Doc To Challenge $1.3M Sanction Before Texas High Court

Law360, New York (January 15, 2014, 8:51 PM EST) -- The Texas Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to hear the case of a doctor who was ordered to pay $1.37 million in attorneys' fees after the dismissal of the defamation and tortious interference lawsuit he filed against his former employers.

The high court will review whether the Court of Appeals for the 14th District of Texas erred in affirming a Harris County Court's award of the fees to Baylor College of Medicine and the Texas Children's Hospital as sanctions for Dr. Rahul K. Nath's 2006 lawsuit alleging that former colleague Dr. Saleh Shenaq had made defamatory statements about him after he...

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