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Forbes, May 31, 2017

On May 16, attorneys for Comcast asked a federal magistrate judge to force a New Jersey plaintiffs firm to hand over transcripts of depositions given by its client, Jan Konopca. Comcast is a defendant in one of 31 lawsuits filed by Konopca in New Jersey federal court.

Southeast Texas Record, May 31, 2017

DALLAS – Mostyn Law is asking a district judge to reinstate a hailstorm lawsuit the firm allowed to be dismissed for want of prosecution.

Shreveport Times, June 1, 2017

Asbestos trust funds set up to provide financial support for people suffering from asbestos-related illnesses are being sapped by bogus claims and frivolous lawsuits. The same shady cash grabs that are taking money from deserving asbestos victims are also threatening businesses like mine.

Office of the Governor, Greg Abbott, May 27, 2017

Governor Greg Abbott today signed Senate Bill 42, which increases security for judges by expanding security reporting requirements and creating a judicial security division, among other measures. The bill is named in honor of state District Judge Julie Kocurek, who survived an attempted assassination outside her home in 2015. Judge Kocurek and her family attended today’s signing by the Governor.

Louisiana Record, May 25, 2017

BATON ROUGE — A Louisiana government watchdog activist said she hopes the U.S. Senate will pass legislation that will crack down on attorneys who siphon off of damage claims for people who suffer from work-related asbestos exposure.

Southeast Texas Record, May 23, 2017

SAN ANTONIO – A Bexar County man is suing The Voss Law Firm, alleging he is owed nearly $100,000 for securing hundreds of hailstorm clients for the Houston-area law firm.

Austin American Statesman, May 23, 2017

A bill to improve security for judges and courthouses – named for an Austin judge who survived a 2015 assassination attempt outside her home – is on its way to Gov. Greg Abbott.

Dallas Morning News, May 22, 2017

The U.S. Supreme Court put sharp new limits on where patent-infringement lawsuits can be filed, undercutting patent owners' ability to channel cases to favorable courts.

Forbes, May 22, 2017

A lawsuit filed by a woman who says she was misled into buying Jelly Belly's exercise jelly bean is not uncommon, one attorney says, but it is "nonsense," the company is arguing.

Reuters, May 22, 2017

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday tightened rules for where patent lawsuits can be filed in a decision that may make it harder for so-called patent "trolls" to launch sometimes dodgy patent cases in friendly courts, a major irritant for high-tech giants like Apple and Alphabet's Google.

 

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