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14th Court of Appeals affirms jury's finding that BFI Waste Services driver was not negligent in fatal crash

By Gabriel Neves | Nov 15, 2018

HOUSTON – An appellate court has affirmed the decision of a Galveston County court in a negligence case regarding a fatal accident with a recycling truck.

First District court upholds damages award in case over Houston auto accident

By Gabriel Neves | Nov 13, 2018

HOUSTON – A Harris County woman whose vehicle was hit while driving in Houston had a judgment awarding damages affirmed at the appellate court level.

14th District reverses take nothing judgment in injured worker's case against W&T Offshore

By Gabriel Neves | Nov 13, 2018

HOUSTON – An oil industry worker who was injured on an offshore platform and got a take-nothing judgment had the decision reversed in court.

First District Court affirms Woodbridge Crossing eviction

By Gabriel Neves | Nov 12, 2018

HOUSTON – A Harris County man who had been evicted from Woodbridge Crossing apartment complex after allegedly failing to pay rent had the eviction affirmed in court.

Appellate court enters take nothing judgment against Diligent Delivery in trade secrets case

By Gabriel Neves | Nov 12, 2018

HOUSTON – A trial court's decision in a suit between transportation logistics company and a trucking company over allegations of breach of contract and trade secrets misappropriation was partially affirmed at the appellate court level.

14th District Court reverses, dismisses ruling in former employee's case against Goodwill over termination

By Takesha Thomas | Nov 8, 2018

HOUSTON – A state appeals court has reversed a ruling in a former Goodwill Industries employee's claim that she was wrongfully fired by the company.

9th District conditionally grants INVISTA writ in wrongful death case

By Gabriel Neves | Nov 8, 2018

BEAUMONT – An appellate court has conditionally granted a writ of mandamus for a trial court judge to vacate his order regarding a company to produce a witness for deposition in a wrongful death case.

Upheld: $450K arbitration award against Milani Hinkle and Cole in malpractice case

By Gabriel Neves | Nov 8, 2018

BEAUMONT – An appellate court has upheld a trial court's judgment regarding a nearly $460,000 arbitration award between a law firm and the woman who hired it to represent her in a dental malpractice claim.

Man loses appeal over malicious prosecution claim against Memorial Hermann Memorial City Hospital

By John Breslin | Nov 6, 2018

HOUSTON – A man arrested at a hospital where his dying mother was being treated has lost his appeal against a trial court decision dismissing claims of malicious prosecution and emotional distress.

Denial of doctor's motion to dismiss negligence claim was right decision, 14th District Court finds

By John Breslin | Nov 6, 2018

HOUSTON – A trial court did not err when denying a motion to dismiss a claim against a doctor accused of negligence over the treatment of a woman at a Texas hospital, an appeals court has ruled.

14th District Court affirms judge's ruling reversing jury verdict in shareholder dispute

By John Breslin | Nov 6, 2018

HOUSTON – A trial court judge was within his rights to reverse a jury verdict in favor of the joint owner of a credit repair company, an appeals court has ruled.

First District court reverses decision on easement access on Harris County property

By John Breslin | Oct 31, 2018

HOUSTON – A state appeals court has largely reversed a jury decision in favor of a couple regarding express easements near their property.

14th District upholds ruling ordering Evangel Healthcare Charities to pay more than $8,000 to nurse

By Takesha Thomas | Oct 31, 2018

HOUSTON – A home health care company has lost a Texas Payday Act wage appeal over lost wages that were never paid to a former employee.

14th Court of Appeal denies to stay proceedings in TCPA case

By Takesha Thomas | Oct 30, 2018

HOUSTON – An appeals court has denied a request to stay proceedings after it found that the relators didn't provide sufficient evidence to argue the claim.

Appeals court affirms ruling in ladder injury case against KLI over process service

By Karen Kidd | Oct 30, 2018

HOUSTON – A state appeals court has rejected a man's appeal in his failed personal-injury case, saying he was not diligent enough in his attempts to serve process on one of two companies he alleged were liable in his claims.

First District Court of Appeals rules in favor of homeowners' association in fee dispute

By Erianne Leatherman | Oct 30, 2018

HOUSTON – An appellate court has affirmed a trial court’s ruling in a case involving a lawsuit filed by a homeowners’ association against a homeowner for past-due HOA fees.

Appellate court upholds ruling in favor of Dow Chemical in trespassing suit filed by SBWP

By Gabriel Neves | Oct 17, 2018

HOUSTON – Dow Chemical obtained a victory in court after having a favorable decision affirmed in a case over allegations of trespassing.

Court affirms denial of Kana Energy Services injunction in trade case

By Gabriel Neves | Oct 17, 2018

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.

Appellate court reverses part of ruling in former employees' case against Travis Law Firm over wages

By Elizabeth Alt | Oct 15, 2018

HOUSTON – On Aug. 23, the 1st District Court of Appeals issued an order on a compound appeal to reverse part of a trial court's ruling in a lawsuit brought against a Texas law firm by two former employees who claimed they were owed for unpaid wages.

Citing lack of jurisdiction, court dismisses suit from friends of a minor injured at Conroe day camp

By Gabriel Neves | Oct 15, 2018

BEAUMONT – An appellate court has dismissed the claims of two individuals filing on behalf of a minor who sustained an eye injury at a city-operated day camp, citing lack of subject matter jurisdiction.

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