Texas Law on Independent Review Provisions Not Completely Preempted by ERISA
- Lower Court Holding. // Supreme Court Debates;Mar2009, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p13
An excerpt from the May 15, 2007, per curiam opinion of the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals for the case Daniel Girmai Negusie v. Alberto Gonzales is presented.
- Court reconsiders global warming ruling. Wojcik, Joanne // Business Insurance;3/8/2010, Vol. 44 Issue 10, p4
The article reports on the possibility that the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals may reconsider its ruling, in which it previously permitted the continuation of a global warming nuisance litigation, according to environmental attorneys.
- Out of Gas. Williamson, Lauren // InsideCounsel;Jul2010, Vol. 22 Issue 222, p16
The article reports that the U.S. 5th Circuit has upheld the decision in an earlier case which declared that not enough evidence has been presented to prove Mississippi residents' claim that greenhouse gas emissions exacerbated Hurricane Katrina.
- Award of Attorneys' Fees in Staff Privileges Case Upheld. Smith, Alison L. // Venulex Legal Summaries;2003 Q2, p1
The article focuses on the decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit to upheld an award of attorneys' fees and costs against a physician on the basis that his suit against the hospital and physician participants in the peer review process was unreasonable, without merit or...
- Texas Doctors Win Appeal in Hospital Discrimination Case. DUTT, ELA // News India Times;03/02/2012, Vol. 43 Issue 9, p10
The article reports that Dakshesh Kumar Parikh, Harish Chandna, and Ajay Gaalla, American physicians of Indian origin who accused the Citizens Medical Center in Texas of discrimination based on their ethnicity, have won on appeal in the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans.
- Court Questions Cap's Constitutionality. ROBERTS, KAYLEIGH // InsideCounsel;Apr2011, Vol. 22 Issue 232, p70
The article focuses on the decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit in Learmonth v. Sears, Roebuck and Co. on January 19, 2011 wherein it questioned the constitutionality of the noneconomic damages cap of Mississippi.
- Sorry, Skilling. Trent, Ashley // InsideCounsel;May2011, Vol. 22 Issue 233, p16
The article reports on the decision of the 5th Circuit Court to reject the new trial request of former Enron chief executive officer (CEO) Jeffrey Skilling, who was convicted in 2006 of 19 criminal counts for his role in the 2001 collapse of the company, in April 2011.
- Discretionary Stay of Enforcement. // Dispute Resolution Journal;Aug-Oct2008, Vol. 63 Issue 3, p93
The article presents a discussion of a legal decision by the United States 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in the case of "Wartsila Finland Oy, Wartsila Guatemala SA v. Duke Capital LLC," which is relevant to the field of international construction.The case involved questions of international...
- Injunction Against Disclosure of Prior Award. // Dispute Resolution Journal;Aug-Oct2008, Vol. 63 Issue 3, p95
The article presents a discussion of a legal decision by the United States 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in the case of "ITT Educational Serv., Inc. v. Roberto Arce," which is relevant to the field of employment law. The case involved questions of prior arbitral awards, and injunctions against...