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University faces legal action over 2015 on-campus shooting incidents

John Suayan Nov. 7, 2016, 4:51pm

HOUSTON – Texas Southern University faces legal action over a pair of on-campus shooting incidents last year, recent Harris County District Court records show.

Western Airways demands back payment for transportation services from Zaza Energy

John Suayan Nov. 7, 2016, 9:19am

HOUSTON – Western Airways, Inc. is seeking to recover back payment for transportation services it provided to Zaza Energy, LLC.

Class action suit accuses Santa Fe of jailing residents to raise revenue

John Suayan Nov. 7, 2016, 9:05am

GALVESTON – Three Galveston County men filed a class action lawsuit against the City of Santa Fe on allegations it is raising revenue by unconstitutionally jailing local residents, according to recent Galveston federal court records.

Recent patent infringement cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas

John Suayan Nov. 7, 2016, 9:00am

MARSHALL DIVISION Nov. 3 WIRELESS MONITORING SYSTEMS, LLC V. ADT LLC 2:16-cv-01226-JRG-RSP

Diner alleges Landry's waiter failed to report shellfish allergy

John Suayan Nov. 4, 2016, 9:14am

GALVESTON – What was supposed to be dinner at a Galveston restaurant with his family last February has resulted in a personal injury lawsuit for a Houston man, recent Galveston County District Court records show.

Traveling nurse fired for reporting patient safety violations, lawsuit says

John Suayan Nov. 4, 2016, 9:12am

HOUSTON – A traveling nurse who resides in Los Angeles has pursued legal action against HCA Health Services of Texas, Inc. and Pasadena Bayshore Hospital, Inc., claiming the entities tortuously interfered with her existing contract with her placement agency.

Recent patent infringement cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas

John Suayan Oct. 31, 2016, 9:02am

MARSHALL DIVISION Oct. 24 COQUI TECHNOLOGIES, LLC V. CASHSTAR INC. 2:16-cv-01192-RWS

Humble woman sues NE Houston nightclub after 2015 shooting claims husband

John Suayan Oct. 28, 2016, 10:53am

HOUSTON – The widow of a man fatally shot in the parking lot of a Northeast Houston nightclub last year is suing the establishment, per Harris County District Court records.

Man claims Rosenberg police officer threw him 'headfirst' into wall in jail cell

John Suayan Oct. 28, 2016, 8:27am

HOUSTON – A man detained at the Rosenberg City Jail last year claims that a police officer threw him headfirst into a wall in his cell.

Recent patent infringement cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas

John Suayan Oct. 24, 2016, 11:30am

MARSHALL DIVISION Oct. 19 LOCATION SERVICES IP, LLC V. 7-ELEVEN, INC. 2:16-cv-01176-JRG

California nonprofit challenges Denton ban on donation bins

John Suayan Oct. 21, 2016, 4:11pm

SHERMAN – A California nonprofit organization sued the City of Denton over the latter’s ban on charitable donation bins.

Former FedEx Ground delivery drivers allege termination for national origin

John Suayan Oct. 18, 2016, 11:25am

GALVESTON – Two former delivery drivers for FedEx Ground Package System, Inc. are suing the company for allegedly terminating them in response to their complaints about discrimination based on their respective national origins.

Former Texans linebacker DeMeco Ryans sues team over field conditions at NRG Stadium

John Suayan Oct. 17, 2016, 9:32am

HOUSTON – Former Houston Texans linebacker DeMeco Ryans has sued the team over the playing surface at NRG Stadium, alleging that its “dangerous” condition caused him to sustain an injury during a game in 2014.

Recent patent infringement cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas

John Suayan Oct. 17, 2016, 8:44am

MARSHALL DIVISION Oct. 11 BARTONFALLS LLC V. AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC. 2:16-cv-01126-JRG-RSP

Harris Co. woman says drug testing company fired her for lodging sexual harassment complaints

John Suayan Oct. 14, 2016, 9:37am

HOUSTON – A Harris County woman alleges that she lost her job with a drug testing company because she complained about sexual harassment.

Woman claims Houston attorney withholding $580K settlement, files lawsuit

John Suayan Oct. 14, 2016, 9:36am

HOUSTON – A Houston attorney faces a lawsuit for allegedly withholding settlement proceeds from a former client.

Recent patent infringement cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas

John Suayan Oct. 10, 2016, 8:54am

MARSHALL DIVISION Oct. 4 SCANNING TECHNOLOGIES INNOVATIONS, LLC V. BINDO LABS, INC. 2:16-cv-01077-JRG-RSP

Magazine publisher sues competitor over allegedly defamatory email

John Suayan Oct. 7, 2016, 9:12am

HOUSTON – A lifestyle magazine publisher alleges that his competitor defamed him in an e-mail written last year.

Man claims Harris Co. jailers beat him

John Suayan Oct. 6, 2016, 1:25pm

HOUSTON – A man who was recently detained at the Harris County Jail claims that employees at the facility assaulted him.

Lawsuit aims to overturn pilot board of commissioners' rate increase

John Suayan Oct. 5, 2016, 8:58am

GALVESTON – Three local attorneys have filed a lawsuit against the Board of Pilot Commissioners for Galveston County Ports on behalf of the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association, Carnival Corporation, Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd., the Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves, and the Galveston Port Facilities Corporation in an effort to have the Pilots’ order of pilotage rate change overturned, according to recent Galveston County District Court records.