Toll-Free : 800-310-9769
Main Phone Number : 214-219-9900
Fax Number : 214-219-9456

We Know Texas | We Know Business

At The Bassett Firm, we provide peace of mind. We are trial attorneys. Not litigators, but attorneys who try cases. Our years of trial experience protect you and your company.

  1. Home
  2.  » 
  3. 2016
  4.  » September

Month: September 2016

Texas Supreme Court Weekly Update September 30, 2016

This week the Court issued three opinions granting Mandamus relief. One of these opinions deals with a court’s ability to grant a petition for pre-litigation depositions under Rule 202. In re City of Dallas, No. 15-0794: In this case, the City of Corsicana, Navarro County, and Navarro College file a Rule 202 petition in county court at law seeking pre-litigation…

Political Speech in the Work Place

          The 2016 Presidential Election - you can't escape it. Everywhere you look - Hillary versus Trump, Trump versus Hillary (even this blog!). It makes one wonder - we're entitled to Free Speech under the First Amendment of the United States Constitution, so does...

Spoliation Jury Instructions: The Standard in Texas

          In Brookshire Bros. v. Aldridge, the Texas Supreme Court clarified the test for when a spoliation jury instruction is appropriate. Since then, two cases have come before the Court on this issue, and in each case the Texas Supreme Court held that a spoliation...