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Federal judge rules Texas discriminated when Passing 2011 Voter ID bill

David Yates Apr. 11, 2017, 1:02pm

CORPUS CHRISTI – On April 10, a U.S.

Brent Coon sued for legal malpractice, accused of botching $12M Deepwater Horizon claim

David Yates Apr. 11, 2017, 12:48pm

BEAUMONT – A recent lawsuit brought against Brent Coon seeks $16 million in damages from the area attorney and his firm for allegedly botching a Deepwater Horizon oil spill claim.

Consumer alleges debt collectors did not identify they were trying to collect debt calls

David Hutton Apr. 11, 2017, 11:21am

SHERMAN – A Collin County man has filed a lawsuit in the Sherman Division of the Eastern District of Texas, alleging unfair debt collection practices against several debt collectors and insurance companies.

Wrongful death lawsuit filed in case of man who died in Galveston jail

David Hutton Apr. 11, 2017, 11:20am

GALVESTON – A Texas family has filed a wrongful death lawsuit in connection with the 2015 death of their son in the Galveston County Jail.

Ninth District rules wife was improperly included in misappropriation of funds case

Angela Underwood Apr. 11, 2017, 11:18am

BEAUMONT – A trial court discharged the account of a wife who was improperly named in a lawsuit against her ex-husband, according to a recent appeals court ruling.

Consumer sues automobile sellers

Philip Gonzales Apr. 11, 2017, 8:00am

Consumer sues automobile sellersGALVESTON — A consumer is suing McCall-SB Inc. dba Mini of Clear Lake and BMW Financial Services NA LLC, automobile sellers, citing alleged fraudulent misrepresentation.Steven True filed a complaint on March 20, in the Galveston County District Court against the defendants alleging that they intentionally violated the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act.According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that, in Aug. 17, 2016, he purchased a 2014 BMW 528i Sport from defendant McCall-SB dealership for $42,406.81.

Medical care provider sues attorney over failure to pay

Philip Gonzales Apr. 10, 2017, 6:41pm

A medical care provider is suing a legal service provider, citing alleged breach of fiduciary duty.

Injured passengers sue Ford, car owner

Philip Gonzales Apr. 10, 2017, 6:24pm

Two passengers are suing driver Christian Aubry Kennaugh and Ford Motor Co, citing alleged negligence and product liability after the passengers were injured in a crash.

Humble resident sues Kroger over injury

Philip Gonzales Apr. 10, 2017, 6:10pm

A shopper is suing Kroger Texas LP, a grocery store operator, alleging the company took insufficient measures to prevent customer injuries.

Houston resident accuses M&J Loan Financial Associates of fraud

Philip Gonzales Apr. 10, 2017, 5:16pm

A consumer is suing M&J Loan Financial Associates LLC, a real estate seller, citing alleged misleading and deceptive trade practices.

Auctioning company sues bidder for over $200,000

Philip Gonzales Apr. 10, 2017, 3:32pm

An auctioning company is suing a bidder, citing alleged breach of contract on bids that included the purchase of a Pablo Picasso painting.

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The SE Texas Record Apr. 10, 2017, 2:25pm

Seven years ago, the Texas House Committee on Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence held a hearing at which tort reformers and trial attorneys both agreed that barratry is a problem in our state.

Property owners blame homebuilder for mold troubles

Philip Gonzales Apr. 10, 2017, 2:08pm

GALVESTON — Galveston County property owners are suing a Houston homebuilder, citing alleged breach of express and implied warranties.

Three carpenters allege former employers failed to pay overtime

Philip Gonzales Apr. 10, 2017, 1:38pm

GALVESTON — Three carpenters have filed a class action lawsuit against a construction business, alleging violation of workers compensation acts.

Security guard allges agency failed to pay overtime

Philip Gonzales Apr. 10, 2017, 1:27pm

HOUSTON — A Harris County security guard has filed a class action lawsuit against a security business, alleging violation of workers compensation acts.

AG Paxton leads 15-state coalition in support of revised immigration order

David Yates Apr. 10, 2017, 1:18pm

AUSTIN – On April 10, Attorney General Ken Paxton led a coalition of 15 states in filing an amicus brief with the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals defending President Trump’s revised immigration order.

Customer accuses auto dealer of deceptive trade practices

Noddy A. Fernandez Apr. 10, 2017, 1:14pm

GALVESTON — A Harris County woman is suing a Hyundai automobile dealer, alleging breach of contract and performing deceptive trade practices.

Conservative host says Glenn Beck fired her for abortion stance, comments on The View

John Suayan Apr. 10, 2017, 1:11pm

DALLAS – A conservative media personality alleges that Glenn Beck fired her for her views on abortion and has pursued legal action against the ex-Fox News host, recent Dallas County District Court records show.

Jury selection starts in civil trial over Applebee’s host stepping on customer’s foot

David Yates Apr. 10, 2017, 1:07pm

BEAUMONT – Jury selection began Monday in a lawsuit brought by Carolyn Rhymes, who claims an Applebee’s host, while taking a step backwards, incidentally stepped on her foot, causing her to loose her balance and land on her butt.

Dock worker alleges employers failed to pay proper wages

Philip Gonzales Apr. 10, 2017, 12:25pm

HOUSTON — A dock worker has filed a class action lawsuit against shipping employers, alleging violation of workers compensation acts.