BEAUMONT – The Court of Appeals for the 9th District of Texas at Beaumont decided July 12 that a negligence case against a living assisted center shouldn't be dismissed.
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Ophthalmologist's report isn't sufficient to give standard of care opinion in eye injury case, appeals court rules
HOUSTON – Unlike a trial court, the Court of Appeals in the 1st District of Texas decided July 12 a woman’s expert report wasn’t sufficient in a medical malpractice case.
HOUSTON – On July 12, the 14th Court of Appeals upheld a no-evidence summary judgment in a products liability case a consumer filed against Kia and airbag company Autoliv.
HOUSTON – The village of Tiki Island and related parties lost its appeal in ongoing land-use case as the 14th Court of Appeals denied their plea of jurisdiction July 10.
HOUSTON – A trial court’s take-nothing ruling for a man injured on the job was reversed in the 14th Court of Appeals on June 26 as the court ruled on borrowed employee status and loss of future wages reward.
Supreme Court upholds dismissal of case over dog bite on overseas military base, citing political question doctrine
AUSTIN – The Supreme Court of Texas reversed an appeals court decision Dec. 7, 2017, addressing the power of the court in the political question doctrine after a military dog bit a woman on a base in Afghanistan.
AUSTIN – The Supreme Court of Texas upheld a ruling by the Court of Appeals for the 14th District of Texas in a medical-malpractice case over a woman's death.
BEAUMONT – Jasper Independent School District’s win in the 1st District Court of Jasper County was reversed and remanded after a woman filed an appeal in the Court of Appeals for the 9th District of Texas at Beaumont.
MARSHALL – A patent infringement case was transferred to a new district after a judge decided a distributor’s location failed to prove the Texas district was the proper venue, according to a June 4 opinion of the Marshall Division of the Eastern District of Texas.
TYLER – A company that won a patent infringement lawsuit against Apple Inc. wants the Tyler Division of the Eastern District of Texas to up its ordered award to $1 billion, according to a motion for entry of judgment submitted June 4.
5th Circuit upholds dismissal of flooding case against Houston, Memorial City Redevelopment Authority
NEW ORLEANS – The claims of Houston residents impacted by flooding fell short as a federal court said they didn’t show sufficient evidence that the city and related parties were to blame for their damaged properties.
ESPN and Chick-Fil-A move to dismiss infringement lawsuit over alleged use of Drayter song in commercials
DALLAS – ESPN and Chick-Fil-A want a copyright infringement lawsuit against them tossed out.
HOUSTON – A more than $24,000 judgment in favor of a law firm in an invasion of privacy case was reversed by the Court of Appeals for the 1st District of Texas in a May 10 opinion.
CORPUS CHRISTI – The Texas 13th Court of Appeals - Corpus Christi has tossed one count count of two in a woman's employment discrimination suit against her former local school district employer.
HOUSTON – A pharmaceutical company has won the latest round of an ongoing battle with wrongful death beneficiaries after the 14th Court of Appeals reversed a judgment from the trial court based on a Jan. 30 opinion.
DALLAS – MoneyOnMobile has appointed former Kay Bailey Hutchison as a member of its board of directors after her initiatives for women empowerment made her a standout senator.