HOUSTON – On Nov. 14, the 14th Court of Appeals determined an employer’s lawsuit is exempt from the Texas Citizens Participation Act and affirmed a lower court’s ruling that denied an employee’s motion to dismiss the suit against him.
A towing company facing a lawsuit from a man who was assaulted after his car was towed had a summary judgment in its favor reversed and remanded in the Court of Appeals for the First District of Texas on Nov. 14.
On Oct. 31, the Court of Appeals for the First District of Texas affirmed in part and reversed in part a lower court's decision that awarded a $25 million judgment for a contract dispute between a valve company and one of its clients.
A man’s failure to timely file an amended complaint in his lawsuit against The Mental Health & Mental Retardation Authority of Harris County, now known as The Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD, and one of its employees led to an appeals court affirming the case’s dismissal on Oct. 29.
BEAUMONT – A company being sued in a wrongful death case was granted its petition for writ of mandamus by the Court of Appeals in the Ninth District of Texas on Oct. 31, reversing a lower court’s decision.
HOUSTON -- An appeals court has turned down a surgical center’s appeal that a patient suing it for health care liability did not provide the proper expert in the lower court and has dismissed the case.
HOUSTON -- A widow who sued the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston for the death of her husband was unsuccessful in the Texas 14th Court of Appeals as the judges reversed Oct. 31 a denial to dismiss from a lower court.
BEAUMONT -- The Texas Ninth District Court of Appeals affirmed Oct. 31 the dismissal of a man’s complaint against Polk County and related parties, alleging that they violated his constitutional rights.
AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline) – The Supreme Court of Texas ruled that University of Texas at Austin does have immunity in a woman's negligence case that stems from an injury she suffered while biking on campus in 2015.
HOUSTON -- A special appearance for a New York resident in a Texas court was affirmed Oct. 22 in the First District of Texas Court of Appeals during a dispute over an investment into the prepaid-phone industry.