At an Austin news conference, lawyers Tony Buzbee and Dan Cogdell promise a protracted fight to acquit the beleaguered attorney general. They also poked fun at the lead impeachment prosecutors, Rusty Hardin and Dick DeGuerin, saying the pair were introduced earlier by the Texas House “like they were the homecoming king and queen.”
Houston Heavyweights Hardin and DeGuerin to Lead Paxton Impeachment Case
At a Capitol news conference, the two lawyers said they were stunned by the evidence against the suspended attorney general. “It’s 10 times worse than what has been public,” Hardin said.
BMW Settles Dallas Suit Over Sale of ‘Lemon’ Used Car
On the eve of trial, the automaker reached an out-of-court settlement with a Highland Park woman who claimed she bought a used i3, an electric hatchback, that BMW knew was defective.
Citing Years of Foot-Dragging by BMW and Local Counsel, Dallas Judge Orders Trial ASAP in ‘Lemon’ Lawsuit
After hitting BMW North America and Hedrick Kring Bailey with $773K in sanctions for ‘frivolous and groundless’ efforts to delay discovery in a woman’s suit over the sale of a defective used BMW, Judge Eric V. Moyé informed the automaker the case will go to trial June 6.
Dallas Judge Orders BMW, Local Counsel to Pay $773K Sanction for Foot-Dragging in ‘Lemon’ SUV Suit
In a scathing order, Dallas County District Judge Eric V. Moyé said BMW and Hedrick Kring Bailey have used “delay, misdirection, and both rejected as well as frivolous arguments to make litigation unfairly difficult and expensive for its opponents.”
Irving-Based Mining Co. Can’t Recover $48M Mexican Judgment
The ruling is the latest — but surely not the last — in an 11-year litigation war over the operation of a gold mine in Sinaloa, Mexico.
Dallas Jury Awards $860M in Wrongful Death Case Involving Crane Collapse
A Dallas County jury on Wednesday awarded more than $860 million to the parents of a woman killed in 2019 when a 200-foot steel crane toppled onto her apartment building from an adjacent construction site. The verdict exceeded the $700 million sought by plaintiff’s lawyers from Arnold & Itkin.
Texas Orders Cayman Islands Crypto Firm to Pay $424,000 and Cease Doing Business
The consent order is part of a nationwide investigation in which Nexo Capital Inc. agreed to pay $22.5 million in fines related to the sale of unregistered securities.
Multimillion-Dollar Trial Underway in Fatal 2019 Dallas Crane Collapse
In opening statements, defense lawyers for two huge construction-related companies blamed one another for the accident, which killed a 29-year-old woman in her apartment and injured others.
‘So You’re Telling Me There’s a Chance!’
At a Texas Lawbook-SMU Forum, white-collar defense lawyers David Gerger and Tom Melsheimer reveal how they overcame big problems to win big cases.