Court Nixes Silica Plaintiffs’ Texas Constitution Challenge To Medical Report Law

Mealey's (February 26, 2016, 2:08 PM EST) -- HOUSTON — Plaintiffs’ motion to enjoin a judge from enforcing legislatively enacted medical requirements appears to ask a judge to enjoin himself and thus seeks the wrong type of relief, a Texas appeals court panel held in affirming denial of the motion Feb. 25 (In re: Texas State Silica Products Liability Litigation, No. 01-15-00251-CV, Texas App., 1st Dist.; 2016 Tex. App. LEXIS 1965).

(Opinion available. Document #01-160302-013Z.)

“The disconnect appears even more stark when we consider the possibility of contempt. If the judge enjoins himself, is...
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