During the trial in Fort Bend County, the plaintiff’s lawyers from McKool Smith & Yetter Coleman claimed a breeding association failed to deliver promised DNA proof of a herd’s valuable lineage. Bruce Tomaso details the case.
Leaders of the State Bar of Texas decided Monday that they will not appeal a recent federal appeals court decision that some of the organization’s lobbying efforts violate the First Amendment rights of its members whose mandatory dues go to fund some of those initiatives.
Phillip Philbin has been an eyewitness to the ever-changing and increasingly important world of intellectual property litigation over the past three decades. He said patents are becoming even more critical to business operations and international commercial competition.
After seven years, a legal fight over the disinterment of famed trial lawyer John O’Quinn’s body has been put to rest in Houston’s First Court of Appeals.
A Dallas federal judge ruled Tuesday that insurance companies do not have to cover claims of financial damage caused by Covid-19 brought under their “all risk” commercial property policies because the Covid-19 virus did not “cause direct physical damage or loss” to her dental office as required by the insurance policy. The Texas Lawbook has details.
A long-simmering dispute between Talisman Energy and 2,700 royalty owners has nearly ended with the distribution approval last week of a $24 million settlement by a federal judge in Houston. Litigation writer Natalie Posgate has details of the deal and the names of the lawyers involved.
Patent trial lawyer Ted Stevenson, who has secured nine-digit jury verdicts, joined Alston & Bird this week.
A closely-watched trial among healthcare insurers concluded Thursday with a $19.1 million verdict awarded to two emergency medicine group practices affiliated with TeamHealth. But lawyers for the defendant, Molina Healthcare of Texas, said the verdict will be significantly reduced and the new figure falls closely in line with what their client was willing to reimburse.
Centralia Permian, represented by Alston & Bird, prevailed in a Midland County jury trial over a Fortune 500 company’s failure to produce oil and gas ‘in paying quantities’ from a previously fruitful oilfield.
A Houston company sued after a tragic trucking accident says that with $100 million on the line, it has a right to look jurors in the eye. Bruce Tomaso explains the viewpoints of both sides, which pit two prominent Houston trial lawyers against each other.