High Court Won't Review Texas Contingent Fee Rule

Law360, New York (January 24, 2012, 9:50 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to weigh in on a Texas rule on contingent fee contracts, denying an appeal by a rental apartment company whose attorney sued for fees after representing it in a coverage battle with its insurer over damage from Hurricane Rita.

The justices denied Wythe II Corp.'s petition for writ of certiorari after the Texas Supreme Court refused to hear a suit between Wythe and its attorney John D. Stone, who had represented the then-bankrupt company in a claim against its...
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