BEAUMONT -- Two landowners, who had a pipeline passing through their land in Liberty County, and who lost the property during construction, have suffered a loss in court.
Court of Appeals - 9th District of Texas at Beaumont News
BEAUMONT -- An appeals court ruled March 7 that an expert report did meet requirements in a health care liability case against Kingwood Medical Center, as it affirmed a lower court’s denial of the center's motion to dismiss.
BEAUMONT – The Texas Ninth District Court of Appeals recently denied a motion for a rehearing in the case involving "Baby Olivia," whose parents sued Medical Center of Southeast Texas for wrongful death.
BEAUMONT – A couple who claimed that their First Amendment rights had been violated when a development prohibited them from operating a child care center from inside their home has lost their appeal to dismiss a suit filed by their homeowners association.
9th District Court of Appeals reverses denial of attorney's motion to dismiss in paving contractor case
BEAUMONT – A state appellate court has ruled a lower court erred when it denied an attorney's motion to dismiss a petition against him in a suit between paving contractors.
BEAUMONT – On Feb. 7, summary judgment for Orange County Building Materials Inc. was affirmed in an appeals court despite Arthur Simpson Jr.’s argument that he presented enough evidence to prove OCBM had a responsibility to issue a warning about any possible risks before he tripped and fell.
9th District Court of Appeals rules Bliss Builders, man fail to prove arbitrator was partial to plaintiffs
BEAUMONT – The Court of Appeals in the 9th District of Texas at Beaumont reversed an order that vacated an arbitration award in a fraud case, stating that an alleged friendship between the plaintiff's lawyer and the arbitrator is irrelevant.
BEAUMONT – A state appellate court ruled that a lower court was correct in denying a woman's claim for attorneys' fees in a suit against her stepfather over the ownership of a property.
BEAUMONT – A woman who wanted additional attorney fees following her successful claim on a deed to a Montgomery County property won't be getting any more than the trial court awarded her, according to a recent appeals court's decision.
BEAUMONT – The Court of Appeals for the 9th District of Texas at Beaumont upheld an 88th District Court of Tyler County order dismissing a woman’s lawsuit against the Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT), her former employer, and her supervisor Henry Sawyer, according to a Dec. 20 Appeals Court opinion.
BEAUMONT – An appellate court has reversed two decisions made by a lower court in a case between two companies over an energy agreement.
9th District reverses order denying U.S. Money Reserve's motion to compel arbitration in employment agreement case
BEAUMONT – An appellate court has ruled that a lower court wrongfully denied a precious metal buying company's motion to compel arbitration in a case against two former employees.
BEAUMONT – The Court of Appeals of the 9th District at Beaumont affirmed a trial court order dismissing Valentin Ayala-Gutierrez’s suit claiming Civil Rights Act violations, noting Ayala-Gutierrez failed to appear at the hearing that was scheduled to establish why his suit should not be dismissed and never requested any citations to be prepared.
9th District Court of Appeals affirms oil company can’t claim declaratory relief in suit over leases
BEAUMONT – In an opinion issued Nov. 15, the 9th District Court of Appeals at Beaumont affirmed the 172nd District Court's order that found a company can’t file a claim for declaratory relief in a lawsuit over who owns oil and gas leases in Jefferson County.
Justices reverse motion ordering Kongsberg, Bombardier Recreational Products to produce trade secret documents
BEAUMONT – A lower court shouldn’t have ordered two companies to deliver trade-secret and protected items in a negligence and liability case after an accident, the Court of Appeals for the 9th District of Texas at Beaumont decided on Nov. 8.
BEAUMONT – An appellate court has conditionally granted a writ of mandamus for a trial court judge to vacate his order regarding a company to produce a witness for deposition in a wrongful death case.
BEAUMONT – An appellate court has upheld a trial court's judgment regarding a nearly $460,000 arbitration award between a law firm and the woman who hired it to represent her in a dental malpractice claim.
Citing lack of jurisdiction, court dismisses suit from friends of a minor injured at Conroe day camp
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.
BEAUMONT – A state appellate court has reversed a trial court's ruling in an age and gender discrimination case against Spindletop Center.
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.