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Case Dismissed!–Why the Texas Citizens Participation Act is an Important Tool for Civil Litigation

The Texas Citizens Participation Act (TCPA), also known as the Texas Anti-SLAPP law, is a must-read for Texas litigators and their clients.  The purpose of the law is “to…

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Texas Joins States Suing Opioid Drugmaker Purdue Pharma

The Texas Attorney General filed suit in Travis County District Court on May 15, 2018 against Purdue Pharma L.P. et al based on its “aggressive” and “deceptive” marketing…

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Fifth Circuit holds that Texas Equitable Lien doctrine does not extend to provide standing to non-named lessor

On May 15, 2018, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit affirmed the dismissal of a suit by an equipment lessor seeking coverage under a property policy issued…

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Hurricane Harvey by the Numbers

Over seven months after Hurricane Harvey ravaged the Texas Coastal Bend region and dumped historic amounts of water on Houston and Galveston, the number of insurance claims…

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Does Menchaca apply to Appraisal Cases?

Maybe not. In Ortiz v. State Farm Lloyds, No. 04-17-00252, 2017 WL 5162315 (Tex. App.—San Antonio November 8, 2017, pet. filed), the court considered Ortiz’s motion for…

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