O'Quinn Firm Wants $1.3B Chevron Malpractice Suit Pared

Law360, Houston (July 23, 2013, 5:03 PM EDT) -- The law firm once owned by late trial attorney John M. O'Quinn asked a Texas state judge Monday to dismiss claims from a $1.3 billion malpractice suit that alleges the firm botched two environmental pollution suits against Chevron USA Inc.

John M. O’Quinn & Associates LLP said in a motion for summary judgment that former client Gulf Coast Asphalt Co. LLC can’t pursue claims for gross negligence and breach of fiduciary duty over the dismissal of a pair of suits that alleged Chevron lied about pollution...
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