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1st Court of Appeals rules expert was qualified in medical negligence case

By Gabriel Neves | Oct 15, 2018

HOUSTON – A Houston man who underwent a spinal surgery and had permanent nerve damage after the procedure has obtained a victory in an appellate court.

Appeals court upholds ruling that permanently bars Miracle Mineral Solution from sale

By Takesha Thomas | Oct 12, 2018

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

By Takesha Thomas | Oct 12, 2018

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

By Charmaine Little | Oct 12, 2018

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

By Charmaine Little | Oct 10, 2018

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.

Summary judgment for Ikea affirmed in case filed by woman who fractured knee in parking lot

By Charmaine Little | Oct 9, 2018

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.

Appellate judge deletes attorney's fees in Computer Comforts lawsuit over allegedly unpaid furniture

By Erianne Leatherman | Oct 9, 2018

HOUSTON – The 1st District Court of Appeals has ruled a trial court improperly granted attorney's fees in case over allegedly unpaid office furniture.

Appellate court tosses discrimination suit against Spindletop Center

By Takesha Thomas | Oct 8, 2018

BEAUMONT – A state appellate court has reversed a trial court's ruling in an age and gender discrimination case against Spindletop Center.

14th Court upholds summary judgment in Drew Marine USA's favor in suit over payment for stretchers

By Takesha Thomas | Oct 8, 2018

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.

14th Court of Appeals rules in favor of Harris County in suit over collision with patrol car

By Takesha Thomas | Oct 8, 2018

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.

Denial of Beaumont's plea to jurisdiction upheld in case over accident allegedly caused by manhole

By Takesha Thomas | Oct 8, 2018

BEAUMONT – An appeals court has affirmed a trial court's ruling in a case over alleged injuries a man sustained in accident caused by a manhole.

Appellate court grants writ in 2500 West Loop foreclosure case over temporary restraining order

By Takesha Thomas | Oct 5, 2018

HOUSTON – An appeals court has granted an entity's request to modify a temporary restraining order in a foreclosure case.

Court affirms most of directed verdict in People's Club of Nigeria USA expulsion case

By Gabriel Neves | Sep 26, 2018

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

By Gabriel Neves | Sep 26, 2018

HOUSTON – Two property management companies lost an appeal of a plea to jurisdiction involving the rebuilding of an apartment complex damaged by a hurricane.

Appellate court affirms ruling in favor of Harris County Appraisal District in apartment complex appraisal dispute

By Gabriel Neves | Sep 24, 2018

HOUSTON – A real estate developer has lost an appeal against a county appraisal district after a judge ruled it failed to timely file its petition challenging a property tax appraisal.

Court rules expert reports were deficient but possibly curable in suit against Houston Methodist-Willowbrook

By Charmaine Little | Sep 24, 2018

HOUSTON – On Aug. 16, the Court of Appeals for the 1st District of Texas reversed an order from a trial court that dismissed a health care liability claim filed against a Houston hospital.

Ruling in favor of Superior Energy Services in suit filed by injured worker reversed by appellate court

By Charmaine Little | Sep 20, 2018

HOUSTON – On Aug. 14, the Court of Appeals for the 1st District of Texas reversed a ruling of the 295th District Court of Harris County in a Jones Act case.

9th District Court affirms denial of motion for mistrial in case between siblings over father's will

By Gabriel Neves | Sep 19, 2018

BEAUMONT – The denial of a motion for mistrial in an Orange County testamentary dispute has been upheld by a court of appeals.

Court rules in favor of Brazoria County taxing entities in property tax suit

By Asia Mayfield | Sep 17, 2018

HOUSTON – Appellant James Anthony Davis unsuccessfully appealed a ruling compelling him to pay outstanding property taxes to several taxing entities in Brazoria County.

Parts of hospice breach of contract case affirmed

By Asia Mayfield | Sep 11, 2018

BEAUMONT – The Court of Appeals for the 9th District of Texas at Beaumont has affirmed in part and reversed in part a 2016 summary judgment in favor of the defendants in a breach of contract case.

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