Trial Lawyers

Politics & Policy |
August 22, 2011

Trial lawyers vow big anti-Perry push

The story ran in Politico on Monday: America’s trial lawyers are getting ready to make the case against one of their biggest targets in years: Texas Gov. Rick Perry. Among litigators, there is no presidential candidate who inspires the same level of hatred — and fear — as Perry,

Politics & Policy |
July 2, 2010

Almost rich

I thought my ship had come in when I received in the mail yesterday a notice from the Missouri Circuit Court, 22nd Judicial District, City of St. Louis, informing me that I may be a class member in a class action lawsuit against A. G. Edwards brokerage. "You may be

Politics & Policy |
October 25, 2007

Craddick Says Trial Lawyers Out to Get Him

The morning news clips carry a story from the Midland Reporter-Telegram about a speech Tom Craddick gave yesterday to the Downtown Lions Club in which Craddick said that the challengers to his speakership, Republicans all, are backed by trial lawyers who want to repeal the lawsuit reform he

Politics & Policy |
September 5, 2007

Don’t Put It in Writing

In the journalism business, there’s a saying that some stories “write themselves”–that the situation is so clear, and so egregious, that all the writer has to do is describe what happened. Such is R.G. Ratcliffe’s story in today’s Chronicle about Mikal Watts’s boasting about his influence with

News & Politics |
January 1, 1994

The Great Defenders

Who cares if they dress differently, act differently, and spell their names differently? Brother Dick DeGuerin and Mike DeGeurin are two of the best attorneys in Texas, and for that they can thank their mentor, legal legend Percy Foreman.