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Appellate court rules 'death penalty sanction' against NRG & Associates was excessive

DALLAS – On Dec. 21, the 5th District of Texas at Dallas Court of Appeals reversed a decision by a lower court to impose a “death penalty sanction” against debt recovery company NRG & Associates when it did not appear in mediation for the lawsuit brought against it by Service Transfer Inc.

Appellate court concludes city of Beaumont waived immunity in breach of contract case

&&& BEAUMONT – An appellate court has upheld a lower court's decision denying the city of Beaumont's plea to the jurisdiction in a breach of contract case.

Houston Aquarium seeks to dismiss tiger suit, says 'only standards' the aquarium does not meet are plaintiff’s

HOUSTON – The Houston Aquarium and Landry's Inc. have filed a motion to dismiss a Texas woman's suit alleging that the tigers at the Downtown Aquarium are being mistreated.

Court denies Bunch O Balloons maker's motion in patent infringement case against Telebrands

TYLER – A federal court has denied a motion to reconsider a magistrate judge's denial of their motions to join and intervene in a patent infringement case.

Counsel for Uresti, Dubin cites schedule conflict after trials rescheduled to January

SAN ANTONIO – Texas state Sen. Carlos Uresti and a defendant in another alleged fraud scheme, Dr. David Dubin, are both facing serious federal charges in court in separate cases. They both chose Michael McCrum of McCrum Law Offices in San Antonio to represent them.