Jurors found that British celebrity chef Mark Sargeant sexually assaulted Kimberly Goesling in a hotel room in Germany in 2018, but rejected her claim that American Airlines is to blame.
U.S. District Judge David C. Godbey, reversing a decision he made in 2016, refuses to dismiss the suit over what the plaintiff, VidStream, says is at least $600 million in unpaid patent royalties.
Mark Shank was a high school sophomore when he read a novel by Irving Wallace called The Seven Minutes, a legal thriller about a First Amendment trial over the banning of a book considered “the most obscene pornography ever written.” The lawyer in the book won an historic jury victory and convinced a teenaged Shank he should become a lawyer. Five decades later, Shank is the author of the 2022 edition of The Texas Litigator’s Guide to Departing Employee Cases. The Texas Lawbook interviewed Shank about his life, legal career and the behind-the-scenes making of his book.
After a three-week trial, a New Orleans jury found that industrial gas provider Praxair repeatedly breached its promises to Huntsman Corp. in a contract agreement and that those breaches directly caused Huntsman substantial financial damages. The verdict is the latest of a series of significant courtroom and boardroom wins Huntsman and its legal teams have achieved in recent months.
Unfair competition lawyers get to marry adrenaline, strategy and competition. This article shares a real-life example featuring all of those things on the way to beating a temporary restraining order.
A jury trial that began Monday in Fort Worth state court will determine whether American Airlines will be held liable for an alleged sexual assault that one of its longtime flight attendants said was encouraged by airline executives. The night in question involves British celebrity chef Mark Sargeant. Natalie Posgate has the details.
The Dallas law firm represented GT Resources of Denver, which won a $41 million verdict this week in a dispute over royalties on 2.3 million acres in Costa Rica.
Raymond Kane, Gordon Russell, Joe Coleman and Mike Logan started KRCL in 1992 to flee financial bad habits of their old firm. Thirty years later, the firm they built is entrenched in the Texas middle market of corporate law firms, ranking 46th statewide in revenues in the upcoming 2021 Texas Lawbook 50. But the four partners discovered much more than success. They and their firm used fiscal restraint and commitment to long-term client service to find peace and friendship. At the twilight of their careers, they still love the practice of law and each other.
A jury trial in Dallas County concluded Wednesday with a take-nothing verdict in favor of a Sunoco affiliate.
A Seattle company represented by Johnny Ward of Ward, Smith & Hill prevails in a suit claiming patent infringement by a Japanese big pharma firm that reaped hundreds of millions of dollars from sales of an innovative breast-cancer treatment.