Texas Justices Won't Revive Andrews Kurth Malpractice Suit

Law360, Houston (April 28, 2017, 4:18 PM EDT) -- Citing a lack of evidence, the Texas Supreme Court on Friday affirmed dismissal of a legal malpractice case where former clients of Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP alleged that their lawyers' drafting of an unenforceable health care investment agreement and failure to designate damages experts resulted in a $6 million judgment against them.

The clients — plaintiffs James Rogers, William Burmeister and their Conservative Care Inc. and Care Affiliates Inc. — who alleged the attorneys never communicated a $450,000 settlement offer in a dispute over ownership of home health company Accent Home Health, had argued that a trial and lower appellate court...

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