O'Quinn Firm Can Take Silica Clients To Arbitration

Law360, New York (September 5, 2013, 5:51 PM EDT) -- A federal judge on Tuesday granted The O’Quinn Law Firm’s request for arbitration in a lawsuit accusing it of overcharging clients and mishandling their multidistrict litigation over occupational silica exposure.

U.S. District Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos granted a request for arbitration by the law firm and T. Gerald Treece, the executor of the estate of deceased founding partner John O’Quinn, under a clause in contracts with clients it had represented in multidistrict litigation over occupational silica exposure in the early 2000s, rejecting plaintiffs' argument that the...
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Bates et al v. Laminack et al


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2:12-cv-00387

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Texas Southern

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360(P.I.: Other)

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December 14, 2012

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