WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline)- Even trial attorneys are not immune from the historic economic crisis hammering the United States, legal observers said.
GALVESTON Ã¯Â¿Â½ The city of Santa Fe will pay $125,000 to a Houston man who claimed he was beaten by two of the city's police officers.
Recent patent infringement suits filed in the Eastern District of Texas, March 23-30, 2009
A former railroad engineer is suing the Kansas City Southern Railway Co. over workplace asbestos exposure he claims caused his lung disease.
Dallas Judge C. Victor Lander recently ignited a firestorm of controversy over some of his writing Ã¯Â¿Â½ not a ruling or a judicial opinion, mind you, but rather a newspaper column that the judge writes on the side.
A total of 13 suits against insurance companies regarding Hurricane Ike damage claims were filed in Jefferson County District Court during the week of March 23 - March 27, 2009.
Lawdermilk A Nederland man is suing a Colorado company claiming he was overcharged for water damage remediation the company was supposed to perform on his hurricane-flooded house.
Herrick PHILADELPHIA Ã¯Â¿Â½ The Motley Rice law firm is imploring U. S. District Judge Eduardo Robreno not to turn asbestos litigation into an investigation of false X-ray reports.
Recent civil suits filed in Orange County District Courts, March 17-26, 2009
GALVESTON Ã¯Â¿Â½ A two-car collision in La Marque which killed a 17-year-old Texas City girl and seriously hurt three other young women during the early morning hours of March 21 has spawned two lawsuits.
GALVESTON Ã¯Â¿Â½ A Galveston County physician says the Ford Motor Co. and a Galveston dealership refused to honor a warranty claim after his vehicle experienced a major breakdown in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex in August 2008, recent court documents say.
Paul Janicke A ruling last week by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit is the latest in a series of similar rulings that patent professionals believe is swinging the pendulum toward cleaning up frivolous patents and reducing the amount of litigation that results.
New business licenses/assumed names issued in Jefferson County, March 26 - April 2, 2009
TEXARKANA, Texas Ã¯Â¿Â½ While shopping at Target in December 2007, Bowie County resident Mystee Bennett says she was hit in the head by boxes falling off a shelf. Bennett alleges that on the other side of the shopping aisle, Target employees pushed the large boxes off the shelf onto her.
Recent civil suits filed in Jefferson County District Courts, March 23-27, 2009
Laminack In July 2008, the Record reported that a former paralegal at one of Houston's power-house law firms claimed she was wrongfully terminated for rejecting the sexual advances of superstar attorney Richard Laminack.
CARLENA RENEE FRIDDLE VS CHARLES PATRICK KELLEY
Behrens Two bills pending in the Texas legislature could open the floodgates to mesothelioma plaintiffs with only a minimum amount of exposure to asbestos, said a Washington, D.C., attorney speaking in Austin recently.
Jefferson County Chief District Judge Gary Sanderson conducted a trial he should have transferred and upheld a jury verdict he should have overturned, Union Pacific Railroad argued before the Ninth District appeals court in Beaumont on April 2.
Paul Green (R) AUSTIN(Legal Newsline)- Industrial plants, including refineries, are protected against some types of liability claims filed by injured contract workers, the Texas Supreme Court reaffirmed Friday, drawing praise from a legal reform group.