Report: Texas Workers’ Comp System Performs Better Than Mandatory Systems
March 27, 2017  | By Elissa Rex

“We need to give other states the option because competition will improve the system.” – Levi McCathern, Texas Attorney Best’s News Service via Bestwire – March 23, 2017 03:03 PM Austin, Texas – A new report claiming the Texas workers’ compensation model performs better than mandatory systems will be used by…Read More

THE OTHER ARNOLD
March 23, 2017  | By Elissa Rex

Arnold Shokouhi made the journey from revolutionary Iran to Cowboys Stadium Published in 2017 Texas Rising Stars — April 2017 by Alison Macor His name is Arnold; he immigrated to the U.S. at a young age; he was a winning bodybuilding competitor. Oh, he also got a J.D. So not that Arnold. Arnold Shokouhi,…Read More

Landmark report on workers’ comp from TPPF issued
March 21, 2017  | By Elissa Rex

The Association for Responsible Alternatives to Workers’ Compensation (ARAWC) is excited to bring to your attention a landmark report from the Texas Public Policy Foundation (TPPF). Key findings include: Texas’ voluntary (nonsubscription) system has benefitted employers and employees through shorter periods of disability after accidents, fewer claim disputes, lower costs, and faster claim…Read More

McCathern Welcomes Securities Litigation Practice Area
March 21, 2017  | By Bekah Harger

McCathern, PLLC is proud to announce another exciting expansion. We have increased our practice to offer legal assistance focused specifically on securities litigation. Previously, McCathern has provided services involving securities in the course of business disputes, transactions, or corporate structuring and company formation. Having shown an increase in cases relating…Read More

Adoption is a Journey
March 16, 2017  | By Bekah Harger

By Patrick J. Kelly, McCathern Family Law Attorney Adoption is a journey. In many ways it is journey that could be the most joyous and fulfilling journey a person could make. It can also be a journey fraught with delays and disappointments. Whether you’re a family seeking to adopt or…Read More

Twelve McCathern Attorneys Selected to 2017 Texas Rising Stars List
March 8, 2017  | By Bekah Harger

Law firm McCathern, PLLC is pleased to announce that eleven attorneys from the firm’s Dallas and Houston offices have been named to the 2017 Texas Rising Stars list of exceptional young lawyers. McCathern’s 2017 Texas “Rising Stars” include: McCathern Dallas:  Arnold Shokouhi, Commercial Litigation & Banking Stephanie M. Almeter, Civil Litigation Brett…Read More

McCathern’s Dallas Office Donates to Annual Prom Dress Drive
March 6, 2017  | By Bekah Harger

The McCathern Dallas office came together to collect over 20 dresses for the yearly Comerica Prom Dress Drive. During the drive, new or gently used formal dresses and accessories are collected for girls living in protective care so that they might be able to enjoy the excitement and tradition of…Read More

McCathern Attorney Founds Non-Profit Organization in West Virginia
March 1, 2017  | By Bekah Harger

You might be aware of how challenging working at a law firm can be. With billable hours, complex cases, and other urgent matters it’s hard to be motivated to do more work outside of the office. However, McCathern has many attorneys and staff who are willing to go above and…Read More

Texas Court Affirms $1M Award In Drill Co.’s Oral Agreement
February 17, 2017  | By Elissa Rex

Texas Court Affirms $1M Award In Drill Co.’s Oral Agreement for Clients of McCathern attorneys Farbod Farnia and Isaac Villarreal By Michelle Casady Law360, Houston (February 16, 2017, 8:49 PM EST) — Texas’ Fourteenth Court of Appeals on Thursday sided with Dynomax Drilling Tools Inc. in its dispute with Duradril LLC…Read More

Importance of Immediate Injury Reporting
February 16, 2017  | By Elissa Rex

Importance of Immediate Injury Reporting for Workplace Injuries Levi McCathern, recognized as one of the premier litigation lawyers in Texas, speaks out on the importance of immediate injury reporting. McCathern is Board Certified in both Civil Trial Law and Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization…Read More

Know Your Rights: Refusing to Provide a Blood or Breath Sample
February 15, 2017  | By Bekah Harger

         Have you ever found yourself face-to-face with the law, unsure what to do or say? Suppose you’ve just been pulled over for suspected drinking while driving. There are many DUI and DWI laws that can often be confusing. It’s important to know your rights, in the event that…Read More

Ty M. Sheaks Announced as Speaker for 2017 CLM Conference
February 7, 2017  | By Elissa Rex

Attorney Ty M. Sheaks Announced as Speaker for 2017 CLM & Business Insurance Retail, Restaurant & Hospitality Conference FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 7, 2017 McCathern Law Firm Partner & Practice Group Leader Ty M. Sheaks will present the legal duties for businesses and individuals to mitigate risk in an active shooter situation….Read More

McCathern Representing Shareholders against Jefferies & Co.
February 7, 2017  | By Elissa Rex

Jefferies Sues To Halt FINRA Arbitration Over Stock Drop By Sophia Morris Law360, New York (Feb. 6, 2017, 8:04 PM EST) “We believe Jefferies owed our investor clients a duty to investigate the investments when Jefferies prepared the offering materials our clients relied on.” –McCathern Attorney Justin N. Bryan The Jefferies Group investment bank is…Read More

McCathern Partner Speaks at IAVM Conference
February 2, 2017  | By Bekah Harger

TULSA, OK – McCathern, PLLC partner Joseph Sampson recently participated as a speaker in the 2017 IAVM Future Industry Leaders Conference. The International Association of Venue Managers (IAVM) held the Region 6 Future Industry Leaders Conference in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The conference was a two-day event that was held Monday, January…Read More

McCathern Attorney One of Several Defending Detainees At DFW Airport
January 30, 2017  | By Bekah Harger

      DALLAS – On Friday, President Donald Trump signed an executive order banning travel from seven Muslim-majority countries for 90 days. These countries are Iraq, Iran, Sudan, Somalia, Libya, Syria, and Yemen. The president also suspended all refugee admittance for the next 120 days. President Trump says, “I’m establishing new vetting…Read More