Monday, July 23, 2012
The State Bar of Texas has sued Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, seeking relief from a June 28 letter ruling issued by the Texas Office of the Attorney General. That ruling calls for the Bar to turn over copies of bank statements and checks to a Texas Lawyer reporter.
New Jersey Law Journal
Tuesday, July 26, 2011
MTV has lost a motion to dismiss a federal privacy suit by a street musician depicted against his wishes in a documentary about rapper Nicki Minaj.
Monday, June 20, 2011
Dallas lawyer Brian Loncar, well known in Texas for his "Strong Arm" television commercials, and Colorado firm Franklin D. Azar & Associates have settled litigation they filed on June 7 against a Texas video producer responsible for crafting the plaintiffs' memorable television commercials. While the parties say they have come to an agreement, the allegations in Brian Loncar, et al. v. IMGRP Productions Inc., et al. tell an interesting story about how lawyers market themselves on television.
Friday, June 17, 2011
Houston lawyer Jason M. Medley, as next friend to his daughter, has filed a libel suit on her behalf against three middle-school students who allegedly posted a video on the social networking site Facebook. The plaintiff alleges the defendants made "several statements alleging untrue facts, as well as other suggestive, derogatory, inflammatory and sexually explicit statements and gestures" regarding her in the video.
Monday, April 23, 2007
The last-minute filing of a motion to quash subpoenas on April 19 blocked Beaumont plaintiffs attorney Brent Coon from taking the depositions of a U.S. Chamber of Commerce-owned newspaper's staff members whom Coon claims tried to taint the jury panel for an asbestos-related case he was trying.
Monday, January 29, 2007
Unpublished comments that an attorney allegedly made to a Forbes magazine reporter are the basis of a defamation suit that a Dallas businessman filed recently against two natural gas companies with which he formerly did business.