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06/17 8:28 pm

The U.S. subsidiary of scrap metal recycling company EMR can’t pursue a contempt finding in a trade secret theft case against a competitor, the Texas Supreme Court held Friday, saying an automatic stay bars the move while the competitor pursues an immediate appeal to toss the suit under a state …Read Full Article

Source: Law360 Environmental Texas

06/14 9:07 pm

In our latest roundup of lateral moves across Texas, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announced a new director will be leading its Fort Worth regional office starting in July, and Munck Wilson Mandala LLP picked up two partners who formerly practiced at their own litigation boutique. …Read Full Article

Source: Law360 Environmental Texas

06/13 7:07 pm

A litigation funding company that lost a $5.8 million investment in mass tort claims stemming from the Deepwater Horizon disaster can’t revive its claims that prominent plaintiffs’ firm Watts Guerra LLP wasn’t diligent in signing up potential clients, a Texas appellate court ruled. …Read Full Article

Source: Law360 Environmental Texas

06/12 3:17 pm

Chemical manufacturer KMCO LLC is seeking consolidation of nine lawsuits brought by employees and Texas residents who say they were injured in a deadly explosion and fire at the company’s Houston-area plant in April. …Read Full Article

Source: Law360 Environmental Texas

06/03 3:08 pm

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday asked for the U.S. Solicitor General’s opinion about whether New Mexico should be able to reduce the amount of Pecos River water delivered to Texas based on how much evaporated in storage at a reservoir. …Read Full Article

Source: Law360 Environmental Texas

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