Glenn Minnis News

Judgment reversed against Dow Golub Remels & Beverly law firm in attorney's fees case

By Glenn Minnis | May 7, 2018

HOUSTON – The 1st District Court of Appeals has reversed a lower court’s summary judgment in favor of a law firm that filed suit against former clients for unpaid attorney’s fees, remanding the case back to trial for further proceedings.

14th Court of Appeals upholds denial of doctor's motion to dismiss wrongful death case

By Glenn Minnis | May 7, 2018

HOUSTON – The 14th Court of Appeals has affirmed a lower court’s ruling denying a doctor’s motion to dismiss in a case where he is accused of medical malpractice leading to the death of a patient.

Johnson & Johnson seeks to have federal judge banned from bellwether trial

By Glenn Minnis | Aug 18, 2017

NEW ORLEANS – Johnson & Johnson has petitioned the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals to remove a federal court judge from adjudicating over a fourth bellwether trial stemming from a dispute involving metal-on-metal hip implants that have already cost the company nearly $1 billion in judgment payouts.

Urseti appeals Austin court's decision to remove Watts as counsel

By Glenn Minnis | Aug 18, 2017

SAN ANTONIO – State Sen. Carlos Uresti has appealed the disqualification of his counsel in a fraud case involving claims the current lawmaker was once involved in a Ponzi-like scheme that defrauded a woman who was a client of the litigator.

Appellate court upholds dismissal of former Port Arthur ISD employee's free speech claims

By Glenn Minnis | Aug 9, 2017

BEAUMONT – The 9th District Court of Appeals at Beaumont has affirmed a trial court’s dismissal of claims where a Port Arthur Independent School District employee claimed free speech violations by the district and key superiors.

WickFire CEO 'confident' appeal filed by TriMax Media will rule in WickFire's favor

By Glenn Minnis | Jul 24, 2017

AUSTIN – WickFire CEO Chet Hall remains as confident as ever nothing will change in his company’s ongoing litigation against internet ad placement competitor TriMax Media.

Supreme Court declines to hear Emmert v. Hulcher liability dispute, $2 million cut stands

By Glenn Minnis | Jun 28, 2017

AUSTIN – A 2nd Court of Appeal's decision to cut $2 million from a jury award in a liability dispute will stand after the Texas Supreme Court declined to review the matter.

Texas Supreme Court upholds reversal of $7.9 million lower court verdict in hospital dispute

By Glenn Minnis | Jun 26, 2017

AUSTIN – The Texas Supreme Court has rejected a request to review a breach of contract dispute between two nearby hospitals where a lower court reversed a $7.9 million verdict in favor of Lake Travis Transitional LTCH LLC.

Appeals court finds Harris County officer immune from personal liability in crash

By Glenn Minnis | Jun 20, 2017

HOUSTON – The Court of Appeals for the 1st District of Texas has affirmed a lower court’s decision in favor of a Harris County constable charged with allegedly injuring a woman and her two young children while chasing a fleeing motorist.

Homeland Insurance seeks removal of Double Diamond case to federal court

By Glenn Minnis | Jun 9, 2017

DALLAS – Homeland Insurance Co. of New York has filed a notice of removal in its ongoing insurance coverage dispute against Double Diamond Delaware Inc.

Bill of cost deadline extended for Imperium IP Holdings in Samsung patent case

By Glenn Minnis | May 23, 2017

SHERMAN – Imperium IP Holdings (Cayman) LTD has been granted a bill of costs extension stemming from its winning suit against Samsung Electronics Co. LTD, et al.

KBR recovers almost half-billion dollar judgment, resolves lengthy commercial dispute

By Glenn Minnis | May 1, 2017

HOUSTON – KBR Inc. has reached settlement with PEMEX Exploracion y Produccion on a nearly half-billion dollar judgment that was first rendered nearly a decade ago.

Federal judge rules Title IX suit against Baylor University can proceed

By Glenn Minnis | May 1, 2017

AUSTIN – A federal judge in Texas has ruled a onetime Baylor University student’s deliberate-indifference suit naming former school football coach Art Briles as one of several defendants can move forward.

ACLU leading a fight against Trump travel ban

By Glenn Minnis | Feb 28, 2017

HOUSTON – American Civil Liberties Union senior staffers are aggressively monitoring the Trump administration’s stated intention of reenacting a form of the travel ban recently struck down in federal court as unconstitutional in charting the organization’s next course of action in the ongoing saga.  

Rep. Flynn's Dallas Police and Fire System pension plan gets closer look

By Glenn Minnis | Feb 23, 2017

DALLAS – The end to longtime battle over a solvent Dallas Police and Fire System pension plan could finally be in sight, albeit with both sides of negotiators left feeling as shortchanged and as taken for granted as ever. 

Doctors speak out on personal injury lawsuit ads in Texas

By Glenn Minnis | Jan 18, 2017

Texas doctors out to reform personal industry lawsuit advertising industry

Paxton weighs in on lawsuit aiming to overturn state bar diversity laws

By Glenn Minnis | Jan 6, 2017

&&& AUSTIN – A federal court suit challenging the legality of the state of Texas’ attempts to diversify its State Bar governing board now has the official support of local Attorney General Ken Paxton.

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