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MEDIA Coverage of lawsuit against air force for Mass Shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland springs, texas 

We represent a victim who was horrifically injured during the mass shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, by a former Air Force soldier on November 5, 2017.  This was the worst mass shooting in Texas history, with 26 dead and 22 wounded.  It would have been prevented by following existing laws and regulations.  The Air Force failed in its mandatory duties to send reports to the FBI after convicting the soldier of domestic violence, where he admitted to fracturing a baby's skull in a videotaped confession.  The conviction should have prevented the soldier from buying guns and assault rifles.  Worse, the Air Force knew this soldier had threatened mass shootings, and the Air Force banned him from entering any base due to that risk.  Further, the Air Force knew it had a 30 year problem of failing to submit information, but failed to correct it.  Recently, the Court ruled on summary judgment that the government breached its duty as a matter of law.  Trial is set in April 2021 to determine whether this breach increased risk and to apportion liability.  Plaintiffs will have their day in Court.

Date

Outlet

Location   

1/8/2021       

Law 360                                    

National                

 

MEDIA Coverage of McNeely v. UT Health

We represent an anesthesiologist in an age discrimination lawsuit for unlawful termination against UT Health.

Date

Outlet

Location   

5/28/2020       

Law 360                                    

National                

 

Media coverage of Kristensen v. United States case

We represent the plaintiffs in a negligent undertaking claim against the U.S. Army related the deaths of three people and serious injury to another due to a soldier's rampage following a domestic violence incident.

Date

Outlet

Location

2/22/2017

KXAN - Killeen

Killeen

2/23/2017

Army Times

National

2/24/2017

Courthouse News Service

Killeen

2/24/2017

CKWS - Kingston

Kingston, Ontario

2/25/2017

Austin American Statesman

Austin

 

MEDIA Coverage of B Choice v. EDA

We represented the developers (defendants) in a fraud and civil RICO suit regarding the proposed redevelopment of the Astro World land in Houston.

Date

Outlet

Location

12/14/2015

Law 360

National


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