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State Court Properly Dismissed Former Teacher’s Suit

Luke Nuttall challenged the trial court’s dismissal of his claims against the Dallas Independent School District (DISD) for lack of subject-matter jurisdiction. Nuttall was hired by DISD to teach geometry at Hillcrest High School for the 2019–2020 school year, with a prorated salary due to the mid-year hire. He filed grievances regarding his compensation, which…

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Districts Immune from Workers’ Compensation Retaliation Suits

Conroe Independent School District (the District) appealed the trial court’s denial of its plea to the jurisdiction, seeking dismissal of a suit filed by its former employee, Maris Osuna. Osuna alleged wrongful termination after filing a worker’s compensation claim. Osuna’s claim centered on her discharge after being placed on worker’s compensation leave following exposure to…

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