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Texas joins states filing amicus brief to support school rights

David Yates May 17, 2017, 11:04am

AUSTIN – On May 15, Attorney General Ken Paxton joined a coalition of 17 states filing an amicus brief in the U.S.

Brownsville agrees to repeal ‘illegal sales tax’ on plastic bags

David Yates May 17, 2017, 10:52am

AUSTIN - Attorney General Ken Paxton recently announced the dismissal of a lawsuit brought against the city of Brownsville after it formally repealed its “illegal sales tax” on plastic bags.

KC Pipe alleges it was not paid more than $85,000 for pipes

David Hutton May 17, 2017, 10:30am

GALVESTON – A West Texas pipe distributor has filed a request for disclosure in Galveston County District Court in a lawsuit against Alpha Gamma Onshore, Mantle Oil & Gas LLC and Thomas Kelly.

Texas child support program collects $1.17 million in just seven months

Sara McCleary May 17, 2017, 10:29am

AUSTIN – The office of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has seen great success with its innovative program to collect child support payments.

Son of late NBA superstar blames Houston Rockets guard for masterminding assault at restaurant

John Suayan May 17, 2017, 8:46am

HOUSTON – Fresh from playing what many considered his worst game on the court, Houston Rockets star James Harden faces bigger trouble off it.

Fitness and wellness center operator sues former employee and her business

Philip Gonzales May 17, 2017, 4:54am

Fitness and wellness center operator accuses former employee and her busness of unfair competitionHOUSTON — A fitness and wellness center operator is suing Kristina Cesta and Lift Holdings LLC d/b/a Lift Fitness, former employee and her busness, citing alleged breach of contract.Ride360 d/b/a Revolution Studion filed a complaint on May 16, in the Galveston County District Court against the defendants alleging that they defendant Cesta failed to comply with their employment agreement.According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that, in 2000, he suffered injuries, including but not limited to loss of profits, loss of valuable instructors and other employees and loss of goodwill and business reputation.

Tenant blames apartment complex operators for explosion, fire

Philip Gonzales May 16, 2017, 3:06pm

HOUSTON — A tenant is suing Stafford apartment complex operators, alleging their negligence caused a gas explosion.

Lone Star Lilliput

Mark Pulliam May 16, 2017, 3:00pm

Complacent Texas taxpayers have become captives of their rent-seeking civil servants.

Texas Senate approves hailstorm lawsuit abuse bill

David Yates May 16, 2017, 2:54pm

AUSTIN – The Texas Senate has tentatively approved House Bill 1774, commonly referred to as the hailstorm lawsuit abuse bill.

Patient alleges surgery institute caused injuries

Noddy A. Fernandez May 16, 2017, 1:46pm

HOUSTON — A Harris County patient is suing a surgery institute, alleging negligence caused her to be injured when a table collapse.

Buyer alleges property seller violated contract

Philip Gonzales May 16, 2017, 1:32pm

HOUSTON — A Harris County property buyer is suing a property seller, alleging breach of contract.

Employee blames Taco Bell for illness

Philip Gonzales May 16, 2017, 1:20pm

HOUSTON — A Galveston County woman is suing Taco Bell, alleging negligence in exposing the plaintiff to toxic mold.

Plumbing service alleges customer owes more than $4,000

Philip Gonzales May 16, 2017, 1:08pm

HOUSTON — A plumber is suing a Harris County customer, alleging breach of contract in not paying for completed work.

Delivery driver alleges tortilla manufacturer failed to pay overtime

Philip Gonzales May 16, 2017, 1:02pm

HOUSTON — A delivery driver has filed a class action lawsuit against a tortilla manufacturer, alleging violation of workers compensation acts in owing unpaid wages.

2 employees allege tool manufacturing company failed to pay overtime

Philip Gonzales May 16, 2017, 12:48pm

HOUSTON — Two employees have filed a class action lawsuit against a Conroe tool manufacturing company, alleging violation of workers compensation acts in failing to pay overtime.

Guest alleges hotel negligence led to injuries

Noddy A. Fernandez May 16, 2017, 12:35pm

HOUSTON — A Harris County woman is suing a Houston hotel, alleging its negligence caused her to fall and suffer injuries.

Harris Co. jury awards $41 million to Prime Natural Resources in suit against Lloyd's

John Suayan May 16, 2017, 9:35am

HOUSTON – A Harris County jury recently sided with Prime Natural Resources, Inc. in the company’s insurance lawsuit against the Lloyd’s at London, according to recent court records.

Customer blames Home Depot, Black & Decker for injuries

Noddy A. Fernandez May 15, 2017, 2:30pm

HOUSTON — A Harris County man is suing Home Depot and Black & Decker, alleging their negligence caused injuries to the plaintiff.

Healthcare providers sued for resuscitating patient, children claim mother needlessly suffered

David Yates May 15, 2017, 2:22pm

DALLAS – The children of a deceased woman are suing her healthcare providers for violating her do not resuscitate order, needlessly causing her to suffer “over 10 days of anguish, agony, and torment,” according to the suit.

Seaman blames employer, vessel owner for injuries

Noddy A. Fernandez May 15, 2017, 2:18pm

HOUSTON — A Texas seaman is suing an employer and a vessel owner, alleging their negligence led to an explosion that injured the plaintiff.