Last week, we discussed Young v. McKim, a case dealing with whether or not Chapter 87 of the Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code applies to workers.  Here’s a link to the post.

Young has filed a Motion for Reconsideration with the Fourteeth Court of Appeals in Houston.  A link to the motion can

As we discussed in this prior post, the Supreme Court of Texas has not yet addressed the issue of whether Chapter 87 of the Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code (the “Act”) shields defendants from liability in suits where employees or independent contractors are injured while engaging in an equine activities. Up until last week,

On April 23, 2012, AQHA member Jason Abraham and two related business entities sued the American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, Amarillo Division.

The complaint asks the court to order the AQHA to revoke AQHA Rule 227(a), on the basis that an outright restriction on

Are you thinking about buying a ranch through an informal seller finance deal? If so, beware.  Andalusian breeder Rancho Mi Hacienda and owner Gilda Arana learned the hard way the pitfalls of doing this type of deal “on the fly”.

Rancho thought it had an enforceable written agreement whereby Coy Lynn Owens and his wife Linda

In general, a defendant can only be immune from suit in a Texas horse-related injury case if the plaintiff was a “participant in a farm animal activity or livestock show” when the injuries occurred.

Chapter 87 of the Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code (the “Act”) was amended in 2011 to, among other things, include

Here’s another case that demonstrates the importance of filing suit in the correct jurisdiction.

Remember Becky George’s APHA defamation case that was dismissed due to lack of personal jurisdiction? George was represented by Thomas Corea of the Corea Law Firm, PLLC in that matter. 

Thomas Corea represented John Anthony “Tony” Burris in another lawsuit involving