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The U.S. government’s liability in flooding lawsuits related to Hurricane Harvey could be determined in less than a year after more than a half dozen Houston firms were named to a pair of cases, according to a Nov. 20 federal court order. The firms were named to represent plaintiffs in separate upstream and downstream cases…

A federal judge in a flurry of orders Monday appointed four groups of lead counsel to steer claims brought by the thousands of homeowners alleging the government is responsible for flooding in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, also spelling  out framework for the litigation going forward. As part of four orders, U.S. Court of Federal…

The family of a Spring electrical contractor who died from injuries from a fiery explosion at the Whitehall Hotel in downtown Houston last week have sued the hotel chain and others for at least $1 million. If you or a loved one have been injured in a similar situation, contact the Potts Law Firm at 888-902-6245 Read…

  ACIP, which advises the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on vaccine policy, also voted in favor of recommending the vaccine for people who have previously been vaccinated with Zostavax. Link to the original news article About Potts Law Firm Potts Law Firm diligently pursues a variety of complex litigation and mass tort matters,…

  With an estimated 10,000 homes or more affected by the reservoirs, the litigation has the potential to reach into the billions of dollars. But convincing a judge the controlled release counts as an improper “taking” of private property under eminent domain law could face challenges in court,  and a payout isn’t a sure thing. Link…

Addicks and Barker Reservoir Release Pre-Trial Hearing The hearing was concentrated on how to move through the lawsuits efficiently. Hundreds of claimants are suing the government claiming the release of the Addicks and Barker dams flooded their homes, not the storm. Friday, October 6th was the first hearing with a federal claims court judge from…

Nursing homes, rehabilitation facilities, and skilled nursing facilities are required by law to undergo regular inspections and to correct any problems or deficiencies. According to a September, 2017 Federal Report from the Department of Health and Human Services, Kansas nursing home inspectors failed to obtain evidence of correction of deficiencies in 52% of the surveys…

HOUSTON, Sept. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Potts Law Firm, a Houston-based law firm, filed a class action on September 6, 2017, in the Harris County District Court seeking to represent all individuals and businesses recently affected by the San Jacinto River Authority’s handling of “controlled release” of water from Lake Conroe on August 27, 2017. As…

Potts Law Firm Files Inverse Condemnation Case for All Persons and Businesses Impacted HOUSTON, Sept. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Potts Law Firm, a Houston-based law firm, filed a class action on September 3, 2017, in the Harris County District Court seeking to represent all individuals and businesses recently affected by the Harris County Flood Control District’s and City of Houston’s handling of “controlled…

Potts Law Firm is committed to keeping you informed with the latest insurance claim information and your legal rights after the storm. As Texas business, residential and commercial property owners, we understand first-hand what you have been through over the past week, and we are here to help in the days and weeks ahead. Potts…

More than likely, if you have a flood insurance policy, it is a Standard Flood Insurance Policy (SFIP).  This means for a residence that you have $250,000 in building coverage and $100,000 in contents coverage.  And it means for a business (or residential building with 5 or more units) that you have $500,000 in building…

I often get asked by my clients what they should do immediately after an accident.  Granted, if they are clients then they have already had an accident, but most are simply asking because they want to know what to do next time.  The following are actions that you should always take after an accident: Call…

In Texas, all drivers are required to carry liability insurance by law.  The term “liability” references a situation where you are deemed at fault for causing a collision.  Essentially, the State of Texas wants to ensure that its drivers are financially accountable for their actions, so it requires you to purchase liability insurance when driving…

In Texas, all drivers are required to carry uninsured motorist/underinsured motorist coverage on their automobile policy.  However, Texas does allow for an “opt-out” of this requirement if you expressly waive this coverage in writing and sign a rejection form.  Importantly, under the Texas Insurance Code, it is illegal for your insurance company to raise your…

Most people are unaware of their rights concerning the repair of their vehicle after a car accident.  This issue largely arises because the Defendant insurance company is trying to cut corners and save costs regarding the repairs, so they give false information. Specifically, the Texas Insurance Code expressly states that you have the right to…

Potts Law Firm Participates in Abilities Expo-Houston. The NRG Center in Houston, Texas hosted the 2017 Abilities Expo in Houston, Texas this past weekend.  Attorneys from the Potts Law Firm attended to support those with disabilities of all kinds – especially those caused by birth injuries, negligence, and accidents. Our attorneys had detailed conversations with…

I often get told by my clients that they “do not want to make any claims on their own insurance policy” because “it will raise their rates.” Like many things, this is an insurance tactic meant to scare people from claiming what is rightfully theirs. Let me elaborate further. Under Texas law, every person in…

Potts Law Firm represents multiple families who filed claims against Presbyterian Hospital relating to Presbyterian’s employment of Dr. Guy Rosenschein. Dr. Guy Rosenschein was a pediatric urologist who worked at the central Presbyterian Hospital from 2012 to 2016. Prior to 2012, Dr. Guy Rosenschein worked at various hospital in Arkansas, Missouri, New York, and France. In November…

When placing a loved one into a nursing home, staff members have a duty to provide continuous and appropriate nursing care and attention. Unfortunately, elder abuse has become more prevalent and is rapidly becoming an epidemic in the United States. A common misconception among many is that mistreatment only occurs in small or poverty-stricken nursing…

Zostavax, the anti-shingles vaccine manufactured by Merck has been found to not only cause shingles, but can also cause severe complications of shingles as well. The vaccine is composed of weakened live viruses intended to generate an immune response to prevent future shingles outbreaks. However, the live viruses can actually cause shingles. Since the FDA…

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