Law Firm's Bad-Faith Claim Against OneBeacon Revived

Law360, New York (November 7, 2012, 6:35 PM EST) -- A federal judge on Wednesday reinstated T. Wade Welch & Associates’ breach of good faith and fair dealing counterclaim in a dispute over whether OneBeacon Insurance Co. should cover sanctions issued against the Houston firm in its representation of EchoStar Communications Corp.

That and three other counterclaims were dismissed by U.S. District Judge Gray H. Miller in June, but the law firm had asked him to reconsider. On Wednesday, he also allowed the firm another chance on a negligence claim by changing his order dismissing the...
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Case Information

Case Title

OneBeacon Insurance Company v. T. Wade Welch & Associates et al

Case Number



Texas Southern

Nature of Suit



Judge Gray H Miller

Date Filed

August 22, 2011

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