HOUSTON – As the U.S. Senate considers the Guardianship Accountability Act, a federal judge in Houston is considering the responses to his order for supplemental briefing in a case against a Harris County judge over the 2014 death of a woman in a nursing home.
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AUSTIN – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has reached a $1.5 million settlement with Dallas-based retailer Neiman Marcus resolving a data breach investigation that started in 2014.
AUSTIN – A county clerk must accept a paper document for recording if that document complies with the laws that allow recording, as well as the printed copy of an electronic document can be accepted with an original signature.
AUSTIN – The Permanent School Fund is nonspendable except for specific distributions and payments that are authorized by the state constitution and it must be classified as such in financial reports, the state attorney general said in a Jan. 7 opinion.
HOUSTON – A Harris County man who worked for a manufacturer of equipment used in oil and gas production and was terminated from his employment after 23 years has suffered a loss in court.
HOUSTON – A new trial has been granted by an appellate court in the case of a ranch owner who was struck by a tractor-trailer on his property on the issue of medical expenses.
BEAUMONT – An appellate court has reversed two decisions made by a lower court in a case between two companies over an energy agreement.
9th District reverses order denying U.S. Money Reserve's motion to compel arbitration in employment agreement case
BEAUMONT – An appellate court has ruled that a lower court wrongfully denied a precious metal buying company's motion to compel arbitration in a case against two former employees.
HOUSTON – A lower court did not err in denying a plea to the jurisdiction filed by Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County in a case over the shooting injury of a Houston police officer.
AUSTIN – Leading a coalition that includes 11 states, Attorney General Ken Paxton filed a friend-of-the-court brief with the U.S. Supreme Court asking the court to review the case of the two Oregon bakers last month.
On remand from Supreme Court, justices enter take nothing judgment in First Bank's favor in lender-liability case
HOUSTON – After attempting to sell stocks through a bank and suing it over allegations of breach of contract, a local investor has lost his appeal in court as the decision was reversed.
HOUSTON – An oil company that leased a billboard and allegedly did not pay the owners of the sign has lost its appeal of a decision in court.
AUSTIN – An agreement between an RV park and a guest staying at the park's premises may establish a landlord-tenant relationship, Attorney General Ken Paxton says.
HOUSTON – A Bell County business owner who bought a salvaged car from a Houston-based auto auction company has lost his appeal in court.
HOUSTON – An Indian citizen who allegedly was injured while working on a ship over Qatari waters had a summary judgment against him affirmed in a Texas court.
Paxton: Legislature, preservation board, historical commission have authority to remove plaque from Capitol
AUSTIN – Only the state legislature, the State Preservation Board and the Texas Historical Commission have the authority to remove a historical plaque from the State Capitol complex, Attorney General Ken Paxton says.
Education Code prohibits schools from considering a vendor’s relationship with a charter school, Paxton says
AUSTIN – A court of law would conclude that the section 44.043 of the Education Code prohibits schools from taking into account a vendor's relationship with an organization, Attorney General Ken Paxton said.
Decision on attorney's fees reversed in suit between Occidental Energy Marketing and West Texas LPG Pipeline
HOUSTON – An appellate court reversed a ruling regarding attorney's fees in a breach of contract case between a shipper on a pipeline and a pipeline operator.
14th Court of Appeals affirms jury's finding that BFI Waste Services driver was not negligent in fatal crash
HOUSTON – An appellate court has affirmed the decision of a Galveston County court in a negligence case regarding a fatal accident with a recycling truck.
HOUSTON – A Harris County woman whose vehicle was hit while driving in Houston had a judgment awarding damages affirmed at the appellate court level.