Category: News & Updates

Courts May Not Override Contracts On Delegation of Arbitrability

In a unanimous decision yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that courts can no longer usurp a clear contractual delegation of arbitrability. The Case – Henry Schein, Inc., et al. v. Archer & White Sales, Inc. Schein involved a dispute over whether the arbitration clause in an equipment distribution contract applied to a conflict concerning federal [..]

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Antitrust Lawsuit For $19M Survives Dismissal

The firm is proud to announce that a Texas federal judge recently refused to dismiss our client’s $19M antitrust lawsuit against Baptist Healthcare System, Inc. Law360 reported on the hearing quoting partner Mark A. Weitz, who successfully argued the motion in front of U.S. District Judge Xavier Rodriguez. We are so pleased with this outcome and look [..]

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Jury Verdict For Weitz Morgan Litigation Office Client

Weitz Morgan achieved a favorable jury verdict involving the wrongful use of a sign company’s name by an international petroleum company. The case involved issues of the application of the Federal Lanham Act to state common law trade name infringement under circumstances where the two companies were not direct competitors but the petroleum company’s use [..]

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Summary Dismissal For Litigation Office Client

In recent summary dismissal decision, the 153d District Court in Tarrant County, Texas agreed with Weitz Morgan that Plaintiff’s claims should be barred by the statute of limitations and the case dismissed. Plaintiff argued that it was entitled to equitable tolling of the limitations period based on the filing of an appeal and on the [..]

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Dismissal For Client In FLSA Suit

Weitz Morgan successfully secured the dismissal of a major satellite dish manufacturer from a federal Fair Labor Standards Act lawsuit that had been filed against it and a local installer. The plaintiff sued the firm’s client along with the local installer in a class action suit alleging that the plaintiffs were employees and not independent [..]

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Favorable Ruling At Fifth Circuit

Just ten days after oral argument, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued a favorable ruling for the firm’s client holding that the federal district court did not have jurisdiction over the case. The firm’s client had been sued in state court by PlainsCapital Bank (PCB) under a breach of contract claim. [..]

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