The Mostyn Law Firm News

Hidalgo County jury shuts down Mostyn Law hail suit, USAA seeks final judgment

By David Yates | May 15, 2018

McALLEN – After nearly four years of litigation, USAA Texas Lloyds is seeking a favorable final judgment in a hail lawsuit brought through The Mostyn Law Firm in Houston.

Hidalgo County jury finds in favor of USAA following trial of $1M Mostyn Law hail suit

By David Yates | Mar 9, 2018

BEAUMONT – A Hidalgo County jury recently found USAA Texas Lloyds complied with its insurance policy with a couple claiming the insurer undervalued their claim for hail damage.

Mark Sparks joins Ferguson Law as firm’s newest partner

By David Yates | Feb 22, 2018

BEAUMONT – The Ferguson Law Firm has just added “one of the best lawyers you’ll find anywhere,” firm founder Paul “Chip” Ferguson recently announced.

Despite not being eligible to practice, Mostyn Law attorney identified on legal filings

By David Yates | Jan 8, 2018

HOUSTON – Although Molly Bowen is listed as not eligible to practice law, the Mostyn Law attorney has her name attached to several recent civil filings.

Mostyn Law shutting down Beaumont, Austin offices -- layoffs come days before Christmas

By David Yates | Dec 19, 2017

BEAUMONT – The Mostyn Law Firm will shut down its offices in Beaumont and Austin, according to a Facebook post by Amber Mostyn, the widow of the firm’s founder, Steve Mostyn.

Mostyn Law attorney not eligible to practice law in Texas, state bar site shows

By David Yates | Nov 7, 2017

HOUSTON – An insurance litigator with Mostyn Law is currently not eligible to practice law in Texas, according to the State Bar of Texas website.

Trial lawyers trawl for ‘inverse condemnation’ cases following Harvey

By David Yates | Oct 17, 2017

HOUSTON – Perform a web search for “Hurricane Harvey lawsuit” and chances are at least half a dozen ads paid for by trial lawyers will populate the top part of the browser. That’s nothing new, however, as Texas plaintiff’s attorneys, for the past decade or so, have advertised heavily following major storms in search of victims claiming their insurance claim was underpaid or improperly denied.

Mostyn Law says ‘calendaring error’ prevented firm from complying with judge’s order in hail suit

By David Yates | Oct 10, 2017

FORT WORTH – A “calendaring error” is apparently the reason why Mostyn Law failed to comply with a court order – a mistake that nearly led to a client’s hail suit being dismissed for want of prosecution.

Mostyn Law hail case dismissed for want of prosecution, second suit on the verge of DWOP

By David Yates | Sep 26, 2017

DALLAS – Mostyn Law hail suits brought in Dallas County are seemingly starting to thaw, as one case has already been dismissed for want of prosecution, and a second looks like it will soon go the same way.

Trial lawyers clash with storm bill supporters over Harvey insurance claims

By David Yates | Aug 31, 2017

HOUSTON – Not long after Hurricane Harvey crashed upon Texas shores, trial lawyers began publicly urging victims to file insurance claims before Sept. 1 – the date a new law aimed at ending weather-related lawsuit abuse goes into effect.

Mistrial declared in Mostyn Law $1M hail suit against USAA

By David Yates | Aug 29, 2017

HIDALGO COUNTY – A mistrial has been declared in a Mostyn Law hail lawsuit against USAA Texas Lloyd’s.

Trial of Mostyn Law suit against State Farm pushed back again, continuance due to Rene Sigman’s departure

By David Yates | Aug 16, 2017

HOUSTON – A foundation lawsuit brought against State Farm Lloyds has been continued once again, primarily because the attorneys who were handling case for Mostyn Law left the firm last month.

President of Mostyn’s Texas Association of Consumer Lawyers arrested, violent behavior was ‘fueled by alcohol’

By David Yates | Aug 10, 2017

DALLAS – The president of the Texas Association of Consumer Lawyers was recently arrested for assaulting several people while apparently intoxicated.

Rene Sigman leaves Mostyn Law, joins Merlin Law Group

By David Yates | Jul 24, 2017

HOUSTON – Once Mostyn Law’s head of litigation, Rene Sigman has left the firm and joined the Merlin Law Group, a firm specializing in insurance litigation.

USAA appealing Mostyn hail win, Hidalgo County court had entered $665K final judgment in March

By David Yates | Jul 10, 2017

McALLEN – USAA Texas Lloyd’s is appealing a sizeable final judgment levied against it in a hail lawsuit brought through The Mostyn Law Firm.

Family contends owners of Kinsel Motors tried forcing minor daughter to have abortion, tossed her out on street

By David Yates | Jun 22, 2017

BEAUMONT – In May, the Owners of Kinsel Motors sued a family for allegedly verbally assaulting them in public and attempting to alienate them and their minor daughter.

Appeals court reverses Mostyn Law win in Ike case, firm had invoked appraisal then proceeded to trial anyways

By David Yates | Jun 22, 2017

HOUSTON – A Texas appellate court recently reversed a judgment won by the Mostyn Law Firm in a Hurricane Ike lawsuit, wiping away hundreds of thousands of dollars in damages and attorney’s fees.

Texas SC finds ‘proportionality is the polestar’ in e-discovery disputes

By David Yates | May 30, 2017

AUSTIN – Trial courts need to be balanced when it comes to their rulings in electronic discovery disputes, as the Texas Supreme Court recently found judges must recognize “proportionality is the polestar.”

Owners of Kinsel Motors sue family for defamation, intentional infliction of emotional distress

By David Yates | May 24, 2017

BEAUMONT – The Owners of Kinsel Motors are suing a family for verbally assaulting them in public.

This time, the joke's on Steve Mostyn and company

By The Record | May 15, 2017

When the Texas House Committee on Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence held a hearing seven years ago to discuss barratry in our state, Steve Mostyn agreed with those present that it was a problem and recommended prosecution of “swindlers.” What a kidder!

The Record Network