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Ninth Court guts Mostyn Law jury verdict win against State Farm, wipes firm’s fees too

David Yates Mar. 15, 2017, 2:02pm

BEAUMONT – The Ninth Court of Appeals recently shaved hundreds of thousands of dollars off a jury verdict win obtained by Mostyn Law in a trial against State Farm Lloyds that took place nearly two years ago.

State Farm lands summary judgment win in Mostyn Law hail suit

David Yates Mar. 14, 2017, 12:16pm

DALLAS - State Farm Lloyds recently secured another summary judgment win in a hailstorm lawsuit brought through the Mostyn Law Firm.

Our state legislature should work for us, not Steve Mostyn

The SE Texas Record Mar. 14, 2017, 10:24am

It sometimes seems like Texas taxpayers bankrolled a billion-dollar trust fund for the personal use of attorney Steve Mostyn.

Mostyn Law dismissed from breach of contract case, suit was brought by storm damage expert

David Yates Mar. 13, 2017, 4:19pm

HOUSTON – Houston attorney Steve Mostyn and one the companies he used to calculate storm damages are no longer locked in litigation.

Mostyn Law reaps 4 times more than client following Rita trial against TWIA

David Yates Mar. 10, 2017, 11:45am

BEAUMONT – One of the last remaining Hurricane Rita lawsuits was recently tried in Jefferson County, with the trial ending with a much larger payday for Mostyn Law than the firm’s clients.

Woman falls out of wheelchair while waiting for ride, sues Endoscopy Center of SE Texas for $1M

David Yates Mar. 9, 2017, 12:42pm

BEAUMONT – The Endoscopy Center of Southeast Texas was recently hit with a medical malpractice lawsuit, sued by a patient claiming she fell out of her wheelchair while waiting for a ride.

Mostyn Law non-suits State Farm from hail suit prior to trial

David Yates Mar. 2, 2017, 1:22pm

DALLAS - The trial of a hail lawsuit against State Farm Lloyds slated for late February never took place, as the plaintiffs in the case filed a notice of non-suit a few days prior.

Hailstorm lawsuit reform bill introduced in Texas Senate

David Yates Feb. 13, 2017, 1:12pm

AUSTIN – On Feb. 13, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and state Sen. Kelly Hancock, R-North Richland Hills, announced the filing of Senate Bill 10 – a piece of legislation aimed at ending hailstorm lawsuit abuse.

Refusal to unseal Russell Budd’s deposition on asbestos memo a ‘travesty,’ lawyer says

David Yates Feb. 7, 2017, 12:07pm

AUSTIN – A district judge’s refusal to unseal testimony given by renowned plaintiff’s attorney Russell Budd on the “Terrell memo” was a “travesty,” says the lawyer who filed the motion to unseal.

Amber Mostyn shells out $400K to Hillary Victory Fund

David Yates Nov. 1, 2016, 2:01pm

HOUSTON – Only days after Amber Mostyn, the wife of mega-attorney Steve Mostyn, was quoted as saying politicians spend an “inordinate” amount of time fundraising, she donated $400,000 to the Hillary Victory Fund.

Judge shuts down three more Mostyn hail suits, fines for contempt handed down in two of the cases

David Yates Aug. 10, 2016, 12:07pm

McALLEN – State Farm continued its winning streak against Steve Mostyn on Friday, as a federal judge granted the insurer summary judgment in three more of the Houston lawyer’s hail cases, two of which had fines for contempt issued against local counsel for the plaintiffs.

Texas law firms implicated in suit alleging scheming of Sandy victims

David Yates Dec. 23, 2015, 3:33pm

A pair of Texas law firms were recently named in a New Jersey class action lawsuit, which accuses the defendants of improperly soliciting and billing Superstorm Sandy victims. Individually and on behalf of others similarly situated, Pierce Frauenheim filed a first amended class action complaint against The Voss Law Firm and The Posey Law Firm on Dec. 18 in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Ocean County – Law Division.