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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.

Service technician blames platform operators for injuries

Philip Gonzales Mar. 9, 2017, 1:32pm

GALVESTON — A Louisiana service technician is suing oil platform operators, alleging their negligence led to injuries for the plaintiff.

American Eagle Outfitters employee claims store discriminating against him because of race, medical disorder

John Suayan Feb. 17, 2017, 11:37am

GALVESTON – A store manager for a Pittsburgh-based clothing and accessories retailer has brought a lawsuit alleging discrimination based on his race and medical condition.

Father, son blame GM for family member's death

Philip Gonzales Feb. 16, 2017, 11:49am

GALVESTON — A father and son are suing General Motors, alleging the automaker's negligence led to the death of their wife/mother. 

Bedias man claims Walmart failed to keep premises safe

Noddy A. Fernandez Feb. 7, 2017, 6:29pm

GALVESTON — An invitee is suing Walmart Stores Texas, LLC, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

Teller accuses Wells Fargo Bank of discrimination

The SE Texas Record Feb. 2, 2017, 1:10pm

GALVESTON — A La Porte woman is suing Wells Fargo, alleging racial discrimination.

Harris Co. man claims Baytown PD mistreated him because of hearing disability

John Suayan Jan. 25, 2017, 9:00am

GALVESTON – A Harris County man is claiming that the Baytown Police Department refused to accommodate his hearing disability while he was in its custody two years ago.

BNSF Railway Co. employee alleges negligence caused injury to hand

Philip Gonzales Jan. 16, 2017, 11:28am

GALVESTON – An Oklahoma man alleges three fingers were amputated while he was placing plates on new tires while working.

La. man blames ankle injuries on portable bleachers at convention center

John Suayan Jan. 11, 2017, 1:01pm

GALVESTON – A Louisiana man has filed a lawsuit as a result of injuries he allegedly suffered last year while watching a cheerleading competition at a local convention center.

Workers allege consultant business failed to pay overtime sue employer

Philip Gonzales Jan. 10, 2017, 12:43pm

GALVESTON — Three Brazoria County workers are suing their employer, alleging violation of workers compensation acts in failing to pay overtime.

Nurse alleges health care providers failed to pay overtime

Philip Gonzales Jan. 9, 2017, 12:31pm

GALVESTON — A Harris County woman is suing dozens of health care providers, alleging retaliation and violation of workers compensation acts in failing to pay overtime.

Store manager accuses Walmart of discrimination

Philip Gonzales Dec. 22, 2016, 12:14pm

GALVESTON — A female store manager is suing Walmart, alleging race and gender discrimination.

Mother blames infant's burns on Saltgrass waitstaff

John Suayan Dec. 21, 2016, 9:43am

GALVESTON – A Missouri woman is suing Saltgrass, Inc. and Landry’s, Inc. after her infant daughter allegedly sustained burns from a hot condiment while they dined at one of defendants’ establishments.

Galveston seeks dismissal of Harris Co. woman's suit alleging police brutality

John Suayan Dec. 20, 2016, 10:14am

GALVESTON – The City of Galveston and one of its police officers have countered a Harris County woman’s lawsuit arising from an incident at a bar earlier this year, Galveston federal court records indicate.

8 Pearland property owners allege landfill operator botched job

Philip Gonzales Dec. 14, 2016, 1:26pm

GALVESTON — Eight Pearland property owners are suing a landfill operator, alleging breach of duty in allowing odors to permeate the plaintiffs' property.

California bonding company blames multiple defendants for financial losses

Philip Gonzales Nov. 9, 2016, 1:07pm

Surety provider sues multiple entitiesGALVESTON — A surety provider is suing Expert House Movers, Inc., John P.

Attorneys general try to block transfer of authority over internet domains

John Breslin Nov. 8, 2016, 11:38am

GALVESTON -- A federal judge has denied a last-minute attempt to block the transition of oversight of internet domain names to an international non-profit.

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.