Cited Cases

Selected Cited Cases

In re Methodist Healthcare System

2004 WL 1903536 (Tex. App. – Houston [1 Dist.], 2004).

Represented Plaintiff/Employee in underlying lawsuit and trial. Successfully responded to challenge by Defendant/Employer to force the State District Court to require the Plaintiff to undergo an independent medical examination. The Texas Supreme Court ultimately upheld the Court of Appeals’ decision to deny such request by Defendant in Plaintiff’s favor.


Schwager v. Telecheck Srvcs., Inc.

2002 WL 31995012 (Tex. App. – Houston [14 Dist.], 2002, no pet.).

Represented Plaintiff/Employee at Motion for Rehearing and subsequent trial. Successfully retained the Plaintiff’s primary cause of action, as upheld by the Court of Appeals, so as to enable the Plaintiff to pursue such claim at trial.


Prevost v. Burns Int’l Sec. Srvcs. Corp.

126 F.Supp.2d 439 (S.D.Tex. 2000).

Represented Plaintiff/Employee in underlying lawsuit. Successfully challenged the Defendant/Employer’s Motion to Compel Arbitration before the Federal District Court based on the theory that the Plaintiff’s signature on the arbitration agreement was forged.


Fuller v. Temple-Inland Forest Prod. Corp.

942 F.Supp. 307 (E.D. Tex., 1996).

Represented Plaintiff/Employee in underlying lawsuit. Successfully challenged the Defendant/Employer’s removal of this case to federal court and obtained a remand to State District Court from the Federal District Court based on a workers’ compensation retaliatory discharge claim.


Bloch v. Dowell Schlumberger Inc.

925 S.W.2d 301 (Tex. App. – Houston [1 Dist.], 1996, no writ).

Represented Plaintiff/Employee in the underlying lawsuit. Successfully reversed the State District Court’s summary judgment in Defendant/Employer’s favor. The Court of Appeals remanded the case for trial on the merits by holding that the Plaintiff was not required to exhaust all administrative remedies through the Texas Employment Commission, pursuant to the state Payday Act, before filing suit against an employer for severance pay.


Carney v. Sabine Contracting Corp.

914 S.W.2d 651 (Tex. App. – Amarillo, 1996, no writ).

Represented Plaintiff/Employee in the underlying lawsuit. Successfully reversed the State District Court’s summary judgment in Defendant/Employer’s favor. The Court of Appeals remanded the case for trial on the merits by holding that there was a fact issue as to whether Plaintiff was an employee of the Defendant for purposes of his worker’s compensation retaliation claim.

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