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Tick, tock

The SE Texas Record Aug. 9, 2016, 3:09pm

Time is running out for Clock Boy – and all others posing as victims. Our country's overrun with them: misfits, malcontents, grievance mongers, agitators, radicals, subversives, antisocial socialists, and the attorneys and publicists who aid and abet them.

A dream worth having

The SE Texas Record Aug. 1, 2016, 3:16pm

Maybe you've had this dream. You've spent your whole life watching the bad guys win too often and the good guys lose too often, and you just hope that you'll live long enough to see the tables turned and the creeps get what's deserved. You dream about that day and how satisfying it will be to see justice done.

The new big thing: defending plaintiff’s attorneys

The SE Texas Record Jul. 26, 2016, 9:56am

A few years ago, the big opportunity for lawyers in our area was representing purported victims of the Gulf Oil Spill.

Don't let a lawyer be your doctor

The SE Texas Record Jul. 19, 2016, 11:09am

The following is a public service announcement from the Southeast Texas Record: Have you or a loved one taken medical advice from a personal injury attorney and suffered a serious injury, side effect, or even death?

Labor's new rule doesn't work

The SE Texas Record Jul. 12, 2016, 11:59am

We've got seven more months of this nonsense: rogue federal agencies overreaching, usurping legislative powers, and trying to pull fast ones by reinterpreting existing rules or adding unauthorized new verbiage to them.

Who gets burned, the customer or Starbucks?

The SE Texas Record Jun. 27, 2016, 10:46am

If someone spilled hot coffee on you or you accidentally suffered some other horrible instantaneous pain or injury, would it take you two years to react?

“Please don't throw me in that briar patch!”

David Yates Jun. 21, 2016, 10:48am

Remember the story of Brer Rabbit?

Let Steve Mostyn take you where the action is

The SE Texas Record Jun. 6, 2016, 10:22am

Oh, baby come on, let me take you where the action is. Oh, baby come on, let me take you where the action is. Oh, baby come on, let me take you where the action is.It's so neat to meet ya baby where the action is. In the mid-1960s, East Texas teens – like teens all across the country – would rush home after school every day to watch a spin-off of Dick Clark's long-running “American Bandstand,” a weekday afternoon music program called “Where the Action Is.”

Exaggerated storm suits make Texas case for arbitration

The SE Texas Record May 31, 2016, 9:44am

Arbitration is the storm-chasing attorney's worst nightmare.

Sorry, Judge, I'll never do it again. Pfft!

The SE Texas Record May 24, 2016, 9:29am

Gang, gang, the hail's all here, Never mind the weather, we'll get rich together; Gang, gang, the hail's all here, Sure we're glad that we can sue! Who gets excited at the sight of a hail storm? You recognize it as a hazard to life and property and do what you can to minimize its impact.

Another example of federal overreach

The SE Texas Record May 17, 2016, 2:51pm

Is it going to take another American Revolution, or will we be able to walk back the manifold instances of federal overreach one by one?

Do you like Uber and Lyft? Well, that's just too bad!

The SE Texas Record May 9, 2016, 12:03pm

The Austin City Council legalized transportation network companies like Uber and Lyft in 2014, requiring the companies to maintain at least $1 million in commercial automobile liability insurance and to conduct extensive criminal background checks on the drivers.

Thank you, Howard Root

The SE Texas Record May 3, 2016, 8:07am

Joseph Stalin’s infamous KGB chief, Lavrenti Beria, had a unique approach to justice. Instead of investigating a crime to find the culprit, he would arrest the “culprit” first and create a crime to pin on him. “Show me the man,” he boasted, “and I will find the crime.”

Feel free to quote from this editorial!

Southeast Texas Record Apr. 26, 2016, 9:25am

If we ran an editorial on copyright infringement and that editorial subsequently appeared in another publication without our permission or without credit being given to the Southeast Texas Record, that would be grounds for a charge of copyright infringement or plagiarism.

Legal reform update: Better healthcare, less litigation

The SE Texas Record Apr. 18, 2016, 3:06pm

Obama Care was touted as a way to make healthcare more affordable and accessible, but results have been mostly the opposite.

Are insurance companies not welcome in Texas?

The SE Texas Record Apr. 12, 2016, 7:54am

Do conversations stop when you enter a room? Do other people get up from the sofa when you sit down? Do front porch lights go off when you pull into a driveway? Do nightclubs have cover charges just for you?

Whose side is Steve Mostyn on?

The SE Texas Record Apr. 4, 2016, 2:10pm

Telling two teams apart is easy, assuming their uniforms are different.

Stormy weather for Steve Mostyn

The SE Texas Record Mar. 28, 2016, 1:06pm

When it rains, it pours. For Steve Mostyn, that's usually a good thing. The wind and rain that come with hurricanes and other storms, wreaking havoc on homes and businesses, are bad news for the owners of damaged property, but good news for Mostyn, because he is an attorney specializing in suing insurance companies (and the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association), ostensibly on behalf of property owners with unsatisfied damage claims.

Fresh accusations against John M. O’Quinn & Associates

The SE Texas Record Mar. 21, 2016, 1:22pm

Millionaire Houston attorney John O’Quinn died in 2009, but his legacy of filing flimsy silicosis cases and cheating his clients lives on.

Another loss for Voss

The SE Texas Record Mar. 14, 2016, 1:19pm

A shakedown is a shakedown. Call it something else and it's still a shakedown.