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06/21 5:08 pm

A group of insurers has asked a New York state court to force arbitration of a coverage dispute with Freeport LNG Development LP over $189 million in losses the company and its business partners allegedly incurred when Hurricane Harvey struck a construction project at a liquefied natural gas plant in …Read Full Article

Source: Law360 Environmental Texas

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

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