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HOUSTON – The Texas 14th Court of Appeals affirmed a trial judge’s dismissal of a defamation lawsuit filed against a woman who complained about the treatment of rare white tigers caged at Houston’s Downtown Aquarium, which is owned by Landry’s Inc. restaurants. The appellate court found that Harris County District Judge Steven Kirkland…(Read More)

HOUSTON – A small Houston-area hospital scored a significant win against an insurance company in a reimbursement dispute when a state district judge issued a summary judgment in favor of the hospital. Apollo Hospital, located in The Woodlands and now called Texienne Hospital Systems, alleged that Universal American Insurance Corp. improperly denied millions of dollars…(Read More)

Ashish Mahendru, who serves on the advisory board of the South Asian Bar Association of Houston, appeared in court as an amicus to pursue sanctions against a Houston lawyer for a racist email rant. Mr. Mahendru was quoted by several media about this improper behavior by an attorney. Houston lawyer Gary Riebschlager agreed to pay…(Read More)

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