Texas Atty Loses Appeal Over Fee Split With Former Firm

Law360, Houston (January 3, 2014, 8:34 PM EST) -- A Texas appeals court said Tuesday that business litigation boutique Ireson & Weizel PC could keep the lion’s share of attorneys' fees recovered in a personal injury suit, rejecting a former partner’s claim to a larger slice of the award.

The Fourteenth District Court of Appeals rejected arguments by former Ireson partner Timothy Hightower that he was entitled to a bigger cut of a $57,000 fee Ireson and Hightower earned while jointly representing a car crash victim. The appeals court ruled that the trial court’s allocation...
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