DALLAS – On Aug. 2, the Dallas law firm of Baron & Budd announced that they have filed lawsuits on behalf of four Ohio counties against the nation’s largest pharmaceutical distributors for their alleged role in the widespread diversion of prescription opiates for nonmedical purposes.
HOUSTON – In June, Ronald Tigner, an area attorney, filed suit against United Airlines, alleging two years ago a pair of employees laughed at him, cursed at him and physically injured him for asking for a new boarding pass.
BEAUMONT - A Jefferson County investor is appealing a summary judgment ruling against him in a piece of complex litigation that originally alleged his financial interest in dozens of companies had been fraudulently managed.
COLLIN COUNTY – On July 25, taxpayer Jeff Blackard declared victory in his years-long challenge to the excessive fees the Collin County Commissioners Court has been paying to three Houston attorneys to prosecute Attorney General Ken Paxton.
AUSTIN – On July 25, Attorney General Ken Paxton joined West Virginia’s amicus brief in Robinson v. United States along with Indiana, Michigan and Utah in the U.S. Supreme Court to protect against unjustified frisk searches occurring on the suspicion that a citizen is armed.
AUSTIN – A Texas appellate court will soon consider whether to reverse a district judge’s ruling that her court did not have jurisdiction to unseal testimony given by renowned plaintiff’s attorney Russell Budd on the “Terrell memo.”
TYLER – The U.S. District Court for Eastern Texas, a favorite venue for patent litigation, will hold on to at least one more patent lawsuit for the time being, as a federal judge recently found a defendant’s TC Heartland argument “unpersuasive.”