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Powers Taylor State Fair Day 2019

This month, Powers Taylor celebrated one of our favorite firm traditions – Texas State Fair day! We braved the October heat and headed to the fair grounds for plenty of fried food, games, and rides. Our favorite bites this year included southern fried chicken fettuccine alfredo balls, champagne jello hot shots, and deep fried Nutella […]

Emotional Abuse in Nursing Homes

A recent news story out of Illinois highlights one of the lesser known types of abuse in nursing homes—emotional abuse. The nursing home is facing a lawsuit after two staff members allegedly taunted a 91-year-old dementia patient on Snapchat while at work. The family of the dementia patient allege that the two employees were waving […]

Texas Nursing Homes Rank Last in Care

Families for Better Care has released their most recent Nursing Home Report Card and for Texas, it’s not looking good. According to the rankings, Texas received an “F” rating and is the worst state for nursing home care in the nation for the third consecutive year.  For it’s yearly report card, Families for Better Care […]

Patrick Powers Named D Magazine Best Lawyer Third Consecutive Year

After another great year of litigating, partner Patrick Powers has been named as one of D Magazine’s Best Lawyers in Dallas. He was named a best lawyer in the Tort Product & Medical Liability Litigation: Plaintiff category. This exclusive list includes the top lawyers over 34 specialities in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Lawyers must be […]

Powers Taylor Is On The Move!

We are delighted to officially announce that Powers Taylor will be moving offices at the end of the year! After 13 years in our current office, we had the opportunity to move to a new space that we were able to design from scratch. We’ll miss our old home, but we are thrilled to have […]

PT Annual Thanksgiving Potluck

Another year, another wonderful Thanksgiving potluck lunch! Everyone stepped up and made some delicious dishes again this year. We’re so thankful to have such a wonderful work family!

Powers Taylor Celebrates Second Appellate Victory!

More congratulations are in order for Senior Associate Meredith Mathews, who has received a second big appellate victory in a nursing home abuse and neglect case. This case centers around claims that Kindred Hospital of Fort Worth failed to monitor our client’s father, allowing him to develop severe pressure ulcers on several parts of his […]

Frivolous Lawsuits and Tort Reform

The phrase “frivolous lawsuit” is one we have likely all heard in our lives. It drums up an image of money-hungry lawyers filing unnecessary lawsuits that damage companies and impede on the growth of business. The phrase has been touted as the reason states need to enact tort reform laws that limit the ability of […]

Powers Taylor State Fair Day 2018

This month, Powers Taylor celebrated our annual State Fair Day! Despite the torrential downpour that day, we braved the rain and were able to have a great time. The weather forced us to mostly stay inside, which meant we got to try all of the delicious fried foods that were offered this year. The fan […]

Powers Taylor Runs Freedom Run 5k

For the second consecutive year, employees from Powers Taylor ran in The Freedom Run put on by the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers (DAYL). Though the usual running route was flooded and rain threatened the morning, hundreds still showed up to the annual race, which benefits the Dallas Assist the Officer Foundation. For the last […]