HOUSTON – Dow Chemical obtained a victory in court after having a favorable decision affirmed in a case over allegations of trespassing.
State of Texas 14th Court of Appeals News
HOUSTON – An energy company that filed a suit over allegations of breaching fiduciary duty and of misappropriating trade secrets lost an appeal that disputed the denial of an injunction.
HOUSTON – A state appeals court has upheld a lower court's ruling to permanently bar a man from selling so-called miracle drugs.
Court upholds no-evidence summary judgment ruling in favor of University Place Retirement Home in fall case
HOUSTON – An appeals court has upheld a trial court's ruling involving University Place Retirement Home in a slip-and-fall case.
14th Court of Appeals upholds ruling in case filed by man who alleged he was not paid more than $30,000 for work
HOUSTON – The 14th Court of Appeals affirmed a summary judgment on Oct. 4 in favor of a man who sued a construction company over allegations it didn’t pay him for work he performed.
Appeals court denies rehearing after overturning $9.6 million judgment for Dickinson ISD over Ike damages
HOUSTON – On Oct. 4, the 14th Court of Appeals reversed and remanded a $9.6 million judgment for a school district that claimed its insurance company breached its contract amid restoration after Hurricane Ike and denied the parties' motions for rehearing.
HOUSTON – On Oct. 2 the 14th Court of Appeals affirmed a lower court’s ruling that granted summary judgment for Ikea Holdings US Inc., et al. after a woman was injured in a parking lot in 2013.
HOUSTON – An appellate court ruled that a trial court did not err when it granted summary judgment to a company who alleges a check for payment for stretchers bounced.
HOUSTON – An appellate court has reversed a trial court's order and rendered a take-nothing judgment in favor of Harris County in a case over an auto accident involving a deputy.
HOUSTON – An appeals court has granted an entity's request to modify a temporary restraining order in a foreclosure case.
Pets can’t be considered ‘stock’ for the purpose of awarding attorney’s fees, Texas appellate court opines
HOUSTON – Man’s best friend isn’t considered a stock animal for the purposes of awarding attorney’s fees, a Texas appellate court recently opined.
14th Court of Appeals grants writ of mandamus compelling judge to vacate previous order in Galveston Shrimp case
AUSTIN – The 14th Court of Appeals conditionally granted a writ of mandamus compelling Judge Lonnie Cox of the 56th District Court of Galveston to vacate an order denying a motion to dismiss.
HOUSTON – A Nigerian social organization has lost part of its appeal in a dispute over a ruling in favor of the chairman of the Houston branch of the club.
Court affirms city of Baytown's plea to the jurisdiction in case over Ike-damaged apartment building
HOUSTON – Two property management companies lost an appeal of a plea to jurisdiction involving the rebuilding of an apartment complex damaged by a hurricane.
Justices kick Japanese billionaire’s fraud suit against Houston attorney out of Texas court, suit filed over space tourism investment
HOUSTON – A Japanese investor’s efforts to “turn back the clock” on a space tourism venture were recently rejected by the justices seated on the Fourteenth Court of Appeals.
HOUSTON – Appellant James Anthony Davis unsuccessfully appealed a ruling compelling him to pay outstanding property taxes to several taxing entities in Brazoria County.
The children of a former patient sued Atrium Medical Center following their mother's death, claiming health care liabilities.
The patient sued her physician after she injured her head, neck and shoulders because she was not shown how to properly use the crutches he prescribed.
An employee who hit a pedestrian while driving a city of Pasadena vehicle was not considered on duty at the time, an appeals court affirms.
The 14th Court of Appeals has denied damages that had been awarded by a lower court in a breach of contract case involving CarMax.