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A Texas appellate court Wednesday held that a trial court had abused its discretion by ordering The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. to let a plaintiff in a design defect case enter its manufacturing plant to observe and record its tire manufacturing operations during discovery.
Carlton Energy Group LLC asked a Texas federal court on Tuesday to reject a commitment to arbitration from PetroChina Co. Ltd. and several related entities in a $1 billion African oil contract dispute, arguing that it never agreed to arbitrate with them.
The Fifth Circuit on Tuesday reversed the toss of a lawsuit brought by energy drink company Jacked Up LLC against Sara Lee Corp., finding open questions over Jacked Up's claims that Sara Lee fraudulently induced it to enter into a licensing agreement and breached that agreement after selling its beverage division to a third company.
A Texas federal judge twice refused Wednesday to let Propel Orthodontics escape a Lanham Act suit launched by rival OrthoAccel Technologies over Propel’s alleged false advertising of a competing dental appliance, saying material questions still needed answers and were best left for a trial.
A Texas appellate court said Tuesday a Nigerian oil company can’t be sued in Texas in a dispute over the sale of Nigerian oil mining leases, holding the company’s participation in a Houston bidding process for the leases didn’t establish Texas jurisdiction.