Posts Tagged ‘Appellate’
AZA Wins Appeal to Keep Injured Client’s Case in Texas

HOUSTON – AZA won its appeal to keep a client’s personal injury claim in Houston, rejecting the defendant company’s effort to move the case out of state. The lawsuit involves a seaman who sued his employer over the unseaworthiness of the vessel he was working on and the lack of safety procedures and crew.  AZA […]

AZA Beats Frivolous Anti-SLAPP Appeal in Construction Case 

HOUSTON – With criticism growing for how lawyers are abusing mid-case appeals, the Texas Fourteenth Court of Appeals today found that a local court was correct to toss a contractor’s frivolous attempts to use Texas’ anti-SLAPP law to delay an impending trial setting. The case now headed back to the trial docket of the 113th […]

AZA Expands Sexual Harassment Protection in Major Appellate Win against City of Houston 

NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, in reversing a hostile work environment summary judgment order in a Houston firefighter’s case, set two new precedents in hostile work environment cases.   In Melinda Abbt v. City of Houston, the panel found the firefighter did not need to experience harassment in real time for […]

Daryl Moore and AZA Win Two SCOTX Victories in Cases Argued the Same Day 

AUSTIN – The Supreme Court of Texas today handed AZA’s Daryl Moore two victories for client the City of San Antonio in immunity cases he argued back-to-back to the court in the fall of 2021.  Both cases filed against San Antonio involved the immunity of law enforcement officers under the Texas Tort Claims Act and […]

AZA Newsletter Celebrates Trials, New Lawyers, National News and More

HOUSTON – In our January 2022 newsletter, AZA shares news of the grand finale to a 13-trial year, six new lawyers hired, two new partners named, national media attention on two occasions and more.  In the January 2022 issue of Pro Se!, the AZA newsletter available here, AZA first discusses how a busy year of […]

Judge Daryl Moore Joins AZA’s Appellate Practice 

HOUSTON – Accomplished appellate and trial lawyer and former Harris County Judge Daryl Moore joins AZA’s appellate practice in 2021.  Judge Moore was called one of the best judges in Harris County when he served on the bench in the 333rd District Court. He has been lauded for his performance on the bench, for his service to the Houston Bar Association and as an advocate for law libraries.  “Judge Moore has […]

AZA Wins Another Appellate Ruling for Businesswoman Defamed and Threatened by Facebook Posts 

HOUSTON – In a significant ruling upholding the ability of courts to protect individuals from threatening online speech, the Texas First Court of Appeals affirmed an earlier decision by a Harris County judge ordering two defendants to delete social media posts that had encouraged violence against a Houston businesswoman and her family.    The ruling stems from a temporary injunction obtained by AZA in August 2018 on behalf of a Vietnamese-American businesswoman who was […]

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