Hailstorm attorney suspended one year for misconduct, expert says enforcement efforts still not slowing down ‘bad actors’
HIDALGO COUNTY – Hailstorm attorney Kent Livesay has agreed to a one-year suspension for demanding damages from an insurance company on behalf of a client he did not represent – the latest enforcement effort that doesn’t seem to be slowing down the “bad actors” soliciting storm cases, says one industry expert.
HOUSTON — A settlement has been reached in a suit brought by a Texas hospital, which accused the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas of fraud and violating a federal labor law when its health plan and plan administrators refused to pay more than $2 million in medical benefits for services provided to an employee covered in the health plan.
AUSTIN – On Nov. 18, Attorney General Ken Paxton announced an agreed final judgment and permanent injunction that resolves a lawsuit brought by Texas against Volkswagen for violations of the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act. The automaker allegedly misled consumers by marketing and selling diesel vehicles as “clean,” even though it knew the cars were equipped with defeat device software to cheat on emissions tests.