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Texas Super Lawyers Honors Nine Provost Umphrey Attorneys in 2021 Guide
Thursday, September 23, 2021

Nine Provost Umphrey Law Firm attorneys are being recognized by Texas Super Lawyers as among the leading trial lawyers in the state for representing clients injured by negligence, dangerous products, and environmental hazards. Their listing in the 2021 Texas guide by the respected Super Lawyers peer-review rating service is only the latest honor for the Provost Umphrey team, which is widely known for expertise in personal injury law. This year’s listing celebrates equity partner Bryan O....

Legendary Texas Lawyer Walter Umphrey, Founder of Provost Umphrey, Dies at Age 85
Wednesday, September 8, 2021

BEAUMONT, Texas – Legendary lawyer and philanthropist, Walter Umphrey, who led the Texas trial team that secured billions in a landmark settlement with Big Tobacco and who donated millions of dollars to charitable causes over the course of his lifetime, has passed away. The 85-year-old died of natural causes in Beaumont, Texas on September 7, 2021. “Walter Umphrey was more than just a lawyer,” said Joe Fisher, Managing Partner of Provost Umphrey, the law firm Mr. Umphrey co-founded. “He was a...

Two Provost Umphrey Attorneys Earn ‘Lawyer of the Year’ Honors 2022
Thursday, August 19, 2021

Two Provost Umphrey attorneys have been named Lawyer of the Year for their respective practice groups as part of the Best Lawyers in America 2022 honors. Equity Partner Edward Fisher earned Lawyer of the Year distinction for his work in mass tort litigation and class actions on behalf of plaintiffs. Attorney Colin D. Moore earned Lawyer of the Year for his work in product liability litigation for plaintiffs with additional recognition for his work in personal injury, mass tort litigation, and...

Provost Umphrey Represents Whistleblower in $11M Nursing Home False Billing Settlement
Thursday, May 27, 2021

SavaSeniorCare LLC and affiliates have agreed to pay $11.2 million to resolve lawsuits stating the company fraudulently billed Medicare and Medicaid for medically unnecessary rehabilitation services in violation of the False Claims Act. Sava also came under fire for providing inadequate care for their residents, resulting in preventable illnesses, falls, and medication errors. Provost Umphrey qui tam lawyer, Michael Hamilton, represented whistleblower, Rita Hayward, who initially brought the...

Provost Umphrey to Represent Victim of Overturned 18-Wheeler Crash
Saturday, May 22, 2021

Sunday, March 16th, the driver of an 18-wheeler travelling eastbound on I-10 lost control, striking the median and turning over into the westbound lane near the 11th Street exit in Beaumont. The 18-wheeler struck an SUV travelling westbound. Provost Umphrey Law Firm represents one of the victims struck by the 18-wheeler. Provost Umphrey has the breadth and depth of experience necessary to protect the value of the high-stakes personal injury or wrongful death claims arising out of a truck...

Provost Umphrey Law Firm to Sponsor a Free Night at the South Texas State Fair
Friday, May 21, 2021

Provost Umphrey Law Firm, LLP is sponsoring a night of free admission for YMBL’s South Texas State Fair on Monday, May 24. Gates open at 5:00 pm. “We are very excited that the fair is back on, and we are able to fulfill our commitment to the YMBL to sponsor a night where the entire community gets in free,” says Joe Fisher, Provost Umphrey managing partner. When Jefferson County Judge Jeff Branick announced a disaster declaration, the fair was cancelled due to health concerns surrounding...

Union Sportsmen’s Alliance and Provost Umphrey Law Firm Get Youth Outdoors
Friday, April 30, 2021

Press Release Provided by Union Sportsmen Alliance Nearly 50 youth experienced the excitement of the shooting sports firsthand on Sunday, April 25 during the Union Sportsmen’s Alliance (USA) Get Youth Outdoors Day at One in One Hundred Gun Club in Lumberton, Texas. A cooperative effort between the Union Sportsmen's Alliance (USA) and national conservation partner Provost Umphrey Law Firm, the free community event followed on the heels of the USA’s Inaugural Provost Umphrey Texas State...