Enormous crane at ANICO

An enormous crane lifts equipment onto the roof of the American National Insurance Co. building at 20th and Market streets in Galveston on Thursday, March 14, 2019.

Enormous crane at ANICO

GALVESTON

When a well-known Houston attorney in May filed a lawsuit against a local law firm seeking $100 million in damages on behalf of a member of one of Galveston’s most notable families, it provided a rare glimpse into a power struggle roiling one of Texas’ wealthiest and most influential business empires since its patriarch was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.

Matt deGrood: 409-683-5230; matt.degrood@galvnews.com

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