Cletus Graves et al v. Galloway, Johnson, Thompkins, Burr & Smith, P.C., No. 14-09-00511-CV,2009 WL 3109819 (Tex. App.—Houston [14th Dist.] Aug. 06, 2009) (mem. op.). (Final Judgment)
When supported by examination of the court record, an order that states that the plaintiff take nothing by his claims is a final judgment if there are no other claims by other parties even if the order contains words such as “interlocutory” and “partial” because it effectually disposes of all claims.
Curry v. Pickett, No. 14-09-00188-CV, 2010 WL 3353952 (Tex. App.—Houston [14th Dist.] Aug. 26, 2010) (mem. op.). (Breach of Fiduciary Duty; Negligence)
When a client instructs a law firm to disperse the funds in an account, but gives no instructions regarding the disbursement or requires any approval of the details of the disbursement, the client cannot support a claim for breach of fiduciary duty or negligence regarding the funds unless fraud or bad faith is present.
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