In Texas, an employer can be held liable for its employees’ negligence if, at the time of the accident, the worker was an employee (not an independent contractor) and was acting in the course and scope of his employment.
Until recently, companies suing for trade secret theft ran a risk of having to disclose to their competitors in open court certain aspects of their
In a surprising move last month, the Texas Supreme Court overturned 25 years of legal precedent when it ruled that Texas does not recognize a common-law
Texas law recognizes two types of defamation: defamation and defamation per se. While a plaintiff has to prove actual damages in a defamation claim, such
On June 21, the Texas Supreme Court invalidated several state regulations related to home equity loans. The immediate effect of the Court’s ruling is that
The Texas Whistleblower Act protects public employees who make good faith reports of violations of law by their employer or co-workers to an “appropriate law