Nix Patterson is proud to announce that partner Cary Patterson was recently named the 2018 recipient of the C.E. Palmer Award. The Palmer Award is Texarkana’s most prestigious honor for public service and recognizes a lifetime of altruism. Congratulations, Cary!
In 2015, NPR obtained a historic settlement for the State of Florida against British Petroleum arising out of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. NPR represented Florida in its effort to recover economic losses as a result of this disaster. Ultimately, the firm recovered $2 billion for the State of Florida. In addition, NPR represented more
NPR partner Cary Patterson recently donated $1 million to the Texarkana College Foundation, which was the foundation’s largest gift to date. Patterson’s father, a local dentist, was instrumental in Texarkana College starting and growing its robust nursing program into what it is today—a program that has graudated almost 5,000 nurses since its inception. Texarkana College
On April 19, one day before the first anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Bay County, Fla., Tourist Development Council approved a $2.6 million settlement with BP PLC–the largest thus far to a governmental agency for tax revenue losses associated with the spill. The deal was reached outside of court and apart from
On October 5, 2010, NPR gained final approval of a national class action settlement against the State Farm family of insurance companies. In 2004, NPR and its co-counsel, brought suit on behalf of a proposed national class against State Farm based on its alleged improper claims handling practices regarding structural loss claims. Specifically, NPR alleged
On July 27, 2009, NPR gained final approval of a national class action settlement against the Nationwide family of insurance companies. In 2004, NPR and its co-counsel brought suit on behalf of a proposed national class against Nationwide based on its alleged improper claims handling practices regarding structural loss claims. Specifically, NPR alleged on behalf
On March 6, 2009, NPR gained preliminary approval in its landmark class action case against Computer Sciences Corp. (CSC), the manufacturer of the bodily injury adjusting software Colossus. Colossus is a software program developed by CSC and marketed to insurance companies for use in the adjustment of bodily injury claims. Throughout the country, insurance companies