HOUSTON – The Texas First Court of Appeals issued an opinion June 6 overturning a lower court’s judgment in favor of a family practice physician who was sued for breaching a lease.
State of Texas 14th Court of Appeals News
HOUSTON – An appeals court has sided with a Florida auto dealership in its appeal of a Harris County trial court’s denial of a special appearance.
HOUSTON – A Texas appellate court recently denied an appeal brought by Hearst Newspapers (Houston Chronicle) and KHOU-TV, which sought to vacate a ruling on their anti-SLAPP motions.
HOUSTON (SE Texas Record) — A man injured in in a 2016 vehicular accident in Waller County after an unidentified vehicle that did not contact his own car but caused him to collide with another automobile is not entitled to uninsured motorist benefits, a state appeals court recently ruled.
HOUSTON (SE Texas Record) — Neither a suburban Houston fuels producer nor a United Kingdom-based engineering firm should get anything in a faulty pump dispute in which a Harris County court had awarded the latter company more than $150,000, a state appeals court has ruled.
Rats are disgusting animals. If you come upon one unexpectedly, it’s likely to startle or even frighten you. If, on the other hand, you’re walking around a junkyard or a dump, there’s a good chance you’ll come upon a rat at some point or other and you shouldn’t be surprised about it.
HOUSTON – An appellate court has affirmed summary judgment in favor of company that was sued by a trucker who claims a rat caused him to panic and fall while brushing his teeth.
HOUSTON (SE Texas Record) — A Texas appeals court has affirmed a lower court's judgment in favor of a Houston criminal attorney in a Super Bowl ticket dispute, saying the appellants failed to prove "no-evidence ground" in the case.
HOUSTON – A state appeals court has granted a writ of mandamus to a hotel owner implicated in a sexual assault lawsuit.
HOUSTON – The Texas 14th Court of Appeals has overturned a Houston lower court’s dismissal of malpractice claims against a local hospital.
HOUSTON -- The 14th Court of Appeals on May 2 sided with a lender’s counterclaims and against a borrower’s initial allegations in an ongoing dispute regarding an ice machine.
HOUSTON -- The 14th Court of Appeals confirmed April 30 a $3 million judgment in favor of a bank in a guarantor tort claim concerning a promissory note.
HOUSTON – The Texas Fourteenth District Court of Appeals determined April 23 that a lower court has partial jurisdiction over litigation regarding the cost of electricity.
HOUSTON – A jury for Texas' 14th Court of Appeals has upheld a ruling that a former employee of a local oil and gas company was fired in retaliation for filing a discrimination suit, and allowed her to keep an award for emotional pain and suffering and compensation for attorney fees.
HOUSTON – The Texas Court of Appeals 14th District has reversed a trial's court decision granting summary judgment to a furniture store in a customer's dispute over an order.
HOUSTON -- The Texas 14th Court of Appeals affirmed March 21 an order of severance in favor of a woman whom Fort Bend County had sued amid a worker’s compensation issue after her husband, a sheriff, died on the job.
HOUSTON -- A Houston university that sued architects, alleging a faulty design of a campus building, has suffered a loss in court.
HOUSTON -- An oil worker who was employed on an oil rig and who sued the drilling company for injuries he had during the perforation of the well, has suffered a loss in court.
HOUSTON -- A Harris County man who had his car towed and who lost an appeal at a hearing for the reasons of towing and fees, has obtained a victory in court.
HOUSTON -- The Texas 14th Court of Appeals ruled against a homeowner March 7 in his allegations of unfair debt collection practices against his homeowners’ association and related entities.