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Fort Bend Co. medical practice sues Ill. Blue Cross subsidiary over back claims totaling $19M

John Suayan Mar. 10, 2016, 2:30pm

A Fort Bend County medical provider seeks to recover approximately $19 million in claims on nearly 900 patients from an Illinois-based subsidiary of Blue Cross Blue Shield, according to a federal lawsuit filed Mar. 4 in Sherman.

Recent patent infringement cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas

John Suayan Mar. 7, 2016, 9:01am

Pantaurus, LLC v. Aladdin Knowledge Systems, Ltd. et al 2:16-cv-00177-JRG-RSP Pantaurus, LLC v. Harris Corporation 2:16-cv-00178-JRG-RSP Pantaurus, LLC v. Motorola Solutions, Inc. 2:16-cv-00179-JRG-RSP Pantaurus, LLC v. Pitney Bowes Inc. 2:16-cv-00180-JRG-RSP Pantaurus, LLC v. Pulse Secure, LLC 2:16-cv-00181-JRG-RSP Pantaurus, LLC v. Vormetric, Inc. 2:16-cv-00182-JRG-RSP Pantaurus, LLC v. WatchData Technologies USA Inc. 2:16-cv-00183-JRG-RSP

Remington Arms faces lawsuit over alleged defective rifle

John Suayan Mar. 3, 2016, 10:45am

An allegedly defective gun is the subject of a Rains County man’s federal lawsuit.

NFL scores summary judgment in Romo fantasy event suit

John Suayan Mar. 3, 2016, 10:32am

The National Football League scored on a huge play in a federal lawsuit accusing it of sabotaging a fan-oriented event that was scheduled for last summer.

Recent patent infringement cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas

John Suayan Feb. 29, 2016, 9:11am

MARSHALL DIVISION Feb. 24 Entry Systems, LLC v. Alarm Grid, Inc. 2:16-cv-00165-JRG Entry Systems, LLC v. LiveWatch Security, LLC 2:16-cv-00166-JRG

Positiontech claims Disney's MyMagic+ system a result of patent infringement

John Suayan Feb. 26, 2016, 8:53am

Plano-based Positiontech LLC recently brought a patent infringement lawsuit against The Walt Disney Company and Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Worldwide, Inc., alleging that Disney infringed on two patents for its MyMagic+ system.

Woman sues over bridge collapse at Texas A&M

John Suayan Feb. 22, 2016, 9:27am

A Galveston woman recently sued Southeast Service Corp. over the collapse of a bridge at Texas A&M University in College Station.

Federal judge dismisses Whole Foods yogurt suit

John Suayan Feb. 22, 2016, 9:15am

A two-year, multidistrict lawsuit against Whole Foods Market, Inc. alleging deceptive trade practices with its Greek yogurt recently ended with an Austin federal judge siding with the supermarket chain.

Recent patent infringement cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas

John Suayan Feb. 22, 2016, 9:10am

MARSHALL DIVISION Feb. 16 Autoloxer LLC v. Atlas Copco Drilling Solutions LLC 2:16-cv-00139-RWS-RSP Autoloxer LLC v. Liebherr Cranes, Inc. 2:16-cv-00140-RWS-RSP Autoloxer LLC v. Manitou Americas, Inc. 2:16-cv-00141-RWS-RSP Autoloxer LLC v. Sandvik Mining and Construction USA, LLC 2:16-cv-00142-RWS-RSP Autoloxer LLC v. Yanmar America Corporation 2:16-cv-00143-RWS-RSP

Galveston house fire ignites litigation against Reliant Energy

John Suayan Feb. 18, 2016, 4:30pm

A Galveston couple brought a lawsuit against North Houston Pole Line, L.P. and Reliant Energy, Inc. after a fire destroyed their home last year.

Father sues Galveston school district over daughter's fatal fall from bus

John Suayan Feb. 15, 2016, 10:30am

The Galveston Independent School District faces a lawsuit from a man who claims his daughter succumbed to injuries sustained in a fall from one of its school buses last November.

Recent patent infringement cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas

John Suayan Feb. 15, 2016, 10:26am

Neurovision Medical Products, Inc. v. Medtronic Public Limited Company et al 2:16-cv-00127-JRG-RSP The plaintiff Neurovision has pursued legal action in response to alleged infringement of United States Patent Numbers 8,467,844 and 8,634,894.

Whirlpool adds new complaint to series of lawsuits over alleged infringement of water filter patent

John Suayan Feb. 10, 2016, 12:30pm

Whirlpool Corp. has added another complaint to its litany of lawsuits arising from what the company asserts is infringement of its patent for its “Filter 3” refrigerator water filters, recent Marshall Division of the Eastern District of Texas records show.

Recent patent infringement cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas

John Suayan Feb. 8, 2016, 9:09am

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Dallas gentlemen's club accuses N.Y. establishment with similar name of trademark infringement

John Suayan Feb. 5, 2016, 9:17am

Dallas-based TTNA, Inc. has brought a lawsuit against a gentlemen’s club in New York on claims the defendant committed trademark infringement and false advertising by using a similar name as the plaintiff, per recent Northern District of Texas, Dallas Division records.

Passenger sues Spirit Airlines over lost luggage on Las Vegas-Houston flight

John Suayan Feb. 4, 2016, 1:16pm

Claiming Spirit Airlines lost some of his and his wife’s luggage on a flight from Las Vegas to Houston last year, Houston resident Jafar Nassiri has pursued legal action against the low-cost carrier.

Recent patent infringement cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas

John Suayan Feb. 1, 2016, 9:22am

MARSHALL DIVISION Jan. 25 Numic Technology, LLC v. ZTE (USA) Inc. 2:16-cv-00078-RWS

Couple sues Honda over daughter's death in accident, dismisses claim days later

John Suayan Jan. 29, 2016, 9:38am

Barely a week passed between the time Decatur residents Michael and Robin Meier brought a lawsuit against American Honda Motor Co., Inc. and Honda Motor Co., Ltd. for their daughter’s death in a September 2015 motor vehicle accident and when the case was disposed.

Houston couple sues massage parlor, masseuse for alleged sexual assault

John Suayan Jan. 25, 2016, 4:24pm

A Houston couple has brought a $1.3 million lawsuit against a League City massage parlor and one of its employees, claiming the wife was sexually assaulted at the business last year.

Jury awards Genband in patent infringement suit $8.2 million

John Suayan Jan. 25, 2016, 9:39am

A two-year-old lawsuit accusing Metaswitch of infringing on seven patents owned by Genband recently came to an end with an East Texas jury awarding the plaintiff more than $8 million in damages.