Dallas Business Litigation Attorney Keith Clouse Report on Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal

/cdklawyers.com/Keith Clouse – Dallas Business Litigation AttorneyThe Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals recently reversed summary judgment in a Section 1981 race discrimination matter.  Blackston v. Wexford Health Sources Inc., No. 08-60855 (5th Cir. Nov. 16, 2009), available at http://www.ca5.uscourts.gov/opinions/unpub/08/08-60855.0.wpd.pdf.  Blackston, a white man, worked for a medical staffing contractor and served as a medical director […]

Texas Court Upholds Summary Judgment for Employer in Wrongful Termination Suit

A Texas appellate court affirmed summary judgment for an employer in a wrongful termination suit.  Marx v. Electronic Data Sys. Corp., No. 07-08-0022-CV (Tex. App.—Amarillo June 30, 2009), available at http://www.7thcoa.courts.state.tx.us/opinions/htmlopinion.asp?OpinionId= 13365.  Ronald Marx alleged that he was forced to leave EDS after the company made job conditions difficult following his refusal to fraudulently overbill […]