Kevin J. Keith


Articles:

  • Monday, September 1, 2008
    Editor: How has tort reform in Texas benefited insurance companies and companies generally? Keith: Tort reform has placed caps on punitive damages and imposed a higher burden of proof on any award of punitive damages. Any award of punitive damages now requires a unanimous verdict as opposed to the previously required 10-to-2 verdict. This is just one...
  • Thursday, May 1, 2008
    Editor: What are the current trends or areas of interest and activity in Texas civil appellate law? Keith: A few notable areas of interest to civil appellate lawyers in Texas include the apparent decrease in state appellate courts permitting oral argument, the increasing length of time it takes for a growing number of cases to make their way through the...