AUSTIN – House Bill 2826, which could curtail the growing trend of attorneys soliciting local governments to pursue litigation, has cleared both chambers of the Texas Legislature.
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AUSTIN – The Texas House has passed HB 2826, which could curtail the growing trend of attorneys soliciting local governments to pursue litigation.
Curtailing attorney solicitation of local governments, Texas House members hear testimony on HB 2826
AUSTIN – There’s a growing trend in Texas – attorneys recruiting local governments to pursue litigation, one expert recently told members of the Texas House of Representatives.
McALLEN – Only three months ago, a sitting member of Congress signed a “modified” contingency fee contract to represent Hidalgo County in a construction defect lawsuit – a possible ethics violation.
Some Texas counties are demanding tens of thousands of dollars to comply with open-records requests for documents detailing the time and expenses private attorneys have racked up so far representing them in opioid litigation.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has found that a Texas County has violated state law by refusing to comply with a request for the billing records of private attorneys the county hired to sue opioid manufacturers and distributors
Lawsuit: man tricked into purchasing grocery store mired with structural defects, health code violations
GALVESTON – An owner of a San Leon grocery store claims he was swindled into buying the business.
VICTORIA – Texas mineral rights owners claim an oil company purposefully deceived them for at least two years by manipulating production data, according to a complaint filed in the Southern District Court of Texas, Victoria Division.
Texans for Lawsuit Reform PAC today endorsed state Sen. Glenn Hegar for Texas Comptroller.
A Galveston County man is suing over identity theft and claims a 2012 lien is partially illegal.
AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline) - Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, in an opinion issued last week, said he cannot resolve a "factual dispute" between two state officials over funds going toward Formula One races held in Austin starting this year.
Willett Three of the nine justices on the all-Republican court are seeking re-election, Justice Don Willett, Place 2; Justice David Medina, Place 4; and Justice Nathan Hecht, Place 6.
HOUSTON Ã¯Â¿Â½ (January 24, 2011) Ã¯Â¿Â½ The Houston office of national law firm Chamberlain Hrdlicka is challenging the national trend of law firm contraction by hiring a new crop of talent to serve its clients. With the New Year, the firm has brought three new attorneys on board to keep up with the demand. Paul Masters and Heather Pesikoff have both joined Houston's office as senior counsel, while
Texas Comptroller Susan Combs AUSTIN Ã¯Â¿Â½ Birth dates of state employees must remain private, the Supreme Court of Texas decided on Dec. 3.
GALVESTON - A Galveston County man says he was terminated despite obeying the terms of his contract and is suing for approximately $210,000 in damages.
Perry AUSTIN Ã¯Â¿Â½ Gov. Rick Perry stated his concern about the impact of proposed cap and trade legislation and possible regulation of CO2 by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Texas' energy industry and economy.
Joe Fisher of the Provost Umphrey firm in Beaumont has accused Dole Food Company of negotiating directly with his clients in Nicaragua to settle pesticide exposure claims.