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Supporting Our Community – #AmpTheArc

For years the firm has supported The Arc of the Capital Area in its mission to improve the lives of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities through financial contributions, volunteer time, and pro-bono services. We could not be more proud of the great work this organization does to ensure that 2,000 individuals and families annually [..]

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Non-Payment Of Subcontractors

Government Involvement When Prime Contractors Fail To Pay Subcontractors Subcontractors who have not been paid for their goods or services as a general rule do not have the ability to seek redress from the government. Because subcontractors lack privity, their recourse lies in an action against the prime for breach of contract or some other [..]

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Dismissal For Client In FLSA Suit

Dismissal Secured For Satellite Dish Manufacturer Weitz Morgan successfully secured the dismissal of a major satellite dish manufacturer from a federal Fair Labor Standards Act lawsuit that had been filed against it and a local installer. The plaintiff sued the firm’s client along with the local installer in a class action suit alleging that the [..]

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Favorable Ruling At Fifth Circuit

Just ten days after oral argument, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued a favorable ruling for the firm’s client holding that the federal district court did not have jurisdiction over the case. The firm’s client had been sued in state court by Plains Capital Bank (PCB) under a breach of [..]

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Success Stories / Representative Matters

Clients that are new to the firm with prospective cases often ask us for descriptions of representative matters. And, over the last eleven years we’ve had many success stories to be proud of and to share with you. In an effort to provide more samples of our work, we have been writing posts like those [..]

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Pre-Suit Expert Report – Insufficient If Forwarded

In a past post, the firm discussed Hebner v. Reddy, a Texas Supreme Court case holding pre-suit notice of the expert report in a health care liability claim to be valid. A recent Texas Court of Appeals decision, however, clarifies that when the defendant upon whom the expert report was served is substituted out of [..]

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Expert Report Pre-Suit Sufficient In Health Care Liability Cases

Expert report served in a health care liability claim prior to suit satisfies The Texas Medical Liability Act In Hebner v. Reddy, 498 S.W.3d 37 (2016), the Texas Supreme Court held that pre-suit service of the expert report in a health care liability claim can satisfy the requirements of The Texas Medical Liability Act (TMLA). [..]

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Oral Argument Before The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

On Friday morning, Attorney Mark Weitz argued on behalf of a long-time client in front of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. You can listen to his compelling and well-delivered oral argument here. The firm’s client had been sued in state court by Plains Capital Bank (PCB) under a breach of [..]

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Healthcare Provider Sues Large Insurer For Underpayments

Weitz Morgan recently filed suit against United Healthcare Services, Inc. on behalf of a pediatric healthcare provider that administers 24-hour in-home care to children who are ill or are in need of consistent medical attention. The healthcare provider contends that UHC failed to pay the claims of three insureds that were negotiated and settled as [..]

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Recovery in Bad Faith Peer Review For Healthcare Provider

Weitz Morgan recently successfully resolved a bad faith peer review case for a physician client against a large national healthcare system. The case centered around the physician’s hospital privileges being suspended after an internal review of a number of cases based on allegations of wrongdoing and negligence. Contending the revocation of privileges was improper because [..]

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