Supreme Court Requests Response in Pending Fun 5’s Appeal

The Texas Supreme Court issued a Letter Requesting Response to GTECH’s Petition for Review on July 6th.  The letter instructs attorneys for over 1,000 Texas Lottery players to file a response to GTECH’s Petition for Review on or before August 2nd. GTECH is asking the Court to review the opinion issued by the Austin Court of Appeals.  […]

Lottery Players File Waiver of Response Letter with Supreme Court

Attorneys for over 1,000 Texas lottery players filed a waiver of response letter with the Texas Supreme Court this week.  The lawsuit was brought by the lottery players against GTECH (now doing business as IGT).  GTECH is the contract operator of the Texas Lottery.  The players allege that GTECH knowingly made false and misleading representations […]

GTECH (IGT) Files Petition for Review in Fun 5’s Case

GTECH filed its long-awaited Petition for Review in the Texas Supreme Court today.  GTECH is asking the Supreme Court to reverse the decision by the Austin Court of Appeals which held that GTECH can be sued for fraud.  Over 1,000 Texas Lottery players allege that GTECH chose to use language on the Fun 5’s scratch-off tickets that […]

Supreme Court Requests Response from GTECH in Nettles Appeal

The Texas Supreme Court has issued a Response Request to GTECH (now doing business as IGT) in the Nettles v. GTECH case.  What does this mean?  It means that at least one Justice wanted to see a response from GTECH before deciding whether to grant or deny Ms. Nettles’ Petition for Review.  As a reminder, Ms. Nettles […]

Dangerous Tree Stands

A lot of our clients are deer hunters.  We recently received a report from Safety Research and Strategies that warns about injuries and deaths associated with defective deer stands.  We wanted to share this report with our clients and friends to urge them to be safe while hunting and to warn them about some of […]

Partnership Disputes

We have received a number of calls from business people who feel that their business partners have cheated them, have taken business opportunities belonging to the business, or have stolen partnership money.  For information about the legal rights and duties you might have as a business partner, view our Partnership Disputes page on this website.

Supreme Court Grants GTECH a Second Extension of Time to File Petition for Review

GTECH filed a Motion for Second Extension of Time to file its Petition for Review in the Fun 5’s lottery lawsuit.  As grounds for its motion, GTECH’s appellate lawyers told the Supreme Court that they have scheduling conflicts including other deadlines for Petitions for Review and other appellate briefs that they have recently filed and are due […]

Dawn Nettles Files Petition for Review with Texas Supreme Court

Dawn Nettles has asked the Texas Supreme Court to review the decision of the Dallas Court of Appeals in her lawsuit against GTECH (IGT).  The Dallas Court ruled that GTECH was entitled to immunity from fraud claims brought by Ms. Nettles.  Ms. Nettles alleged that GTECH made a knowing decision to use instructions that represented […]