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State Farm trial winning streak ends at 16, defeats two more Mostyn hail claims before losing

David Yates Oct. 25, 2016, 1:29pm

DALLAS – For more than a year now, State Farm Lloyds has been battling the surge of mass litigation being brought against all insurers within the state, capturing 16 trial wins before recently losing.

Ninth Court upholds $400K jury award in Ike suit, Mostyn Law reaped $237K in fees

David Yates Oct. 24, 2016, 4:08pm

BEAUMONT - In October 2014, a jury found in favor of plaintiffs Rene Lampson and Justina Henriquez, levying a $400,000 verdict against National Security Fire & Casualty for failing to properly reimburse the Port Arthur residents following Hurricane Ike.

Mostyn Law brings $1M trip & fall against Casa Ole

David Yates Oct. 18, 2016, 1:38pm

BEAUMONT – On behalf of an area resident, Mostyn Law recently filed suit against Casa Ole, seeking up to $1 million in damages from the Mexican restaurant for a trip and fall injury.

Ninth Court to examine State Farm appeal of Mostyn Law’s $260K verdict win

David Yates Oct. 17, 2016, 1:21pm

BEAUMONT – The Ninth Court of Appeals is set to review a State Farm Lloyds appeal, which seeks to wipe a $260k jury verdict on the grounds that the opinions of the plaintiff’s expert witnesses were “unreliable and inadmissible.” The appeal stems from a week long trial against State Farm that took place in May 2015.

Mostyn Law, Hinojosa ‘brought’ notion of suing TWIA to school officials, according to audio recording

David Yates Oct. 5, 2016, 8:45am

RIO HONDO – Believing Rio Hondo ISD suffered the same inadequate insurance adjustment as a neighboring district following Hurricane Dolly, Gilberto Hinojosa, on behalf of Mostyn Law, “approached” school officials and “brought” to their attention the notion of filing a lawsuit, according to an audio recording.

Mostyn now claims another vehicle tried to goad him into racing when he wrecked his Ferrari; Williams Kherkher brought in

David Yates Oct. 4, 2016, 11:35am

HOUSTON – Mega attorney Steve Mostyn now says he wasn’t racing another vehicle in his Ferrari when he caused a wreck, but was actually attempting to avoid a collision with an unknown driver in a Camaro who allegedly tried to “provoke” him into racing.

Amber Mostyn among campaign finance panelists at Tribune Festival, mega-donor says politicians spend ‘inordinate’ time fundraising

David Yates Sep. 28, 2016, 11:24am

AUSTIN – Amber Mostyn, the wife of Steve Mostyn, recently participated on a campaign finance panel, telling the moderator that she thinks politicians spend an “inordinate” time fundraising – an opinion arguably supported by the fact her and her husband donate millions to Democrats.

Mostyn answers car wreck suit, says award of punitive damages against him would be unconstitutional

David Yates Aug. 4, 2016, 11:47am

HOUSTON –A prominent Texas trial lawyer who is no stranger to filing gross negligence claims recently answered a lawsuit contending a punitive damage award against him would violate his constitutional rights.

Insurer dubs Mostyn ‘puppet master,’ asks court to block ‘unethical’ counsel swap

David Yates Mar. 29, 2016, 2:43pm

What started as an ordinary Hurricane Ike lawsuit, evolved into complex multi-party litigation, with the most recent filings accusing “puppet master” Steve Mostyn of paying for the defense of the man who sued him for malpractice.

Mostyn ditched client after hurricane suit soured, malpractice claim alleges

David Yates Dec. 7, 2015, 11:45am

After Hurricane Ike ravaged his business, all Tony Nouri wanted was a fair settlement of approximately $120,000 from his insurance provider, which was only wiling to pay about a quarter of that amount.