16 Cited authorities

  1. Anderson v. Liberty Lobby, Inc.

    477 U.S. 242 (1986)   Cited 237,112 times   38 Legal Analyses
    Holding that summary judgment is not appropriate if "the dispute about a material fact is ‘genuine,’ that is, if the evidence is such that a reasonable jury could return a verdict for the nonmoving party"
  2. Celotex Corp. v. Catrett

    477 U.S. 317 (1986)   Cited 217,084 times   40 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a movant's summary judgment motion should be granted "against a [nonmovant] who fails to make a showing sufficient to establish the existence of an element essential to that party's case, and on which that party will bear the burden of proof at trial"
  3. Little v. Liquid Air Corp.

    37 F.3d 1069 (5th Cir. 1994)   Cited 12,442 times   5 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a mere scintilla of evidence does not create a genuine issue of material fact
  4. Desantis v. Wackenhut Corp.

    793 S.W.2d 670 (Tex. 1990)   Cited 649 times   13 Legal Analyses
    Holding parties' choice of Florida law unenforceable and applying Texas law to enforcement of noncompetition agreement
  5. Duncan v. Cessna Aircraft Co.

    665 S.W.2d 414 (Tex. 1984)   Cited 739 times
    Holding that "general, categorical release clauses" are not impermissible but must be "narrowly construe[d]"
  6. Access Telecom, Inc. v. MCI Telecommunications Corp.

    197 F.3d 694 (5th Cir. 1999)   Cited 429 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a presence in Texas is not sufficient unless the defendant is doing business in Texas
  7. Browning-Ferris, Inc. v. Reyna

    865 S.W.2d 925 (Tex. 1993)   Cited 333 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that "mere surmise or suspicion" cannot support a factual finding
  8. Gutierrez v. Collins

    583 S.W.2d 312 (Tex. 1979)   Cited 360 times
    Holding that the "most significant relationship test" as espoused in the Restatement of Conflicts governs conflicts cases sounding in tort in case where automobile collision occurred in Mexico
  9. Fluorine on Call, Ltd. v. Fluorogas Ltd.

    380 F.3d 849 (5th Cir. 2004)   Cited 126 times
    Holding the following clause more closely resembled a remedy rather than duration term: "If FOC fails to make such payment as disclosed in Table One, FOC's license upon [Flurogas] providing written notice to FOC, shall hereafter be non-exclusive."
  10. Thrift v. Hubbard

    44 F.3d 348 (5th Cir. 1995)   Cited 90 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the "liability imposed under article 2.21 concerns shareholder liability for acts of the corporation in connection with contract claims'"
  11. Rule 56 - Summary Judgment

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 56   Cited 330,026 times   158 Legal Analyses
    Holding a party may move for summary judgment on any part of any claim or defense in the lawsuit
  12. Rule 5 - Serving and Filing Pleadings and Other Papers

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 5   Cited 22,254 times   16 Legal Analyses
    Allowing service by filing papers with the court's electronic-filing system