Litigator of the Week: Houston Lawyer Fends Off Pet Store's DTPA Claim

, Texas Lawyer


Talk about putting out fires. In the 11th District Court in Houston, John Engvall Jr. successfully defended a candle maker and a candle seller against a deceptive trade practice suit filed by a pet store. The store filed its suit after an odor-removing candle, made and sold by Engvall's clients, went up in flames and damaged the retailer's property. The pet store's 24-hour security cameras captured the conflagration.

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