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How Much Is That Doggy in the Window?

How Much Is That Doggy in the Window?

State justices recently reversed a lower court decision that allowed a bereaved dog owner to sue an animal shelter for the wrongful death of his pet.…

No Sole Method in Determining Cramdown Interest Rate in Chapter 11

No Sole Method in Determining Cramdown Interest Rate in Chapter 11

Bankruptcy experts Greg Hesse and Eric Flynn examine Fifth Circuit decision that borrowers and lenders should study.…

TCEQ to Appeal Whooping Crane Case

TCEQ to Appeal Whooping Crane Case

The AG's office intends to appeal a federal judge's ruling that found the state responsible for the death of 23 whooping cranes -- or nearly 10 percent of the migrating…

Fifth Circuit Rejects Appeal By Boone Pickens & Cowboy Athletics

Fifth Circuit Rejects Appeal By Boone Pickens & Cowboy Athletics

In a three-page per curiam decision issued just eight business days after the case was argued, a three judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit…

EDTX Takes Over Fed Inquiry into Dallas DA Watkins

EDTX Takes Over Fed Inquiry into Dallas DA Watkins

The U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Texas and the FBI have officially opened an active federal criminal investigation into Dallas District Attorney Craig Watkins regarding his decision to…

Austin Bar and Driver Sued for Wrongful Death

Austin Bar and Driver Sued for Wrongful Death

Austin's Clive Bar and one if its customers are being sued for a hit-and-run accident that left a 30-year-old woman dead in 2011. …

Boone Pickens, Cowboy Athletics Take “Gift of a Lifetime” Dispute to Fifth Circuit

Boone Pickens, Cowboy Athletics Take “Gift of a Lifetime” Dispute to Fifth Circuit

T. Boone Pickens and Oklahoma State athletics officials took their fight to recover more than $33 million from an insurance company and its agents to the U.S. Court of Appeals…

Bank Sues Former Dallas Cowboy for Owed Debt

Bank Sues Former Dallas Cowboy for Owed Debt

The lawsuit, filed in the 160th Judicial District of Dallas County, says the football star owes money for a house he purchased in Dallas.…

Texans Sue Anheuser-Busch for Watering Down Beer

Texans Sue Anheuser-Busch for Watering Down Beer

Texas is joining other states in class-action lawsuits that claim the beer producing giant is watering down its products.…

Gruber Hurst Wins $49 Million Jury Award for Client

Gruber Hurst Wins $49 Million Jury Award for Client

A Dallas jury ruled Thursday that a Love Field-based corporation that customizes corporate jet interiors breached its contract with a customer and must pay damages.…

Dallas Judge: Travelocity Didn’t Violate Search Patent

Dallas Judge: Travelocity Didn’t Violate Search Patent

Fish & Richardson convinced U.S. District Judge O'Connor to toss a $20 million patent infringement lawsuit against Southlake-based Travelocity.…

Fulbright Survey: Corporate Litigation has Stabilized

Fulbright Survey: Corporate Litigation has Stabilized

Companies are facing more litigation over governmental regulatory investigations and proceedings, but fewer class action lawsuits and fewer labor and employment disputes, according to the Annual Litigation Trends Survey. …

K&L Gates Attorneys Sued for Conflict of Interest

K&L Gates Attorneys Sued for Conflict of Interest

The legal malpractice case is claiming that the attorneys put one interest ahead of the other in a joint representation.…

As BP Oil Spill Trial Begins, Don Godwin Takes Center Stage

As BP Oil Spill Trial Begins, Don Godwin Takes Center Stage

The potentially historic Deepwater Horizon trial is scheduled to start Monday and Donald Goldwin is right in the middle of it. “This case is unprecedented, both in terms of the…

Tennis Legend Andy Roddick Sues Tennis Charity in Dallas

Tennis Legend Andy Roddick Sues Tennis Charity in Dallas

Dykema Gossett litigation partner Brian Colao, who has represented several pro athletes, including Phil Mickelson, is representing Roddick in the lawsuit. …

Spearmint Rhino and Monster Truck Driver Must Pay $10.5 Million

Spearmint Rhino and Monster Truck Driver Must Pay $10.5 Million

A Dallas jury has ordered the topless bar and drunken driver to pay $10.5 million to the family of a 23-year-old young woman who was crushed to death when the…

Dallas Auctioning Company Stopped from Selling a Masters Green Jacket

Dallas Auctioning Company Stopped from Selling a Masters Green Jacket

A temporary restraining order is prohibiting a Dallas auctioning company to sell the 1959 Masters golf champion's green jacket in an upcoming New York auction.…

ABF Experts: Texas Tort Reform ‘Isn’t Worth the Squeeze’ — Updated

ABF Experts: Texas Tort Reform ‘Isn’t Worth the Squeeze’ — Updated

Tort reform is causing a detrimental effect on injured Texas' citizens and the trial lawyers who represent them. Laws that capped damages in personal injury and medical malpractice verdicts are…

East Texas Jury Rules for T-Mobile in Patent Dispute

East Texas Jury Rules for T-Mobile in Patent Dispute

A federal jury in Tyler ruled that the communications giant did not infringe the patent rights of Realtime Data.…

5th Circuit: “Flock-to-Flock’ is the Deal when Deal is Chickens

5th Circuit: “Flock-to-Flock’ is the Deal when Deal is Chickens

Decision gives a huge win to Pilgrim’s Pride and a potentially crippling defeat for hundreds of chicken growers from Texas.…