Bissell's Win Upheld In Embezzlement Suit Against Ex-Worker

Law360 (July 31, 2020, 6:07 PM EDT) -- A Texas appellate court has upheld a $1.7 million ruling in favor of vacuum company Bissell Homecare, rejecting arguments from a former employee sued for fraud and embezzlement that the lawsuit belonged in Mexico and that no evidence supported the outcome.

A three-justice panel of the Thirteenth Court of Appeals in Corpus Christi held on Thursday that the attacks lodged by Carlos Gomez Amaya were "vague and conclusory" and not substantive enough to undo Bissell's win. As for his jurisdictional argument, the panel wrote that Amaya had failed to point to any evidence supporting his argument that the Hidalgo County District...

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