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Judge Orders More Than $250K Fee Award for KTRK in Anti-SLAPP Matter

AUSTIN - A Harris County judge awarded Haynes and Boone, LLP client KTRK Television, a Houston ABC affiliate, more than $250,000 in attorneys’ fees after the station won an anti-strategic lawsuit against public participation (anti-SLAPP) appeal against the plaintiff.

Haynes and Boone Austin-based Partner Laura Prather and Of Counsel Catherine Robb represented KTRK Television in the matter. >>



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Law360 Guest Article: Takeaways For Texas Contractors Post-Barzoukas

The Texas Supreme Court denied a petition for review stemming from the Houston Court of Appeals’ Barzoukas v. Foundation Design Ltd. decision.[1] The case is significant because of its application of the economic loss rule (under Texas law) in the context of an owner-subcontractor dispute. >>

Texas Supreme Court Denies Litigants’ Petition to Review the Contours of the Texas Economic Loss Rule

The Texas Supreme Court denied a petition for review stemming from the Houston Court of Appeals’ Barzoukas v. Found. Design, Ltd. decision. The case is significant because of its application of the economic loss rule (under Texas law) in the context of an owner-subcontractor dispute.  >>




Business Litigation Practice Group

Haynes and Boone’s business litigators have considerable experience in handling contract and business tort disputes and have the ability to handle litigation of all sizes. We know that litigation is a business issue – and work with our clients to understand their goals and objectives. Our experience litigating and trying cases includes:

Commercial Disputes

  • Contract and Licensing Disputes
  • Real Estate Contract and Development Disputes
  • Oil and Gas Industry Issues
  • Lender Liability Claims
  • Commercial Construction Claims
  • Business Torts, including Disputes Over Competition and Fraud Claims
  • Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Claims
  • Landlord/Tenant Disputes

Consumer Class Actions

  • Defense of Consumer Class Actions

Professional Liability Claims

  • Defense of Claims Against Accountants and Attorneys
  • Defense of Claims Against Construction Professionals, including Architects and Engineers

Healthcare Litigation

  • Representation of Hospitals, Doctors and Provider Groups in Business and Professional Disputes, including contract disputes involving physician recruiting agreements and managed care contracts.

Media Law

  • Defense of Libel and Slander Claims
  • First Amendment Litigation