SCOTX Decision Strengthens Workers’ Comp System

In a case with critical consequences for the hard-fought improvements to the workers’ compensation system since 1989, the Texas Supreme Court today ruled that a court-approved settlement between an employee and the employer’s workers’ compensation...

SCOTX Rules in Key Premises Liability Case

Last month the Texas Supreme Court handed down a decision in Occidental Chemical Corporation v. Jason Jenkins (No. 13-0961), a premises liability case in which TCJL participated as an amicus curiae. The case involved two legal issues of significant importance to the...

What’s in a Name? Supreme Court Races

by MARK PULLIAM January 4, 2016 1:41 PM Trial lawyers make a cynical play for the Texas Supreme Court, Place 9 This is another post on the races currently underway for three seats on the Texas Supreme Court. I have previously written about the race between incumbent...

SCOT Docket Clear: No Cases Held Over Until Next Term

On June 27 the Texas Supreme Court issued its final eight opinions of its current term–more than a month ahead of schedule. And for the first time since the Court began counting in the early 1990’s, no cases have been held over until next term. Under the...

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