Gabriel Neves News

Appellate court upholds ruling in favor of Dow Chemical in trespassing suit filed by SBWP

By Gabriel Neves | Oct 17, 2018

HOUSTON – Dow Chemical obtained a victory in court after having a favorable decision affirmed in a case over allegations of trespassing.

Court affirms denial of Kana Energy Services injunction in trade case

By Gabriel Neves | Oct 17, 2018

HOUSTON – An energy company that filed a suit over allegations of breaching fiduciary duty and of misappropriating trade secrets lost an appeal that disputed the denial of an injunction.

Citing lack of jurisdiction, court dismisses suit from friends of a minor injured at Conroe day camp

By Gabriel Neves | Oct 15, 2018

BEAUMONT – An appellate court has dismissed the claims of two individuals filing on behalf of a minor who sustained an eye injury at a city-operated day camp, citing lack of subject matter jurisdiction.

1st Court of Appeals rules expert was qualified in medical negligence case

By Gabriel Neves | Oct 15, 2018

HOUSTON – A Houston man who underwent a spinal surgery and had permanent nerve damage after the procedure has obtained a victory in an appellate court.

Court affirms most of directed verdict in People's Club of Nigeria USA expulsion case

By Gabriel Neves | Sep 26, 2018

HOUSTON – A Nigerian social organization has lost part of its appeal in a dispute over a ruling in favor of the chairman of the Houston branch of the club.

Court affirms city of Baytown's plea to the jurisdiction in case over Ike-damaged apartment building

By Gabriel Neves | Sep 26, 2018

HOUSTON – Two property management companies lost an appeal of a plea to jurisdiction involving the rebuilding of an apartment complex damaged by a hurricane.

Huser Construction files response to Mt. Hawley Insurance's attempt to appeal ruling in property damage case

By Gabriel Neves | Sep 24, 2018

SAN ANTONIO – A construction company is seeking denial of an appeal certification filed by an insurer in a case over property damage allegations.

Appellate court affirms ruling in favor of Harris County Appraisal District in apartment complex appraisal dispute

By Gabriel Neves | Sep 24, 2018

HOUSTON – A real estate developer has lost an appeal against a county appraisal district after a judge ruled it failed to timely file its petition challenging a property tax appraisal.

9th District Court affirms denial of motion for mistrial in case between siblings over father's will

By Gabriel Neves | Sep 19, 2018

BEAUMONT – The denial of a motion for mistrial in an Orange County testamentary dispute has been upheld by a court of appeals.

Appellate court grants take-nothing judgment in favor of Stafford in claim investigator's fall injury case

By Gabriel Neves | Aug 20, 2018

HOUSTON – The city of Stafford obtained a favorable judgment in an injury case filed by a claims investigator over a fall that happened at one of its facilities.

American Fisheries loses appeal on attorney fees in settlement case with National Honey

By Gabriel Neves | Aug 14, 2018

HOUSTON – A fishing company has lost an appeal on the enforcement of a settlement and the payment of attorney fees.

Appellate court reverses ruling in Alief ISD discrimination case

By Gabriel Neves | Aug 14, 2018

HOUSTON – Alief Independent School District (AISD) obtained a favorable decision on an appeal against a former employee in an employment discrimination suit.

Houston Pilots Association keeps immunity on appeal

By Gabriel Neves | Aug 14, 2018

HOUSTON – The Houston Pilots Association was declared immune of liability in an appeal of a ruling regarding an accident that involved two vessels piloted by two of its members.

Mega Builder loses appeal in office building payment dispute

By Gabriel Neves | Aug 7, 2018

HOUSTON – A California building company has lost its appeal of a ruling regarding a payment dispute in a construction of an office building.

Summary judgment affirmed in Riverwalk Council of Co-owners' favor in defamation case

By Gabriel Neves | Aug 6, 2018

HOUSTON – A local homeowners association obtained a favorable ruling against one of its board members on claims of defamation.

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