Court of Appeals - 9th District of Texas at Beaumont News

Citing lack of jurisdiction, court dismisses suit from friends of a minor injured at Conroe day camp

By Gabriel Neves | Oct 15, 2018

BEAUMONT – An appellate court has dismissed the claims of two individuals filing on behalf of a minor who sustained an eye injury at a city-operated day camp, citing lack of subject matter jurisdiction.

Appellate court tosses discrimination suit against Spindletop Center

By Takesha Thomas | Oct 8, 2018

BEAUMONT – A state appellate court has reversed a trial court's ruling in an age and gender discrimination case against Spindletop Center.

Denial of Beaumont's plea to jurisdiction upheld in case over accident allegedly caused by manhole

By Takesha Thomas | Oct 8, 2018

BEAUMONT – An appeals court has affirmed a trial court's ruling in a case over alleged injuries a man sustained in accident caused by a manhole.

9th District Court affirms denial of motion for mistrial in case between siblings over father's will

By Gabriel Neves | Sep 19, 2018

BEAUMONT – The denial of a motion for mistrial in an Orange County testamentary dispute has been upheld by a court of appeals.

Beaumont appellate court rules individuals who struck horse on FM 365 failed to prove negligence claim

By Asia Mayfield | Sep 17, 2018

BEAUMONT – Two individuals injured in an auto accident with a horse have lost their appeal to overturn a summary judgment motion entered in favor of a horse owner they allege is responsible for the animal they struck.

Beaumont appellate court denies new trial in I-10 U-turn collision case

By Asia Mayfield | Sep 17, 2018

BEAUMONT – A woman allegedly injured in a car accident on Interstate 10 in Houston has lost her appeal for a new trial.

9th District Court overturns denial of motion to dismiss golf course property sale case

By Asia Mayfield | Sep 11, 2018

BEAUMONT – The River Plantation Community Improvement Association successfully appealed a ruling denying its motion to dismiss counterclaims filed by the defendants in a Texas Citizen’s Participation Act (TCPA) case.

Parts of hospice breach of contract case affirmed

By Asia Mayfield | Sep 11, 2018

BEAUMONT – The Court of Appeals for the 9th District of Texas at Beaumont has affirmed in part and reversed in part a 2016 summary judgment in favor of the defendants in a breach of contract case.

Court denies dismissal of malpractice suit against Diagnostic Group, physician

By Megan Sims | Aug 27, 2018

BEAUMONT – An appellate court ruled that two health care providers failed to prove a former patient did not have enough evidence to proceed in a health care-liability claim.

Appellate court grants former Independent Contract Packaging employee severance pay

By Megan Sims | Aug 27, 2018

BEAUMONT – Independent Contract Packaging (ICP) LLC lost its appeal over a former employee's severance benefits.

Appeals court denies Oxbow Calcining's petition to vacate order in Port Arthur Steam Energy case

By Charmaine Little | Aug 22, 2018

BEAUMONT – On July 31, the Court of Appeals in the 9th District of Texas at Beaumont denied a company’s appeal via a petition for a writ of mandamus in its attempt to reverse a lower court’s decision.

Sam Rayburn Municipal Power Agency loses appeal over deals signed by former attorney

By John Breslin | Aug 2, 2018

BEAUMONT – An energy provider has lost its appeal against a trial court judgment in a case involving two projects based in Texas and Louisiana.

Ninth District upholds denial of Golden Years Assisted Living's dismissal in negligence case

By Charmaine Little | Jul 24, 2018

BEAUMONT – The Court of Appeals for the 9th District of Texas at Beaumont decided July 12 that a negligence case against a living assisted center shouldn't be dismissed.

Discrimination case against Jasper ISD remanded back to trial court by 9th District

By Charmaine Little | Jun 21, 2018

BEAUMONT – Jasper Independent School District’s win in the 1st District Court of Jasper County was reversed and remanded after a woman filed an appeal in the Court of Appeals for the 9th District of Texas at Beaumont.

Ninth Court of Appeals voids later ruling in workers' comp case that increased award by nearly $60,000

By Elizabeth Alt | May 23, 2018

BEAUMONT – The Court of Appeals of the 9th District of Texas issued a ruling to vacate a trial court judgment in a man’s work injury case, finding that the trial court no longer had jurisdiction to increase the man’s award.

Trial court to determine whether Vidor church's suit over leaky roof to be dismissed with or without prejudice

By Elizabeth Alt | May 22, 2018

BEAUMONT – An appellate court has reversed an order that denied a motion to dismiss filed by the architects and engineers a Vidor church claims failed to keep a roof from leaking after a three-year multimillion dollar project.

9th Court of Appeals rules trial court did not abuse discretion, court and counsel 'inadvertently lost track of the case'

By Robert Davis | Apr 18, 2018

BEAUMONT – The 9th Court of Appeals denied a petition for a writ of mandamus filed by Charles Curtis Nowell Jr., Mediq-PRN Life Support Services Inc., Hillenbrand Industries, Hill-Rom Holdings Inc. and Hill-Rom Co. Inc. (relators), after the 60th District Court of Jefferson County denied their motion to dismiss for want of prosecution in a personal injury case involving a car accident.

Ninth Court of Appeals says trial court erred in denying Sinclair Group's arbitration motion in suit with former manager

By Robert Davis | Apr 18, 2018

BEAUMONT – The 9th Court of Appeals reversed and remanded the decision by the 284th District Court in Montgomery County to deny The Sinclair Group's motion to compel arbitration in their dispute with Henri Haggblom, a former manager of the company.

Ninth Court dismisses inmate's negligence suit against Texas Department of Criminal Justice

By Angela Underwood | Apr 11, 2018

BEAUMONT – The Court of Appeals for the 9th District of Texas at Beaumont panel of judges has reversed an 88th District Court’s decision that favored a Texas inmate injured in prison.

Ninth Court of Appeals affirms summary judgment in Patriot Security trade secrets case

By Robert Davis | Apr 2, 2018

BEAUMONT – Texas' 9th District Court of Appeals at Beaumont affirmed a reformed final judgment in favor of Patriot Security Inc. after plaintiffs Sherman Moore and George Adams filed a motion for a mistrial stating there was no agreement of a settlement between the parties.

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