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
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
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.
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.
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
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
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
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.
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
HOUSTON – The 1st District Court of Appeals has ruled a trial court improperly granted attorney's fees in case over allegedly unpaid office furniture.
BEAUMONT – A state appellate court has reversed a trial court's ruling in an age and gender discrimination case against Spindletop Center.
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.
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.
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.
HOUSTON – An appeals court has granted an entity's request to modify a temporary restraining order in a foreclosure case.
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
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
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
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
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.