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January 8
2019

U.S. Supreme Court Resolves Circuit Split, Reverses Fifth Circuit, Regarding Who Decides Whether a Claim Belongs in Arbitration

By Tarush R. Anand – Shareholder, Houston, TX On January 8, 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court made an important ruling in the area of arbitrations. The issue before the Court was essentially this: When there is an arbitration clause in a contract, … Read full post…

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August 24
2018

In a medical-malpractice case, shouldn’t the plaintiff’s medical expert critiquing the defendant’s work practice the same type of medicine?

By Tarush R. Anand – Shareholder, Houston, TX In a medical-malpractice case, shouldn’t the plaintiff’s medical expert critiquing the defendant’s work practice the same type of medicine? Not necessarily, says a Texas appellate court. Texas law requires a plaintiff bringing … Read full post…

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March 5
2018

Texas Supreme Court reverses $10 million verdict, holding that it is harmful error to exclude surveillance video in a personal-injury case

By Tarush R. Anand, Shareholder, Brown Sims – Houston On March 2, 2018, the Texas Supreme Court issued an important opinion regarding the admissibility of surveillance video in a personal-injury case. After sustaining a workplace back-injury, the plaintiff filed suit … Read full post…

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February 2
2018

Results for the 2017 Brown Award for Excellence in Legal Writing

Congratulations to the Winners of the 2017 Brown Award for Excellence in Legal Writing First Place: $10,000 to Caroline Fish for her paper, Extraterritorial Human Trafficking Prosecutions: Eliminating Zones of Impunity within the Limits of International Law and Due Process, … Read full post…

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January 12
2018

Shareholders Michael D. Williams, G. Byron Sims, John Davis, and H. Miles Klaff have been recognized as 2017 Houston Top Lawyers in H-Texas Magazine

Shareholders Michael D. Williams, G. Byron Sims, John Davis, and H. Miles Klaff have been recognized as 2017 Houston Top Lawyers in H-Texas Magazine. Mr. Williams was recognized as a 2017 Houston Top Lawyer in Construction, Energy and Natural Resources, … Read full post…

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