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Court-shopping Texas trial lawyers heading to Louisiana, say tort reform groups

Sep. 2, 2015, 12:50pm by David Yates

Texas and Louisiana tort reform groups are voicing concerns that Lone Star trial lawyers are seeking Bayou State clients to sue Chesapeake Energy. more...

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Man sues travel insurance company for failing to cover mother's death in Nigeria

Sep. 1, 2015, 8:25am by John Suayan

Texas resident Eseoghene Ogbu-Sifo has filed a federal lawsuit, claiming Travelex Insurance Services, Inc. should cover his mother’s 2013 death as a result of a motor vehicle accident in Nigeria. Ogbu-Sifo’s suit, filed Aug. 19 in the Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas, accuses Travelex of engaging “in deceptive practices for the sole purpose of avoiding payment of the plaintiff’s bona fide claim.” Court documents show that Ogbu-Sifo purchased the policy in question for his mot

Trial of collision suit continued due to illness

Aug. 31, 2015, 5:25pm by David Yates

A trial of a lawsuit brought by an area resident claiming he sustained spinal injuries after a driver failed to yield the right-of-way at an intersection has been continued. As previously reported, Wayne Earl Guice filed a lawsuit July 3, 2012, in Jefferson County District Court against Jonathan Quach. The case was suppose to go to trial on Aug. 31 but was continued due to illness, according to a courthouse official. Guice claims he was driving north on Gladys Avenue on May 24, 2012, when he

Suit over leaky A/C system heads to trial

Aug. 31, 2015, 5:14pm by David Yates

A lawsuit brought by Jeffery and Veronica Book, who sued American Air Systems alleging the company installed a leaky unit in their home, has been called up for trial. The suit was filed Nov. 17, 2011, in Jefferson County District Court. Jury selection in the case began Aug. 31.

Employee sues Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau, alleging unpaid overtime

Aug. 31, 2015, 1:06pm by Robbie Hargett

A Harris County woman is suing the Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau, alleging unpaid overtime wages.

Harris County engine business sues HDMS Limited, alleging combustion engine parts failures

Aug. 31, 2015, 12:57pm by Robbie Hargett

A Harris County combustion engine company is suing another combustion engine business, two of its managers and an engine manufacturer following the purchase of allegedly faulty combustion engines.

Three Smith County residents sue Bethany HomeHealth Services, alleging unpaid overtime

Aug. 31, 2015, 12:42pm by Robbie Hargett

Three Smith County residents are suing Bethany HomeHealth Services, a Medicare and Medicaid agency providing healthcare services in patients' homes, alleging unpaid overtime wages.

Florida company sues Nogal Energy guarantors, alleging unpaid rent

Aug. 31, 2015, 12:29pm by Robbie Hargett

A Florida company is suing five Texas residents regarding a lease agreement controversy.

Professor sues Prairie View A&M University, alleging discrimination

Aug. 31, 2015, 12:17pm by Robbie Hargett

A Nigerian-born academic is suing Prairie View A&M University, alleging discrimination.

Company seeks payment for crewing services

Aug. 31, 2015, 12:07pm by Kasey Schefflin-Emrich

A Singapore-based corporation is suing an oil and gas offshore services company, alleging failure to pay for requested services. Maritime Management Services Pte Ltd filed a lawsuit July 24 in the U.S.

Fonco, VJM, and principals sued over allegations of default loan payments

Aug. 31, 2015, 11:48am by Robbie Hargett

AMSP Investments is suing two limited liability corporations and their principals over claims they have defaulted on credit extension payments.