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The Economics of Settlement

Clients sometimes question why we want them to consider settling their case before trial. Some view the litigation process as a type of war. They equate early settlement with a peace treaty, or even worse, a surrender. They want to win the war and have a ticker-tape victory parade. Settle? No way. What these clients […]

5 Common Types of Medical Malpractice Cases

Having worked on medical malpractice cases in Texas for as long as we have, we’ve seen just about everything come through the door. Below are the 5 most common types of med mal cases that we handle at Powers Taylor. Common Medical Malpractice Cases Bedsores – While bedsores are common in nursing homes, they also […]

Powers Taylor Annual Fair Day – 2022

This month, we got to participate in one of our favorite firm holidays – Fair Day! Each year, the entire firm goes to the State Fair of Texas one afternoon to enjoy food, drinks, games, and fun! We got to try all of the new fried foods. Our favorites were the Fried Charcuterie Board and […]

Mark Taylor Speaks at TTLA Conference

Partner and head of our Medical Malpractice docket, Mark Taylor, attended the Texas Trial Lawyers Association (TTLA) Med Mal CLE Seminar in Austin, Texas on October 18, 2022. He gave a presentation to fellow attorneys on calculating settlement credits for multi-defendant medical malpractice cases in Texas. The presentation went into detail about how two Texas […]

The Process of a Nursing Home Lawsuit

The decision to pursue a malpractice lawsuit against a nursing home can be difficult. If you are unfamiliar with the legal process, it can be frustrating and confusing. As an experienced nursing home litigation law firm, one of the best pieces of advice we can give our clients is to become familiar with the steps. […]

April Is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

There’s no denying that technology has made us all more distracted. Having constant access to emails, social media, text messages, and the internet keeps us glued to our phones. It’s especially dangerous when combined with driving behind the wheel of a motor vehicle. The number of auto accidents keeps increasing year after year. According to […]

Jennifer Birdsall Selected as 2022 Rising Star

Powers Taylor LLP is excited to announce that associate Jennifer Birdsall has been selected by Super Lawyers for inclusion in the 2022 Texas Rising Stars List. This is her second consecutive year being selected for the honor. Ms. Birdsall has been honored by Super Lawyers for her outstanding work in the practice areas of medical […]

Texas Rising Stars: Jennifer Birdsall

Powers Taylor LLP is pleased to announce that associate Jennifer Birdsall has been selected by Super Lawyers for inclusion in the 2021 Texas Rising Stars List. Ms. Birdsall has been honored by Super Lawyers for her outstanding work in the practice areas of medical malpractice and personal injury. Employing a competitive, multistep process of nomination, […]

We’re Hiring!

Powers Taylor LLP is seeking a litigation associate for the firm’s nursing home litigation practice.  This attorney position will be responsible for managing a large volume of nursing home cases throughout Texas from initial case evaluation through settlement or trial.  This position will provide an opportunity to handle all aspects of personal injury litigation, including […]

Patrick Powers Makes D Magazine’s Best Lawyers in Dallas

For the fourth consecutive year, partner Patrick Powers was named as one of D Magazine’s Best Lawyers in Dallas. This exclusive list includes the top lawyers over 40 specialities in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Lawyers must be nominated by their peers and then evaluated by a panel of respected lawyers before being selected. “It’s an honor every time […]