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Powers Taylor Annual Thanksgiving Potluck – 2017

Another one of our favorite firm traditions is our annual Thanksgiving potluck lunch. This year, we had favorites like green bean casserole, sweet potato casserole, deviled eggs, ham, turkey, roasted vegetables, mashed potatoes, and pies. We are thankful to have such a great group of employees to work with every day!

The Basics of Pressure Injuries

Pressure injuries, also known as bed sores and pressure ulcers, are an injury to the skin and underlying tissue caused by staying in one position too long. They tend to occur on boney prominences, which are areas where bones are close to your skin, like your ankles, back, elbows, heels, and hips. Bedsores are frequently […]

2017 Powers Taylor Annual State Fair Day

This month, we participated in our 9th annual Powers Taylor State Fair Day. As always, it was a warm day filled with fun, games, and great food. We had a few newcomers this year, so we decided to hit all of the spots. We started off with Fletcher’s corny dogs (as always) next to the […]

Powers Taylor Participates in The Freedom Run 5k

This past Saturday, a group of Powers Taylor employees took to the streets of Dallas to participate in the annual Freedom Run 5k hosted by the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers. This race has been put on the past 17 years to honor the heroes and victims of the September 11th terrorist attacks in 2001. […]

Patrick Powers and Mark Taylor Named 2017 Super Lawyers

Congratulations to our partners Patrick Powers and Mark Taylor for being selected for the 2017 Texas Super Lawyers list. This annual list, put out by Super Lawyers- a Thompson Reuters publication, recognizes lawyers in over 70 practice areas who have achieved a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Each candidate must be nominated […]

PT Investigates: Florida Nursing Home Loses 6 Patients After Hurricane Irma

Powers Taylor is investigating reports that  six patients have died and more than 100 have been evacuated to local hospitals from one Florida nursing home in the wake of Hurricane Irma, which hit the state last week. Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills in Hollywood, Florida lost power during the hurricane and as a result, the […]

Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief—What You Need To Know

Whether you’re looking to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey or you are dealing with damage of your property from the storm, we’ve compiled a list of helpful links and information to get you through. If You Have Property Damage From The Storm A new tort reform law will take effect on September 1, 2017 […]

Powers Taylor Assists With Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief

On August 25, 2017, the Texas coast was hit with the first Category 4 hurricane in 56 years that has brought unprecedented levels of flooding and destruction to the southeast part of the state. The storm has dumped as many as 20 inches of rain in some places and is expected to continue throughout the […]

The Economics of Settlement

Clients sometimes question why we want them to consider settling their claims long before the trial date.  Such clients usually view the litigation process as a type of war, so they equate settlement with a peace treaty, or even worse, a surrender.  They want to win the war and have a ticker-tape victory parade.  Settle?  […]

Congratulations on 10 Years Cara!

Congratulations to our Office Manager, Cara Henderson, on celebrating her 10 year work anniversary with Powers Taylor! Cara joined the Powers Taylor family in 2007 as our receptionist and has been supporting the firm in various ways ever since. She has worked for us as a paralegal and currently keeps the firm running as our Office Manager. We […]