A federal judge's findings about suspect diagnoses in thousands of silicosis cases in multidistrict litigation in Texas did not convince a state judge in Mississippi to sanction a Houston firm representing some plaintiffs in those cases. A dozen defendants had filed motions seeking $165,000 in sanctions from O'Quinn, Laminack & Pirtle -- now called the O'Quinn Law Firm -- for allegedly pursuing frivolous claims on behalf of clients and submitting allegedly unreliable diagnoses to support those claims.
Miss. Judge Declines to Sanction O'Quinn, Laminack & Pirtle
July 10, 2006
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