Month: September 2020

New City, NY

McDowell Hetherington attorneys Matt Matthews and Andrew Kasner recently prevailed at summary judgment in a case pending before the Rockland County, New York Supreme Court. The plaintiff, a former broker and salesman, alleged that MH’s client owed him money under the terms of a sales contract. The plaintiff pursued claims for breach of contract, unjust […]

The Texas Supreme Court Amends the Texas Rules of Civil Procedure

Houston, TX – The Texas Supreme Court significantly amended the Texas Rules of Civil Procedure to expedite more cases to trial and minimize discovery through mandated “required” disclosures. We anticipate that the amended Rules will cause many Texas state-court practitioners to adjust their practice, revise routine strategies, and implement new procedures to adapt to an […]

Matthews Named Texas Super Lawyer in Business Litigation

MH partner Matt Matthews was again named by Thomson Reuters as a Texas Super Lawyer in the category of business litigation. This is the fourth consecutive year Matt has received this honor. Some of Matt’s highlights from 2020 are two arbitration victories for a solar energy provider in Houston, a summary judgment win in a […]

Jurisdiction May Determine Fate of COVID-19 Business Interruption Coverage Litigation

Oakland, CA – Since March 2020, hundreds of businesses across the United States have filed lawsuits against their insurance carriers for coverage related to COVID-19 under their business interruption insurance policies. The scope of coverage under all-risk policies depends on each insurance contract’s specific terms and conditions and exclusions that limit coverage, including the requirement […]