Texas Law360 provides breaking news and analysis on legal and regulatory issues in Texas. Coverage includes high-stakes litigation, policy developments, and corporate deals affecting the state.
In the second installment of this three-part legislative preview, Rich Ehisen of State Net Capitol Journal examines a number of issues that should keep state lawmakers occupied next year.
A Texas appellate panel on Thursday affirmed a lower court’s dismissal of claims against the North Texas Tollway Authority in a wrongful death suit filed by the father of a man who collided with a downed light pole on the tollway, finding that the agency only knew the pole was down one minute before the collision.
A Texas appellate court on Friday said a New Braunfels-based doctor can't escape a suit accusing him of failing to diagnose appendicitis in a timely manner, ruling that his former patient's expert medical report supported claims that the delayed diagnosis contributed to his bowel injury.
A Texas federal judge on Friday granted a request by Swedish antenna maker CellMax Technologies AB to intervene in an infringement suit brought by Spanish antenna maker Fractus against AT&T, Sprint and Nextel, alleging they bought antennas that use stolen technology.
From the prison where she was serving time for a Medicaid fraud conviction, a North Texas woman defrauded the government health care agency again in an attempt to pay legal fees racked up in the first case, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Friday.