O'Connor's TX Causes of Action Pleadings 2015

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O’Connor’s Texas Causes of Action Pleadings is the perfect companion to the extensive commentary in O’Connor’s Texas Causes of Action. The book contains nearly 200 petitions and answers corresponding to each Causes of Action chapter, from Abuse of Process to Wrongful Discharge, all updated to reflect 2014 caselaw, legislation, and changes to the Texas Rules of Civil Procedure.

  • Get started right with notice and demand letters designed to meet all prefiling requirements.
  • Get the complete pleading in one form.
  • Customize the form to fit your case with easy-to-add statements for designating defendants, alleging jurisdiction and venue, and asserting verified pleas and affirmative defenses.
  • Easily identify and challenge defects in petitions.
  • Have the most relevant defenses at your fingertips.

Part 1. General Pleadings Forms

  • General Pleadings Forms

Part 2. Causes of Action

  • Abuse of Process
  • Animal Actions
  • Assault
  • Contract Actions
  • Conversion
  • Death Actions
  • Deceptive Trade Practices Act
  • Dram-Shop Liability
  • False Imprisonment
  • Fiduciary Duty
  • Fraud
  • Insurance Actions
  • Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress
  • Invasion of Privacy
  • Landlord-Tenant Actions
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Libel & Slander Actions
  • Malicious Prosecution
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Negligence Actions
  • Nuisance Actions
  • Premises Liability
  • Suits Against the Government
  • Texas Tort Claims Act—Negligence
  • Texas Tort Claims Act—Premises Liability
  • Theft Liability Act
  • Trade-Secret Misappropriation
  • Trespass to Real Property
  • Unfair Debt Collection
  • Usury
  • Warranty Actions
  • Wiretap Actions
  • Wrongful-Discharge Claims

Part 3. Participatory & Vicarious Liability

  • Aiding & Abetting
  • Conspiracy
  • Principal-Agent Liability
  • Partnership Liability
  • Family Liability

Part 4. Damages & Other Compensation

  • Damages
  • Exemplary Damages
  • Interest
  • Court Costs
  • Attorney Fees

Part 5. Defenses

  • Government-Employee Immunities
  • Statutory Immunity
  • Parental Immunity
  • Estoppel Defenses
  • Statute of Frauds
  • Proportionate Responsibility & Contribution
  • Limitations

The 2015 edition features:

•  Updated forms incorporating the recent Texas Supreme Court rulings on nonuse of seat belts, trespass, and real-property damages.

•  Sample demand and notice letters.

•  General forms for designating defendants, challenging jurisdiction, alleging venue, and asserting verified pleas.

•  Supplemental forms for petitions to allege participatory and vicarious liability and to assert damages that must be specifically pleaded.

•  Supplemental forms for answers to assert immunity, estoppel, and proportionate responsibility defenses.

•  Related causes of action in each petition to help you brainstorm additional and alternative claims.

•  A concise, user-friendly format that allows you to accurately and efficiently draft petitions and answers.

•  Cross-references to other O’Connor’s books throughout the forms to make researching the law easier.