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Former worker accuses Veteran’s Administration medical center of dirty water conditions

Dawn Geske Nov. 28, 2016, 1:30pm

HOUSTON – A former employee of the Veteran’s Administration’s Michael E. DeBakey Medical Center in Houston, alleges there are unsanitary water conditions at the facility.

$625,000 settlement reached for trainers in Gold’s Gym suit

Dawn Geske Nov. 22, 2016, 11:49am

Gym trainers that had filed a lawsuit against their employer have reached a $625,000 settlement.

Texas ACLU battles Santa Fe to eliminate jail time for not paying fines

Dawn Geske Nov. 14, 2016, 2:36pm

SANTA FE – The American Civil Liberties Union of Texas has filed a lawsuit against the city of Santa Fe to protect individuals from being jailed for low-level offenses because they can’t afford to pay the fines associated with these small crimes.

Appeal looks to overturn ban in transgender student bathroom case

Dawn Geske Nov. 8, 2016, 3:29pm

AUSTIN -- A notice has been granted for appeal in the Texas case involving the use of bathrooms by transgender students.

Appeal possible against injunction barring transgender students from using bathroom of preference

Dawn Geske Nov. 8, 2016, 11:37am

AUSTIN – A national injunction put in place in August prohibiting transgender students from using the bathroom that they identify likely will be appealed.

University of Houston Law Center announces jurists in residence program

Dawn Geske Oct. 24, 2016, 3:38pm

HOUSTON – The University of Houston Law Center is again offering its Judge Ruby Kless Sondock Jurists in Residence Program for the 2016-2017 school year and has announced its lineup of jurists for the program.

Plaintiff In malpractice suit against Baker Botts files for rehearing

Dawn Geske Oct. 18, 2016, 11:58am

A wireless and business technology company has filed for a rehearing in a $41 million malpractice suit against the law firm that represented them in a patent case.

McDonald Hopkins adds 4 attorneys to membership

Dawn Geske Oct. 17, 2016, 4:42pm

CLEVELAND – McDonald Hopkins LLC has elected four attorneys to membership at its law firm.

Brent Coon & Associates named Best Law Firm for 2016 by U.S. News & World Report

Dawn Geske Oct. 13, 2016, 11:38am

BEAUMONT – National law firm Brent Coon & Associates has been named as a Best Law Firm of 2016 by U.S. News & World Report.

Texas Package Stores Association intervenes in case with Wal-Mart to sell liquor

Dawn Geske Oct. 6, 2016, 4:04pm

AUSTIN – A ruling has been made allowing the intervention by a liquor store association in the case Wal-Mart filed regarding its right to sell liquor in Texas.

Election protection coalition seeks to preserve voter rights In Texas

Dawn Geske Oct. 6, 2016, 4:02pm

AUSTIN – A coalition led by the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law is preparing for the November election by protecting voters’ rights in Texas and across the country.

Texas settles with California app developer over collecting children’s personal data

Dawn Geske Oct. 6, 2016, 12:38pm

AUSTIN – The Texas attorney general’s office has settled with a California app developer by having them agree to not collect and save personal information of children under 13 when they download its app.

Texas attorney general intervenes In Homestead Exemption case against Texas school districts

Dawn Geske Sep. 21, 2016, 3:02pm

AUSTIN – Attorney General Ken Paxton has intervened in a case involving property tax that he alleges violates the Texas Constitution and state law.

Patent infringement case against AT&T, Microsoft dismissed

Dawn Geske Sep. 16, 2016, 9:14am

DALLAS – Attorney fees have been awarded to AT&T Inc. and Microsoft Corp. in an infringement case that claimed the two companies copied several software patents.

Five face sanctions in case that used court as a 'bargaining chip'

Dawn Geske Aug. 26, 2016, 9:34am

FORT SMITH, Ark. – Five lawyers were handed sanctions under a ruling by a judge in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Arkansas - Fort Smith Division over moving a class-action suit to a more favorable location so that would impose greater payment to the lawyers.

Two suits filed against law firm Greenberg Traurig relating to Brown Medical Center, surgeon

Dawn Geske Aug. 19, 2016, 9:06am

HOUSTON – A prominent national law firm is in lawsuit with a former medical center client over attorney fees that the plaintiff alleges have been paid.

13 attorneys honored at Provost Umphrey as Best Lawyers In America

Dawn Geske Aug. 19, 2016, 9:05am

A number of lawyers from a Beaumont, Texas-based law firm were named The Best Lawyers In America.

Texas legislative session for Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association to focus on water

Dawn Geske Aug. 17, 2016, 1:42pm

AUSTIN – Water is expected to become a major focus at the upcoming 85th Texas legislative session for the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA).

Timing of Watts case referral fee to former mayor Castro questioned

Dawn Geske Aug. 9, 2016, 3:25pm

SAN ANTONIO – A reportedly seven-figure referral fee from well-known San Antonio attorney to the former mayor is being questioned.

Companies accused of deceiving consumers with media subscriptions must pay $424,000

Dawn Geske Aug. 8, 2016, 4:22pm

AUSTIN – A $424,000 judgment has been handed down in an alleged deceptive magazine and newspaper subscription practice case.