Beneficiaries Standing to Sue on Behalf of Trust

Beneficiaries Standing to Sue on Behalf of Trust

Beneficiaries Standing to Sue on Behalf of Trust On July 27, 2015, the Fifth Court of Appeals in Dallas held that Texas law does not permit trust beneficiaries to bring derivative claims on behalf of the trust against the trustee or against third parties. Plaintiff...
Texas Supreme Court Broadly Applies Attorney Qualified Immunity

Texas Supreme Court Broadly Applies Attorney Qualified Immunity

Texas Supreme Court Broadly Applies Attorney Qualified Immunity In a 5-4 split decision issued June 26, the Texas Supreme Court broadly defined when an attorney defendant may use the qualified attorney immunity doctrine.The case stems from a contentious divorce...
Texas Supreme Court Broadly Applies Attorney Qualified Immunity

Lightning Oil v. Anadarko Texas Supreme Court Case Update

Lightning Oil v. Anadarko Texas Supreme Court Case Update Anadarko filed its Response to Lightning Oil’s Petition for review on June 19, 2015 arguing the Texas Supreme Court should refrain from changing the appellate ruling earlier this year. The San Antonio Fourth...