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Posts Tagged ‘Steve Mostyn’

Insurer dubs Mostyn ‘puppet master,’ asks court to block ‘unethical’ counsel swap

Tuesday, March 29th, 2016

By: David Yates Southeast Texas Record March 29, 2016 What started as an ordinary Hurricane Ike lawsuit, evolved into complex multi-party litigation, with the most recent filings accusing “puppet master” Steve Mostyn of paying for the defense of the man who sued him for malpractice. After Ike ravaged his business, Tony Nouri sought $120,000 from […]

State Farm defeats Mostyn hail claim, judge threatens to sanction him

Monday, March 28th, 2016

By: David Yates Southeast Texas Record March 28, 2016 State Farm Lloyds recently added to its string of civil victories in hailstorm litigation, obtaining a summary judgment win in a lawsuit brought by the Mostyn Law Firm – a suit a federal judge found “factually unsupported,” like “many” of the storm claims brought by the […]

Stormy weather for Steve Mostyn

Monday, March 28th, 2016

By: David Yates Southeast Texas Record March 28. 2016 When it rains, it pours. For Steve Mostyn, that’s usually a good thing. The wind and rain that come with hurricanes and other storms, wreaking havoc on homes and businesses, are bad news for the owners of damaged property, but good news for Mostyn, because he […]

Mostyn still hasn’t responded to legal malpractice claim against him

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

By: David Yates, Southeast Texas Record January 7, 2016 More than a month after being named in a third-party complaint, Houston attorney Steve Mostyn still has not responded to allegations he ditched his client after a Hurricane Ike suit soured. After Ike ravaged his business, Tony Nouri sought $120,000 from his insurance provider, Underwriters at […]

Personal injury lawyer spends another million on Davis’ campaign for Texas governor

Monday, August 4th, 2014

HOUSTON (Legal Newsline) – Over the past few months, personal injury trial lawyers Steve and Amber Mostyn continued to pump hundreds of thousands of dollars into the campaign coffers of state Sen. Wendy Davis, the Democratic nominee for governor.

Mostyn forms new lawyers’ group to focus on campaign donations

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

By Marilyn Tennissen October 23, 2013 Southeast Texas Record Not happy with the amount of money the Texas Trial Lawyers Association is spending on political campaigns, three big name attorneys have formed a new group to help support their favorite candidates. Houston attorney Steve Mostyn, the biggest donor to Democratic candidates in the state, has […]

Mega-Donor Forms New Trial Lawyer Association

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

By Jay Root October 22, 2013 Texas Tribune The state’s top Democratic donor, trial lawyer Steve Mostyn, is spearheading a new group of like-minded attorneys who want to shake up politics — and the storied Texas Trial Lawyers Association along with it. Mostyn and two heavy-hitter trial lawyers, Amy Witherite of Dallas and Kurt Arnold […]

Mostyn fights to disqualify TWIA counsel as agency considers settlements

Monday, April 8th, 2013

Last week, the board of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association met to consider taking the agency into receivership due to the thousands of pending Hurricane Ike lawsuits. Instead, the board agreed to consider a settlement offer from Houston attorney Steve Mostyn.

Texas trial lawyer eyes New York storm cases

Monday, March 18th, 2013

From his Austin office, Steve Mostyn looks east. Immediately before him, he sees the Texas Capitol, the domed building in which the state’s most powerful politicians have toiled for more than a decade to hobble the business of trial lawyers like himself.

Herding cats, or how to organize Democrats

Thursday, March 14th, 2013

When Democrats in the Texas House met in late January to elect Dallas Rep. Yvonne Davis as their leader by the slimmest of margins, she promised to listen to their voices – and not to un-elected outsiders, specifically, Houston Democratic benefactor Steve Mostyn.