The plaintiffs attorney who handled Texas’ first civil jury trial this week after coronavirus court closures said he didn’t question his safety, but wouldn’t do it again next week because of recent news about spikes in infections.

Mark Underwood, owner of the Underwood Law Office in McKinney, represented plaintiffs in a slip-and-fall case that went to trial this week. Jury selection was Monday, and the trial was Tuesday and Wednesday, according to the hearing schedule for Judge Amos Mazzant of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas in Sherman.

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