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Texas Lawyer May Face Discipline for Threats to Medical Providers

April 3, 2019, 4:53 PM

A Texas attorney may face professional discipline for threats he made to medical providers, a state appeals court ruled April 3.

Omar Weaver Rosales sent demand letters to various medical providers across the state, accusing their websites of violating the Americans with Disabilities Act and threatening to file lawsuits against them if they didn’t pay him thousands of dollars.

The state bar’s Commission for Lawyer Discipline brought a disciplinary action against Rosales, claiming that the letters contained inaccurate and deceptive statements. A district court dismissed the action, holding that it ran afoul of the Texas Citizens Participation Act.

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