DuPont de Nemours won a legal victory in a Jefferson County asbestos case almost seven years ago, and now the company is asking a Texas appeals court to look at why the trial court judge has granted the plaintiff a new trial.
After being hit with a $32 million verdict after a delivery driver caused a fatal wreck, Domino’s Pizza told a Texas appeals court that it was the franchisee, not the company, that had control over the driver’s actions.
The Texas Supreme Court has agreed to hear the appeal of the lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the state’s public school funding system – an appeal filed by Texas’ new governor Greg Abbott in the latter days of his term as attorney general.
There’s a saying that when one door closes another one opens, and that’s true for Jamie Smith, who today closed the door on his job in the county clerk’s office only to open the door to leadership of the district clerk’s office.
A few days ago, a hunting guide in south Texas found a dead whooping crane near the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge. The birds are endangered, so the death of the bird is being investigated by Texas Parks & Wildlife game wardens, according to a Jan. 6 press release from the agency.
As Greg Abbott prepares to be sworn in as the governor of Texas, the attorney general leaves behind a legacy of lawsuits against the federal government. Since the inauguration of President Barack Obama in January 2009, Abbott has sued his administration almost 30 times.