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Prominent Trial Lawyer Dead After ‘Battle With a Mental Health Issue’

Steve Mostyn, a top Democratic donor and prominent Houston trial lawyer who made his fortune suing insurance companies on behalf of homeowners after hurricanes, has died at 46.

Amber Mostyn, his wife, released a statement saying her husband died after “a sudden onset and battle with a mental health issue.” She did not disclose the cause of death,” reports The Texas Tribune.

KTRK, the Houston ABC television affiliate, reports that Mostyn died at his home Wednesday night, and, according to authorities, he took his own life.

Tribune reporters Morgan Smith and Jay Root write that Mostyn and his wife, also an attorney, have long been considered the state’s most powerful Democratic backers, spending millions on Democratic campaigns in Texas and beyond.

Read the Texas Tribune article.





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