HOUSTON — A Texas appeals court has denied a customer's request for a bill of review in a case involving a suit filed against her by Reliant Energy. The suit sought garnishment of her bank account and allegations that she did not receive notice of trail court's final judgment in the suit.
HOUSTON — A Texas appeals court has dismissed claims against the city of Houston in a suit alleging the city's negligence with a faulty traffic light at an intersection where a man was injured in a vehicle accident when a driver ran a red light.
Now, Rannazzisi is helping private lawyers pin the blame squarely on manufacturers and distributors of opioids, as well as pharmacies. A post-DEA alliance with trial lawyers has been worth six figures for Rannazzisi, who has been hailed as a whistleblower by those cheering attempts to prosecute the opioid industry for the nation’s addiction crisis.
NORMAN, Okla. (Legal Newsline) - A state judge in Oklahoma has blamed Johnson & Johnson for the state's opioid crisis and ordered it to pay $572 million in damages, extending public nuisance law beyond its traditional boundaries into what may become an all-purpose tool for government lawsuits against product manufacturers.
HOUSTON -- Despite the Houston Community College Systems’ argument that an administrative error makes a fired employee ineligible for benefits, the Texas First Court of Appeals ruled Aug. 20 that the woman is owed unemployment benefits.
BEAUMONT -- A lower court did not err when it granted the Office of the Attorney General a plea to the jurisdiction in a human rights claim against it, the Court of Appeals Ninth District of Texas determined Aug. 8 as it affirmed the ruling.
BEAUMONT -- The Court of Appeals Ninth District of Texas determined Aug. 8 that Mexican law, not Texas law, applies to liability issues in a case against Toyota as the court reversed and remanded a lower court ruling.