O'Quinn Beats $1.3B Malpractice Suit Over Chevron Fight

Law360, Houston (October 18, 2013, 7:20 PM EDT) -- The law firm of late trial attorney John M. O'Quinn dodged a $1.3 billion malpractice suit Friday, after a Texas judge's last-minute ruling that it is not liable for a pair of failed pollution suits against Chevron USA Inc.

Following his decision clearing John M. O’Quinn & Associates and firm attorney Russell T. Lloyd of responsibility in the suit brought by Gulf Coast Asphalt Co. LLC, Harris County District Judge Larry Weiman declared a mistrial and dismissed jurors who had been selected just two days before,...
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