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Jefferson County 136th District Court Docket: February 2018

BILLY BROADWAY ET AL vs. A W CHESTERTON ET AL

'12th Man' copyright case reaches 12th month: Ala. author counters TAMU's dismissal request

HOUSTON – A year after an Alabama book publisher and his company initiated legal action against Texas A&M University and its athletic department for copyright infringement, the case remains far from a conclusion.

Former manager brings age discrimination suit against bank

MARSHALL – An East Texas woman asserts age was a factor in her termination from a bank.

Denton Co. man claims company terminated him from bus monitor position over brain injury

SHERMAN – A Denton County man has filed a lawsuit after he was terminated from his job as a bus monitor, stating his employer fired him because he suffered from a brain injury.

Physician claims he was fired from Veterans Affairs Department because of national origin

HOUSTON – A physician asserts he was terminated from his job with the United States Department of Veterans Affairs because of his national origin.

Longhorn Steakhouse denies diner's food poisoning claims

HOUSTON – An original answer was recently entered into a late 2017 food poisoning lawsuit against a steak restaurant.

Female stakeholder seeks back financial compensation from restaurant venture

HOUSTON – An Asian restaurant consortium faces a lawsuit from a female member who alleges it is withholding her wages, per recent Harris County District Court records.

North Tex. seaman faults employer for slip and fall on vessel

GALVESTON – A seaman from North Texas recently brought a slip and fall lawsuit against his employer.

Home Depot employee pursues legal action after forklift accident injures foot

HOUSTON – A Home Depot employee is suing the home improvement supplies retailing company after he allegedly sustained a foot injury, according to recent Harris County District Court records.

Houston couple files lawsuit to stave off demand for payment from contractors

HOUSTON – A Houston couple has filed a breach of contract lawsuit against a pair of contractors they hired to fix their Hurricane Harvey-damaged home.

Dock worker's alleged fall into ship channel results in bacterial infection, litigation

HOUSTON – A dock worker is pursuing legal action in response to injuries he allegedly suffered while working at a Houston Ship Channel facility a few months ago, recent Harris County District Court records indicate.

Man sues over accident involving Harris Co.-owned vehicle

HOUSTON – A Harris County man claims he was injured in a 2016 automobile accident between a county-owned van and another vehicle.

Shopper brings slip and fall case against Albertsons, Aramark

TEXARKANA – A Bowie County woman’s trip to an Albertsons in the city in late 2015 resulted in a slip and fall lawsuit.

Civil engineer sues Shell over termination, says age a factor

HOUSTON – Shell Oil, LLC is facing an age discrimination lawsuit from a former employee.

Recent patent infringement cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas

SHERMAN DIVISION Jan. 17 PERSONALWEB TECHNOLOGIES LLC ET AL V. YOTPO LTD 4:18-cv-00045-ALM

Ex-hotel sales director accuses company of terminating her for pregnancy

HOUSTON – A local woman alleges she lost her job in the hospitality industry because she became pregnant.

Attorney claims client refused to accept settlement, files lawsuit

HOUSTON – A Houston-area attorney is suing a client from Lake Jackson for allegedly refusing to accept a settlement arising from a lawsuit over an automobile accident.

Complaint labels school uniform business's closure a violation of WARN Act

HOUSTON – The recent closing of a school uniform business has resulted in a federal lawsuit.

Houston lawyer moves to nonsuit litigation over back fees

HOUSTON – A Harris County lawsuit alleging a Houston-area lawyer was owed part of a fee from a commercial dispute was recently disposed.

Jefferson County 172nd District Court Docket: February 2018

BETTY J ANTHONY ET AL vs. A W CHESTERTON ET AL