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Lancelot Homes LLC accused of breach of contract

Philip Gonzales Jul. 29, 2016, 5:19pm

GALVESTON – A couple has filed suit against a contractor over allegations their home was not built to their specifications.

Ninth Court finds civil commitment of sexually violent predator constitutional, Texas AG calls ruling a victory

David Yates Jul. 29, 2016, 10:48am

BEAUMONT - On July 29 the Ninth Court of Appeals reversed a trial court order declaring the statute mandating civil commitment of sexually violent predators unconstitutional, which released sexually violent predator Alonzo May from commitment.

Unenforced Texas 'Any Willing Provider' statute hurts phramacies, patients and community, industry spokesman says

Karen Kidd Jul. 29, 2016, 8:57am

The Texas Attorney General's recently released opinion that a two-decade-old statute can't be enforced is causing problems for more than just patients who can't use the pharmacy of their choice, a spokesman for an industry trade group said in a recent interview.

Suit filed against Bechtel Corp. over allegations of unpaid overtime wages

The SE Texas Record Jul. 28, 2016, 7:16pm

BEAUMONT – Two men have filed suit against their former employer alleging they were not paid overtime.

Rental vacation owner files suit against property managers

Philip Gonzales Jul. 28, 2016, 5:38pm

GALVESTON – A Travis County man alleges property managers hired to manage his rental vacation homes did not pay him.

Consumers file suit against debt collector over attempt to collect alleged debt

Philip Gonzales Jul. 28, 2016, 5:29pm

BEAUMONT – A Delta County couple has filed a suit against a California debt collector alleging it used false, deceptive and misleading statements in an attempt to collect a debt.

Six Wal-Mart employees seek to resurrect sex discrimination class action

Andrew Burger Jul. 28, 2016, 11:32am

A U.S. Circuit Court judge in San Francisco canceled a scheduled Aug. 19 hearing regarding a motion to intervene and review a Ninth Circuit judge's 2013 decision to deny class action status to a sex discrimination lawsuit involving current and former Wal-Mart employees. 

Obama seeks second chance for illegal aliens in Texas immigration case

Michelle de Leon Jul. 28, 2016, 11:31am

WASHINGTON – The Obama administration wants to convince the Supreme Court to reconsider the decision in U.S. v. Texas, noting that nine justices must be present in the vote to finalize the ruling.

Speights & Worrich non-suited from barratry class action

David Yates Jul. 27, 2016, 4:07pm

DALLAS – Texas-based Speights & Worrich law firm was recently non-suited from barratry litigation alleging, hail lawyers, public adjusters and roofers were involved in an “elaborate web of fraud” to “line their pockets” by taking advantage of storm victims. In March 2015, Ambrocia Ortega filed a RICO suit against several business and individuals, alleging an “Insurance Claim Contract” had been executed with defendant Lambcorp in 2013 to repair the plaintiff’s roof.

Woman claims she was injured in fall at H-E-B

The SE Texas Record Jul. 27, 2016, 2:00pm

BEAUMONT – A Winnie woman has filed suit against a grocery store alleging she was injured while shopping.

Hydraulic choke operator alleges Energes Oilfield Solutions did not pay overtime wages

The SE Texas Record Jul. 27, 2016, 1:55pm

HOUSTON – A hydraulic choke operator has filed a class-action lawsuit against a The Woodlands employer alleging he was not paid overtime wages during his employment.

Man alleges he was injured on the job at Veolia location

The SE Texas Record Jul. 27, 2016, 1:45pm

BEAUMONT – A Jefferson County man claims he was injured on the job as the result of an allegedly dangerous condition.

Latino voters file suit challenging Texas method of electing high-court justices

David Yates Jul. 27, 2016, 1:00pm

AUSTIN – A group of Latino voters recently filed a federal lawsuit against Gov. Greg Abbott and the state of Texas.

Galveston ISD counters suit alleging girl's fall from bus

John Suayan Jul. 27, 2016, 12:56pm

Nearly six months after it was sued over a young girl’s fatal fall from one of its school buses, the Galveston Independent School District filed an original answer in the litigation.

Gulf Coast Trucking, driver faces suit after accident that allegedly injured two

The SE Texas Record Jul. 26, 2016, 8:32pm

BEAUMONT – A man and a minor child have filed a suit against a trucking company and its driver over allegations the driver's negligence caused a wreck the injured the plaintiffs.

Husband seeks recovery of benefits from TransAmerica Life

The SE Texas Record Jul. 26, 2016, 8:24pm

GALVESTON – A man has filed suit against an insurance company alleging he was not paid life insurance benefits after the death of his wife.

Class action filed against Fairfield Industries over unpaid overtime wage allegations

The SE Texas Record Jul. 26, 2016, 8:15pm

HOUSTON – A gun mechanic has filed a class-action lawsuit against his former employer alleging he was not paid overtime wages.

Ninth Court tackles special appearance issue in Entergy wrongful death suit

David Yates Jul. 26, 2016, 2:17pm

BEAUMONT - The Ninth Court Appeals recently granted a motion to stay a wrongful death lawsuit brought against Entergy Arkansas while justices examine a special appearance issue in the case.

Fifth Circuit ruling on EPA haze plan in Texas inspires differing reactions

April Bamburg Jul. 26, 2016, 12:52pm

There are very different reactions to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals' decision regarding the Texas Haze Plan. 

Police Protection Act proposed by Abbott to reduce crimes against police officers

Dawn Geske Jul. 26, 2016, 12:50pm

A new Texas law has been proposed to crackdown on crimes against police officers.