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Baytown resident blames Special Pals for dog attack

Philip Gonzales Jul. 14, 2017, 2:30pm

HOUSTON — A Baytown woman is suing her employer, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

Sweetie Pie's restaurant guest claims man struck him in the eye

Philip Gonzales Jul. 14, 2017, 12:30pm

HOUSTON — A guest is suing restaurant operators, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

El Ahorro Supermarket employee claims she slipped and fell while mopping

Philip Gonzales Jul. 14, 2017, 10:00am

HOUSTON — A Harris County woman is suing property owners, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

Briarwick Condominium Owners Association accused of negligence after fire on property

Philip Gonzales Jul. 13, 2017, 3:19pm

HOUSTON — Parents and an estate administrator are suing condominium owners' association and project manager, citing alleged gross negligence.

Harris County resident accuses Dialing Service of invading privacy

Philip Gonzales Jul. 13, 2017, 2:00pm

HOUSTON — A consumer is suing a New Mexico company and its agent, citing alleged invasion of privacy and violation of telephone harassment statutes.

Company president files lawsuit to recover back pay

John Suayan Jul. 13, 2017, 1:37pm

HOUSTON – The president of Praxis Embosom, Inc. is suing the company for allegedly failing to pay his salary, recent Harris County District Court records show.

14th Court of Appeals overturns $43.5M workers' comp verdict

Chris Dickerson Jul. 13, 2017, 11:16am

HOUSTON – Texas’ 14th Court of Appeals has overturned a $43.5 million Brazoria County workers’ comp verdict involving a construction worker who had his leg amputated above the knee.

Nursing director accuses Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery Center of owing unpaid overtime wages

Philip Gonzales Jul. 13, 2017, 10:00am

SHERMAN — A director of nursing is suing her former employer, citing alleged violation of workers compensation acts.

CFPB's new rule 'large gift for class action lawyers'; Court challenges coming

John O'Brien Jul. 13, 2017, 7:49am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - As the director of a federal consumer protection agency seemingly fights for his job, he has gone forth with plans to finalize a controversial rule – and a court challenge seems imminent.

14th Court of Appeals rules Fairfield Industries can collect license fee from EP Energy

Chandra Lye Jul. 13, 2017, 7:45am

HOUSTON – A contract dispute in Texas’ oil and gas sector over seismic data has been remanded.

9th District court affirms Lancelot Homes summary judgment in home building dispute

John Myers Jul. 13, 2017, 7:45am

BEAUMONT – Chief Justice Steve McKeithen has affirmed a lower court's summary judgment awarding $163,062 in damages in a dispute between a building company and its clients.

Man files suit against Spinnaker alleging discrimination and wrongful termination

John Severance Jul. 12, 2017, 3:34pm

SHERMAN – A 45-year-old man filed suit the Sherman Division of the Eastern District of Texas alleging age and race discrimination, hostile work environment, retaliation and wrongful termination against his former Lewisville employer.

9th Circuit court reverses 2014 murder conviction

Christopher Mobley Jul. 12, 2017, 3:33pm

BEAUMONT – A 2014 murder conviction has been reversed by the 9th Court of Appeals in Beaumont, who concluded that a lower court erred by not including a lesser offense instruction.

Northwest Pest Control claims former employees used confidential information to start business

Philip Gonzales Jul. 12, 2017, 3:30pm

HOUSTON — A pest control business is suing competitors, citing alleged breach of covenant of not to complete.

Lionize Media Group claims man violated agreement when he filed dispute on credit card

Philip Gonzales Jul. 12, 2017, 2:17pm

HOUSTON — A website host is suing a lender, citing alleged breach of agreement, theft and conversion.

Sunoco Pipeline claims woman blocked crew from accessing pipeline

Philip Gonzales Jul. 12, 2017, 1:58pm

BEAUMONT — A pipeline operator is suing a property owner, citing alleged wrongful interference with right-of-way easement.

Jefferson County resident accuses apartment owner of negligence

Philip Gonzales Jul. 12, 2017, 1:30pm

BEAUMONT — A visitor is suing an apartment owner, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

Jefferson County immune from constable’s request for arbitration, court decides

John Sammon Jul. 12, 2017, 10:39am

BEAUMONT – The Court of Appeals of the Ninth District of Texas turned back the request of a former police constable to have Jefferson County arbitrate a settlement in his alleged wrongful termination case.

Recent patent infringement cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas

John Suayan Jul. 12, 2017, 10:35am

MARSHALL DIVISION July 6 IDB VENTURES, LLC V. DSW INC. 2:17-cv-00523-JRG

Jefferson County 60th District Court Docket: August 2017

John Suayan Jul. 12, 2017, 10:34am

CASE: COMPASSION HOSPICE INC vs. BARBARA MICHIEL HOWELL COUNSEL: PRO SE – P, PAUL KENTON BROWDER – D