Consumer Law

Texas Supreme Court grants motion to dismiss in dispute between insurance company, law firm

The Texas Supreme Court has conditionally granted relief to an insurance company and has directed a trial court to grant a motion to dismiss the claims of law firm Thompson, Coe, Cousins, & Irons in a legal malpractice case.

On Jan. 25, the Supreme Court of Texas granted conditional relief to Houston Specialty Insurance Co. (HSIC) after it petitioned for writ of mandamus arguing that a trial court erred when it denied a motion to dismiss in a case involving a law firm and a third-party suit claim filed by the South Central Coal Co.

“In this mandamus proceeding, relator Houston …

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