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Nurse alleges medical center operators owe salary payments

Philip Gonzales Jan. 11, 2017, 2:49pm

HOUSTON — A Lavaca County vocational nurse is suing Weimar medical facility operators, alleging violation of workers compensation acts.

Cherokee County law enforcement officials accused of violations

Philip Gonzales Jan. 11, 2017, 2:41pm

MARSHALL — A Texas man is suing Cherokee County law enforcement officers, alleging unlawful use of excessive force.

La. man blames ankle injuries on portable bleachers at convention center

John Suayan Jan. 11, 2017, 1:01pm

GALVESTON – A Louisiana man has filed a lawsuit as a result of injuries he allegedly suffered last year while watching a cheerleading competition at a local convention center.

Property owner alleges auto repair shop breached agreement

Philip Gonzales Jan. 11, 2017, 12:55pm

HOUSTON — A Houston property owner is suing a neighboring auto repair business, alleging breach of an agreement regarding a fence.

Beaumont attorney Jay Old Joins Texas-based Hicks Thomas

David Yates Jan. 11, 2017, 12:23pm

HOUSTON – Veteran trial lawyer Jay Old has joined commercial litigation firm Hicks Thomas LLP where he will continue to represent construction, insurance, petrochemical and health care companies as part of his diverse client portfolio.

Texas AFT president: Patrick 'waging a war on kids' with bathroom bill

S. Laney Griffo Jan. 11, 2017, 11:43am

AUSTIN – A new bill has been introduced to the Texas Legislature that would ban transgender students from using the bathroom of their choice in Texas schools.

Paxton files suit against FDA over delay in shipment of lethal injection drug

JoAnn Seltzer Jan. 11, 2017, 11:42am

GALVESTON – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has prevented Texas from getting the drug needed for lethal injections for more than 17 months, now and Texas is fighting back.

Indian risk management company alleges Puerto Rican competitor violated copyright

Philip Gonzales Jan. 10, 2017, 3:18pm

HOUSTON — An Indian risk management company is suing a Puerto Rican competitor and CEO, alleging breach of software development and a trading contract.

Manager accuses Subway restaurant franchise owner of discrimination

Philip Gonzales Jan. 10, 2017, 3:10pm

HOUSTON — A former restaurant manager is suing a Subway restaurant franchise owner, alleging gender and pregnancy discrimination and wrongful discharge.

Registered nurses allege medical facility owners failed to pay proper wages

Philip Gonzales Jan. 10, 2017, 2:39pm

HOUSTON — Two registered nurses are suing Weimar medical facility owners, alleging breach of employment agreements.

Galveston County property owner alleges insurer owes up to $100,000

Philip Gonzales Jan. 10, 2017, 2:29pm

GALVESTON — A Galveston County woman is suing an insurance company, alleging breach of an insurance contract.

Lenders accuse borrowers, guarantors of fraud

Philip Gonzales Jan. 10, 2017, 2:12pm

GALVESTON — A Galveston County couple is suing borrowers and guarantors, alleging common law fraud.

Carolyn Rhymes, learn how to walk defensively

The SE Texas Record Jan. 10, 2017, 1:22pm

There's neither rhyme nor reason to many personal injury lawsuits, but one filed two years ago against the Applebee's on Dowlen Road in Beaumont, and recently continued, does have Rhymes.

Ninth Court to review jurisdiction issue in suit over Mexican’s death in Explorer rollover

David Yates Jan. 10, 2017, 1:08pm

BEAUMONT – The Ninth Court of Appeals has agreed to hear oral arguments in a case questioning whether a Texas state court truly has jurisdiction over a lawsuit brought by Mexican Nationals over a fatal Explorer rollover incident that occurred in Mexico.

Used car dealership alleges customer owes more than $25,000

Philip Gonzales Jan. 10, 2017, 12:54pm

GALVESTON — A used car dealership is suing a customer, alleging breach of agreement in failing to pay more than $25,000.

Workers allege consultant business failed to pay overtime sue employer

Philip Gonzales Jan. 10, 2017, 12:43pm

GALVESTON — Three Brazoria County workers are suing their employer, alleging violation of workers compensation acts in failing to pay overtime.

Visitor blames Texas City hospital for elevator injuries

Philip Gonzales Jan. 10, 2017, 12:04pm

GALVESTON — A Texas City man is suing a local hospital and two elevator companies, alleging their negligence caused the plaintiff to be injured in an elevator. 

Worker blames Union Pacific, truck operator for injuries

Philip Gonzales Jan. 10, 2017, 11:56am

HOUSTON — A Galveston man is suing Union Pacific and a trucking company, alleging negligence led to the plaintiff's injuries in a crash. 

SCOTUS declines review of Texas Hazlewood Act, AG declares victory for veterans and taxpayers

David Yates Jan. 10, 2017, 11:45am

AUSTIN – On Jan. 9 the U.S. Supreme Court’s opted not to review a ruling that upholding Texas’ Hazlewood Act, a decision Attorney General Ken Paxton praised and called a victory for veterans and taxpayers.

Court orders former Fantastic Sams franchisee to stop operation of new salon

Marian Johns Jan. 10, 2017, 11:06am

HOUSTON – A former Fantastic Sams Franchisee who opened a new, independent salon was blocked from doing business by a federal court recently after a suit filed by the hair salon corporation claimed he breached the company’s franchise agreement.