Aric Stock

Aric Stock is a problem-solving trial lawyer. Since 1993, Aric has tried numerous cases before Texas juries including wrongful death and other catastrophic personal injury cases throughout North Texas. With the experience and the know-how to see a case through to the end, Aric also knows how to assist clients in resolving disputes prior to trial, through negotiations, mediation and/or motion practice with the Court. He was honored to be admitted to ABOTA (The American Board of Trial Advocates) in 2008 for his trial experience and success, as well as his commitment to the 7th Amendment Constitutional Right to a jury trial.

Aric is also an effective mediator, helping others settle their disputes through voluntary resolution. His approach to mediation is that of an engaged, active, advocate for settlement, helping the parties evaluate their positions, risks and benefits of their personal injury or business dispute. His experience as a trial lawyer on both sides of the docket provides insight to the litigation process and assists those in determining how to settle their cases. Click here for details regarding mediation services.

Aric has handled many types of personal injury, catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases for individuals, as well as self-insured and insured businesses. He also has experience in litigating and resolving business disputes, including breach of contract, fraud, collection matters, and other business torts.

His defense of wrongful death and personal injury cases includes trucking collisions, medical malpractice claims, premises liability lawsuits, defamation / slander, liquor liability claims, nursing home and assisted living center cases, assault, construction disputes and other torts. Aric has also represented insurers in first-party claims arising out of alleged breach of contract, wrongful claim denial, "Stowers," un-insured / under-insured and "bad faith" claims.

Aric's representation is not limited to the defense of lawsuits. He also represents individuals injured by the actions of others, as well as businesses damaged by the wrongful acts of clients, customers, shareholders, or others.

Aric is actively involved in the community. He served as President of Temple Shalom, Dallas from 2012-2014. Additionally, Aric is an alum of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Team in Training program and works tirelessly to raise funds and awareness to eradicate cancer. Aric is currently on the Advisory Council for the Dallas chapter of American Friends of Hebrew University. Aric enjoys spending time with his wife and their two children. He loves playing golf, traveling, running, cycling, writing and good wine.

Education

  • Emory University, Juris Doctorate, 1993, Recognitions: Honor Court and Moot Court Society
  • Northwestern University, Bachelors of Arts in Music, 1990, Concentration: Political Science

Notable Trials

October 2017

Aric successfully defended Commercial Metals Company and its employee in a severe-injury case tried in the 44th District Court in Dallas County, Texas. A unanimous jury returned a complete “no negligence” verdict in favor of the defendants. The plaintiff sustained over $120,000 in medical expenses due to a crush injury to his left hand requiring him to be air-flighted from Fort Worth to Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas for emergent hand reconstructive surgery. The plaintiff sought almost $700,000 at trial, but the jury determined that no negligence occurred and no monetary damage award was awarded.

Admissions

Aric Stock is admitted to practice in:

  • All Texas State Courts
  • Northern, Eastern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas
  • 5th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • United States District of Colorado

 

Presentations

Featured Speaking Engagements

  • Dram Shop Liability (State Bar of Texas Webcast)
  • Wrongful Death / Survival Claims
  • Premises Liability Claims
  • PIP / UM Claims
Contact Aric if you are interested in having him speak on these topics or on other topics relevant to your needs.

Published Appeals

Published Appellate Cases

Hawthorne v Huffines Communities, et al, 05-12-01316-cv (Tex.App. - Dallas 2014) [representing defendant Bearfoot Management, LLC].

Reddick v CNMK Texas Properties, 05-14-00509-cv (Tex.App. - Dallas 2014).

Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. v HB Regal Parc, LLC, 05-10-01428-cv(Tex.App.-Dallas 2012).

Long v. Motheral Printing Co., 05-10-01128-cv(Tex.App.-Dallas 2012, no pet.).

Schultz v Lester, 05-09001549-cv (Tex.App.-Dallas 2011, no pet.).

Batte v Hendricks, 137 S.W.3d 790 (Tex.App. – Dallas 2004).

Parsons v Ford Motor Company, et al, 85 S.W.3d 323 (Tex.App. – Austin 2002).

Roesler, et al v. Winwood-Fort Worth Associates, Ltd., et al, (02-95-00738-CV; Tex. App. – Fort Worth, 1996).