In an insurance-coverage dispute arising from a theft of gold coins with a fraudulent check, the supreme court said: “We hold that a loss sustained “consequent upon” an event connotes but-for causation under the policy’s exclusion of coverage for property

“The denied discovery was necessary to develop a defense that goes to the heart of ExxonMobil’s case—that the providers’ rates were unreasonable. Additionally, the effects of the trial court’s denial of discovery will evade review by any higher court because

In addition to other points about “apex depositions,” the supreme court rejected an argument that an unreasonable delay barred mandamus relief:

“American reasonably explained the year-long period between the trial court’s order compelling Eberwein’s deposition and American’s mandamus filing in

In In re Turner, the Texas Supreme Court denied a mandamus petition about the Governor’s line-item veto of Legislative funding, observing: “While the interference by one branch of government with the effectual function of another raises concerns of separation

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