Litigator of the Week: Making the Case for Mental Anguish Damages

, Texas Lawyer


A Looper Reed & McGraw shareholder in Houston initially saw a hurdle in his client Troy Perry's whistle-blower suit. "It was a case that had very little in the way of hard damages," he says. But on May 3 in Troy Perry v. Alief Independent School District, et al., the 215th District Court in Houston issued a final judgment of more than $900,000, including $468,000 in attorneys' fees and $120,000 in pre-judgment interest.

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