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Dangerous for Trump Lawyer to Acknowledge Authoring Tweet
December 4, 2017
President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, John Dowd, told CNN that he wrote a tweet for the president’s Twitter account stating former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn was fired not just for lying to
Veteran Trial Lawyer Talmage Boston Joins Shackelford, Bowen, McKinley & Norton
October 4, 2017
DALLAS – Prominent trial lawyer Talmage Boston has joined the business and entertainment law firm Shackelford, Bowen, McKinley & Norton, LLP, as a partner in the Dallas office. Mr. Boston has substantial trial and
Family of Brothers Electrocuted in Fort Worth Park File Suit against Oncor
July 27, 2017
DALLAS – The family of two young brothers electrocuted by a downed Oncor power line in a Fort Worth park have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the electric utility company. On March 29, 2017, while exploring a
Jane Robinson to Argue Patent Agent Privilege Before Texas Supreme Court
June 19, 2017
HOUSTON – Appellate and trial lawyer Jane Langdell Robinson of Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing P.C., or AZA, will argue before the Texas Supreme Court that patent agents advising their
Dallas-based Carrington Coleman Adds Patent Law, Estate Planning Attorneys
June 8, 2017
DALLAS – Intellectual property attorney Seth Horwitz and estate planning and probate attorney Catherine Bright Haws have joined the Dallas office of Carrington, Coleman, Sloman & Blumenthal, LLP, as Of Counsel.
Houston Chronicle quotes Lynn Pinker Attorney Shonn Brown on TxDOT Contract Problems
December 15, 2016
Grandparents' crusade after grandson killed on Texas highway job uncovers state missteps Published December 9, 2016 On any day there are around 2,500 construction workers along Texas highways, but fatal accidents in
Munck Wilson Mandala Attorney Audrey Mross Featured in Two-Part Commentary in Rigzone
December 13, 2016
Employee or Contractor? Self-Examination is Good for the Soul Published December 12, 2016 As a business, what would you do if you discovered that lax accounting methods were costing you real money? What if an audit
Best Public Relations Firm for the Legal Community in 2016?
December 13, 2016
Well, not exactly. OK, we appreciate that the Texas legal community recognizes our 20+ years of helping lawyers and law firms prepare for and pursue news media attention. Yes, we’re regularly helping our clients
Litigator John Paul Nefflen Joins Nashville Office of Shackelford, Bowen, McKinley & Norton
December 13, 2016
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Respected commercial litigator John Paul Nefflen has joined the business and entertainment law firm Shackelford, Bowen, McKinley & Norton, LLP, as a partner in the Nashville office. “John
Corporate Ethics Advocate Thomas Fox Talks Trump Effect in Podcasts, E-Book
December 12, 2016
HOUSTON – Corporate compliance consultant, author and lawyer Thomas Fox is producing a new podcast series that has generated an e-book exploring the outlook for business ethics at home and overseas under incoming
“Hamilton Electors” Topic of Fox 4 Interview with David Coale
December 8, 2016
Most Texas electors sticking with Donald Trump Published December 7, 2016 Individuals and interest groups across the nation are pressuring Electoral College delegates to change their pledged votes for Donald Trump and deny
Simon Greenstone Attorney Jay Stuemke Talks to Northern California Record About $18 million Case
December 8, 2016
Record-setting $18 million award could set precedent for future talcum powder cases “The evidence was clear that Mr. Depoian had never had any occupational exposures to asbestos, and that the only source of exposure he
FMC Technologies, Employee Force Cameron to Drop Non-Compete Suit in Texas
December 8, 2016
HOUSTON – Cameron International Corp. dropped a non-compete agreement lawsuit against oilfield services company FMC Technologies Singapore Pte Ltd and one of its employees after losing key motions in court. U.S.
Houston Public Radio Speaks to Roberts Markel Attorney Marc Markel about Super Bowl Short-Term Leasing
December 7, 2016
In Time For Super Bowl, Houston Home Designed For Professional Home-Sharing Published December 5, 2016 In Time For Super Bowl, Houston Home Designed For Professional Home-Sharing Published December 5, 2016 Houston law firm
Munck Wilson Attorney Audrey Mross Mentioned in Dallas Business Journal Article on Overtime Rule
December 7, 2016
Why the expanded overtime rule is unlikely to ever take effect Published December 1, 2016 In a client alert, employment attorney Audrey Mross of Dallas’ Munck Wilson Mandala notes that many employers had already
Bloomberg Interviews Houston Attorney Mark Lanier on $1 Billion Win
December 7, 2016
J&J Ordered to Pay Record $1 Billion for Faulty Hip Implants Published December 1, 2016 “The jury is telling J&J that they better settle these cases soon,” said Mark Lanier, who represented the group of
Shonn Brown Commentary in Texas Lawyer Supports Anti-Cyberbullying Bill
December 6, 2016
David's Law Could Offer Balancing Act for Schools, Chance for More Education Published November 30, 2016 David's Law, one of the first pieces of legislation filed for the 2017 state legislative session, aims to prevent and
Sayles Werbner Named to List of Best Law Firms for 2017
December 6, 2016
DALLAS – U.S. News & World Report and The Best Lawyers in America have once again named Dallas-based Sayles Werbner to their list of Best Law Firms. The trial law firm has earned a spot on the list each year since
Dallas Jury Returns $1 Billion Plus Verdict in Defective DePuy Hip Implants Lawsuit
December 1, 2016
DALLAS – A federal jury in Dallas has returned a combined verdict of more than $1 billion on behalf of six people who suffered serious medical complications caused by defective metal-on-metal hip implants made by
Glenn Legge of Legge, Farrow, Kimmitt, McGrath & Brown Explains Merger with Holman Fenwick Willan
November 30, 2016
International law firm opens first U.S. office with Houston merger Published November 29, 2016 "Through the merger, we are able to offer HFW an opportunity to enhance its existing presence in the U.S.," Glenn Legge,
VOA International Edition Interviews Dallas Appellate Attorney Chad Ruback About Petition in Presidential Race
November 30, 2016
International Edition (starts at 2:50) Published November 28, 2016 “It looks like this will be the fifth time the Electoral College and the popular vote split ways,” says attorney Chad Ruback. “A number of
Carrington Coleman Attorney David Drumm Talks to VOA News International Edition About Economic Impact of Trump Presidency
November 30, 2016
VOA International Edition (Interview starts at 4:00) Published November 21, 2016 “From a long range point of view, the main concern I would have is that there is talk of both massive infrastructure spending and also
KTVT CBS Dallas Converses with Lynn Pinker Attorney Britta Stanton on Restaurant’s Tattoo Ban
November 30, 2016
Dallas Restaurant Bans People With Face Or Neck Tattoos Published November 29, 2016 A Dallas restaurant’s dress code that prohibits serving customers with visible neck or face tattoos is drawing complaints, but Lynn
Jackson Walker Attorney John Jansonius Discusses Recent Ruling on Overtime
November 29, 2016
Jackson Walker Attorney John Jansonius Discusses Recent Ruling on Overtime Published November 23, 2016 Their response to the injunction will depend heavily on where those employers were in the process of implementing
Texas Lawbook Quotes Clouse Dunn Attorney Rogge Dunn on Plagiarism Lawsuit
November 29, 2016
Reptilian Plagiarism: CSI Sues Rival DecisionQuest “This is not merely a case of similar writings that might constitute copyright infringement,” Dallas lawyer Rogge Dunn, who represents CSI, states in the
Dallas-based CSI Litigation Consulting Firm Sues Competitor DecisionQuest for Plagiarizing Paper
November 21, 2016
DALLAS – Courtroom Sciences Inc. (CSI), a litigation consulting and support firm founded by “Dr. Phil,” has filed suit against competitor DecisionQuest, claiming the company plagiarized a CSI paper on trial
Forensic Accountant Larry Kanter Interviews with KDFW FOX 4 News About New Clinton Emails
November 17, 2016
Final Push for President Published November 7, 2016 “You put 10, 15 agents, even if you had to review thousands of emails after you have already gotten rid of this unrelated set,” says Larry Kanter of Kanter
Houston Chronicle Speaks to Roberts Markel Attorney Marc Markel About HOAs
November 15, 2016
Q&A: Comfort chickens, holiday lights and other conflicts that bedevil homeowner groups Published November 11, 2016 Marc Markel, a lawyer with the Houston firm Roberts Markel Weinberg Butler Hailey, specializes in
Farrar & Ball Attorney Wes Ball Talks About Honda Airbag Repairs to Houston Chronicle
November 11, 2016
Defective airbags, and delays for repairs, of greater concern in Houston Published November 5, 2016 Wes Ball, a Houston lawyer who has handled injury cases related to the air bags, said automakers haven't done enough to
Houston Chronicle Speaks to AZA Attorney About Noncompete Legal Battle
November 10, 2016
Oil services rivals tangle over noncompete contract National Oil Varco contends the extended court battle is simply a ruse by its competitor. M-I Swaco's broad discovery motions are not aimed at finding its missing trade
Estes Thorne & Carr Welcomes Partner Luis Zambrano, Senior Counsel Sarah Bradbury
November 9, 2016
DALLAS – Respected Dallas litigation boutique Estes Thorne & Carr PLLC is pleased to announce the addition of trial lawyer Luis Zambrano as partner and former in-house counsel Sarah Bradbury as senior counsel.
Simon Greenstone Attorney Jay Stuemke Discusses $18M Verdict
November 7, 2016
Dallas Attorney Secures Quick Settlement After Winning $18M Verdict in Talc Asbestos Case Published October 28, 2016 Jay Stuemke, a shareholder in Dallas' Simon Greenstone Panatier Bartlett, who represents Depoian, noted
The Lanier Law Firm in Houston Named One of America’s Best Law Firms
November 3, 2016
HOUSTON – The Lanier Law Firm once again has earned selection as one of the nation’s best law firms in the annual survey published by U.S. News & World Report and The Best Lawyers in America. The firm is
Houston’s Rusty Hardin & Associates Named Best Law Firm for Both Criminal and Commercial Work
November 3, 2016
HOUSTON – The law firm Rusty Hardin & Associates, LLP, is being recognized for both civil and criminal legal expertise and accomplishments among the nation’s Best Law Firms by U.S. News & World Report and
ABA Journal Interviews Houston Attorney Ashish Mahendru on Expert Witnesses
November 2, 2016
For an expert witness, consider reputation, location and cost Published November 1, 2016 For an expert witness, consider reputation, location and cost Published November 1, 2016 For an expert witness, consider reputation,
Dallas-based Carrington Coleman Bolsters Patent, Trademark Practice
November 1, 2016
DALLAS – The Dallas-based law firm Carrington, Coleman, Sloman & Blumenthal, LLP, is expanding its intellectual property practice with the addition of patent attorney Stephen L. Levine. His practice is focused on
AZA Named to Best Law Firms in US List For Fifth Year
November 1, 2016
HOUSTON – For the fifth year in a row, the commercial litigation and intellectual property firm Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing P.C., or AZA, is being recognized among the nation’s Best Law
Godwin Bowman & Martinez Promotes Two to Shareholder, One to Senior Counsel
November 1, 2016
DALLAS – The Dallas-based trial and appellate law firm Godwin Bowman & Martinez PC, is pleased to announce the promotion of Senior Attorneys Elisaveta “Leiza” Dolghih and Laci Bowman to Shareholders and
Chris Schwegmann Comments on Luxury Retailer’s Trademark Claims in Houston Chronicle
October 31, 2016
Coach sues Houston Store over alleged sale of knockoffs Published October 26, 2016 Manufacturers of high-end consumer products are increasingly taking legal action against retailers selling counterfeit goods. Coach, the
Experienced Trial Lawyer Joins Renamed Fishman Jackson Ronquillo in Dallas
October 31, 2016
DALLAS – Accomplished business law and trial attorney Marcos G. Ronquillo has joined Fishman Jackson, PLLC, as a name partner in the newly renamed Fishman Jackson Ronquillo, PLLC, in Dallas. Attorneys Jose L. Gonzalez
Los Angeles Jury Awards Record $18M Cosmetic Talc Mesothelioma Verdict
October 27, 2016
LOS ANGELES – A Los Angeles jury has returned a record $18.07 million verdict against asbestos-containing talc supplier Whittaker Clark & Daniels for its role in causing California political figure Philip
Houston-based AZA Law Firm, Partners Recognized by Benchmark Litigation
October 27, 2016
HOUSTON – Houston complex commercial litigation law firm Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing P.C., or AZA, and three partners are recognized in the 2017 edition of Benchmark Litigation. The list serves as
EpiPen Maker Mylan Hit With Class-Action Lawsuit
October 26, 2016
HOUSTON – A class-action lawsuit filed against pharmaceutical giant Mylan Inc. (NASDAQ: MYL) seeks damages for consumers victimized by the company’s cutthroat sales and marketing tactics related to controversial
Dallas Women Lawyers Association Honors Six Attorneys
October 24, 2016
DALLAS – The Dallas Women Lawyers Association (DWLA) has honored six attorneys for outstanding work in their legal careers, naming Lisa Blue the 2016 recipient of the prized Louise B. Raggio Award. Ms. Blue, name
Clouse Dunn Attorney Rogge Dunn Speaks to Politico About Baylor Title IX Investigation
October 21, 2016
Education Department opens civil rights investigation at Baylor University Published October 21, 2016 Crawford's complaint, filed on Sept. 26, detailed problems during her two years at the school. Federal investigators met
KDFW FOX 4 News Interviews Lynn Pinker Attorney David Coale About Trump’s Election Comments
October 21, 2016
Patrick, Cruz react to Trump’s refusal to accept election result Published October 20, 2016 Attorney David Coale, an expert in constitutional law, said the constitution spells out who will become
Dallas Attorney Tom Carse of the Carse Law Firm Discusses Natural Gas Safety Valve Excavation
October 19, 2016
Excavators dig up gas lines near site of Waxahachie explosion Published October 17, 2016 Attorney Tom Carse said he uncovered the exact same gas line configuration that his lawsuit claims could lead to another explosion in
The Dallas Morning News Quotes Dallas Attorney Barry Sorrels on DWI Cases
October 19, 2016
Thousands of DWI cases potentially at risk as credibility of DPS lab expert questioned Published October 15, 2016 Longtime Dallas defense attorney Barry Sorrels said the judge's warning to Youngkin, an expert witness for
Dallas Lawyer Deborah Hankinson Among Benchmark Litigation’s Top Texas Appellate Attorneys
October 14, 2016
DALLAS – Widely respected Dallas lawyer Deborah Hankinson has earned recognition in Benchmark Litigation as a Local Litigation Star among Texas appellate attorneys. It is the second time the former Texas Supreme Court
Hilder & Associates Philip Hilder Comments to the Houston Chronicle About Whistleblowers
October 13, 2016
SEC Whistleblower Awards Rise, Surpassing $100 Million Published October 5, 2016 The SEC has elevated whistleblowing to new heights," he said. "No one sets out to be a whistleblower. In essence, the SEC program turns
Dallas Lawyer Named Co-Lead Counsel in Dentists’ Class Action Against 3M
October 13, 2016
PAUL, Minnesota – U.S. District Judge Donovan W. Frank of St. Paul has named Dallas trial lawyer Warren Burns as co-lead counsel in a consolidated group of class-action lawsuits filed by dentists accusing
Houston Chronicle Speaks to Lynn Pinker Cox & Hurst Attorney David Coale About Refinery Lawsuit
October 12, 2016
Marathon Petroleum sues BP over Texas City refinery Published October 1, 2016 The timing of the suit is noteworthy because there's a four-year statute of limitations to sue that expires early next year, said David Coale
Dallas Attorney Mark Ticer Quoted in SE Texas Record
October 11, 2016
Speights & Worrich to ‘significantly downsize,’ barratry class action against firm cited as reason why Published October 10, 2016 Upon learning of the S&W announcement, Mark Ticer, the Dallas attorney
Sutherland Asbill & Brennan Attorney Jack Massey Provides Commentary in Texas Lawyer
October 11, 2016
The Aftermath of Deepwater Horizon: Responding to a Catastrophe Published October 7, 2016 In crisis response, the first priority is coordination. A company responding to a disaster needs to stay ahead of events, responding
AZA Earns National Honors for Best Client Relationships
October 11, 2016
HOUSTON – The Houston-based litigation and intellectual property firm Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing P.C., or AZA, has been named as one of the country’s top law firms for client relations
The Dallas Morning News Quotes Criminal Defense Attorney John Teakell on Paxton Case
October 10, 2016
Federal judge dismisses civil fraud charges against Attorney General Ken Paxton Published October 8, 2016 Criminal defense attorney John Teakell, a former SEC prosecutor, was less optimistic. Noting that the burden of proof
Fort Worth Truck Accident Lawyer Steve Laird Named Among Best in Texas, US
October 7, 2016
FORT WORTH, Texas – Nationally recognized truck accident attorney Steve Laird of Fort Worth’s Law Offices of Steven C. Laird, P.C., once again has been named one of the best lawyers in Texas and the U.S. by the
Talisman Energy Facing Texas Federal Lawsuit Over Unpaid Oil, Gas Royalties
October 7, 2016
VICTORIA, Texas – Attorneys representing oil and gas royalty owners with interests in the Texas Eagle Ford Shale have filed a federal lawsuit against Talisman Energy USA Inc. based on claims that the company
Caldwell Cassady & Curry Attorney Bradley Caldwell Discusses Win Against Apple
October 6, 2016
Three Bites at Apple Leads to $302M Verdict in Eastern District of Texas Published October 5, 2016 The repetition created its own challenges, said Bradley Caldwell, who served as one of VirnetX's lead lawyers at all of the
Rogge Dunn, Client Tell “CBS This Morning” About Baylor Ignoring Title IX Concerns
October 6, 2016
Dunn’s client says Baylor set her up to fail Published October 5, 2016 Crawford’s attorney, Rogge Dunn -- who joined her on “CBS This Morning” -- defended his client’s request for a million
Best Lawyers in America Honors Three from Dallas’ Law Offices of Frank L. Branson
October 6, 2016
DALLAS – The Law Offices of Frank L. Branson in Dallas is proud to announce that firm founder Frank L. Branson and fellow attorneys Debbie Dudley Branson and Thomas Farmer have been selected by their legal peers across
Roberts Markel Real Estate Attorney Marc Markel Talks to FOX News About Fence Laws
October 5, 2016
How to Build a Fence Without Ending Up in a Feud With Your Neighbors Published October 4, 2016 Whether your neighbor can weigh in depends largely on where you live, according to Marc Markel of Roberts Markel Weinberg Butler
Ward, Smith & Hill Helps VirnetX Win $302 Million Texas Patent Verdict
October 5, 2016
TYLER, Texas – For the second time this year, firm founder Johnny Ward of Ward, Smith & Hill, PLLC, has helped a client win a multimillion-dollar patent infringement verdict against technology giant Apple Inc.
Former Baylor Title IX Chief Patty Crawford to Appear on ‘CBS This Morning’
October 5, 2016
DALLAS ---- Patty Crawford, who resigned as Baylor University’s Title IX coordinator late Monday evening, will be appearing on “CBS This Morning” on Oct. 5 to discuss her resignation and the Title IX
Godwin Bowman & Martinez Names Bruce W. Bowman Jr. President and Managing Shareholder
October 5, 2016
DALLAS – Board Certified commercial litigation attorney Bruce W. Bowman Jr. has been named President and Managing Shareholder of the Dallas-based trial and appellate law firm Godwin Bowman & Martinez PC, effective
VirnetX Wins Again Over Apple with $302M Texas Patent Infringement Verdict
October 3, 2016
TYLER, Texas – Attorneys from Dallas’ Caldwell Cassady & Curry have won another multimillion-dollar patent infringement award for Nevada-based VirnetX Holding Corp. (NYSE MKT: VHC) against technology giant
Dallas’ Law Offices of Frank L. Branson Home to Five Texas Super Lawyers Honorees
September 28, 2016
DALLAS – Accomplished trial lawyer Frank L. Branson of The Law Offices of Frank L. Branson in Dallas has earned his 10th consecutive selection as one of the Top 10 lawyers in the state on the annual Texas Super Lawyers
Lanier Law Firm Attorneys Named Among New York’s Best
September 23, 2016
NEW YORK – Eight attorneys from the New York office of The Lanier Law Firm have been named among the best in the state with their listing on the 2016 New York Metro Super Lawyers and New York Metro Rising Stars lists
Houston Chronicle Quotes Jackson Walker Attorney Alfie Meyerson In Article About Energy Giant Moving Out of Tower
September 21, 2016
Namesake tenant departing One Shell Plaza Published September 20, 2016 Alfie Meyerson, a real estate attorney with Jackson Walker, said the sublease market is starting to resemble an "all-you-can-eat buffet" with an
Dallas’ Bailey Brauer Named Among Nation’s Most Feared Law Firms
September 21, 2016
DALLAS – BTI Consulting Group’s 2017 ranking of U.S. law firms that corporate lawyers never want to face in court includes Dallas’ Bailey Brauer PLLC based on the firm’s successful work in high-stakes
Former General Counsel Charles Shewmake Tells Texas Lawyer About Move to Private Practice
September 19, 2016
BNSF General Counsel Leaves for Thompson & Knight Published September 15, 2016 Shewmake, who started at BNSF in 1988 as an intern and has been general counsel since 2008, said he switched to private practice because he
Dallas Attorney Jason Cassady Among Just 20 Texas Lawyers on the Rise
September 19, 2016
DALLAS – Accomplished courtroom attorney Jason D. Cassady of Dallas’ Caldwell Cassady & Curry is one of only 20 young lawyers in the state to be selected to the 2016 Lawyers on the Rise listing by Texas
KDFW FOX 4 Talks to Gruber Elrod Attorney Orrin Harrison About Barratry
September 16, 2016
Dallas councilwoman facing ethics complaint investigation Published September 15, 2016 “It's like ambulance chasing. The barratry laws were written to prohibit non-lawyers soliciting work for a lawyer. The lawyer
Godwin Dallas Attorney Elisaveta Dolghih Quoted in Houston Chronicle
September 16, 2016
Houston pilot alleges discrimination at United Airlines Houston pilot alleges discrimination at United Airlines Published September 15, 2016 Elisaveta Dolghih, Dallas-based senior attorney at Godwin Bowman & Martinez,
AZA Argues Newspaper Defamation Case Before Texas Supreme Court
September 16, 2016
AUSTIN, Texas – Attorney Jane Langdell Robinson, Of Counsel with Houston’s Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing P.C., or AZA, recently argued before the Texas Supreme Court that media reporting on
The Hollywood Reporter Mentions Simon Greenstone Attorney Jeffrey Simon In Article About Movie Lawsuit
September 14, 2016
Lawsuit Claims Paramount Pictures Is Shorting Producers on New Media Profits Lawsuit Claims Paramount Pictures Is Shorting Producers on New Media Profits Published September 7, 2016 Lawsuit Claims Paramount Pictures Is
Deans & Lyons Attorneys Honored Among Best in Texas
September 13, 2016
DALLAS and HOUSTON – Six attorneys from the Texas trial law firm Deans & Lyons, LLP, have earned selection to the 2016 Texas Super Lawyers listing. “From the start, our firm has focused on providing clients
Dallas Attorney Deborah Hankinson Earns Texas Lawyer Lifetime Achievement Award
September 13, 2016
DALLAS – Widely respected Dallas lawyer Deborah Hankinson has earned a Lifetime Achievement Award from the editors of Texas Lawyer in recognition of her career as a Texas Supreme Court justice and her instrumental role
AZA Attorney Nathan Campbell Speaks to Law360 About Houston Janitorial Services Case
September 9, 2016
Texas Union Owes $5.3M For Trashing Houston Janitor Biz Published September 7, 2016 "For the company, this feels like vindication," Nathan Campbell of Ahmad Zavitsanos Anaipakos Alavi & Mensing PC, who represents PJS,
Bailey Brauer Attorney Clayton Bailey Mentioned in Southwest Times Record Article
September 9, 2016
Federal judge dismisses lawsuit against OK foods Published September 4, 2016 According to OK Foods’ attorney in the case, Clayton Bailey of Dallas’ Bailey Brauer PLLC, the company terminated its grower’s
Carrington Coleman Attorney Sara Romine Talks to the Dallas Business Journal About Cybersecurity
September 9, 2016
For businesses, vendor contracts can have huge cybersecurity implications Published September 1, 2016 Not all breaches that originate through a third party are as out there – companies can be at risk and liable when
Arkansas Jury Orders Hankook to Pay $1.2M for Tire Tread Defect Crash
September 9, 2016
MORRILTON, Ark. – An Arkansas jury late Thursday ordered South Korea-based Hankook Tire Co. LTD to pay $1.2 million to a severely injured dump truck driver over an accident caused by a tire tread defect. The verdict
Dallas White-Collar Defense Attorney John R. Teakell Earns Texas Super Lawyers Recognition
September 8, 2016
DALLAS – The Law Office of John R. Teakell is proud to announce that firm founder John Teakell has again been selected by his peers for inclusion on the Texas Super Lawyers list of the state’s most respected
Orsinger, Nelson, Downing & Anderson Attorneys Selected to 2016 Texas Super Lawyers List
September 8, 2016
DALLAS and SAN ANTONIO – Ten attorneys from the Family Law boutique Orsinger, Nelson, Downing & Anderson, LLP, have been selected to the 2016 Texas Super Lawyers listing, including five lawyers among the Top 100 in
California Lawsuit Claims Paramount Pictures Cheated Producer of Star-Studded Film ‘Middle Men’
September 7, 2016
LOS ANGELES – The producer of the major motion picture “Middle Men” has filed a breach of contract lawsuit against Paramount Pictures based on claims the studio failed to properly distribute and promote the
Dallas Attorney Tom Carse Talks to KDFW Fox 4 About Lawsuit Against Atmos Energy
September 7, 2016
Waxahachie explosion victims sue Atmos Energy “The excess flow valve, if installed and located correctly, functions to shut off the gas when a line is severed,” says Dallas attorney Tom Carse. View the story at
Legge, Farrow, Kimmitt, McGrath & Brown Lawyers in Houston Earn Top Honors
September 7, 2016
HOUSTON – Three attorneys with the Houston commercial litigation firm Legge, Farrow, Kimmitt, McGrath & Brown L.L.P. recently earned top honors for their work in insurance, energy, transportation and maritime law.
Lanier Law Firm Attorneys Earn Spots on 2016 Texas Super Lawyers List
September 7, 2016
HOUSTON – The Lanier Law Firm in Houston is home to four attorneys who have earned spots on the 2016 Texas Super Lawyers list for their work in a variety of cases involving everything from maritime law to class actions
Houston Janitorial Service Wins $5.3 Million from Union Over Disparagement
September 6, 2016
HOUSTON – A Harris County jury has delivered a $5.3 million verdict against the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) for wrongly disparaging Professional Janitorial Service of Houston when the company refused
Houston Trial Attorney John H. Kim Ranked Among Top Texas Lawyers
September 6, 2016
HOUSTON – Accomplished trial attorney John H. Kim of Houston has earned a spot as one of the best lawyers in the state with his selection to the 2016 Texas Super Lawyers list. Mr Kim also received additional honors in
Nine Attorneys from Houston’s AZA Named to Texas Super Lawyers List
September 6, 2016
HOUSTON – Nine attorneys with the Houston-based litigation firm Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing P.C., or AZA, have been named to the 2016 Texas Super Lawyers list, an annual rating of the
Skiermont Derby Adds Two Partners in LA, Promotes Lawyer to Partner in Dallas
September 6, 2016
LOS ANGELES/DALLAS – Skiermont Derby LLP has added two partners in the firm’s Los Angeles office and promoted to partner a lawyer in the firm’s Dallas office, moves that enhance the firm’s
Standly Hamilton Attorney Chris Hamilton Discusses Medical Error Death Case to The Dallas Morning News
September 2, 2016
Jury awards $20M to family of Burleson woman who died after medical error Published August 31, 2016 "No amount of money will bring back Katina, and she never should have died," Chris Hamilton, an attorney for the Clark
Dallas Attorney, Private Investigator Wes Bearden Earns Prestigious Texas Honor
September 1, 2016
DALLAS -- The Texas Association of Licensed Investigators (TALI) has awarded Wes Bearden of the Bearden Investigative Agency the Hudgins-Sallee Award for his dedication and commitment to promoting the profession’s
Dallas Jury Awards $19.7 Million Over Medical Error Death of Hospital Employee
August 31, 2016
DALLAS – A Dallas County jury today delivered a $19.7 million verdict against a local doctor on behalf of the family of Katina Clark, who spent more than a year in a permanent vegetative state before her death
Atmos Energy Sued by Texas Victims of 2015 Natural Gas Explosion
August 31, 2016
DALLAS – Attorneys for Adelmira Chavez, whose home in Waxahachie, Texas, was demolished by a natural gas explosion last year, have filed a lawsuit against Dallas-based Atmos Energy Corp. (NYSE: ATO) based on claims
Court Dismisses Chicken Grower’s Claims That OK Foods Breached Contract
August 30, 2016
DALLAS – A federal judge in the Eastern District of Oklahoma has dismissed a poultry grower’s breach of contract claim against OK Foods Inc. of Fort Smith, Arkansas, after the company severed ties with the grower
Rose Walker Attorney Bryan Rose Interviewed by Pool and Spa News About Premiere Pools Trademark Win
August 29, 2016
Premier Pools Licensor Loses Latest Round in Dallas Trademark Battle Published August 24, 2016 “At the end of the day, the most important thing is the courts recognizing that has a right to the name and that nobody
Ward, Smith & Hill Partner Wesley Hill Earns National Honors for Legal Expertise
August 29, 2016
LONGVIEW, Texas – Name partner Wesley Hill of Longview, Texas-based Ward, Smith & Hill, PLLC, has earned selection as one of the nation’s top young attorneys on the 2016 Under 40 Hot List from Benchmark
Dallas Attorney Tom Carse Speaks to WFAA Ch. 8 About Barratry Case
August 26, 2016
Daughter of dog attack victim sues councilwoman, lawyer for alleged solicitation Published August 23, 2016 Carse says both Young and Chestnut committed the crime of “barratry” by, according to the lawsuit,