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Motion to transfer venue hearing set in boxing contract lawsuit

John Suayan, Galveston Bureau Jun. 3, 2013, 12:53pm

GALVESTON - A local state district judge will hear arguments as to whether a lawsuit accusing an El Paso boxer and his parents of breach of contract should stay in Galveston.

Woman files lawsuit over collision

Kelly Holleran Jun. 3, 2013, 1:11pm

A Jefferson County woman has filed suit against the driver who she claims drove too fast and caused a collision. 

Former employee says Lufkin Industries terminated him for taking medical leave

Michelle Keahey, East Texas Bureau Jun. 3, 2013, 1:13pm

LUFKIN - A fabrication department employee has filed a lawsuit against his employer claiming he was fired for attempting to take medical leave to treat his reactive airway disorder.

Fuel supplier asks court to prohibit removal of gas station equipment

Kelly Holleran Jun. 3, 2013, 1:36pm

More than four years after installing removable fixtures at a Beaumont gas station, a fuel supplier faces losing its property after the gas station’s owner threatened to destroy the fixtures if they are not removed within a certain amount of time.

Plaintiff seeks to compel expert reports in med-mal over ovary removal

David Yates Jun. 3, 2013, 1:39pm

A medical malpractice plaintiff is seeking to compel the defendant to have its experts produce reports.

August trial slated in seaman’s suit alleging injury while moving mattress

David Yates Jun. 3, 2013, 1:40pm

An August trial has been slated in litigation brought by seaman Carol Kennedy, who injured her back while moving a mattress.

H-E-B contends no evidence showing cigarette rack posed harm to shopper

David Yates Jun. 3, 2013, 1:42pm

Arguing there is no evidence proving unreasonable risk of harm, H-E-B has filed a motion for summary judgment in litigation brought by Devin Woods, who bonked his head on a cigarette rack while lifting his groceries.

Discovery continues in suit over defective motorcycle helmet

David Yates Jun. 3, 2013, 2:03pm

Discovery is still ongoing in litigation brought by Wendall and Frances Hulse, who sued the makers and distributors of a motorcycle helmet, alleging the helmet was not equipped with “critical injury prevention technology.” 

Three home health caregivers sue for overtime wages

Michelle Keahey, East Texas Bureau Jun. 3, 2013, 2:06pm

SHERMAN - Three home health caregivers have filed a lawsuit claiming that they were not paid overtime wages.

International Divers non-suited from Jones Act case

David Yates Jun. 3, 2013, 2:08pm

International Divers Company Inc. has been non-suited from a Jones Act lawsuit filed in Jefferson County District Court.

Employee sues after allegedly losing job for taking time off to care for father

Michelle Keahey, East Texas Bureau Jun. 3, 2013, 2:12pm

LUFKIN - A long-term employee has filed a lawsuit against his employer claiming he was fired for taking approved family medical leave to care for his father who was suffering from bone cancer.

Jefferson County 60th District Court: Docket for July 2013

The SE Texas Record Jun. 3, 2013, 2:16pm

BILLIE R JORDAN ET AL V. BNSF RAILWAY CO

Harris Co. motorist sues League City motorist over 'violent collision'

John Suayan, Galveston Bureau Jun. 3, 2013, 2:17pm

GALVESTON - Following a "violent collision" with a driver from League City last year, Harris County resident Kelly Schunior seeks damages.

City of Houston's firing of management analyst deviated from policy, suit says

John Suayan, Galveston Bureau Jun. 3, 2013, 2:19pm

HOUSTON - A federal lawsuit accuses the city of Houston of firing a man because of his age and race.

Lawsuit claims auto parts store fired worker following on-the-job fall

John Suayan, Galveston Bureau Jun. 3, 2013, 2:20pm

HOUSTON - A Fort Bend County woman claims an auto parts store purportedly fired her because of her disability, recent court documents say.

Pasadena man alleges employers fired him for suffering numerous health problems

John Suayan, Galveston Bureau Jun. 3, 2013, 2:21pm

HOUSTON - Pasadena resident Stephen Rhodes has filed a lawsuit against his employers after they allegedly terminated him for suffering numerous health problems.

Harrison County woman sues after car wreck in Louisiana

Michelle Keahey, East Texas Bureau Jun. 3, 2013, 3:10pm

MARSHALL - After being involved in a car wreck in Louisiana, a Harrison County woman has filed a lawsuit against an Alabama man and his employer claiming that the wreck was caused by negligent entrustment.

Mud logging company sued for failing to pay employees overtime wages

Michelle Keahey, East Texas Bureau Jun. 3, 2013, 3:20pm

SHERMAN - A collective lawsuit has been filed against a mud logging and drilling fluid specialist services company for failing to pay its employees overtime wages.

Quick lube technician sues for overtime wages

Michelle Keahey, East Texas Bureau Jun. 3, 2013, 3:23pm

SHERMAN - A quick lube technician has filed a lawsuit against his former employer claiming he was not paid overtime wages.

Letter carrier claims retirement forced so USPS could hire younger worker

Michelle Keahey, East Texas Bureau Jun. 3, 2013, 3:31pm

TYLER - A letter carrier has filed a lawsuit claiming she was forced into retirement by the U.S. Postal Service so they could hire a younger employee.