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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 […]

H.R. 1215: A Bill Against Medical Malpractice Victims

A new bill is quietly making its way through Congress that directly affects victims of medical malpractice across the country. Known as the Protecting Access to Care Act of 2017, H.R. 1215 proposes a nation-wide cap on noneconomic damages for medical malpractice suits, sets limits on attorney fees, and threatens a right historically held by […]

Drone Safety: What You Need to Know Before You Fly

            Keep your drone in sight at all times. It’s common sense. If you can’t see your drone, you can’t control your drone. Not only is this dangerous for people, animals, and property in the area but it is also dangerous for you and your drone. Your drone deserves better- […]

The Most Common Types of Elder Abuse

Each year about 2.1 million Americans are victims of elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation. The Administration on Aging estimates that only 1 in 14 of these cases are ever reported. As our population ages and more people are in need of a nursing home or care facility, it is more important than ever to know […]