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September 4
2019

Brown Sims Attorneys recognized as 2019 Texas Super Lawyers

Brown Sims is pleased to announce the selection of Kenneth Engerrand, Michael Williams, Robert Browning, Allen Hemphill, John Davis, H. Miles Klaff, Michael Varner and G. Byron Sims as 2019 Texas Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers is a rating service of … Read full post…

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September 1
2019

September 2019 Longshore/Maritime Update

September 2019 Longshore/Maritime Update (No. 244) Notes from your Updater: On August 29, 2019, the National Office of the OWCP closed approximately 52,000 claims under the longshore program in preparation for the new computer interactive system that is being instituted … Read full post…

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January 8
2019

U.S. Supreme Court Resolves Circuit Split, Reverses Fifth Circuit, Regarding Who Decides Whether a Claim Belongs in Arbitration

By Tarush R. Anand – Shareholder, Houston, TX On January 8, 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court made an important ruling in the area of arbitrations. The issue before the Court was essentially this: When there is an arbitration clause in a contract, … Read full post…

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August 24
2018

In a medical-malpractice case, shouldn’t the plaintiff’s medical expert critiquing the defendant’s work practice the same type of medicine?

By Tarush R. Anand – Shareholder, Houston, TX In a medical-malpractice case, shouldn’t the plaintiff’s medical expert critiquing the defendant’s work practice the same type of medicine? Not necessarily, says a Texas appellate court. Texas law requires a plaintiff bringing … Read full post…

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March 5
2018

Texas Supreme Court reverses $10 million verdict, holding that it is harmful error to exclude surveillance video in a personal-injury case

By Tarush R. Anand, Shareholder, Brown Sims – Houston On March 2, 2018, the Texas Supreme Court issued an important opinion regarding the admissibility of surveillance video in a personal-injury case. After sustaining a workplace back-injury, the plaintiff filed suit … Read full post…

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