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Employee blames barge towing company for injuries

Wadi Reformado May. 5, 2016, 2:57pm

HOUSTON — A Texas man is suing a barge towing company, alleging insufficient measures were taken to prevent him suffering injuries.


Galveston County employee accuses Marathon Petroleum of discrimination

Wadi Reformado May. 5, 2016, 2:21pm

GALVESTON — A Galveston County employee is suing Marathon Petroleum, alleging disability and racial discrimination.


Tyler truck driver blames Tennessee corporation for crash injuries

Wadi Reformado May. 5, 2016, 2:07pm

TYLER — A Tyler truck driver is suing a Tennessee company, alleging its negligence caused her injuries in a crash.


11 employees accuse energy company of failing to pay overtime

Wadi Reformado May. 5, 2016, 1:27pm

HOUSTON — Eleven employees are suing an energy business, alleging unpaid overtime wages.


27 students earn scholarships for demonstrating potential in insurance business

Taryn Phaneuf May. 4, 2016, 4:54pm

AUSTIN — More than two dozen insurance and risk management students at six Texas universities were awarded scholarships by the Insurance Council of Texas Education Foundation.


Status conference set in suit accusing Premrl Construction of shoddy work

David Yates May. 4, 2016, 4:53pm

GALVESTON – A status conference date has been set in a lawsuit brought by two homeowners accusing a construction company of poor workmanship on a project on their home.


Employee alleges debt collection business failed to pay overtime

Wadi Reformado May. 4, 2016, 1:50pm

HOUSTON — A Texas woman is suing a debt collection business, alleging it failed to pay overtime. 


Mainland Tool & Supply Inc. allegedly owed for tool rental

Wadi Reformado May. 3, 2016, 6:24pm

GALVESTON – A tool rental company is suing a Madisonville construction firm alleging that it failed to pay for provided equipment.


Oklahoma corporation alleges Texas energy company owes more than $100,000

Wadi Reformado May. 3, 2016, 3:12pm

GALVESTON — An Oklahoma corporation is suing a Friendswood energy company, alleging an unpaid debt of more than $100,000. 


Mostyn sued, attorney’s storm damage expert alleges breach of contract

David Yates May. 3, 2016, 3:11pm

HOUSTON - One of the outfits “Hurricane” Steve Mostyn uses to calculate the damages a storm inflicts upon a client’s property is suing the Houston attorney for breach of contract. Seeking more than $700,000 in past due invoices, Quinney Holdings, doing business as Loss Solutions, filed suit against Mostyn and his firm on May 2 in Harris County District Court.


Three employees accuse outdoor deck business of ignoring overtime rules

Wadi Reformado May. 3, 2016, 2:59pm

HOUSTON — Three Montgomery County employees are suing a Conroe outdoor deck and patio business, alleging failure to pay overtime. 


Worker alleges home appliance repair business failed to pay overtime

Wadi Reformado May. 3, 2016, 2:46pm

HOUSTON — A Harris County man is suing a Texas home appliance repair business, alleging failure to pay overtime to its employees. 


Motorist alleges Honda vehicle not crashworthy

Wadi Reformado May. 3, 2016, 2:36pm

BEAUMONT — A motorist is suing Honda alleging, its vehicles fail to protect drivers during a crash.


Judge Alvarez threatens to sanction another hail attorney

David Yates May. 3, 2016, 12:12pm

A federal judge who previously threatened to impose sanctions against renowned storm attorney Steve Mostyn for bring factually unsupported hail suits recently threatened to sanction yet another hail attorney.


Thank you, Howard Root

Record News May. 3, 2016, 8:07am

Joseph Stalin’s infamous KGB chief, Lavrenti Beria, had a unique approach to justice. Instead of investigating a crime to find the culprit, he would arrest the “culprit” first and create a crime to pin on him. “Show me the man,” he boasted, “and I will find the crime.”


An ‘extraordinary’ case, Vascular Solutions bet its future by tangling with DOJ

David Yates May. 3, 2016, 8:00am

SAN ANTONIO - In an era where government dominates medicine, a life sciences company from Minnesota endangered future federal dealings in order to prove its innocence – an “extraordinary” move for a publically traded business pursued by the Department of Justice, according to one attorney.


JC district attorney files asbestos suit on behalf of ‘Beau’ Hicks

David Yates May. 2, 2016, 4:17pm

BEAUMONT - A former district judge who gave up the bench to become Jefferson County’s district attorney recently filed an asbestos lawsuit on behalf of the late refereeing legend H.T.


5 GoransonBain family law attorneys named to 2016 Rising Stars list

Katie Rucke May. 2, 2016, 3:55pm

Five divorce attorneys from the family law offices of GoransonBain have been included on the 2016 Rising Stars list compiled by Super Lawyers.


KCS settles ‘abrupt’ locomotive jolt lawsuit

David Yates May. 2, 2016, 3:32pm

Rather than go to trial, The Kansas City Southern Railway Company has opted to settle a personal injury lawsuit brought by an employee.


Verizon Wireless, plaintiff agree to arbitration in overbilling suit

David Yates May. 2, 2016, 3:09pm

BEAUMONT – A Verizon Wireless entity and the plaintiff who sued the company have agreed to arbitration.