Charla G. Aldous - Aldous \ Walker LLP

Charla G. Aldous

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2003

Charla Aldous knows from experience that justice doesn't happen by accident. A veteran of more than 100 trials and many significant jury verdicts and settlements, Aldous brings a rare passion and direct commitment to her clients and their cases. Her caseload ranges from complex business disputes to courtroom trials against those who pollute our water, the medical and pharmaceutical industry, or those simply unwilling to take responsibility for the damage they've caused. Her successes on behalf of clients have caught the attention of some of the largest corporations and helped her achieve some of the legal industry's top honors.

Aldous\Walker LLP has a tremendous track record representing clients in cases involving personal injury, business disputes, medical malpractice, products liability or wrongful death. Some of the firm’s most significant cases include representing:   

A physician who was discriminated against based on his ethnicity / religion (largest verdict in employment law in the state in 2010)

A custom home builder who was blinded from an anesthesia error during back surgery.   

The widow of a man who died when his heart was punctured during a cardiac catheterization.  

The family of a handicapped girl who was given MRSA by her home health worker.  

The family of a firefighter who died as a result of inappropriate medication given following surgery.   

A young girl who was kicked out of a private school after the school learned she had been sexually assaulted by her teacher.  

A young woman who was seriously injured when a drunk driver drove through the wall of her apartment and pinned her under his vehicle.  

A man who was defrauded into investing millions in a ponzi scheme.  

A physician who was demoted after he accused his employer of engaging in Medicare & Medicaid fraud.  

A young girl who was paralyzed when physicians failed to diagnose a broken back.  

The family of a young man who was killed when he received an overdose of pain medication following surgery. 

The family of a toddler who was born with Cystic Fibrosis following insemination of defective sperm from a sperm bank who fraudulently advertised that they tested for the deadly disease.

A home builder who lost his business when an electric utility provider took almost two years to move a utility line that had been placed out of easement (largest verdict in construction law in the state in 2010.)  

The family of a man who died from mesothelioma caused by his exposure to asbestos fibers. 

A doctor in a breach of contract and defamation suit against a hospital and two colleagues.   

A couple after a group of doctors and other medical professionals failed to diagnose cancer for more than a year. 

The family of a teenager who died after being given too much sedative following surgery.  

A couple after the husband was injured in an accident with a dump truck.  

A woman whose child was born with severe brain injury caused during childbirth. 

North Carolina residents in the nation’s first Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether (MTBE) contamination trial. 

A woman and her family for failure to diagnose breast cancer.  

The parents of a child who died from the failure to diagnose an easily treatable condition.  

The family of a man who died from failure to diagnose and treat a stroke.   

A minority shareholder who was oppressed by the majority shareholders in a closely held corporation.   

An attorney and his firm who were accused of legal malpractice

Austin CollegeBA 1982Southern Methodist UniversityJ.D. 1985
American Bar AssociationAmerican Board of Trial Advocates-Dallas Chapter American Association for JusticeThe Inner Circle of AdvocatesTexas Bar FoundationTexas Trial Lawyers AssociationInternational Academy of Trial Lawyers Dallas County Bar AssociationDallas Trial Lawyers Association

Office Location

2311 Cedar Springs Road, Suite 200
Dallas, TX 75201
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area2016 Lawyer of the Year in Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area2013 Lawyer of the Year in Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs of the Dallas Metro Area2009 Lawyer of the Year in Personal Injury Litigation of the Dallas Metro Area
Charla G. Aldous has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!Charla G. Aldous has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2016!Charla G. Aldous has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2013!Charla G. Aldous has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2009!


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Practice Areas

Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs (Medical Malpractice)

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Gender: Female