HOUSTON -- The Texas 14th Court of Appeals ruled that a former Austin Budget Signs Inc. employee could not prove that two individuals he sued were not separate from ABS, affirming a summary judgment for the defendants.
NEW ORLEANS -- A lower court did not err when it ordered sanctions against a lawyer accused of imposing a meritless and frivolous claim against Judge Layne Walker the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit affirmed Oct. 1.
BEAUMONT -- After plaintiffs failed to issue a certificate of merit in their first amended complaint, the Texas Ninth District Court of Appeals reversed Aug. 22 an order that denied the defendants’ motion to dismiss.
HOUSTON -- The Texas First District Court of Appeals weighed in Aug. 20 on a case where hundreds of people accused companies of filing illegal liens on their homesteads. The appellate panel remanded the case back to the lower court.
HOUSTON -- Despite the Houston Community College Systems’ argument that an administrative error makes a fired employee ineligible for benefits, the Texas First Court of Appeals ruled Aug. 20 that the woman is owed unemployment benefits.