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.
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.
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.
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.
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.