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First District upholds dismissal of discrimination suit against University of Texas Medical Branch

HOUSTON – An opinion issued May 3 in the Texas 1st District Court of Appeals affirms a trial court's judgment against a nurse who cited the Texas Commission on Human Rights Act regarding alleged discrimination and retaliation at work.

Texas, six other states file suit alleging DACA program is unconstitutional

BROWNSVILLE – A lawsuit brought by Texas, Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Nebraska, South Carolina and West Virginia against federal officials and agencies alleges that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) program is not based on firm constitutional ground.

$3 million legal malpractice suit against Burt Barr and Associates tossed by federal court

DALLAS – Dallas Division of the Northern District of Texas Judge Sam A. Lindsay ruled to grant summary judgment for legal firm Burt Barr and Associates LLP and others in an order April 23 and dismissed the legal malpractice case against the firm.

Health care centers' allege Cigna's 'plan interpretation is legally incorrect' in overpayment suit

HOUSTON – Two health care facilities working with health insurance provider Cigna are asking a Texas court to dismiss the insurer's claim that it is entitled to around $8 million in the form of alleged overpayments to the defendants’ ambulatory surgical centers.

Judge grants additional $5 million to Elbit Systems after $21 million award in patent case

MARSHALL – Evaluating motions for post-trial relief from both the plaintiff and defendant, Judge Robert W. Schroeder of the Marshall Division of the Eastern District of Texas granted more damages and denied a new trial in a patent infringement case.

Appellate court rules trial court did not err in case involving Ford Motor

HOUSTON – A memorandum opinion from the 14th Court of Appeals by Justice John Donovan upholds a trial court's ruling in a case involving Ford Motor Co. and an application for the approval of an asset purchase agreement.