Judge Janis Jack When U. S. District Judge Janis Jack of Texas exposed 10,000 phony silicosis claims, her history as a nurse triggered a strong reaction to the shoddy practices of attorneys in her court and doctors who served them.
I recently wrote that as bizarre as the plots may get on legal dramas like "Boston Legal," the real-life happenings in the legal world are stranger than any fiction. Some readers challenged me to support that argument. Like any good lawyer, I'm happy to do so.
"We don't have the authority to upgrade crossings," testified Union Pacific's manager of industry and public projects on Nov. 1, during the ongoing trial of Derrick Cezar et al vs. Union Pacific Railroad taking place in Judge Gary Sanderson's 60th District Court.
William Hommel Jr. MARSHALL Ã¯Â¿Â½ After being honorably discharged from the military, Josh Jones returned home to find that his previous employer, Lowe's, would not rehire him. After a lengthy investigation by the Veterans Department of the Labor Board, Jones was rehired but five months after returning to work, Jones was fired from Lowe's.
Jerry Patterson AUSTIN -- The office of Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson says he didn't block the federal National Park Service (NPS) from acquiring a state-owned mountain range now up for sale.
Washington & Ernster A defense lawyer for Dillard's told jurors that if they believed the plaintiffs' story about being assaulted at the department store by a security officer, then he had some swampland in Florida they might be interested in.
Clontarf Castle Hotel, Dublin Burned by what he claims was a bait-and-switch ploy by his credit card company, Tommy Vance Vaccarrello is suing the American Express Co. for a trip to the Ryder Cup that fell below par.