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An Alabama woman has filed a $1 million lawsuit against Houston plaintiffs lawyers W. Mark Lanier and Charles Herd, alleging a judge dismissed her Deepwater Horizon personal injury suit after the defendants “neglected” it and failed to respond to court orders.

Sheri Allen Dorgan alleged in a petition filed Tuesday in state district court in Harris County, that Judge Carl Barbier of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana dismissed her case because her claims were filed late or not at all, and he stated that “the dismissal was ‘due to the attorneys’ own fault.’”

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Brenda Sapino Jeffreys

Senior reporter Brenda Sapino Jeffreys covers the business of law in Texas. Contact her at [email protected] On Twitter: @BrendaSJeffreys

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