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Suits against Blitz USA include several from Eastern District of Texas

Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau Jul. 13, 2012, 8:44am

Blitz USA, the country's largest maker of portable gas containers, filed for bankruptcy in November 2011, blaming its financial problems with the costs of lawsuits.

Wrongful death lawsuit filed against Ford for defective jack after man crushed by van

Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau Jun. 6, 2011, 8:50am

This photo is an example of "scissors" jack, but it does not necessarily represent the jack used in the complaint. MARSHALL - The family of a deceased Texas resident has filed a lawsuit against Ford, claiming the company manufactured a defective jack which failed to hold up the weight of a vehicle which fell upon the man.

84-year-old handyman sues for age discrimination

Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau May 11, 2011, 11:00am

TYLER - An 84-year-old handyman has filed an age discrimination lawsuit against his employer after he was terminated and replaced with a younger worker.

Defective spark plug suit against Ford filed in Beaumont court

Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau May 11, 2011, 10:56am

A class action has been filed against Ford accusing the motor company of profiting off of defective spark plugs.

Hospital worker blames slip-and-fall incident on lack of special shoes

Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau May 11, 2011, 10:46am

A hospital worker has filed a lawsuit against several companies which claims that she was injured when the companies failed to provide her with special shoes to wear while she was stripping wax off of the hospital floor.

Collection agency sued for attempting to collect deceased man's debt

Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau May 11, 2011, 10:43am

An Orange County resident has filed a lawsuit against a collection agency after the agency reported her deceased son's debt on her credit report.

EEOC sues Dillard's for firing employee who complied with mandatory hurricane evacuation order

Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau May 11, 2011, 6:26am

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed a lawsuit against Dillard's Inc. and Dillard Texas, after the company allegedly fired an employee who complied with a mandatory evacuation order in advance of Hurricane Ike.

Lawsuit filed over college student's death in motor vehicle collison

Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau May 11, 2011, 6:20am

Tittle MARSHALL - The mother of a college student who was killed in a motor vehicle collision in Gregg County has filed a lawsuit against a trucking company alleging negligent entrustment of the tractor-trailer.

Railroad worker files gender discrimination suit against BNSF

Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau May 11, 2011, 6:13am

A railroad worker has filed a lawsuit claiming she was subjected to a hostile work environment because of her sex and was discharged because she complained about the sexual harassment.

Truck driver, trucking company sued after wreck caused by alleged drunk driver

Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau May 11, 2011, 6:00am

MARSHALL - A Tatum resident has filed a lawsuit against a trucking company after an allegedly intoxicated truck driver collided into her parked vehicle.

Railroad worker files lawsuit after April train collision with tractor-trailer

Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau May 9, 2011, 5:49pm

MARSHALL - A Kansas City Southern Railway worker has filed a lawsuit against his employer after he was injured during a train and tractor-trailer collision that occurred in April.

Cafeteria manager alleges he was terminated due to his age

Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau May 9, 2011, 5:44pm

SHERMAN - A 46-year-old Luby's cafeteria manager has filed an age discrimination lawsuit against his employer after he was terminated for allegedly employing undocumented aliens.

Texarkana hospital sued for firing employee after she returned from medical leave

Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau May 9, 2011, 5:41pm

TEXARKANA, Texas - An admissions clerk for a Texarkana hospital has filed a lawsuit which claims she should not have been fired for excessive tardies because she had not exhausted her medical leave.

Sonic manager sues claiming he was fired for supporting co-workers who complained of harassment

Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau May 9, 2011, 5:36pm

LUFKIN - A manager for A Sonic Drive-In in Center has filed a lawsuit claiming he lost his job because he supported women co-workers who were complaining about sexual harassment by the general manager.

Recent patent infringement/false patent marking cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas

Recent patent infringement/false patent marking cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas

Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau May 2, 2011, 2:22pm

Recent patent infringement/false patent marking cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas, April 25-29, 2011.

Lawsuit filed over Marshall auto crash

Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau May 2, 2011, 11:55am

MARSHALL - A Louisiana resident has filed a lawsuit against an Oklahoma man and his employer after a vehicle collision in Marshall.

Man sues employer alleging he lost job due to facial hair

Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau May 2, 2011, 11:49am

SHERMAN - After losing his job for allegedly refusing to shave off his goatee, John Scott Lodge filed suit against Unifirst Corp. on April 19 in the Eastern District of Texas, Sherman Division.

Woman files religious discrimination lawsuit over alleged voodoo curse

Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau May 2, 2011, 11:28am

TYLER - An East Texas resident has filed a religious discrimination lawsuit against her employer after she lost her job for allegedly threatening others with a voodoo curse.

Wrongful death lawsuit filed over tractor-trailer collision

Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau May 2, 2011, 11:24am

TEXARKANA, Texas - A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed over a deadly tractor-trailer collision in Arkansas.