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Texas court confirms arbitration award for Carpatsky Petroleum Corp.

Sara McCleary Oct. 16, 2017, 1:44pm

HOUSTON – A Texas judge has granted an American company’s motion to confirm an international arbitration award as a result of a dispute related to a joint venture agreement.

14th Court of Appeals reverses summary judgment in National Oilwell Varco case

Sara McCleary Oct. 9, 2017, 2:08pm

HOUSTON – In a decision filed Sept. 21, the 14th Court of Appeals reversed a trial court’s granting of summary judgment in a case accusing National Oilwell Varco (NOV) of negligence.

Appeals court reverses summary judgment against law firm Intervenor

Sara McCleary Oct. 3, 2017, 3:41pm

HOUSTON – A Texas appellate court has reversed a summary judgment against Intervenor, a Texas law firm, in a case over an attorney’s fee award.

Appeals court remands Kingwood Crossroads case to determine attorneys' fees

Sara McCleary Oct. 3, 2017, 3:40pm

BEAUMONT – The Court of Appeals for the 9th District of Texas at Beaumont has remanded a case disputing an attorneys’ fees award back to the trial court.

Civil rights groups deliver 50,000 signatures to Abbott, other lawmakers over 'anti-LGBTQ bills'

Sara McCleary Aug. 22, 2017, 8:24am

AUSTIN – A list of more than 50,000 signatures from Texans who oppose legislation described as discriminatory has been delivered to key figures in the state.

Court rules texas counties can move with lawsuits against Volkswagen after state's is resolved

Sara McCleary Aug. 15, 2017, 2:07pm

AUSTIN – The 3rd Court of Appeals at Austin passed down two separate decisions relating to Volkswagen clean diesel litigation.

Ken Paxton, nine other attorneys general pen letter asking for DACA repeal

Sara McCleary Aug. 8, 2017, 1:46pm

AUSTIN – On June 29, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton penned a letter to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions asking the Trump administration to phase out the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program by Sept. 5.

New judge to preside over Paxton's securities fraud case

Sara McCleary Jun. 26, 2017, 1:31pm

DALLAS – A new judge has been assigned to Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s criminal case after Paxton successfully petitioned to have the case’s original judge removed.

Woman alleges Lakeside Assisted Living limits her to two visitations with her father per month

Sara McCleary Jun. 21, 2017, 2:45pm

SAN ANTONIO – A New York woman has filed a lawsuit against her father’s San Antonio retirement home, alleging that she has been prevented from visiting her father based on unfair and illegal restrictions.

Texas child support program collects $1.17 million in just seven months

Sara McCleary May 17, 2017, 10:29am

AUSTIN – The office of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has seen great success with its innovative program to collect child support payments.

Securities lawsuit against Flotek Industries dismissed by federal judge

Sara McCleary May 10, 2017, 2:38pm

HOUSTON – A judge for the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas has dismissed a securities class-action suit against Flotek Industries.

DePuy and Johnson & Johnson appeal decision in favor of hip implant recipients

Sara McCleary Apr. 24, 2017, 8:41am

DALLAS – DePuy Orthopaedics and Johnson & Johnson have appealed a trial court decision that would have them pay out $150 million in damages to five plaintiffs.

DOJ reverses position on Texas voter ID law

Sara McCleary Mar. 30, 2017, 11:29am

HOUSTON – The U.S. Department of Justice has confirmed that it will withdraw its claim that a Texas’ voter-ID law was implemented with discriminatory intent.

Bills to curb storm-chasing lawyers seeing 'strong response' from Texas businesses, individuals

Sara McCleary Mar. 21, 2017, 9:10am

HOUSTON – Texans for Lawsuit Reform (TLR), a nonpartisan group whose self-proclaimed objective is to “restore litigation to its traditional and appropriate role in our society,” is making headway in its efforts to curb “storm-chasing” lawyers.

Dallas officials consider creating new pension plan, allowing old one to dissolve

Sara McCleary Jan. 25, 2017, 1:03pm

DALLAS – In the most recent development in the ongoing saga of the Dallas Police and Fire Pension System (DPFP), city officials have proposed a controversial plan that would not save the current system at all.