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Consumer alleges debt collector violated phone privacy law

Philip Gonzales Jun. 14, 2017, 3:08pm

BEAUMONT — A consumer has filed a class action lawsuit against a debt collector, alleging violation of telephone harassment statutes.

Consumer accuses debt collector of invasion of privacy

Noddy A. Fernandez May 30, 2017, 10:36am

BEAUMONT — A Texas consumer is suing a debt collector, alleging violation of telephone harassment statutes.

Core Wireless appeal in Apple patent infringement case is denied

Angela Underwood May 8, 2017, 12:44pm

BEAUMONT – A federal district court has rejected an appeal from Core Wireless SARL in its dispute with Apple over allegations of patent infringement.

Court awards $20.3 million to doctor in Medtronic patent suit

Heather Doyle Nov. 22, 2016, 11:48am

Dr. Mark Barry wins $17.6 million for infringement in the U.S., and the rest for outside the U.S.

Executive order affects government contractors; preliminary injunction issued

Carrie Salls Nov. 2, 2016, 2:10pm

BEAUMONT – Associated Builders and Contractors of Southeast Texas, Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. and National Association of Security Companies won a preliminary injunction against portions of a presidential executive order that requires federal contracting officers to determine whether labor and employment law violations should keep contractors from winning government contracts.  

Attorney Dan Linebaugh recognized by the American Association for Justice

Kathleen McGuire Gilbert Oct. 12, 2016, 10:25am

HOUSTON -- Personal injury attorney Dan Linebaugh, founder and leader of the Linebaugh Law Firm, recently received the American Association for Justice (AAJ) Diplomates of Trial Advocacy designation. This title recognizes attorneys who have demonstrated their ongoing commitment to legal education by completing more than 400 hours of qualifying AAJ educational programs. 

Tractor-trailer driver accused of negligence after I-20 accident

Philip Gonzales Aug. 25, 2016, 8:05pm

BEAUMONT – A transportation company and its driver are facing a suit after an accident on Interstate 20 in Smith County.

Apple settles patent dispute with Dot 23 Technologies

Russell Boniface Aug. 12, 2016, 1:01pm

BEAUMONT, Texas (Legal Newsline) -- Apple Inc. has agreed to settle a patent lawsuit with Dot 23 Technologies Inc. that alleged Apple’s Siri voice assistant technology violated three patents. The terms of the settlement have not been publicly disclosed.

Bowie County woman alleges ex-employer failed to pay overtime

Philip Gonzales Aug. 2, 2016, 12:48pm

TEXARKANA — A Bowie County woman is suing her former employer, alleging failure to pay proper overtime.