Dallas private equity firm Trinity Hunt Partners, which is sponsored by the Lamar Hunt family, is betting on a growing trend of lawyers outsourcing part of their grueling trial work to outside specialists.
AT&T executives have exactly the right person in charge of their legal department as it prepares for what most legal experts predict will be an historic and potentially long and
A federal jury in Dallas has awarded $247 million to six New York residents for damages they have suffered from Johnson & Johnson and DePuy’s Pinnacle Acetabular Cup System hip implants.
The family of a Katy man recently killed in a rig explosion near New Orleans fired Houston trial lawyer Tony Buzbee after he allegedly sued the wrong companies in the case. Buzbee then sued a Morrison family friend for interfering in the case and went to court to force Morrison’s family to pay his fee. The Houston Chronicle has the full details.
He served 11 months of jail time and is about to be deported from the U.S. But goshdarnit, at least Swiss businessman Rudolf Suter has avoided paying the bulk of a $2 million civil judgment issued against him more than six years ago.
A Laredo jury last Wednesday awarded nearly $7 million to a local elderly man and his family for a 2015 house gas explosion that left him with severe, lifelong injuries
Eighty percent of Texas businesses faced civil lawsuits this past year and, although they were sued less often, more and more companies are suing each other, according to exclusive data provided to The Texas Lawbook by the Norton Rose Fulbright law firm. Specifically, Texas GCs witnessed a rise in litigation involving oil and gas operations, labor and employment disputes and contract disagreements.
A former female executive for Omni Hotels on Wednesday filed suit against her ex-employer and its holding company for sexual harassment, unequal pay, and retaliation after she spent more than a decade trying to resolve her issues with the Dallas-based hotel chain.
For frequent patent asserters, things used to be simple: buy patents, allege infringement against anyone you could and then make settlement offers. But a series of issues is forcing changes to the business model of companies that make money from patents they do not use to produce goods or services.
A Dallas County jury early this morning delivered a stunning $4 billion punitive damage verdict in favor of the heirs of long-time IT expert, Max D. Hopper, against J.P. Morgan Chase. The jury award is believed to be the largest awards ever handed down in a probate case in Texas. Max Hopper was a pioneer and icon in the use of information technology and worked at American Airlines for nearly 24 years. The Texas Lawbook has complete details.