Texas Justices Pan $1M Porter Hedges Malpractice Suit

Law360, Houston (August 30, 2013, 7:48 PM EDT) -- The Texas Supreme Court on Friday refused to reinstate a construction company’s $1 million malpractice suit against Porter Hedges LLP over the firm’s simultaneous representation of the company and the bankruptcy trustee of a general contractor that held a judgment against it.

Without comment, the high court rejected Workzone Technologies’ bid to overturn a decision by the Fourteenth District Court of Appeals that it could not recover fees Porter Hedges was paid for serving as special litigation counsel to the bankruptcy trustee of Contractor Technology Inc....
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