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Shopper sues grocery store after vehicle crashes into business

John Suayan Feb. 24, 2017, 9:04am

GALVESTON – A Dickinson man claims he was injured at a San Leon grocery store almost two years ago when a vehicle reportedly crashed through the front of the business.

Settled: Texas teacher’s ‘embarrassed’ suit against TruTV, John Langley

David Yates Feb. 23, 2017, 4:06pm

BEAUMONT – A settlement has been reached in a suit brought by an area teacher, who sued the makers of TruTV alleging he was embarrassed on national television following his arrest for public intoxication.

Rep. Flynn's Dallas Police and Fire System pension plan gets closer look

Glenn Minnis Feb. 23, 2017, 3:44pm

DALLAS – The end to longtime battle over a solvent Dallas Police and Fire System pension plan could finally be in sight, albeit with both sides of negotiators left feeling as shortchanged and as taken for granted as ever. 

League City loses out on $13 million payout from insurance company in an appeals take-nothing decision

Tricia Erickson Feb. 23, 2017, 3:43pm

HOUSTON – A Texas insurance company is holding its ground as the 1st Court of Appeals affirmed a take-nothing decision by a lower court Jan. 31, negating the $13 million sought by a hurricane-damaged city.

Alcohol, distracted driving causes fatal accidents in state to increase

John Myers Feb. 23, 2017, 3:42pm

AUSTIN – Fatal car crashes are becoming more and more common for Texas residents and the trend is impacting not just the lives of locals, but their insurance rates as well.

Supreme Court ruling may end patent cases in Eastern District courts

Tabitha Fleming Feb. 23, 2017, 3:40pm

WASHINGTON – A closely watched patent case set to be considered by the U.S. Supreme Court may bode major changes for patent trolling cases.

Medical clinic alleges law firm, owner breached contract

Philip Gonzales Feb. 23, 2017, 3:25pm

HOUSTON — A Harris County medical clinic is suing a law firm and its owner, alleging breach of an agreement.

Worker blames employer, truck operator for injuries

Philip Gonzales Feb. 23, 2017, 2:24pm

HOUSTON — A worker is suing a Houston business and truck operator, alleging their negligence caused injuries to the plaintiff. 

Family blames auto parts company for relative's death

Philip Gonzales Feb. 23, 2017, 2:13pm

HOUSTON — A Houston family is suing an auto parts business, alleging its negligence caused the death of a relative. 

Board operator blames petrochemical plant for finger injuries

Philip Gonzales Feb. 23, 2017, 2:01pm

HOUSTON — A Pasadena man is suing a petrochemical plant operator, alleging its negligence caused him to suffer a severe hand injury. 

Customer accuses automobile dealers of deceptive trade practices

Philip Gonzales Feb. 23, 2017, 1:49pm

HOUSTON — An Alvin woman is suing automobile dealers, alleging misleading and deceptive trade practices.

Licensed vocational nurse accuses employer of not paying overtime

Philip Gonzales Feb. 23, 2017, 12:20pm

SHERMAN — A Dallas County vocational nurse is suing her former employer, alleging violation of workers compensation acts in failing to pay proper overtime.

Senior care facility operator accuses bar business of noise violations

Philip Gonzales Feb. 23, 2017, 12:12pm

HOUSTON — A Houston senior care facility operator is suing a bar business and a leasing company, alleging interference of private use and enjoyment of property.

Welder blames employer, facility owner for injuries

Philip Gonzales Feb. 22, 2017, 3:44pm

HOUSTON — A Harris County welder is suing an employer and a facility owner, alleging their negligence led to injuries for the plaintiff. 

Ninth Court affirms dismissal of all charges against Jefferson County sheriff’s officer

David Yates Feb. 22, 2017, 3:22pm

BEAUMONT — In a unanimous Feb. 22 decision, the Ninth Court of Appeals affirmed dismissal of all charges against Sgt. Chad Kolander, a long-time Jefferson County Sheriff’s department investigator.

Proposed Senate bill calling for hailstorm litigation reform finds favor in insurance industry

Laura Halleman Feb. 22, 2017, 3:00pm

AUSTIN – Texas lawmakers have filed Senate Bill 10 in an effort to pass legislation that would decrease, or halt altogether, hailstorm litigation abuse.

Paxton files amicus brief in case involving Lutheran pastors' dispute over compensation

Nicholas Gueguen Feb. 22, 2017, 2:59pm

AUSTIN – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has filed an amicus brief on behalf of six states in the case of Portico Benefit Services v. Bacon, a case Paxton's office called

Guest blames Rodeway Inn Suites for injuries

Philip Gonzales Feb. 22, 2017, 12:56pm

HOUSTON — A Sabine County woman is suing a Rodeway Inn Suites, alleging negligence led to the plaintiff suffering injuries.

Customer blames Kroger for injuries

Philip Gonzales Feb. 22, 2017, 12:36pm

HOUSTON — A Harris County woman is suing Kroger, alleging negligence led to her suffering injuries. 

Horse stall manufacturer alleges competitors stole trade secrets

Philip Gonzales Feb. 22, 2017, 12:27pm

HOUSTON — An Alvin horse stall manufacturer is suing competitors, alleging breach of a confidentiality agreement.