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Texas appeals court affirms decision to dismiss health care liability claims in malpractice case

By Melissa Busch | Apr 28, 2017

Beaumont, Tx. - A Texas appeals court upheld a lower court’s decision to dismiss health care liability claims against two doctors and the pain institutes where they worked.

U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments to decide whether to restrict forums for patent infringement actions

By Melissa Busch | Apr 24, 2017

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court recently heard oral arguments to determine whether patent infringement actions should be restricted to judicial districts where a defendant lives or where the infringement occurred.

Texas SC sends case against a Pepsi subsidiary to appeals court

By Melissa Busch | Apr 3, 2017

AUSTIN – The Texas Supreme Court recently ruled in favor of M&F Worldwide Corp. and others in their jurisdictional claim against a subsidiary of Pepsi-Cola Metropolitan Bottling Co. Inc., which relates to a previously settled covert asbestos case in New York.

Texas federal court denies motions regarding rule that protects clients from investors

By Melissa Busch | Mar 29, 2017

DALLAS – A federal court in Texas denied U.S. Chamber of Commerce and business groups’ requests for emergency motions, which would have blocked a federal judiciary rule that requires financial professionals to act in their clients’ best interests when recommending investments products.

Appeals court dismisses case involving shooting range, Montgomery County over jurisdiction issue

By Melissa Busch | Mar 16, 2017

BEAUMONT – A Texas appeals court dismissed a couple’s case involving Montgomery County’s order that makes it illegal to discharge firearms in unincorporated areas due to a subject-matter jurisdiction issue.

Texas AG encouraged By Trump's move to reverse protections for transgender students

By Melissa Busch | Mar 1, 2017

AUSTIN, TX -The Trump administration’s move to rescind Obama-era transgender students’ protections, which allows them to use bathrooms and facilities in public schools that correspond with their gender identities, has the Texas attorney general feeling hopeful.  

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