Mike Minns’ Phone:  713.777.0772

(Work performed from Anderson Ark case was used here: Investigation of banking     operations and development of organizational charts, preparation of evidence including     audio enhancement of recorded conversations)

2007    STE v. Malone Cooperating Parties

  • Galveston County, Texas 
    – Breech of Contract / Toxic Tort / Superfund Case
  • South Texas Environmental v. 86 Petrochemical and Oil-Related Companies
  • Plaintiff recovered nothing
  • Mary Koks’ Phone:  713.222.4030

(demonstrative design and production, presentation database, complex PowerPoint show)

2008   Johnson v. Shah

  • Harris County, Texas
  • Assault and Intentional Torts.
  • $20,750,000
  • Paul D. Cloat’s Phone:  713.659.2800

(demonstrative design and production, presentation database)

2009  Ward Churchill v. University of Colorado

  • Denver District Court, Colorado
  • Employment
  • Jury awarded $1, but professor Churchill was never reinstated.

(demonstrative design and production)