TYLER – A Texas federal judge granted preliminary approval to an arrangement that requires J.C. Penney to pay $97.5 million to a group of investors who alleged in 2013 the retailer lied about its financial situation.
YLER – A Texas jury awarded Eidos Display LLC and Eidos III LLC $4.1 million in damages in a lawsuit where it was found that an LCD panel maker knowingly violated a patent in the screen making process.
NEW YORK – Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Joan Madden has set appeal brief deadlines for lawyers in Texas who lost in a case that ended in a $75 million asbestos exposure verdict for a Long Island couple after a nearly two-month long trial.
AUSTIN – A petition has been filed by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality in the U.S. Court of Appeals in the 5th Circuit and the Washington, D.C. Circuit Court requesting that the air quality standards for sulfur dioxide, as issued by the Environmental Protection Agency, be reviewed.
BEAUMONT – State Automobile Mutual Insurance Co. has filed a complaint in a Texas court asking that it be excluded from defending Echo Maintenance, who is being sued for alleged negligence after a man was hit crossing the road after exiting a port-a-potty owned by the construction company.