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Insurer wants hail attorney to show authority after suit brought on behalf of dead man

David Yates Oct. 20, 2016, 8:55am

BROWNSVILLE – The troubles surrounding Kent Livesay seemingly continue to mount, as an insurer recently filed a motion requesting the Texas hail attorney show his authority to represent a man who died six years prior to the filing date of litigation brought on his behalf.

Speights & Worrich implodes from hail-storm damage claims

The SE Texas Record Oct. 17, 2016, 4:44pm

More than 10,000 hail-damage lawsuits are expected to be filed in Texas this year. The number's likely to drop now that Speights & Worrich has announced its decision to “significantly downsize.”

Speights & Worrich to ‘significantly downsize,’ barratry class action against firm cited as reason why

David Yates Oct. 10, 2016, 10:05am

SAN ANTONIO - The Texas law firm Speights & Worrich, which specializes in insurance disputes, has announced its decision to “significantly downsize,” claiming a barratry class action has “wrongfully damaged” the firm’s “professional reputation.” Other sources confidentially tell the Record that the law firm is actually dissolving and transferring all of its current clients to another law firm.