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Conference participant sues host venue over slip and fall

John Suayan Nov. 19, 2017, 4:48pm

HOUSTON – A female participant in the annual Offshore Technology Conference claims she was injured while leaving the facility hosting the event.

Harris Co. man sustains burns, sues employer

John Suayan Nov. 19, 2017, 11:46am

HOUSTON – A Harris County man has sued his employer after he sustained burns more than a year ago.

Shopping center owners answer lawsuit filed over fatal 2015 robbery

John Suayan Nov. 19, 2017, 11:45am

HOUSTON – The defendants in a lawsuit filed as a result of a late 2015 robbery at a north Houston shopping center which claimed the life of a married father of one formally responded to the allegations, according to recent Harris County District Court records.

Former educator at SFA alleges sex discrimination in denial of promotion

John Suayan Nov. 17, 2017, 10:06am

LUFKIN – A former educator at Stephen F. Austin State University brought a lawsuit against the Nacogdoches-based institution, claiming it did not promote her to a deanship because of her sex.

Texas AG files brief urging the Supreme Court to protect prayer at public meetings

David Yates Nov. 17, 2017, 9:20am

AUSTIN – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and a coalition of 22 states are urging the U.S. Supreme Court to protect the practice of lawmaker-led prayer at public meetings.

Chef Kent Rathbun wins the right to use his own name and likeness for now

Dee Thompson Nov. 17, 2017, 9:09am

DALLAS – Chef Kent Rathbun continues a costly dispute with his former business partners over the use of his name and likeness, but the state's 5th District Court of Appeals has granted him the right to use his own name and likeness while the lawsuit is pending, based on the doctrine of “unclean hands.

Harris Co. woman sues department store after alleged robbery leaves her with injuries

John Suayan Nov. 17, 2017, 9:04am

HOUSTON – A Harris County woman has pursued legal action in response to an alleged crime which occurred last May at a Burlington Coat Factory of Texas store in the northwest part of the county.

Paxton's amicus brief in illegal immigrant's abortion battle doesn't change outcome of case

David Hutton Nov. 17, 2017, 9:00am

AUSTIN – In an effort to prevent Texas from becoming a sanctuary state for illegal immigrants seeking abortions, Attorney General Ken Paxton headed an eight-state coalition to head off abortion on demand for aliens who are in the United States illegally without success.

Recent patent infringement cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas

John Suayan Nov. 17, 2017, 8:53am


Jefferson County 60th District Court Docket: December 2017

John Suayan Nov. 16, 2017, 8:58pm


Johnson & Johnson hit with $247M verdict, thousands of more hip implant cases waiting in the wings

David Yates Nov. 16, 2017, 1:17pm

DALLAS – Six plaintiffs reaped a combined $247 million in damages following a trial against Johnson & Johnson over an allegedly defective hip implant device.

Motorist seeks damages after rear-end collision on I-10 in Beaumont

Philip Gonzales Nov. 16, 2017, 7:50am

BEAUMONT – A San Benito man is seeking damages from a Beaumont resident after a collision on Interstate 10 in Beaumont.

GAHC3 Friendswood TX, MOB alleges tenants breached lease on Friendswood property

Philip Gonzales Nov. 16, 2017, 7:46am

GALVESTON – The owner of a Friendswood property alleges its tenants failed to pay rent.

Consumer alleges TranzVia LLC made unlawful solicitation calls

Philip Gonzales Nov. 16, 2017, 7:39am

BEAUMONT – A Plano company is alleged to have unlawfully called a Maryland man for marketing purposes.

Motor vehicle passenger seeks more than $100,000 after Port Arthur collision

Philip Gonzales Nov. 16, 2017, 7:32am

BEAUMONT – A Beaumont man is seeking damages after he was allegedly injured in a collision in Port Arthur.

Former Huffines Denton Autos Inc. technician alleges he is owed unpaid overtime wages

Philip Gonzales Nov. 15, 2017, 3:19pm

SHERMAN – An oil change/lube technician has filed a class-action lawsuit against a Plano auto dealership over allegations that he was only paid straight time for overtime work.