In an unusual move, an established trade organization is waging a battle against former Dallas Cowboys running back Emmitt Smith and his company. Smith alleges patent infringement, while the trade organization alleges Smith is attacking small businesses. Natalie Posgate explains.
A Dallas state judge is considering a motion to disqualify a Houston law firm in an oil and gas royalty dispute for having a conflict of interest with the Bank of Texas. Natalie Posgate has the who and why.
In a summary judgment issued Friday, a federal court in California dismissed a class action lawsuit against a financial news publication and its premium subscription service. The case involved some Texas lawyers and the TCPA (No, not that one; the Telephone Consumer Protection Act).
She was a bronze medalist in the 2000 Olympics, but Tasha Schwikert’s role as an ex-athlete and lawyer may yet prove her most enduring. As Natalie Posgate explains, the reasons are personal.
A new ruling keeps six lawsuits in open court that allege a lack of security — and candor — by a Dallas-area independent living facility yielded tragic consequences when a serial killer murdered eight residents in 2016.
A federal judge in East Texas is allowing a Houston wrestler’s copyright infringement lawsuit against the publisher of the “Call of Duty” video game to move forward after declining Wednesday to dismiss it. Natalie Posgate has the details.
Two plaintiffs’ attorneys have completed a $13 million purchase of Loncar & Associates from the estate of the celebrity attorney once known as “The Strong Arm.” The deal closed in January and Natalie Posgate has the details.
The long-anticipated bankruptcy of home decor retailer Pier 1 was filed Monday in Virginia. The company has been buffeted in recent months by the death of its GC, a plan to close down 450 stores and, at one point, a halt in trading. Now it says it’s looking for a buyer. Natalie Posgate has the details.
The unprecedented settlement between an affiliate of ExxonMobil and the Canadian government ends a 16-year dispute. The winning team included Houston lawyers from Norton Rose Fulbright.
A federal jury in Sherman has delivered a take-nothing defense verdict for domain name company Sea Wasp LLC, which had been sued by one of its customers.