Fort Worth-based Lonestar Resources US Inc. plans to wipe $390 million in debt with an upcoming bankruptcy filing and a restructuring agreement it has reached with its largest stakeholders, the oil producer announced Tuesday.
A new class action lawsuit filed by lawyers at Thompson Coburn claims more than 11,000 reports of sexual assault by women in Austin languished in the system without “even being afforded the minimum diligence or care.” The suit identifies four lead plaintiffs by name and details their horrific allegations of rape.
A federal judge in Delaware last week dismissed a class action investor lawsuit against SunCoke Energy Partners that was brought after a 2019 merger that involved lots of Texas deal lawyers. The lawsuit threw stones at the companies involved as well as individual directors who allegedly did not make a fully-informed, non-conflicted vote when they approved the transaction.
The lawsuit, brought by Michigan-based Continental Automotive Systems, alleged multiple tech companies conspired to inflate the licensing rates of cellular connectivity technology through their participation in a licensing platform.
Civil litigator John G. Browning was sworn in to the Dallas Fifth Court of Appeals Monday. Gov. Greg Abbott announced his appointment of Browning last week as a result of the unexpected death last month of Browning’s predecessor, Justice David Bridges.
New data provided exclusively to The Texas Lawbook by Androvett Legal Media shows that lawsuits tied to the Fair Labor Standards Act are heating up again after an already-toasty past several years.
According to the report by the Office of Court Administration, jurors were hesitant but ultimately engaged in the handful of jury trials that have been conducted since the statewide emergency measures became official. Natalie Posgate reports.
Having lost, on appeal, their challenge to the ban on Chick-fil-A from the San Antonio airport, third-party defenders of the fast food company say they intend to have SCOTX review their case. Natalie Posgate reports.
Because they were already squared away for virtual work due to the COVID-19 pandemic and lessons learned from Hurricane Harvey, Houston law firms are able to focus their energy on legal help their clients from Laura’s most affected areas will be in need of. It also helps that the Bayou City came out unscathed.
A federal court permanently enjoined a Houston oilfield services company from manufacturing and selling oilfield pipe connections as part of a settlement that the company reached with a competitor.