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Leach Files To Have Texas High Court Review Case
Posted on 7 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LUBBOCK, Texas - (AP) Attorneys for former Texas Tech coach Mike Leach said Friday they have asked the Texas Supreme Court to review his wrongful termination lawsuit . Attorney Gerard Harrison said there conflicting rulings from appeals courts in Texas... Read More

Texas Supreme Court Adopts Learned Intermediary, Rejects Advertising Exception
Posted on 11 Jun 2012 by Tom Moylan

AUSTIN, Texas - (Mealey's) The Texas Supreme Court on June 8 adopted the learned intermediary doctrine for prescription drug liability cases and said the direct-to-consumer (DTC) advertising exception does not apply to a Remicade injury case that... Read More

William A. Ruskin: Texas Adopts Learned Intermediary Doctrine
Posted on 5 Jul 2012 by William A. Ruskin

By William A. Ruskin The Texas Supreme Court rendered judgment in favor of Centocor, Inc ., the pharmaceutical manufacturer subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, in a landmark decision involving the learned intermediary doctrine, Centocor, Inc. v. Patricia... Read More

Texas High Court Modifies Standards For Attorneys' Fees In Tort, Contract Actions
Posted on 6 Jan 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

By William V. Dorsaneo III In Tony Gullo Motors I, L.P. v. Chapa , the Texas Supreme Court modified the standards for the recoverability of attorney's fees in cases involving tort and contract theories of liability. No longer can parties rely on... Read More

DLA Piper: Zachry v. Port of Houston Authority: Texas Supreme Court Rules for Contractor Despite No-Damages-for-Delay Clause
Posted on 23 Sep 2014 by DLA Piper

By Ileana M. Blanco , Cristopher Farrar and Cara Vasquez The Texas Supreme Court has issued a decision that could have a huge impact on the construction industry in Texas involving several high-profile issues the industry has passionately debated for... Read More

Texas High Court: Crown Cork Statute's Application To Pending Asbestos Cases Unconstitutional
Posted on 22 Oct 2010 by Bryan Redding

AUSTIN, Texas -- (Mealey's) The statute shielding Crown Cork & Seal Co. from successor liability in asbestos cases violates Texas Constitution Article I, Section 16's prohibition on retroactive laws when applied to pending cases, a divided... Read More