The race for 58th District Court, however, is in the bag. Put your money on Kent Walston. He’s guaranteed to win reelection. He could get stuck in the gate, pull up lame, or even run in the wrong direction and he’s still going to win.
PHILADELPHIA – A Texas personal injury law firm claims it is owed part of $16 million awarded to a corporate whistleblower because colleagues effectively poached the client and represented him in secret.
Eight months after Hurricane Harvey made landfall, many Texas families still face a long road home. Only 33 percent of home insurance claims have been paid and a staggering 51 percent have been closed with no payment.
HOUSTON – The Texas Renaissance Festival and Stargate Manor Arboretum are accused in a federal lawsuit of terminating a female employee who allegedly pushed back against her superior for ordering her to perform tasks she thought were inappropriate.
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.
DALLAS – A Texas man who received a multimillion dollar jury award in 2015 after his leukemia was found to have been caused by years of exposure to benzene in the paints and paint thinners he used on the job will receive nothing, a state appeals court ruled earlier this month.
BEAUMONT – Despite the generous financial support she received from her fellow plaintiff’s attorneys, Tina Bradley could not overcome her Democratic rival, Melody Chappell, in the runoff race to become the next judge for the 172nd District Court.