Texas Attys Accused Of Botching $2.2M Deepwater Spill Claim

Law360 (August 7, 2020, 5:47 PM EDT) -- Two Houston-area personal injury law firms and a handful of attorneys have been hit with a legal malpractice lawsuit brought in state court by a former client who alleged their failure to comply with "simple pretrial orders" resulted in the dismissal of his $2.2 million Deepwater Horizon claim.

In a lawsuit filed Thursday in Harris County District Court, Mark Canfora and Mark Canfora Investments LLC say that because of the negligent representation they received from Brent Coon & Associates and D. Miller & Associates PLLC, their economic loss lawsuit against BP, which operated the Deepwater Horizon through a contractor, has been "forever...

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