A look at Sovereign Immunity

Sovereign immunity has it origins in English law and was carried to American jurisprudence.  In modern use, it protects the state, its various arms, and agencies from being sued for both tort and breach of contract claims.  In Texas, in order for an arm of the state to be subject [...]

Sewer Project Results in Lawsuit from Landowners

A group of landowners from Clint, Texas has recently filed a lawsuit because of structural and other damages that have allegedly resulted from excessive amounts of groundwater being pumped out of the water table beneath their land.  Clint is a town in far west Texas near El Paso.  The lawsuit [...]

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