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Installation technician alleges employer failed to pay overtime

Philip Gonzales Jun. 19, 2017, 3:06pm

GALVESTON — A Houston woman has filed a class action lawsuit against a communications business, alleging violation of workers compensation acts in failing to pay overtime.

Worker accuses medical group of not paying overtime

Noddy A. Fernandez Jun. 15, 2017, 12:55pm

GALVESTON — A Brazoria County woman is suing a Lake Jackson health care group, alleging violation of workers compensation acts in not paying proper overtime.

Maritime worker alleges employer's negligence caused injuries

Noddy A. Fernandez Jun. 13, 2017, 1:23pm

GALVESTON — A Florida maritime worker is suing a Danish container cargo company, alleging its negligence led to injuries to the plaintiff.

Pressure control operator alleges employer failed to pay overtime

Philip Gonzales Jun. 12, 2017, 1:52pm

GALVESTON — A pressure control operator is suing a technology company, alleging violation of workers compensation acts in failing to pay overtime.

Carnival cruise line blamed for injuries

Mike Torres May 19, 2017, 1:06pm

GALVESTON — A Texas man is suing Carnival cruise lines, alleging negligence led to him falling down the stairs of a Carnival ship.

Ship captain alleges negligence caused serious foot injury

Noddy A. Fernandez May 18, 2017, 12:59pm

GALVESTON — A ship captain is suing a seagoing towing vessel business, alleging negligence resulted in in severe and permanent injuries.

Safety representative alleges employer failed to pay overtime

Philip Gonzales May 4, 2017, 1:19pm

GALVESTON — A Brazoria County man is suing his employer, alleging violation of workers compensation acts in not paying overtime.

Disabled employee accuses conservation business of discrimination

Philip Gonzales May 4, 2017, 1:05pm

GALVESTON — A disabled man from Chambers County is suing a water conservation business, alleging disability discrimination, retaliation, and wrongful termination.

Inspector alleges construction company failed to pay overtime

Philip Gonzales May 1, 2017, 1:31pm

GALVESTON — A North Carolina man is suing a construction company, alleging violation of workers compensation acts in not paying overtime.

La Marque consumer accuses debt collector of illegal business practices

Philip Gonzales Apr. 26, 2017, 3:16pm

GALVESTON — A La Marque women is suing a debt collector, alleging unconscionable business practices.

Sweeny ISD named in wrongful termination suit, accused of firing employee with multiple sclerosis

John Suayan Apr. 21, 2017, 5:09pm

GALVESTON – Alleging the Sweeny Independent School District wrongfully terminated her last year, Brazoria County resident Lisa Smith has pursued legal action against her former employer.

Injured motorist alleges postal service has failed to pay crash damages

Philip Gonzales Apr. 20, 2017, 2:14pm

GALVESTON — An injured motorist is suing the U.S. Postal Service, alleging wrongful denial of claims.

Female pipefitter accuses construction company of discrimination

Philip Gonzales Apr. 12, 2017, 3:07pm

GALVESTON — A Calhoun County woman is suing a construction company, alleging violation of workers compensation acts and sex discrimination.

Employee blames Wal-Mart for injuries

Philip Gonzales Apr. 12, 2017, 2:54pm

GALVESTON — An employee is suing Wal-Mart, alleging the store's negligence caused her to suffer injuries.

Wrongful death lawsuit filed in case of man who died in Galveston jail

David Hutton Apr. 11, 2017, 11:20am

GALVESTON – A Texas family has filed a wrongful death lawsuit in connection with the 2015 death of their son in the Galveston County Jail.

Three carpenters allege former employers failed to pay overtime

Philip Gonzales Apr. 10, 2017, 1:38pm

GALVESTON — Three carpenters have filed a class action lawsuit against a construction business, alleging violation of workers compensation acts.

Oklahoma motorist blames truck driver for crash

Philip Gonzales Apr. 6, 2017, 12:28pm

GALVESTON — An Oklahoma motorist is suing another driver and his company, alleging their negligence caused a crash. 

Institute director sues UT Medical Branch

Philip Gonzales Mar. 28, 2017, 8:46am

An institute director is suing his former employer, University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), citing alleged retaliation, discrimination and harassment.

24 Hour Fitness formally counters man's lawsuit alleging wrongful termination of membership

John Suayan Mar. 24, 2017, 3:23pm

GALVESTON – Recent Galveston federal court records show that the Southern District of Texas is overseeing a lawsuit accusing 24 Hour Fitness USA, Inc. of terminating a man’s membership over a personal matter with one of its employees.

Maritime businesses sue over 2014 oil spill

John Suayan Mar. 23, 2017, 9:02am

GALVESTON – Two maritime businesses have pursued legal action in response to a 2014 oil spill in Galveston Bay, recent Galveston federal court records show.