Dish Scores $12.6M Malpractice Award Against Houston Firm

Law360, Houston (June 6, 2013, 7:42 PM EDT) -- Dish Network Corp. on Thursday asked a Texas court to confirm a $12.6 million arbitration award against Houston law firm T. Wade Welch & Associates, which allegedly bungled multimillion-dollar litigation claiming Dish interfered with a Russian-language television provider’s contract with Comcast Communications Corp.

The petition asks a Harris County district court to enter a final judgment against TWW based on an arbitrator’s April 17 ruling that the firm cost Dish $11.9 million as a result of sanctions entered in a federal suit that prevented it from...
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