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Posts Tagged ‘Mikal Watts’

BP Hits Plaintiffs’ Lawyer With Fraud Suit Over Spill Claims

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

Companies are punching back hard at plaintiffs’ lawyers, and today BP (BP) threw what it described as a haymaker at Mikal Watts, one of the most influential mass-tort attorneys in the country.

S. Texas Dems already Ready for Hillary

Monday, November 11th, 2013

By Gilbert Garcia San Antonio Express News November 8, 2013 It was a coronation without a monarch. That was the feeling in the air as a who’s who of South Texas Democrats packed the downtown law office of Ăźber-donorMikal Watts for a Hillary Clinton presidential fundraiser Wednesday night, three years before the next president is elected, and at least […]

Okay, so maybe it wasn’t quite 44,510 . . .

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

Read the newspaper accounts of self-proclaimed war heroes whose frauds have been exposed and you’ll understand the hazards of embroidery, embellishment and fabrication.

Watts quits steering committee in middle of BP trial

Friday, March 15th, 2013

Following a recent government investigation into how he got his spot on the Plaintiffs Steering Committee, Texas attorney Mikal Watts abruptly resigned from his role in the middle of the BP oil spill trial.

Dem stalwart resigns from BP case amid Fed probe

Friday, March 15th, 2013

Amid a federal investigation into the legitimacy of his client list, nationally known San Antonio plaintiffs lawyer and Democrat stalwart Mikal C. Watts has resigned from litigation over the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

S.A. Democratic stalwart eyed

Thursday, March 14th, 2013

Seven months after hosting a private $35,800-a-plate fundraiser for President Barack Obama at his home in The Dominion, nationally recognized plaintiff’s lawyer and Democratic Party stalwart Mikal C. Watts finds himself under federal investigation over the legitimacy of his client list in a case stemming from the 2010 BP oil spill.

Democrat stalwart bragged of donations

Thursday, March 14th, 2013

From President Barack Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar, the candidate contribution list of San Antonio trial lawyer and Democratic stalwart Mikal C. Watts reads like a who’s who of important politicians.

Obama fundraiser, BP case top lawyer client fraud investigated

Thursday, March 14th, 2013

In the complicated BP and 2010 Deepwater Horizon catastrophe legal battle, federal prosecutors are investigating a “Democratic darling” and lawyer on the powerful Plaintiff’s Steering Committee (PSC) for fraud regarding his large client list of Gulf Coast residents and small business owners impacted by the Gulf oil crime.

Watts investigated for falsifying client BP plaintiffs steering committee

Thursday, March 14th, 2013

Mikal Watts, a power player in South Texas product liability suits and a major donor to Democratic causes, saw his law offices in San Antonio raided by the U.S. Secret Service in February. The Secret Service investigates fraud, counterfeiting and identity theft in addition to protecting the president.