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Final judgment entered in JC collision suit, plaintiff awarded ‘nothing’

By David Yates | Jan 23, 2019

BEAUMONT – A final judgment was recently entered in an automobile collision lawsuit, declaring that the plaintiff recover “nothing.”

Steve Mostyn’s e-signature appears on state document a year after suicide

By David Yates | Nov 28, 2018

BEAUMONT – A year after his suicide, the e-signature of John Steven Mostyn has appeared on a document recently filed with the Office of the Secretary of State of Texas.

Hail firm Mostyn Law is being besieged

By The Record | Nov 19, 2018

Three years ago, State Farm defeated an attempt by the Mostyn Law Firm to inflate the claim of Hidalgo County homeowners already compensated for 2012 hail damage.

Mostyn Law sued by hail attorney, claims firm failed to pay up for Hidalgo County suits

By David Yates | Nov 12, 2018

HOUSTON – A law firm that was once king when it came to Texas storm litigation has been sued by a Hidalgo County attorney claiming he is owed money from the wave of lawsuits that were brought after hailstorms devastated the Rio Grande Valley six years ago.

JC jury hits Compass Bank with $370K verdict, half of amount awarded as attorney’s fees

By David Yates | Oct 15, 2018

BEAUMONT – After nearly three years of litigation, a Port Neches couple received a favorable verdict in their lawsuit against Compass Bank, with jurors awarding around $370,000 in total – half of which was allotted as attorney fees.

JC slip & fall plaintiff seeks final judgment on $115K verdict

By David Yates | Sep 17, 2018

BEAUMONT – Earlier this month, a Jefferson County jury awarded a slip and fall plaintiff more than $115,000 in damages. On Sept. 13, she filed a motion for entry of final judgment on the verdict.

Mostyn Law Facebook page bombarded with dozens of 5-star reviews in 24 hours

By David Yates | Aug 1, 2018

While the concern of fake news continues to plague social media, it seems election interference isn’t the only topic raising eyebrows.

Former Mostyn Law attorney claims firm owes him fees from thousands of cases, Amber Mostyn seeks transfer

By David Yates | Jul 2, 2018

BEAUMONT – Amber Mostyn, the widow of Steve Mostyn, is accusing a former Mostyn Law attorney of forum shopping and seeks to have the litigation transferred out of Jefferson County.

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.

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