WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The Federal Trade Commission says lawyers and legal advertisers looking for plaintiffs to sue drug companies are making false claims in their TV ads, as well as possibly scaring viewers into stopping taking their medications.
AUSTIN — A Texas appeals court has dismissed a whistleblower's lawsuit against the Texas Health and Human Services Commission filed by a former employee who alleged he was fired in retaliation for expressing concern over alleged state law violations and bad case management practices.
BEAUMONT -- A Texas appeals court upheld Sept. 19 a trial court’s decision after the Forest Hills Improvement Association filed a declaratory judgment against a couple who requested a property extension.
AUSTIN – A Texas court of appeals has upheld a district court's ruling that affirms a Commissioner of Workers' Compensation's penalty of more than $20,000 ordered against a Texas chiropractor stemming from a medical fee dispute.
HOUSTON — A Texas appeals court has upheld a trial court's appointment of an umpire in an insurance claim appraisal dispute while dismissing the insured's appeal of sanctions against her attorney and his firm for lack of jurisdiction.
BEAUMONT -- After plaintiffs failed to issue a certificate of merit in their first amended complaint, the Texas Ninth District Court of Appeals reversed Aug. 22 an order that denied the defendants’ motion to dismiss.
HOUSTON -- The Texas First District Court of Appeals weighed in Aug. 20 on a case where hundreds of people accused companies of filing illegal liens on their homesteads. The appellate panel remanded the case back to the lower court.