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Lawsuit: Starbucks barista's refusal to send trainer photos led to hostile work environment, discharge

John Suayan Jun. 19, 2017, 4:07pm

SHERMAN – A former Starbucks barista recently sued the coffee chain for wrongful termination, claiming the act was a result of her refusal to appease her trainer’s request for sexually explicit pictures of herself.

Black employee accuses excavating company of discrimination

Philip Gonzales Jun. 19, 2017, 2:01pm

SHERMAN — A black Dallas County man is suing an excavation company, alleging discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination.

Consumer accuses energy exploration company of phone harassment

Philip Gonzales May 31, 2017, 2:10pm

SHERMAN — A Texas consumer has filed a class action lawsuit against an oil and gas exploration company, alleging violation of telephone harassment statutes.

Bill of cost deadline extended for Imperium IP Holdings in Samsung patent case

Glenn Minnis May 23, 2017, 9:06am

SHERMAN – Imperium IP Holdings (Cayman) LTD has been granted a bill of costs extension stemming from its winning suit against Samsung Electronics Co. LTD, et al.

Consumer alleges telemarketer violated law

Philip Gonzales May 18, 2017, 1:26pm

SHERMAN — A consumer has filed a class action lawsuit against a telemarketer, alleging nuisance telemarketing practices.

Court orders $2 million penalty for Commercial Recovery Systems owner

Noell Wolfgram Evans May 8, 2017, 12:45pm

SHERMAN – On March 21, the Sherman Division of the Eastern District of Texas found Timothy Ford guilty of violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). In its ruling the court ordered Ford to pay a $2 million civil penalty.

Family of deceased driver blames auto company for death

Noddy A. Fernandez Apr. 25, 2017, 1:12pm

SHERMAN — The family of a deceased vehicle driver is suing an automobile company, alleging breach of implied warranty and design defect.

Club member blames 24 Hour Fitness for head injury

Philip Gonzales Apr. 24, 2017, 2:50pm

SHERMAN — A Collin County man is suing 24 Hour Fitness, alleging its negligence caused him to suffer injuries.

Daughter blames health care providers for mother's death

Philip Gonzales Apr. 19, 2017, 2:18pm

SHERMAN — An Oklahoma woman is suing Texas health care providers, alleging corporate negligence and breach of contract.

Behavioral technician alleges autism therapy center failed to pay overtime

Philip Gonzales Apr. 18, 2017, 4:28pm

SHERMAN — A Denton County behavioral technician is suing autism therapy center operators, alleging violation of workers compensation acts in failing to pay overtime.

California bank alleges customers owe more than $200,000

Philip Gonzales Apr. 17, 2017, 1:52pm

SHERMAN — A California bank is suing a borrower and guarantors, alleging breach of a promissory note and guaranty agreements in owing more than $200,000.

Former vice provost accuses university of civil rights violations

Philip Gonzales Apr. 11, 2017, 2:56pm

SHERMAN — A former senior vice provost is suing the University of North Texas, alleging deprivation of constitutional rights.

Consumer alleges debt collectors did not identify they were trying to collect debt calls

David Hutton Apr. 11, 2017, 11:21am

SHERMAN – A Collin County man has filed a lawsuit in the Sherman Division of the Eastern District of Texas, alleging unfair debt collection practices against several debt collectors and insurance companies.

Liquor retailer accused of compensation violations

Philip Gonzales Apr. 3, 2017, 2:33pm

Former employees have filed a class-action lawsuit against an alcoholic beverages retailer, citing alleged violation of workers compensation acts.

Construction manager alleges employers failed to pay overtime

Philip Gonzales Mar. 14, 2017, 12:00pm

SHERMAN — A Virginia man has filed a class action lawsuit against his employers, alleging violation of workers compensation acts in failing to pay overtime.

Licensed vocational nurse accuses employer of not paying overtime

Philip Gonzales Feb. 23, 2017, 12:20pm

SHERMAN — A Dallas County vocational nurse is suing her former employer, alleging violation of workers compensation acts in failing to pay proper overtime.

DaVita seeks emergency relief to block CMS interim rule

Cheyenne Dickerson Feb. 16, 2017, 11:41am

SHERMAN – DaVita, a leading provider in the kidney care industry, recently filed a lawsuit against the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the Sherman Division of the Eastern District of Texas in regards to a new interim rule that could negatively affect dialysis patients and their health services.

Medical products distributor accuses systems developer of false advertising

Philip Gonzales Feb. 9, 2017, 12:59pm

SHERMAN — A health care products distributor is suing a systems developer, alleging unfair competition, unfair trademark practices and false advertising.

Denton woman says the Republic of Denton failed to accommodate disability

Philip Gonzales Feb. 7, 2017, 6:47pm

SHERMAN — A Denton resident is suing the Republic at Denton, The Scion Group LLC, DP Funding Corp., Kristin Keller, Ronald Manning and others, citing alleged breach of housing agreement.

Physician accuses health care providers of fraudulent practices

Philip Gonzales Jan. 25, 2017, 1:17pm

SHERMAN — A Colorado physician is suing Texas health care providers, alleging fraudulent and unconscionable trade practices.