Allstate Accused of Purposely Driving Up Litigation Costs | Texas Lawyer

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Allstate Accused of Purposely Driving Up Litigation Costs
"Clearly it is a strategy to increase the costs for the case to be prosecuted," said attorney Ryan Higgins. "If I spend an additional 20 hours dealing with an affidavit that is going to be struck, it is time away from plaintiffs counsel."
By Angela Morris | January 15, 2021 at 04:48 PM
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A Houston law firm wants to form a class action with other Texas personal injury plaintiffs firms in new lawsuit against a major car insurance company that allegedly puts up unqualified expert witnesses just to drive up litigation costs.
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Angela Morris
Angela Morris is ALM Media's Texas litigation reporter. She covers lawsuits in all levels of Texas state and federal courts. Based in Austin, Morris earned journalism and government degrees from the University of Texas at Austin in 2006, and since then, has worked primarily as a reporter and writer, but also has skills in videography, photography and podcasts. Follow her on Twitter at @AMorrisReports.
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