TCJL Files Amicus in Firearm Litigation

Last week TCJL filed an amicus curiae brief in a case of first impression that could have far-reaching impact on retail sellers of firearms and ammunition in Texas. The case, In re Academy, Ltd. d/b/a Academy Sports + Outdoors, arose from the horrific shooting at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas in November, 2017. Plaintiffs sued Academy, alleging, among other things, that it violated the federal Gun…

Senators Reintroduce LFTA Bill on Litigation Funding Industry

Billions of dollars are being invested in lawsuits by sophisticated hedge funds that, according to some of these firms, yield huge money for them. Yet neither the defendant, nor in many cases the actual plaintiffs, have any idea that this is happening. That’s why today, Sens. Chuck Grassley, John Cornyn, Thom Tillis, and Ben Sasse reintroduced the Litigation Funding Transparency Act…

TCJL Files Amicus in Gross Negligence Case

TCJL has asked the Texas Supreme Court to accept review of a 5th District Court of Appeals (Dallas) decision that could have substantial adverse effects on Texas employers. The case, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. v. Rogers, arose from the death of a longtime Goodyear…

How Profiteers Lure Women Into Often-Unneeded Surgery

How Profiteers Lure Women Into Often-Unneeded Surgery How Profiteers Lure Women Into Often-Unneeded Surgery Want new articles directly to your inbox? Subscribe to our Publishing Service. E-mail Address First Name 15 + 3 = Subscribe Rep. Capriglione, Senator Buckingham...

TCJL Files Amicus Brief in Contract Penalty Case

TCJL Files Amicus Brief in Contract Penalty Case TCJL today filed an amicus brief in the Texas Supreme Court in EP Energy E&P Company, L.P. v. Fairfield Industries, Inc. (No. 17-0926). The case involves a contract dispute between EP Energy and a provider of...

Oral argument scheduled in TWIA case

Oral argument scheduled in TWIA case The 14th District Court of Appeals [Houston] has scheduled oral argument in Texas Windstorm Insurance Association v. Dickinson Independent School District on September 14. TCJL filed an amicus brief in this case last week. Although...

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