Cozen O’Connor: Walsh, Paula J.

Paula J. Walsh

Attorney

Dallas

(214) 462-3004

(214) 462-3299

Paula J. Walsh is experienced with aviation-related personal injury and wrongful death claims, and liability litigation and employment matters.

Prior to joining the firm, Paula handled cases involving commercial insurance subrogation, construction defect, product liability, and general personal injury.

Paula earned her Bachelor of Arts in history and politics from Brandeis University. She received her law degree from St. Mary’s University School of Law. 

Publications

Not So Fast: The Supreme Court of Texas Narrows the Scope of the Economic Loss Doctrine [Subrogation & Recovery Alert]

October 17, 2014

Historically, Texas courts have applied the economic loss doctrine (ELD) to bar tort claims (negligence and strict products liability) against a manufacturer or seller of a defective product when the damage is limited to the defective product itself and did not cause damage to a person or to other property. In addition, Texas courts have held that the ELD precludes tort recovery for economic loss arising from a party’s failure to perform under a contract when the harm consists only of the economic loss of a contractual expectancy.

VIKING RECALL FOR BUILT-IN SIDE-BY-SIDE REFRIGERATOR FREEZERS [Subrogation & Recovery Law Blog]

December 06, 2013

Last month, Viking Range, LLC recalled approximately 750 42-inch and 48-inch built-in side-by-side refrigerator freezers with in-door water and ice dispensers that were manufactured between October 2012 and May 2013. Electrical connectors in the refrigerator freezer wiring harness can overheat which...

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Education

  • St. Mary's University School of Law, J.D., 1995
  • Brandeis University, B.A., 1992
  • Texas
  • U.S. District Court -- Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court -- Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court -- Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court -- Western District of Texas