Texas Judicial Hopeful Skirts $1.3B Malpractice Trial Until May

Law360, Houston (November 5, 2012, 8:38 PM EST) -- The Monday trial date for a $1.3 billion legal malpractice case alleging a Harris County judicial candidate botched two environmental pollution suits against Chevron USA Inc. has been delayed until next year while the court resolves a request to transfer the case.

Trial in the suit — which claims Russell T. Lloyd and the O’Quinn Law Firm committed procedural errors resulting in the dismissal of a pair of suits that claimed Chevron had lied about pollution remediation efforts at property Gulf Coast Asphalt LLC bought from...
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