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Settled: $500K to family of woman fatally shot by off-duty Galveston police officer

By John Suayan | Feb 11, 2019

GALVESTON – A federal lawsuit arising from a fatal 2017 shooting involving an off-duty Galveston police officer reportedly reached its conclusion earlier this month.

Uber, Lyft face patent infringement complaints from Calif. inventor

By John Suayan | Feb 11, 2019

TEXARKANA – A California-based inventor has brought patent infringement lawsuits against Uber Technologies, Inc. and Lyft, Inc.

Woman's trip and fall suit against apartment complex blames incident on doorway mat

By John Suayan | Feb 11, 2019

HOUSTON – A recent visitor to an apartment complex near Houston’s Uptown neighborhood has pursued legal action against the property over a trip and fall incident she experienced more than a month ago.

Truck driver alleges heart condition reason for termination

By John Suayan | Feb 11, 2019

HOUSTON – Raintree Holdings, LLC faces a lawsuit from one of its former truck drivers who claims the company fired him because of his medical condition, recent Harris County District Court records show.

Woman files lawsuit against hospital after sustaining head injury in surgical waiting room

By John Suayan | Feb 11, 2019

HOUSTON – Local attorney Benjamin R. Roberts has filed a personal injury lawsuit against a hospital for a woman who alleges that she was hurt in one of its surgical waiting rooms, recent Harris County District Court records show.

Man sues self-storage rental business over waterlogged possessions

By John Suayan | Feb 11, 2019

HOUSTON – A Harris County man’s state district lawsuit faults a self-storage rental business for allowing the purported destruction of his personal belongings.

Court docs: egg supplier subjected Hispanic workers to 'objectively hostile and abusive work environment'

By John Suayan | Feb 11, 2019

SHERMAN – The Equal Justice Center and Transnational Worker Rights Clinic has filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of three individuals who claim that they were subjected to “an objectively hostile and abusive work environment” as employees of Mahard Egg Farm, Inc., and Mahard Pullet Farms, Inc.

Recent patent infringement cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas

By John Suayan | Feb 8, 2019

Feb. 4 MARSHALL DIVISION 2:19-cv-00037-JRG IMPLICIT, LLC V. JUNIPER NETWORKS, INC.

Lawsuit: supermarket ignored physician's restrictions for employee

By John Suayan | Feb 7, 2019

HOUSTON – A local woman has brought a personal injury lawsuit against the supermarket where she worked, claiming that it defied her physician’s restrictions.

Lawsuit focuses on woman's purported fall from horse

By John Suayan | Feb 7, 2019

GALVESTON – Stating that she sustained injuries from a horseback riding session almost two years ago, Houston resident Mehrsa Rezaei has filed a lawsuit.

Passenger sues Uber after driver allegedly assaults her during ride

By John Suayan | Feb 7, 2019

HOUSTON – An immensely popular rideshare company is the target of a Harris County woman’s state district lawsuit accusing one of its drivers of physical assault.

Man attributes problems with jaw to dental procedure

By John Suayan | Feb 7, 2019

HOUSTON – A local man has filed a medical malpractice lawsuit against a dentist after a procedure two years ago allegedly caused him to have problems with his jaw, recent Harris County District Court records show.

Businesses misrepresented shower door's durability to customer, court papers assert

By John Suayan | Feb 7, 2019

HOUSTON – A Montgomery County woman’s state district lawsuit holds three businesses responsible for an allegedly faulty shower door.

'Uh-oh': man takes medical spa to court over laser hair removal burns

By John Suayan | Feb 6, 2019

HOUSTON – A local man’s trip to a medical spa resulted in him suffering laser burns, a state district lawsuit asserts.

Collision shop employee alleges injuries from exploding tire

By John Suayan | Feb 6, 2019

HOUSTON – A north Houston collision shop and its proprietor have been sued by an employee who claims that he was injured by an exploding tire last year.

Popular breakfast spot named in diner's slip and fall suit

By John Suayan | Feb 5, 2019

HOUSTON – A local woman claims that a breakfast date with friends at a popular restaurant was ruined when she slipped and fell, recent Harris County District Court records show.

Copyright infringement lawsuit: Colo. photographer's image of pirate ship published without his consent

By John Suayan | Feb 5, 2019

GALVESTON – A Colorado photographer alleges that the copyright to his image of a pirate ship at sunset was infringed upon, recent Galveston federal court records show.

Pathology lab employee faults Memorial Hermann, others for exposure to toxins in workspace

By John Suayan | Feb 5, 2019

HOUSTON – The Memorial Hermann Health System is facing a state district lawsuit from a pathology laboratory employee who claims that she was exposed to an unlawfully dangerous workspace.

Woman claims security guard at downtown Houston entertainment venue assaulted her

By John Suayan | Feb 5, 2019

HOUSTON – A Texas woman claims in a state district lawsuit that she was attacked by a security guard at a downtown Houston entertainment venue more than a year ago.

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