Texas lawmaker convicted of illegally soliciting injury clients, faces up to one year in jail

A Texas state lawmaker faces up to a year in jail after being convicted of five counts of misdemeanor barratry for the illegal solicitation of law clients. State Representative Ron Reynolds, a Missouri City Democrat, was prosecuted in Montgomery County along with eight other Houston-area attorneys on barratry charges, also referred to as “ambulance chasing”. Read More »

Patron files $5 million suit over alleged shooting at Tiki Bar

A Galveston County man alleges he was the victim of an aggravated assault at a local establishment last year and has pursued legal action, according to Galveston County District Court records. William Ray Wimmer filed a $5 million lawsuit against Mark Anthony Martino on Nov. 16 in the Galveston County 405th District Court, accusing the defendant of shooting at him about five times at Tiki Bar and Grille on Aug. 11, 2014. Read More »