Story CopyA look back at allegations of trial lawyer fraud leading up to Mikal Watts’ trial
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Cracken, Hilliard accused of ‘shamefully’ stealing IDs of Deepwater victims; plaintiff seeks $100M in exemplary damages
HOUSTON – A recently filed lawsuit seeks an award of $100 million in exemplary damages against Texas attorneys John Cracken and Bob Hilliard for allegedly using case runners to steal the identities of Vietnamese-Americans damaged by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
Texas mega donor and prominent plaintiff’s attorney Mikal Watts has been indicated on allegations that he committed fraud when purportedly signing up tens of thousands of clients following the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Brown LAKE CHARLES - A plaintiff represented in part by Provost Umphrey attorney Darren Brown recently reaped a $17.5 million verdict in his benzene suit against several oil giants.
Lanier HOUSTON-For at least one trial lawyer, the biggest possible disaster arising from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill isn't environmental, but rather BP declaring bankruptcy in the face of an endless stream of lawsuits.