Winter Storm Windfall: Big Law Gets the Work to Defend Flood of Litigation

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Winter storm litigation that has hit Texas’ electric grid operator and power companies has brought work for Big Law firms, like Baker Botts, Winstead and Latham & Watkins.

In the latest example, Latham & Watkins on Tuesday entered appearances for Symmetry Energy Solutions in litigation by a business, Certified Roses Inc., which alleged the natural gas company charged it nearly $249,000 for gas in February.

The defense representation—by partner Johanna Spellman of Chicago, and Washington, D.C.-based partner Nicholas Boyle and associate Jessica Bratten—first surfaced on Law.com Radar. Lawyers from Jackson Walker in Texas also represent Symmetry.

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Grease trap safety measures passed by NY Assembly

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A state proposal named in honor of a 3-year-old Rochester boy to improve grease trap safety moved one step closer to becoming a reality after a unanimous vote by the state Assembly Wednesday.

Bryce’s Law, named after Bryce Raynor, would require grease traps at food service businesses to increase safety, according to a release from state Assemblywoman Sarah Clark, D-Rochester. “This legislation will help prevent future tragedies like this one by creating guidelines for grease traps and interceptors that are located in public areas and making them safer for the public.” 

Raynor slipped through a grease trap at Tim Hortons

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How to find medical malpractice lawyers?

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A medical malpractice lawsuit alleges that the defendant erred and failed to meet regular standards of medical care, and consequently caused personal injury to the patient that could have been prevented.

This means that medical errors rank third, behind heart disease and cancer, as the leading causes of death in the United States.   Cases of medical malpractice are very common in the United States and it is estimated that every year around 250 thousand patients die as victims of this, and other statistical studies dare to estimate more than 400 thousand.

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3 Tips For Handling Car Accidents on Private Property

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While facing any car accident and dealing with it is a great ordeal, it becomes even more troublesome if the accident happens on private property. You may be faced with a dozen questions such as whether the accident will be covered by your insurance, whether you need to call the police, and so on. This article will enlist some suggestions that might help you out in such a situation.

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Common Causes Of Motorcycle Accidents

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The frequency of motorcycle accidents is not higher than the other accident types. However, they are so much more likely to end up in a serious injury or even death.

The federal government released a statistic stating that there are more deaths in motorcycle accidents by 35 times when compared to regular car accidents. This is why it is very important to be aware of what your options are and you need to be aware of the fact that you are entitled to compensation when injured because of the actions of someone else.

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