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Appeals court upholds ruling in Praise Deliverance Church eviction case

HOUSTON – The 1st District of Texas Court of Appeals has affirmed a county court at law's judgment for possession in a case involving a church and the purchasers of a foreclosed property.

Court orders $2 million penalty for Commercial Recovery Systems owner

SHERMAN – On March 21, the Sherman Division of the Eastern District of Texas found Timothy Ford guilty of violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). In its ruling the court ordered Ford to pay a $2 million civil penalty.

Paxton opines that if state bar adopts ABA ethics rule, court 'would likely invalidate it as unconstitutional'

AUSTIN – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton released his long-awaited opinion on Dec. 20, 2016, on a proposed adoption by Texas of the American Bar Association's Model Ethics Rule 8.4(g).

Sports Illustrated cover girl, company ordered to pay $1 million

HOUSTON - The U.S. District Court for the Central District of California Western Division has issued a ruling in favor of Segler Holdings LLC in its case against supermodel Marisa Miller and Cartel Management, her management company.

Lawsuit states that IRS and U.S. Treasury overstepped their authority in merger regulation

AUSTIN -- On Aug. 4, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Texas Association of Business filed suit against the U.S. Internal Revenue Service and the U.S. Department of the Treasury, along with the respective heads of those organizations, John Koskinen and Jacob Lew. 

Personal injury lawyer's ads are harmful to patients, survey says

A recent survey of Texas doctors finds concern in the medical community over ads from personal injury lawyers trying to recruit patients to join medical lawsuits.