COVID-19 Confusion Leads to $6M Judgment Against Texas Lawyer

Law.com reports…

Trial lawyer B. Gregg Price will appeal a summary judgment that orders him to pay more than $6 million to Houston litigation funder Virage Master.

Houston litigation funder Virage Master won a $6.04 million judgment against trial lawyer B. Gregg Price after Price’s defense lawyer received conflicting information about court hearings at a time when COVID-19 stay-home orders were coming out. Now, the suit is raising questions about how government orders related to court operations, issued as governors asked people to shelter in place, affected litigation.

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https://www.law.com/texaslawyer/2020/06/19/covid-19-confusion-leads-to-6m-judgment-against-texas-lawyer/

 

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