About three dozen passengers who sailed on the ill-fated Carnival Triumph cruise ship that drifted at sea for days are hoping to collect thousands of dollars apiece as a result of lingering medical and mental problems they say were caused by their nightmarish experience.
A Texas judge has dealt a blow to Lance Armstrong, clearing the way for an arbitration panel to review $12 million in bonuses the cyclist was paid before admitting he used performance-enhancing drugs.
Jury selection has started in the trial of a lawsuit filed by a worker injured by ice and snow falling from the roof of Cowboys Stadium during the week before the 2011 Super Bowl.
Attorneys for two same-sex couples have faced off with the Texas attorney general’s office over whether a federal judge should lift the state ban on gay marriage.
Democratic candidate for governor Wendy Davis is calling on Texas to settle a school finance lawsuit and convene a special session of the Legislature.
ARod has withdrawn his lawsuits against Major League Baseball, Commissioner Bud Selig and the players’ association to overturn his season-long suspension, a sign the Yankees third baseman may be prepared to accept the penalty.
The 600-plus school districts suing Texas say the way the state pays for public education is ‘constitutionally and fundamentally broken.’
The U.S. Supreme Court says Texas can proceed with its lawsuit against New Mexico over management of the Rio Grande.
The husband of a brain-dead, pregnant Texas woman on Tuesday sued the hospital keeping her on life support, saying doctors are doing so against her and her family’s wishes.
A New Jersey man has sued the National Football League, accusing it of pricing average football fans out of the Super Bowl.
Under the formula, men under 45 would get the most money because of their lifetime needs. The money decreases with age and the severity of the cognitive problem.
A relieved Susan Lopez-Craig walked out of court knowing she can continue to keep her name on the ballot in the race to unseat her former boss, Dallas County Precinct 5 Constable Beth Villarreal.