A few months after the death of famed Houston trial lawyer Joe Jamail in 2016, another prominent attorney, Richard Mithoff, created an endowment to memorialize his life-long friend’s commitment to pro bono and military service. Since, the endowment has helped provide legal services to 8,800 veterans in Texas…
“This opinion reaffirms the rights of state and local authorities, such as Harris County, to enforce penalties for post-sale tampering with automobile emission control devices and to proceed against Volkswagen for its unlawful conduct,” said nationally prominent Houston attorney Richard Mithoff. Mithoff was retained in 2015 by Harris County to lead a team of local lawyers in representing Harris County, including Russell Post, Earnest Wotring and Bennie Agosto.
The Ninth Circuit has poked holes in a federal shield that allowed Volkswagen to dodge claims that it violated two U.S. counties’ anti-tampering laws during its 2015 clean diesel emissions-cheating scandal, exposing the German automaker to additional damages and prolonged legal battles.
The details of the tragedy were strikingly familiar to Mithoff, a prominent Houston trial lawyer who had represented the family of an American couple killed in the 2009 crash of an Airbus A330-200 operating as Air France Flight 447. In both cases, a sensor had provided incorrect data to automated operating systems, triggering a confusing cacophony of warnings and alarms.
The Today Show discussed the problem of fan safety after a 2-year-old Houston girl was hit in the head with a foul ball at Minute Maid Park. Attorney Richard Mithoff is representing the family
The 2-year-old girl who was hit by a foul ball at a Houston Astros game in May suffered a fractured skull and had a seizure, a news release about the incident and child’s medical condition stated Wednesday. The girl also suffered associated subdural bleeding, brain contusions and brain edema. The family has hired attorney Richard Mithoff to assist them.
A 2-year-old girl who was struck in the head by a foul ball last month at a Cubs-Astros game in Houston sustained a skull fracture, bleeding on the brain and seizures, according to a lawyer hired by the girl’s family. The family hired Houston lawyer Richard Mithoff to assist them.
A 25-month-old girl who suffered a fractured skull when struck by a foul ball at an Astros game last month continues to recover from her injuries, and her family has hired a prominent Houston attorney to consult with the Astros about the matter.
The Joe Jamail Endowment for Veteran Legal Services, created by Houston attorney Richard Mithoff, launched last year to provide a funding source for Texas veterans to have access to legal services. Since its inception, the endowment has raised more than $800,000.
The Texas Supreme Court on Friday declined to revisit its decision that Noble Energy Inc. has to indemnify ConocoPhillips in connection with the $63 million in environmental cleanup costs despite arguments that Noble’s predecessor wasn’t properly told about the indemnity agreement.