The Dispute Resolution Center (DRC) of Jefferson County, which offers mediation sessions that aim to provide non-adversarial alternative to litigation or jury trial, is accepting applications for its volunteer mediation training.
HOUSTON – The 14th Court of Appeals has reversed a trial court’s ruling against PEM Offshore Inc. and Philips Matthew, saying appellee Index Brook LTD failed to prove appellants’ bad faith or callous disregard for the rules in a breach of contract case over the purchase of shares.
HOUSTON – The Court of Appeals for the 1st District of Texas has reversed a trial court’s ruling against Greg Blosser and The Surrogacy Group LLC, citing that there were "defects in the service effected" by ROC Funding Group.
HOUSTON – The Court of Appeals for the 1st District of Texas has reversed and remanded part of a trial court’s ruling that denied attorney’s fees to a travel-trailer company in a lawsuit against a customer.
HOUSTON – In a ruling made on April 17, the court of Appeals for the 1st District of Texas said the trial court didn’t err when it decided not to compel arbitration between a cleaning service company and a client.
AUSTIN – In a response written to Gov. Greg Abbott on April 23, Attorney General Ken Paxton said the governor may have authority to suspend state election laws and call an expedited special election to fill the vacancy in Congressional District 27, which occurred due to former-U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold's resignation.
HOUSTON – The Court of Appeals for the 1st District of Texas has upheld a Fort Bend County court's denial of a motion to dismiss a health care liability claim because the appellant argued the appellees' expert was not qualified.