8 Houston Attys Accused Of Chiropractor Kickback Scheme

Law360, Dallas (March 25, 2013, 7:09 PM EDT) -- Eight Houston-area attorneys, including a member of the Texas House of Representatives, were hit Monday with arrest warrants on barratry charges in an alleged $250,000 scheme involving kickbacks to the owner of several chiropractic clinics, according to Montgomery County District Attorney Brett Ligon.

Rep. Ron Reynolds, D-Missouri City, and seven other personal injury attorneys face allegations that they paid kickbacks to Robert Valdez, part owner of the Greenspoint Health and Injury Center and Eastex Health and Injury Center chiropractic clinics, according to search warrant affidavits. Valdez...
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