Meloney Perry Writes On Notarizing Documents and Taking Depositions for Texas Lawyer

While states are beginning to reopen, the continued spread of COVID-19 has kept many at home. For attorneys, this has meant a willingness to adjust some of the legal profession’s most basic processes. Two areas which have raised many questions are obtaining deposition testimony, as well as processing and notarizing documents. Perry Law founder...

Perry Law P.C. Successful in Reversing Part of Trial Court’s Ruling in GEICO Lawsuit

Perry Law P.C. attorneys Meloney Perry and Stacy Thompson convinced the Fifth District Court of Appeals in Dallas to reverse part of a trial court’s February ruling allowing for discovery in a GEICO insurance lawsuit over an auto accident.  In 2017, Adam James Ray rear-ended Walter Payne on the LBJ Freeway in Dallas causing injuries....

Meloney Perry Speaks to CLM Magazine on Working During a Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced businesses all over the country to change the way they operate. CLM Magazine recently spoke to Perry Law founder Meloney Perry and several others working in claims and litigation management about the ways in which they have adapted and stayed connected to their clients and each other. For Meloney, videoconferencing...

Meloney Perry Speaks with Texas Lawyer on Leadership in the Time of COVID-19

With COVID-19 disrupting businesses, industries and organizations all over the country, leaders are stepping up and doing their part to help those around them. In a newly published commentary for Texas Lawyer, Perry Law founder Meloney Perry discusses the strategies she’s employed both inside and outside the (virtual) office to communicate with her team,...

Perry Law P.C., Responds to COVID-19 Pandemic

We are days into the shelter-in-place order issued in Dallas County in response to COVID-19.  Perry Law P.C. is closely monitoring the situation and is following the guidance provided by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), as well as state and local health officials. We are committed to providing a safe and healthy work...

Meloney Perry Speaks at Texas Association of Licensed Investigators Conference

Meloney Perry was recently invited to speak at the Texas Association of Licensed Investigators’ Midwinter Conference. TALI promotes high professional and ethical standards in the state’s private investigator community. The conference took place on Friday, January 31. Meloney’s presentation, titled, “Looking for Magnum PI,” spoke to the qualities insurance attorneys need in the investigators they...

How House Bill 1693 May Affect Your Litigation

by Stacy Thompson The Texas legislature recently passed (and governor Abbot signed) House Bill number 1693, which amended §18.001 of the Civil Practice and Remedies Code — the portion of the Civil Practice and Remedies Code that governs affidavits and counter-affidavits regarding the reasonableness and necessity of medical services.  The amendments provide critical clarity to...

Changes in the Hospital Lien Statute

by Stacy Thompson When an individual is involved in a motor vehicle accident and is treated at a local emergency room for their injuries, there is a good chance that the hospital will file a lien against their recovery.  From an insurance company’s perspective whether a hospital has filed or may file a lien is...

Assessing a UM/UIM Case, pt. 3: Is the vehicle uninsured/underinsured?

In this article, we will be discussing the various ways in which insurance companies define uninsured (“UM”) and underinsured (“UIM”) motor vehicles. On their surface, these terms are defined exactly as you would expect them to be: land motor vehicles that are a) not covered by a liability insurance policy or b) are covered by...