"I want, and fully expect, to be able to resume my duties as district attorney once I've recovered from this illness—the extra time I am requesting is simply in an effort to assure that I'm healthy, and to give me the opportunity to make changes so this does not happen in the future," Dallas DA Susan Hawk said in a statement.
A factory worker who claimed sex-based wage discrimination, disability discrimination and retaliation, agreed to a $72,500 settlement on July 31.
On May 19, 2011, the husband of plaintiff Crissy Stephens was driving a 2006 Cadillac Escalade on the exit ramp connecting North West Freeway to the Sam Houston Tollway in Houston when he was involved in a collision with a 2007 Mercedes Benz C230 driven by Michael Shipes.
Glenn A. Ballard Jr. has joined Dentons as managing partner of the firm's Houston office and a member of the litigation and dispute practice.
William Powers Jr., former University of Texas at Austin president and a former dean of the University of Texas School of Law, has joined the Austin office of Jackson Walker as of counsel.
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