Attys Dodge Malpractice Suit Over BP Plant Explosion

Law360 (December 16, 2010, 8:19 PM EST) -- A Texas appeals court has refused to reinstate a legal malpractice case brought by a worker injured in an explosion at a BP Amoco Chemical Co. plant who alleged his lawyers got him a shoddy settlement because they were in cahoots with the oil giant.

The Texas 14th Court of Appeals issued the 2-1 ruling Tuesday in Jose Elizondo's suit against Krist Law Firm PC and attorneys Ronald Krist, Kevin Krist and William Wells. Elizondo alleged he received a paltry $50,000 settlement so Ronald Krist could...
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