Texas Lawyer – Lawyer Sanctioned For Filing Petition In Wrong County

In August, San Marcos solo O.L. Knutson filed a subrogation petition in  Travis County on behalf of an insurer seeking to recover damages from  Cameron County residents in connection with an automobile accident that  occurred in Cameron County. In November, Travis County Court-at-Law No.  2 Judge Eric Shepperd assessed $1,000 in sanctions against Knutson for  signing and filing a subrogation petition in the wrong county. In the  order, the judge found that Knutson knowingly had signed and filed a  number of subrogation petitions in Travis County that involved  automobile accidents that occurred in South Texas, against defendants  who primarily reside in South Texas.

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