Asia Mayfield News

14th Court of Appeals grants writ of mandamus compelling judge to vacate previous order in Galveston Shrimp case

By Asia Mayfield | Sep 27, 2018

AUSTIN – The 14th Court of Appeals conditionally granted a writ of mandamus compelling Judge Lonnie Cox of the 56th District Court of Galveston to vacate an order denying a motion to dismiss.

$22.5 million sought in proposed Conn's securities case settlement

By Asia Mayfield | Sep 17, 2018

HOUSTON – On Sept. 6, class representatives in a suit against Conn’s Inc., et al., asked the court for a proposed $44.5 million settlement to be approved.

Beaumont appellate court rules individuals who struck horse on FM 365 failed to prove negligence claim

By Asia Mayfield | Sep 17, 2018

BEAUMONT – Two individuals injured in an auto accident with a horse have lost their appeal to overturn a summary judgment motion entered in favor of a horse owner they allege is responsible for the animal they struck.

Beaumont appellate court denies new trial in I-10 U-turn collision case

By Asia Mayfield | Sep 17, 2018

BEAUMONT – A woman allegedly injured in a car accident on Interstate 10 in Houston has lost her appeal for a new trial.

Court rules in favor of Brazoria County taxing entities in property tax suit

By Asia Mayfield | Sep 17, 2018

HOUSTON – Appellant James Anthony Davis unsuccessfully appealed a ruling compelling him to pay outstanding property taxes to several taxing entities in Brazoria County.

9th District Court overturns denial of motion to dismiss golf course property sale case

By Asia Mayfield | Sep 11, 2018

BEAUMONT – The River Plantation Community Improvement Association successfully appealed a ruling denying its motion to dismiss counterclaims filed by the defendants in a Texas Citizen’s Participation Act (TCPA) case.

State of Texas loses $19 million appeal in easement case

By Asia Mayfield | Sep 11, 2018

HOUSTON – The state of Texas’ attempt to appeal a $19 million jury verdict in a property condemnation damage case was unsuccessful.

Parts of hospice breach of contract case affirmed

By Asia Mayfield | Sep 11, 2018

BEAUMONT – The Court of Appeals for the 9th District of Texas at Beaumont has affirmed in part and reversed in part a 2016 summary judgment in favor of the defendants in a breach of contract case.

Jury issues $10 million verdict against Chinese Android manufacturer in patent infringement case

By Asia Mayfield | Sep 7, 2018

MARSHALL – Two Plano-based companies were awarded more than $10 million in their suit against Chinese smartphone maker Huawei.

Judge enters $245 million final judgment in Johnson & Johnson, DePuy Orthopaedics device case

By Asia Mayfield | Sep 6, 2018

DALLAS – U.S. District Judge Ed Kinkeade awarded $245 million to six plaintiffs who successfully sued Johnson & Johnson and other companies for damages caused by defective hip implants. Individual payments range from $36 million to more than $48 million.

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