Shipping Co. Can't Pause Suit Over Copycat Frac Sand Boxes

By Michelle Casady (December 6, 2019, 4:04 PM EST) -- A company being sued for the third time by a former business partner over the alleged misuse of proprietary designs for frac sand shipping containers lost a bid Friday to pause the Texas case while it appeals a $49 million judgment stemming from the second lawsuit.

At a hearing Friday morning, Harris County District Court Judge Steven Kirkland denied two motions by Arrows Up LLC — one seeking a stay of the proceedings and another seeking protection from discovery requests filed by SandBox Logistics LLC. SandBox filed the current lawsuit in January, telling the court that Arrows Up has continued to...

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