The Kelletts admitted they committed unfair acts, but argued that because they had no impact on the general public interest outside of Turner's injuries, they didn't violate the UTPA
. Turner, meanwhile, argued that Verdin erred in failing to award punitive damages and attorneys' fees and costs.
On the other hand, the circuit court continued, the jury's verdict regarding GEICO's liability under the UTPA
indicated that the jury believed that GEICO had acted in bad faith.
Recognizing the need for social workers, because there were fewer than a dozen master's level social workers in Laredo at the time, LCC administrators collaborated with administrators from UTRGV (formerly UTPA
) to establish a hybrid distance education program in social work.
Since 2011, the science coordinators from local school districts in the proximity of the University of Texas-Pan American (UTPA
) have reported to the first author that high school students are unaware of what physics entails or the wide range of professions for which physicists can qualify; therefore, they lack interest in studying physics.
"But also, I wanted to preserve a link to the Bronc - a beloved, decades-old icon of UTPA
- and pay tribute to that legacy.
, for example, started a program to help area high school students apply for college.
Reynosa, Mexico, which is less than fifteen miles from the UTPA
The campus report shows of the 19,034 total students there are 16,631 that make up the undergraduate population (UTPA
The plaintiffs further alleged that they were entitled to damages under the Unlawful Trade Practices Act (UTPA
"When you make these things a violation of the UTPA
, you are inciting consumer attorneys to go out there and drum up violations for the purpose of seeking punitive damages," he said.
Part I begins by describing the background of the McCarran-Ferguson Act and the state insurance codes, which are derived from the model Unfair Trade Practices Act (UTPA
This study was conducted at a university located near the United States-Mexico border, with an enrollment of more than 15,000 undergraduate students in 2008, eighty-six percent of whom were Hispanic (UTPA