Carli Hempel, a former administrator at Forest Park Medical Center, was the first defendant to testify Monday as the Forest Park Medical Center bribery and kickbacks trial moved into the defense phase. Bruce Tomaso resumes his daily coverage.
A Texas judge is considering whether she should end the legal battle between Neiman Marcus and Marble Ridge Capital or further entertain the possibility that the hedge fund issued defamatory statements about Neiman Marcus that hurt its business.
Intercontinental Terminal Co., the company responsible for this week’s black plume in Houston’s sky, was sued in February 2018 by its former hazardous waste specialist for gender discrimination. In December, the lawsuit was amended her compliant to include allegations that the company intentionally released more than a million gallons of hazardous waste into flood waters during Hurricane Harvey to save money. The Houston Chronicle has details.
A Dallas County judge on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit filed against Neiman Marcus that alleged the Dallas-based luxury retailer engaged in a $1 billion fraudulent transfer that harmed Marble Ridge, a creditor.
A Fifth Circuit panel including Judge Jerry Smith unleashed scathing comments toward a party that appealed an $18 million arbitration award. Then the panel ruled the same day. This is the story.
The nomination marks last needed in the pursuit to fill the five vacancies that are currently in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas. Statewide, there are 12 judicial vacancies in the federal district courts.
An appeals court in Houston has ruled a lawyer who threatens to file a grievance against opposing counsel during a trial in order to get an advantage in the litigation is committing an ethics violation.
Former University of Kansas head football coach David Beaty has hired Dallas law firm Deans & Lyons to pursue litigation against the school’s athletic department on claims that it owes him $3 million for having breached his employment contract. But KU says there’s much more to the story. Natalie Posgate has both sides.
Bill Powers served three years in the Navy and taught jurisprudence and legal process to thousands of students over three decades. He was dean of the UT School of Law for five years and president of UT for a decade. Powers, 72, died Sunday morning from complications from a fall he experienced in September. The Texas Lawbook looks at Powers’ career.
Lawyers for a business co-founded by Tony Romo told a three-judge panel in Dallas Wednesday that the issues behind the former Cowboys quarterback’s dispute with the National Football League should have been treated as matters of fact instead of being tossed by the trial judge in a 2017 summary judgment.