Plaintiffs Lawyers' Slugfest Over Barratry Allegations

, Texas Lawyer

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Two years ago, plaintiffs lawyer William R. "Bill" Edwards Sr. lobbied the Legislature to create a civil cause of action for barratry. Now, he's a defendant in two barratry-related suits, one of which involves that statute. Not only does he deny the allegations, but his son argues that the suits are an attempt at "retribution" by three other plaintiffs lawyers.

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