Interlocutory Appeals

Roach Newton is also deeply experienced in both bringing and defending against interlocutory appeals, which increasingly being permitted under revised Texas statutes.

Selected Representations:

  • Engaged by national trash hauler to bring interlocutory appeal in California over failure of trial court to require repleading of plaintiffs’ gross negligence and punitive damages claims to provide more specific notice to satisfy federal due process.
  • Engaged by three individual officers and directors to bring interlocutory appeal against trial court order freezing their personal assets. Order freezing assets dissolved by court of appeals.
  • Engaged by three oil and gas defendants to challenge trial court’s inclusion of disgorgement damages in post-judgment interest award. Disgorgement damages excluded from interest award by court of appeal and Texas Supreme Court.
  • Engaged by large Oklahoma-based oil and gas company to bring interlocutory appeal of order regarding dismissal under Anti-SLAPP statute. Appeal mooted by settlement of entire case after pretrial rulings.