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Hurricane Sandy victims claim Voss Law Firm left them high and dry

David Yates Mar. 1, 2016, 12:51pm

HOUSTON - Court filings out of New Jersey are accusing the Texas-based Voss Law Firm of soliciting Superstorm Sandy victims then negligently mishandling their claims, leaving the plaintiffs without a remedy to recover.

Customer blames New China Star for fall, injuries

Gene Johnson Mar. 1, 2016, 2:34pm

BEAUMONT – A Jefferson County woman is suing a Beaumont restaurant, alleging negligence for injuries she says she suffered from a fall.

Employee alleges Lloyd's Register Drilling failed to pay overtime

Gene Johnson Mar. 1, 2016, 2:43pm

HOUSTON – A Harris County oilfield worker is suing a Houston drilling company, alleging failure to pay for overtime hours.

Motorist blames James Construction for crash

Gene Johnson Mar. 1, 2016, 2:53pm

MARSHALL – A Mount Pleasant motorist is suing a construction company, alleging injuries he says he suffered during a crash.  

Galveston woman accuses Houston man of physical attack, false imprisonment

Gene Johnson Mar. 1, 2016, 3:07pm

GALVESTON – A Galveston woman is suing a Houston man, alleging he inflicted body injury, emotional distress and false imprisonment during an attack at her home.

Texas Supreme Court incumbents hold on to win

David Yates Mar. 2, 2016, 10:41am

The Republican incumbent justices seated on the Texas Supreme Court held on to win as the March 1 came to a close.

ICT: Record number of Texas tornadoes in 2015, 3 times more insurance claims than any other state

David Yates Mar. 2, 2016, 11:02am

Texas recorded 244 tornadoes last year making it the highest number of twisters to ever touch down in the lone star state since the record keeping began in 1950, according to the Insurance Council of Texas.

Federal judge tosses email patent suit against Facebook

David Yates Mar. 2, 2016, 12:45pm

AUSTIN - A federal Texas judge recently tossed an email patent lawsuit against Facebook, finding that the plaintiff’s claims of infringement were more “abstract” than substantial.

Insurance company battles San Jacinto County over bond dispute

Gene Johnson Mar. 2, 2016, 1:32pm

HOUSTON – An insurance company is suing San Jacinto County in an effort  to get out of paying a performance bond in connection with a failed construction project, 

Oil worker alleges LT Energy Services failed to pay overtime

Gene Johnson Mar. 2, 2016, 1:52pm

HOUSTON – An oilfield laborer is suing a Houston oilfield services company, alleging he is not being paid for working overtime.

Deck hand alleges Chevron negligence led to his injuries

Gene Johnson Mar. 2, 2016, 2:02pm

GALVESTON – A Louisiana deck hand is suing Chevron, alleging negligence and unsafe working conditions led to him suffering injuries aboard a vessel.  

Insurance company alleges Bhakhtiari guilty of fraud

Gene Johnson Mar. 2, 2016, 2:16pm

SHERMAN – A Missouri insurance company is suing a Dallas office building owner, alleging fraudulent insurance claims.

Oilfield personnel sues Houston-based employer for allegedly unpaid overtime wages

Gene Johnson Mar. 2, 2016, 9:05pm

HOUSTON – A former employee of a Houston-based oilfield company is suing his employer alleging that he and his co-workers were not paid overtime wages.

Couple sues commercial truck driver, employer

The SE Texas Record Mar. 2, 2016, 9:15pm

SHERMAN – A Texas couple has filed a suit against a truck driver and his employer after an accident allegedly left them injured.

NFL scores summary judgment in Romo fantasy event suit

John Suayan Mar. 3, 2016, 10:32am

The National Football League scored on a huge play in a federal lawsuit accusing it of sabotaging a fan-oriented event that was scheduled for last summer.

Remington Arms faces lawsuit over alleged defective rifle

John Suayan Mar. 3, 2016, 10:45am

An allegedly defective gun is the subject of a Rains County man’s federal lawsuit.

Verizon Wireless granted new trial in overbilling suit

David Yates Mar. 3, 2016, 11:33am

BEAUMONT – A Verizon Wireless entity was recently granted a new trial in an overbilling lawsuit that previously ended in a default judgment against the company.

Texas receives support from three states in lawsuit opposing portions of Obamacare

Mark Iandolo Mar. 3, 2016, 11:55am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has announced that three more states have joined his office’s lawsuit against the Obamacare rule that mandates states pay taxes on Medicaid managed care organizations.

Texans saving lives, reuniting families

U.S. Sen. John Cornyn Mar. 3, 2016, 12:11pm

Texans are pioneers at heart, constantly on the front lines of invention and innovation.

Provost Umphrey, former partner heading to arbitration; Ninth Court denies Ferguson appeal

David Yates Mar. 3, 2016, 2:20pm

BEAUMONT - Unless the Texas Supreme Court steps in, the equity partners at Provost Umphrey have succeeded in forcing former colleague Paul ‘Chip’ Ferguson Jr. into arbitration under their terms. On March 3 the Ninth Court of Appeals denied Ferguson’s writ for mandamus and motion for temporary relief, finding that a trial court did not abuse its discretion in compelling arbitration under a partnership agreement instead of a settlement agreement.