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Reuters, August 17, 2016

(Reuters) – It’s easy to understand why groups such as the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the American Tort Reform Association and the Coalition for Government Procurement are siding with State Farm in one of the most colorful business cases the U.S. Supreme Court will hearin its upcoming term. But the organized criminal defense bar?

Southeast Texas Record, August 17, 2016

HOUSTON – Mega attorney Steve Mostyn was racing another vehicle in his Ferrari when he caused a wreck, claims a newly amended petition in the lawsuit against him.

Institute for Legal Reform, August 17, 2016

Last year’s "Most Ridiculous Lawsuit" — over the infamous “Monkey Selfies” — is still making its way through the court system.

Moulton Advertiser, August 17, 2016

GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on a fraud case alleging a Texas lawyer and six others submitted fake oil spill claims. (all times local):

Southeast Texas Record, August 16, 2016

DALLAS – In May, the Record reported on a barratry class action alleging Texas hail lawyers, public adjusters and roofers are currently involved in an “elaborate web of fraud” to “line their pockets” by taking advantage of storm victims.

Southeast Texas Record, August 11, 2016

BEAUMONT – Funded by some of the most influential trial lawyers in Southeast Texas, the progeny of one current and one former district judge will seek to follow in the footsteps of their fathers this election cycle.

Insurance Journal, August 11, 2016

Chevron wasn’t the only winner in Monday’s ruling by a federal appeals court over its long-running Ecuadorian pollution litigation. The victory, in which the court affirmed that a lawyer for victims engaged in wrongdoing to secure a $9.5 billion verdict in the South American country, may benefit other corporations seeking to avoid enforcement of foreign judgments they contend are based on corrupt proceedings.

Louisiana Record, August 12, 2016

BATON ROUGE – A district court judge has dismissed several lawsuits filed against the oil and gas industry in southern Louisiana that regarded permit violations under the Coastal Zone Management Act.

Wall Street Journal, August 12, 2016

One of life’s more bracing experiences is being on the receiving end of an opinion by federal Judge Richard Posner, and this week it couldn’t have happened to a nicer group of hold-up men.

Southeast Texas Record, August 10, 2016

McALLEN – State Farm continued its winning streak against Steve Mostyn on Friday, as a federal judge granted the insurer summary judgment in three more of the Houston lawyer’s hail cases, two of which had fines for contempt issued against local counsel for the plaintiffs.

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