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Monthly Archives: August 2015

Third Court of Appeals Affirms Judgment for Plaintiff in Electrocution Case

Posted in Court Decisions, Press Releases

The Third Court of Appeals has affirmed a judgment awarding damages to a journeyman electrician severely injured after contacting live current while working on a commercial remodeling job. The plaintiff electrician had been instructed to “work hot”—without disconnecting power—to avoid disrupting the business and to prevent the general contractor from owing liquidated damages upon failing… Continue Reading

Smith Law Group Helps Secure Victory Before MDL Panel

Posted in Court Decisions, Press Releases

The Texas Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation has transferred more than 100 cases filed in Hidalgo County against McAllen Medical Center and two of its lien recording agents to a single MDL pretrial court. Each of the plaintiffs contends that the hospital and its agents have filed fraudulent hospital liens, knowing that the liens do not comply with… Continue Reading