HOUSTON – A trial court’s take-nothing ruling for a man injured on the job was reversed in the 14th Court of Appeals on June 26 as the court ruled on borrowed employee status and loss of future wages reward.
State of Texas 14th Court of Appeals News
HOUSTON – A homeowners association's lawsuit to recover the cost of flood damage to a reserve tract in a Harris County community is on its way back to a local district court after a Texas appeals court ruled, in part, that the lower court had been wrong to find for defendants in the case.
HOUSTON – The 14th Court of Appeals issued a ruling on June 21 conditionally granting a writ of mandamus that two physician groups do not need to follow an “extreme and highly intrusive” trial court order that a forensic expert will search for information relating to allegations of stolen trade secrets.
HOUSTON – A Harris County district court was too quick to deny a motion to dismiss a Flower Mound-based staff leasing and human resources countersuit in Texas Citizens' Participation Act (TCPA) litigation with a former employee, a Texas appeals court recently ruled.
HOUSTON – The 14th District Court of Appeals recently affirmed a remittitur judgment in a case involving an explosion at an oil refinery.
HOUSTON – The 14th Court of Appeals has reversed and remanded a decision in a seaman's injury case over a clause in his employment contract.
HOUSTON – An appellate court has denied a woman's motion for a new trial in a dispute with an insurer over a broken window on a new car.
HOUSTON – The 14th Court of Appeals has affirmed a lower court’s ruling denying a doctor’s motion to dismiss in a case where he is accused of medical malpractice leading to the death of a patient.
HOUSTON – In a ruling made on April 17, the 14th Court of Appeals ruled in favor of a firefighter who brought a lawsuit after being suspended from the fire department.
HOUSTON – The 14th Circuit Court of Appeals reversed in part, remanded in part and affirmed in part a judgment by the 190th District Court in Harris County after concluding the trial court should not have submitted any question inquiring into the enforceability of the oral condition between Ali Mokaram and Osama Abdullatif over a commercial real estate deal.
Justices affirm in part, suggests remittitur in part in Valero fire case - plaintiffs were awarded $8.4M in damages
HOUSTON – The 14th District Court of Appeals affirmed in part and suggested a remittitur in part in an appeal filed by Critical Path Resources Inc. disputing damages awarded to nine Valero employees.
HOUSTON – Texas' 14th District Court of Appeals affirmed a no-evidence summary judgment by the 334th District Court in Harris County in favor of Pentair Valves & Controls US LP and Kelly Services Inc., citing the appellee, Anthony Simon, failed to provide enough evidence to show there is a genuine issue regarding the material facts of the case.
14th Court of Appeals affirms judgment in injury case, claims plaintiff did not exercise due diligence
HOUSTON – Texas' 14th Court of Appeals overruled Christina Molina's appeal of a summary judgment in favor of John Gears, Robert Morin and All-Star Tire Co. in a personal injury case where the parties were involved in a car accident.
HOUSTON – A Texas appellate judge has affirmed the dismissal of a discrimination suit against grocery chain H.E. Butt (HEB) Grocery Co.
HOUSTON – The 14th Court of Appeals has upheld a dismissal of a case against First Community Insurance Co. filed by a homeowner in a dispute with the insurer regarding a claim.
HOUSTON – A memorandum opinion from the 14th Court of Appeals by Justice John Donovan upholds a trial court's ruling in a case involving Ford Motor Co. and an application for the approval of an asset purchase agreement.
HOUSTON – The 14th Court of Appeals for the State of Texas upheld a summary judgment entered in favor of the state of Texas by the 80th District Court of Harris County in a Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act lawsuit, according to an opinion filed by the appeals court on Feb. 27.
HOUSTON – A pharmaceutical company has won the latest round of an ongoing battle with wrongful death beneficiaries after the 14th Court of Appeals reversed a judgment from the trial court based on a Jan. 30 opinion.
HOUSTON – An appellate court has ruled that Wayne Hoang Nhut Doan, who owns submerged property under Muleshoe Lake, is not entitled to any additional compensation from TransCanada Keystone Pipeline LP, the company that built a pipeline across the lake. Doan claimed the company trespassed.
HOUSTON – A Texas appeals court ruled against a man in a Brazoria County condemnation case for lacking standing because - as he freely admits - he lacks an interest in property seized by a pipeline company.