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Federal Court Orders Dallas County to stop unconstitutional bail practices

By David Yates | Sep 21, 2018

DALLAS — On Sept. 20, a federal judge in Dallas ordered Dallas County to stop its practice of automatically using money bail to detain people arrested for misdemeanors and felonies, a press release states.

Dallas County family scores $242M verdict in product liability suit against Toyota

By John Suayan | Aug 23, 2018

DALLAS – A local family won its two-year-old lawsuit against Toyota on Aug. 17 when a jury reached a $242 million verdict in their favor, according to recent Dallas County District Court records.

Provost Umphrey lawyer working with storm attorney named in barratry scheme, dozens of insurers sued by father-son duo

By David Yates | Aug 22, 2018

BEAUMONT – While a father-son attorney duo isn’t particularly remarkable, a court records search shows that a Provost Umphrey lawyer has worked with his son, whose name was previously mentioned in a barratry scheme, on dozens of storm lawsuits throughout Texas.

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