MARSHALL DIVISION Jan. 11 EmPOWERED Lifestyle Technologies, LLC v.
Having spanned three jurisdictions, two states and approximately six months, a lawsuit seeking lost wages, among other damages, from a well-known cruise line for a young girl’s finger injury was recently disposed. Miami federal court records show that plaintiffs Kirk and Esther Smith settled the case with Carnival Corp. on Sept. 23, 2015. The Southeast Texas Record on Mar. 5, 2015, reported that the Smiths sued Carnival Corp. after their then-six-year-old Karina’s finger was slammed in a door
Mobile Telecommunications Technologies, LLC v. Google Inc.
Two Dickinson residents have filed a lawsuit in response to a failed mobile home park investment. In the complaint filed Jan. 4 in the Galveston County 10th District Court, Richard Lee Cambric, III and Marie Lynette Kennie-Cambric claim that Integrity Landmark Realty, William S.
Galveston County residents Candy Watkins and John C.
Marathon Petroleum Company LP is facing a lawsuit from a group of workers who claimed the defendant failed to pay them for working during the United Steelworkers-led strike at its Galveston Bay refinery earlier this year, recent Galveston County District Court records show. Attorney Scott Newar of the Law Office of Scott Newar in Houston filed the suit on behalf of plaintiffs Craig Ayers, Emil Adams, Willy Buchan, Rolo Garza and Adam Vidale in the Galveston County 212th District Court on Dec. 2
A Texas school district set for closure after the current academic year has taken Texas Education Agency Commissioner Michael L.
Houston attorneys Dennis C.
Petition for bill of review filed in woman's case against Santa Fe police, Galveston Co. Medical Examiner's Office
A Santa Fe woman who sued the city’s police department and the Galveston County Medical Examiner’s Office for erroneously declaring her husband’s death a suicide and lost recently filed a petition for bill of review. Barbara Younie’s five-page petition, filed Dec. 3 in the Galveston County 405th District Court, seeks to void the dismissal for want of prosecution that 405th District Court Judge Michelle Slaughter issued on Oct. 27, 2015 against the plaintiff for failing to prosecute her claims.
A nearly three-year-old legal battle over a domain name and Web site administration rights is slated for a jury trial in the Southern District of Texas, Houston Division in May 2016, federal court records show. According to a recently amended scheduling order filed three months ago, Harris County resident John Speer’s lawsuit against Eric Saenz, Stephen Payne and Chris Caudill will be heard for four days albeit the dates have not been specified. The suit was originally headed toward a jury tri
A Houston auto dealership has been sued after international jihadists in Syria were allegedly seen with a Texas City plumber’s pickup truck, recent Harris County District Court records indicate. Mark Oberholtzer, doing business as Mark-1 Plumbing, Inc., initiated legal action against Charlie Thomas Ford, Ltd., doing business as Autonation Ford Gulf Freeway, in the Harris County 113th District Court on Dec. 9.
Plano-based Rothschild Connected Devices Innovations, LLC asserts in a federal lawsuit that American Honda Motor Co., Inc. and Honda Of America Mfg., Inc. committed infringement on a patent pertaining to systems and components that allow a user to remotely customize the operation of various functions in a car. Court papers filed Nov. Nov. 25 in the Eastern District of Texas, Marshall Division state that RCDI owns United States Patent Number 8,788,090, which is titled “System and Method for Crea
A group of Planned Parenthood facilities and patients have pursued legal action against the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, its Office of Inspector General and their respective administrators, Chris Traylor and Stuart W.
The mother of a 26-year-old man who was purportedly shot and killed in early 2014 while in Houston police custody has pursued legal action against the city of Houston, RPI Management Company, LLC and patrolman Juventino Castro in the Southern District of Texas, Houston Division. In a lawsuit filed Dec. 2, plaintiff Janet Baker accuses Castro of fatally shooting Jordan Baker at the time the decadent was riding his bicycle through a strip mall located at 5700 W.
A Galveston County woman whose lawsuit claims she was fired from her job at a Papa John's in Texas City for reporting sexual harassment is seeking a default judgment. Alize Shannon asserts in court documents filed July 24 in the Galveston County 56th District Court that she, as a minor, rejected her general manager's advances only for the defendant to let her go. According to the original petition, the termination was an act of retaliation. Shannon submitted a motion for default judgment on N