HOUSTON – An appellate court has upheld a lower court's ruling in a suit over possession of a Kemah bed and breakfast.
Appellate court reverses dismissal of liability claims against Kindred Hospitals Limited Partnership
FORT WORTH – The Court of Appeals for the 2nd District of Texas at Fort Worth ruled a lower court erred when it sustained an objection for an expert report in a health care liability case concerning man’s death.
FORT WORTH – On Nov. 1, the Court of Appeals for the 2nd Appellate District of Texas at Fort Worth affirmed in part and reversed in part a district court’s ruling in a home-equity loan lawsuit.
9th District Court of Appeals affirms oil company can’t claim declaratory relief in suit over leases
BEAUMONT – In an opinion issued Nov. 15, the 9th District Court of Appeals at Beaumont affirmed the 172nd District Court's order that found a company can’t file a claim for declaratory relief in a lawsuit over who owns oil and gas leases in Jefferson County.
HOUSTON – An appeals court has conditionally granted a petition from the defendants in a breach of contract lawsuit to direct a lower court to vacate a disqualification order.
Justices reverse motion ordering Kongsberg, Bombardier Recreational Products to produce trade secret documents
BEAUMONT – A lower court shouldn’t have ordered two companies to deliver trade-secret and protected items in a negligence and liability case after an accident, the Court of Appeals for the 9th District of Texas at Beaumont decided on Nov. 8.
Decision on attorney's fees reversed in suit between Occidental Energy Marketing and West Texas LPG Pipeline
HOUSTON – An appellate court reversed a ruling regarding attorney's fees in a breach of contract case between a shipper on a pipeline and a pipeline operator.
14th Court of Appeals affirms jury's finding that BFI Waste Services driver was not negligent in fatal crash
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.
HOUSTON – A Harris County woman whose vehicle was hit while driving in Houston had a judgment awarding damages affirmed at the appellate court level.
HOUSTON – An oil industry worker who was injured on an offshore platform and got a take-nothing judgment had the decision reversed in court.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
HOUSTON – A state appeals court has largely reversed a jury decision in favor of a couple regarding express easements near their property.
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.