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DaVita seeks emergency relief to block CMS interim rule

Cheyenne Dickerson Feb. 16, 2017, 11:41am

SHERMAN – DaVita, a leading provider in the kidney care industry, recently filed a lawsuit against the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the Sherman Division of the Eastern District of Texas in regards to a new interim rule that could negatively affect dialysis patients and their health services.

Mostyn Law denied new trial in hail suit against State Farm

David Yates Feb. 16, 2017, 10:57am

HIDALGO COUNTY – In November, The Mostyn Law Firm, located in Houston, was hit with a summary judgment loss in a hail lawsuit against State Farm Lloyds.

Paxton files petition on EPA's sulfur dioxide standards

Laura Halleman Feb. 16, 2017, 10:12am

AUSTIN – A petition has been filed by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality in the U.S.  Court of Appeals in the 5th Circuit and the Washington, D.C. Circuit Court requesting that the air quality standards for sulfur dioxide, as issued by the Environmental Protection Agency, be reviewed.

Ferguson Firm named Texas Top Tier Law Firm by U.S. News & World Report

David Yates Feb. 15, 2017, 3:54pm

Beaumont – Beaumont-based The Ferguson Law Firm has been named as one of Texas’ Top Tier Law Firms by U.S. News & World Report.

Rapper Young Jeezy sued for skipping Houston concert

John Suayan Feb. 15, 2017, 3:44pm

HOUSTON – Rapper Young Jeezy has been sued for allegedly reneging on a scheduled concert in the city last year, according to recent Houston federal court records.

Welding inspector blames contractor for injuries

Philip Gonzales Feb. 15, 2017, 3:39pm

HOUSTON — A Harris County man is suing a contractor, alleging the defendant's negligence led to injuries for the plaintiff.

Passerby blames owner for dog attack

Philip Gonzales Feb. 15, 2017, 1:59pm

GALVESTON — A Dallas County man is suing a dog owner, alleging negligence in failing to prevent injuries.

Former employee accuses used car dealer of wrongful discharge

Philip Gonzales Feb. 15, 2017, 1:51pm

HOUSTON — A Brownsville man is suing a used car dealer, alleging retaliation and wrongful or constructive termination.

Writing teacher accuses school district of wrongful termination

Philip Gonzales Feb. 15, 2017, 1:40pm

MARSHALL — A Lindale woman is suing the Winona school district, a former employer, alleging disability discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination.

Customer blames Walmart for fall

Philip Gonzales Feb. 15, 2017, 1:26pm

MARSHALL — A Tyler woman is suing Walmart, alleging negligence in failing to prevent injuries.

Worker alleges employers failed to pay overtime

Noddy A. Fernandez Feb. 15, 2017, 1:10pm

HOUSTON — A worker is suing her employers, alleging unpaid wages.

Motorist accuses another driver of causing crash

Noddy A. Fernandez Feb. 15, 2017, 12:59pm

HOUSTON — A Missouri driver is suing a Colorado County man, alleging insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries in a car crash.

Father blames Walmart for child's injuries

Philip Gonzales Feb. 15, 2017, 12:44pm

HOUSTON — A father is suing Walmart, alleging a store's negligence resulted in injuries to his daughter. 

Black worker accuses Domino's of discrimination

Philip Gonzales Feb. 14, 2017, 3:05pm

BEAUMONT — An African-American man is suing the owners of a Domino's Pizza in Orange, alleging a hostile work environment, racial discrimination and retaliation.

Recovery agents allege former employers failed to pay proper wages

Philip Gonzales Feb. 14, 2017, 2:32pm

MARSHALL — Two recovery agents are suing their former employers, alleging violation of applicable minimum wage law.

Henderson County consumer accuses collection agency of invasion of privacy

Philip Gonzales Feb. 14, 2017, 2:24pm

TYLER — A Henderson County woman is suing a collection agency, alleging unlawful collection practices.

Surgeon blames hospital executives for lack of professional opportunities

Philip Gonzales Feb. 14, 2017, 1:59pm

MARSHALL — An Angelina County general surgeon is suing hospital executives, alleging tortious interference with a contract and conspiracy.

Two motorists blame vehicle owner, driver for crash

Philip Gonzales Feb. 14, 2017, 1:43pm

GALVESTON — Two Beaumont motorists are suing a vehicle owner and driver, alleging their negligence caused a crash that injured the plaintiffs. 

Equipment operator alleges well completion company failed to pay overtime

Philip Gonzales Feb. 14, 2017, 12:43pm

TYLER — A Gregg County man is suing a private well completion company, alleging violation of workers compensation acts by not paying proper overtime.

State Farm claims policy does not cover Echo Maintenance in suit involving port-a-potty

Laura Halleman Feb. 14, 2017, 12:24pm

BEAUMONT – State Automobile Mutual Insurance Co. has filed a complaint in a Texas court asking that it be excluded from defending Echo Maintenance, who is being sued for alleged negligence after a man was hit crossing the road after exiting a port-a-potty owned by the construction company.