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Let's keep Texas exceptional!

The SE Texas Record Feb. 21, 2017, 11:53am

When he succeeded Rick Perry as governor, Greg Abbott promised to perpetuate his positive policies of “lower taxes, less regulation, and more job creation.” “Texas will continue to be a pro-business state because of legislative reforms,” he said at the time, at a meeting with Texas congressional leaders from the Greater Houston area.

Paramedic accuses emergency care providers of not paying overtime

Philip Gonzales Feb. 21, 2017, 11:42am

HOUSTON — A paramedic has filed a class action lawsuit against emergency care providers, alleging violation of workers compensation acts in failing to pay overtime.

Houston gentleman's club accused of violating city, state regulations

John Suayan Feb. 21, 2017, 9:34am

HOUSTON – The State of Texas is pursuing legal action against one of the city’s gentleman’s clubs for alleged violations of city and state regulations, recent Harris County District Court records show.

Southwest Airlines flight attendants file class action lawsuit against union, seek recall of board members

Dee Thompson Feb. 21, 2017, 8:36am

DALLAS – On Feb., 6 a petition was signed by more than 7,000 of the Southwest Airlines flight attendants in the Transport Workers Union Local 556, demanding the recall of 12 of the executive board members over alleged violations of the constitution and bylaws of the Transport Workers Union of America.

Lone Star Justice

Mark Pulliam Feb. 20, 2017, 6:47pm

Is Texas’s attorney general a corrupt officeholder or an innocent official being railroaded by political rivals?

Bus passenger accuses public transport agency of negligence

Noddy A. Fernandez Feb. 20, 2017, 3:47pm

HOUSTON — A Harris County bus passenger is suing the county transit authority, alleging negligence led to injuries for the plaintiff. 

Consumer accuses truck dealers of fraud

Philip Gonzales Feb. 20, 2017, 3:01pm

GALVESTON — A Michigan man is suing truck dealers, alleging breach of express warranty.

Black auditor accuses former employer or racial discrimination

Philip Gonzales Feb. 20, 2017, 2:41pm

HOUSTON — A California man is suing his former employer, alleging unlawful employment practices.

Marketer accuses former employer of pregnancy discrimination

Philip Gonzales Feb. 20, 2017, 2:08pm

MARSHALL — A Smith County woman is suing a Tyler hospice, alleging pregnancy discrimination.

Jefferson County 136th Court District: March 2017

The SE Texas Record Feb. 20, 2017, 1:25pm

COMMUNITY BANK OF TEXAS V. WELLS FARGO

New business licenses issued in Jefferson County

The SE Texas Record Feb. 20, 2017, 1:23pm

Feb. 10 - Feb. 16 License #:4482 Assumed Name:THE GATOR HOUSE Address:15026 LABELLE RD, BEAUMONT, TX 77705 Owner Name:KELLEY BRANDON License #:4488 Assumed Name:JP ACCESSORIES Address:2975 WILSON, BEAUMONT, TX 77703 Owner Name:DAVIS JOSEPH P License #:4520 Assumed Name:PHILS HOOKUP SERVICE Address:1610 15TH ST, PORT

Recent patent infringement cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas

John Suayan Feb. 20, 2017, 1:20pm

MARSHALL DIVISION Feb. 14 EXPRESS MOBILE, INC. V. ALPINE CONSULTING, INC. 2:17-cv-00126-JRG-RSP

Former girlfriend accused of ruining business opportunities

Philip Gonzales Feb. 20, 2017, 1:19pm

HOUSTON — A Harris County man is suing a former girlfriend, alleging tortious interference..

Driver alleges Geico breached contract

Noddy A. Fernandez Feb. 20, 2017, 12:54pm

BEAUMONT — A Port Arthur man is suing Geico, alleging refusal to apply claims payments.

Project manager alleges employers failed to pay overtime

Philip Gonzales Feb. 20, 2017, 12:46pm

HOUSTON — A Harris County man is suing his former employers, alleging violation of workers compensation acts in failing to pay overtime.

American Eagle Outfitters employee claims store discriminating against him because of race, medical disorder

John Suayan Feb. 17, 2017, 11:37am

GALVESTON – A store manager for a Pittsburgh-based clothing and accessories retailer has brought a lawsuit alleging discrimination based on his race and medical condition.

Houston Texans label former player's turf injury complaint unique

John Suayan Feb. 17, 2017, 11:01am

HOUSTON – The Houston Texans formally responded to an ex-player’s motion to send his lawsuit alleging poor field conditions at NRG Stadium back to state district court.

Two black technicians accuse former employers of discrimination

Philip Gonzales Feb. 16, 2017, 12:04pm

BEAUMONT — Two Jefferson County men are suing their former employers, alleging a hostile work environment and racial discrimination.

Tenants blame apartment operators for bedbug bites

Philip Gonzales Feb. 16, 2017, 11:57am

HOUSTON — Two tenants are suing Katy apartment operators, alleging fraud by nondisclosure.

Father, son blame GM for family member's death

Philip Gonzales Feb. 16, 2017, 11:49am

GALVESTON — A father and son are suing General Motors, alleging the automaker's negligence led to the death of their wife/mother.