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The Harris Firm, P.C. in Dallas: Committed to Our Clients Since 1989

At The Harris Firm, we pride ourselves on the ability to reach creative, effective and efficient legal solutions; through trial or settlement negotiations. Our attorneys and staff are dedicated to providing our clients with informed and compassionate representation. Our goal is to maintain longstanding relationships with our clients built on trust and respect. It's just one reason we attract an array of clients -- from individuals to businesses of all sizes.

Significant Victory for Our Client

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The Harris Firm, P.C. in Dallas is pleased to report that this year began with a significant victory. The firm went to trial in State District Court in Houston (Harris County) Texas, in what we understand to be the first 419e (single employer plan) lawsuit to ever be tried in this country. This was a six-day trial before a 12 person jury (along with one alternate). The firm was successful in not only securing a finding of fraud against an agent/financial advisor who sold our client into the plan, but this fraud finding was unanimous among the jurors. Moreover, the jury found fraud by clear and convincing evidence, thus allowing the opportunity for a second phase of deliberations on exemplary/punitive damages. Ultimately, our clients prevailed with a total jury award of $2,954.000.00.

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Is Arbitration an Option?  Should it Be?

Is Arbitration an Option? Should it Be?

May 28, 2015 | No Comments

When it comes to disputes and disagreements, there are a number of legal ways they can be resolved. Mediation is one form of dispute resolution in which the parties have another person attempt to facilitate an agreement between the parties to resolve their dispute.  If you missed our article last week on mediation, you can […]

To Mediate or Not to Mediate . . . Are You Asking that Question?

To Mediate or Not to Mediate . . . Are You Asking that Question?

May 21, 2015 | No Comments

What is mediation, anyway?  Mediation is an alternative dispute resolution in which an unbiased third person, typically (but not necessarily), divides the parties into separate rooms, then shuttles back and forth between them.  The purpose of this method is to allow the parties to resolve the dispute themselves. Typically, civil matters (not criminal) are mediated, […]

Are Online Reviews Protected Speech?

Are Online Reviews Protected Speech?

May 14, 2015 | No Comments

Whether you like it or not, the advent of social media means every person that has a thought, an opinion, a story, or a review can have it shot into the universe in a matter of seconds. So what happens when a client/customer is critical of your product or service?  Not much.  Some sites allow […]

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